From Puck to Appleby

Songs and stories from Jim Carroll's and Pat Mackenzie's recordings of Irish Travellers in England.

40 page booklet, 45 tracks, 158 mins duration.

A superb 2-CD set containing most of Jim Carroll and Pat Mackenzie's 1973-1985 recordings of Irish Travellers in and around London - ballads, songs and stories.  15 of these tracks originally appeared on the VWML cassette 'Early in the Month of Spring'

Track Lists:

CD One

1 -Lady in Her Father’s GardenMary Cash
2 -Early in the Month of SpringMikeen McCarthy
3 -There is an AlehouseJohnny Connors
4 -DonnellyMary Delaney
5 -Town of LinsburgMary Delaney
6 -The Half CrownAndy Cash
7 -Charming Blue Eyed MaryMary Delaney
8 -Gum ShellacJohnny Connors
9 -Constant Farmer’s SonJosie Connors
10 -Sam CooperBill Cassidy
11 -If Ever You Go to KilkennyMary Delaney
12 -Go for the Water (Story) Mikeen McCarthy
13 -The Sea CaptainJean ‘Sauce’ Driscoll
14 -Fourteen Last SundayMary Delaney
15 -BiscayoBill Cassidy
16 -Appleby Fair‘Rich’ Johnny Connors
17 -Peter ThunderboltMary Delaney
18 -Going to ClonakiltyMary Delaney
19 -Buried in KilkennyPaddy Reilly
20 -Flowery NolanMikeen McCarthy
21 -Poor Old ManJohnny Connors
22 -In Charlestown Lived a LassMary Delaney

CD Two

1 -The Blind BeggarPaddy Reilly
2 -Selling the BalladsMikeen McCarthy
3 -The Factory GirlBill Cassidy
4 -I’ve Buried 3 Husbands AlreadyMary Delaney
5 -John MitchelJohnny Connors
6 -Maid of AughrimPeggy Delaney
7 -My Brother Built Me a BowerMary Delaney
8 -Marie from GippurslandBill Bryan
9 -Pretty PollyBill Cassidy
10 -Rambling Candyman‘Rich’ Johnny Connors
11 -Green Grows the LaurelMary Delaney
12 -Barbary EllenAndy Cash
13 -The Kilkenny Louse HouseMary Reilly
14 -Malone (The Half Crown)Mikeen McCarthy
15 -Finn MacCool & 2-Headed GiantMikeen McCarthy
16 -Mowing the HayAndy Cash
17 -Phoenix IslandMary Delaney
18 -Navvy Shoes Mary Delaney
19 -Dingle Puck Goat Mikeen McCarthy
20 -Enniscorthy FairBill Cassidy
21 -New Ross TownMary Delaney
22 -One Fine Summer’s MorningMikeen McCarthy
23 -What will we do when
we'll have no Money?
Mary Delaney