Irish Evening

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All Music Guide - Roch Parisien
While there's nothing quite like seeing the Chieftains live in concert, An Irish Evening marks the next best thing. Recorded live over two evenings at the Grand Opera House in Belfast, the disc captures the group's eclectic, fun, and loving approach to traditional Irish music. American country-folk singer/songwriter Nanci Griffith (a huge star in Ireland in her own right) provides sweet vocals on "Little Love Affairs," "Red Is the Rose," and "Ford Econoline." The Who's Roger Daltrey sounds a tad awkward on the traditional "Raglan Road" and the music hall-ish "Any Old Iron," but delivers a fascinating trad-style acoustic rendition of his group's "Behind Blue Eyes." An ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Roch Parisien
While there's nothing quite like seeing the Chieftains live in concert, An Irish Evening marks the next best thing. Recorded live over two evenings at the Grand Opera House in Belfast, the disc captures the group's eclectic, fun, and loving approach to traditional Irish music. American country-folk singer/songwriter Nanci Griffith (a huge star in Ireland in her own right) provides sweet vocals on "Little Love Affairs," "Red Is the Rose," and "Ford Econoline." The Who's Roger Daltrey sounds a tad awkward on the traditional "Raglan Road" and the music hall-ish "Any Old Iron," but delivers a fascinating trad-style acoustic rendition of his group's "Behind Blue Eyes." An Irish Evening will appeal to die-hard fans and, with the co-billing of Daltrey and Griffith, will likely attract a whole new audience as well.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/28/1992
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886976952327
  • Catalog Number: 769523
  • Sales rank: 9,822

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Dóchas/King of Laois/Paddy's Jig/O'Keefes: Chattering Magpie (9:17)
  2. 2 North America - Kevin Conneff (4:09)
  3. 3 Lilly Bolero/the White Cockade (3:11)
  4. 4 Little Love Affairs - Nanci Griffith (3:00)
  5. 5 Red is the Rose - Nanci Griffith (3:26)
  6. 6 The Mason's Apron - Matt Molloy (5:21)
  7. 7 The Stone (6:31)
  8. 8 Theme From Tristan and Isolde/Suisin Ban/Good Morning Nightcap/the Galw (8:56)
  9. 9 Raglan Road - Roger Daltrey (5:23)
  10. 10 Behind Blue Eyes - Roger Daltrey (4:24)
  11. 11 O Murchú's Hornpipe/Sliabh Geal Gcua Na Félie/the Wandering Minstrel - Martin Fay (4:17)
  12. 12 Damhsa - Jean Butler (3:00)
  13. 13 Rachamid a Bhean Bheag: Ford Econoline/Any Old Iron (10:19)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Chieftains Primary Artist
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