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The essential Chieftains

Author: Van MorrisonBuddy MillerJulie MillerBéla FleckSinéad O'ConnorAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : RCA Victor : Distributed by BMG Distribution, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ireland's premier musical ambassadors. The Chieftains are the standard in folk music, more effectively blending folk and pop music than any other act. The only true comprehensive greatest hits collection.
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Van Morrison; Buddy Miller; Julie Miller; Béla Fleck; Sinéad O'Connor; Nanci Griffith; Emmylou Harris; Linda Ronstadt; Sting, (Musician); Ricky Skaggs; Elvis Costello; Marianne Faithfull; Jackson Browne; Kate McGarrigle; Anna McGarrigle; Chieftains.; Rankin Family (Musical group); Corrs (Musical group); Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.; Lobos (Musical group); Anúna (Musical group)
OCLC Number: 63762956
Language Note: Sung in English and Gaelic.
Notes: Consists of material originally released between 1977 and 2006.
Compact discs.
Program notes with biographical information by Robert K. Oermann in container insert.
Credits: Compilation produced by Jerry Rappaport and Paddy Moloney.
Performer(s): Chieftains ; with vocal and instrumental acc.
Event notes: Mastered by Mark Wilder at Sony Music Studios, New York.
Description: 2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: disc 1, the Chieftains' roots. Lots of drops of brandy --
O'Sullivan's March (theme from Rob Roy) --
Poc ar buile / Dingle set --
Carolan's concerto --
Wind that shakes the barley / Reel with the beryle --
Sea image --
Boil the breakfast early --
Women of Ireland (love theme from Bary Lyndon) / Morning dew --
Full of joy --
Green fields of America --
Santiago de Cuba --
Donegal set --
Jabadaw --
Bells of Dublin / Christmas Eve --
French March --
Stone --
Munster cloak / Tabhair dom do lamh (Give me your hand) --
Chasing the fox (from the Ballad of an Irish horse). disc 2, the Chieftains and friends. I know my love (with The Corrs) --
Shenandoah (with Van Morrison) --
Country blues (with Buddy & Julie Miller) --
Ladies pantalettes / Belles of Blackville / First house in Connaught (Reels) (with Béla Fleck) --
Foggy Dew (with Sinead O'Connor) --
Red is the rose (with Nanci Griffith) --
Squid jiggin' ground / Larry O'Gaff (with Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) --
Lambs in the greenfield (with Emmylou Harris) --
Guadalupe --
(with Linda Ronstadt & Los Lobos) --
Mo Ghile Mear "Our hero" (with Sting) --
Cotton-eyed Joe (with Ricky Skaggs --
Molly Bán (with Alison Krauss) --
Long journey home (with Elvis Costello and ANÚNA) --
Love is teasin' (with Marianne Faithfull) --
The rebel Jesus (with Jackson Browne) --
Il est né (with Kate and Anna McGarrigle) --
Jimmy Mó Mhile Stór (with the Rankins).

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Ireland's premier musical ambassadors. The Chieftains are the standard in folk music, more effectively blending folk and pop music than any other act. The only true comprehensive greatest hits collection.

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