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The Rights of Man - Colm Gannon


The Rights of Man - Colm Gannon

$ 18.00
Gannon, Colm
\r\nThe Rights of Man - Colm Gannon

July 2012 release of Colm's second solo album with Alec Finn, Johnny Ringo McDonagh and John Blake accompanying.

\r\nColm was born in Dorchester in Boston of Connemara parents. His mom Gerry was from Tuirin and his father John was from Droim, Leitir Mor, which is where Colm lives now. Colm moved over from America a good few years ago now. He is currently playing and teaching all over the country as well as the US. On this recording the tunes are sourced from many places, mainly, old cylinder recordings from the late 1800s to the early 1900s, and the 78 recordings. As well as that there are many tunes sourced from rare home recordings and music that influenced him as a child. Accompanied by the great Alec Finn, on Bouzouki and Johnny �Ringo� McDonagh, on Bodhran, (members of the original DeDannan). He is also joined for a track of reels, by his wife Kelly Gannon, on concertina and John Blake, on guitar/piano. Colm has released many albums collaborated with artists Such as John Beag O'Flaharta, John Gannon, Jesse Smith and many more. \r\n\r\n\r\n
\r\n1. The Green Groves of Erin/ the Yellow Tinker (Reels) [feat. Alec Finn & Johnny "Ringo" McDonagh] 3:21 \r\n
\r\n 2. The Rights of Man/ Hot Asphalt (Hornpipes) [feat. Alec Finn & Johnny "Ringo" McDonagh] 4:10 \r\n
\r\n 3. Cronins' Reel/ Tim Maloneys� (Reels) [feat. Alec Finn & Johnny "Ringo" McDonagh] 3:33 \r\n
\r\n 4. Banish Misfortune/ Morrissons(Jigs) 4:01 \r\n
\r\n 5. Sporting Nell/ Drowsy Maggie (Reels) [feat. Johnny "Ringo" McDonagh & John Blake] 2:39 \r\n
\r\n 6. Galway Bay/ the Newcastle (Hornpipes) [feat. Alec Finn & John Blake] 3:31 \r\n
\r\n 7. Amhr�n Na Tr� B�ine (Air) 5:48 \r\n
\r\n 8. Cailleach an Airgid/ Paidin O'rafferty's (Jigs) [feat. John Gannon] 2:26 \r\n
\r\n9. The Merry Merchant/ Miss McDonalds/ Drag Her Around the Road (Reels)- [feat. Kelly Gannon & John Blake] 3:12 \r\n
\r\n10. The Kerryman's Fling/ Green Grow the Rushes (Flings) [feat. John Blake] 2:41 \r\n
\r\n 11. One of Johnny's Own (McGreevey's)/ Mary O'neill's Fancy (Reels) [feat. Alec Finn & John Blake] 2:58 \r\n
\r\n 12. Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part/ Dr. O'neill's (Jigs) [feat. Alec Finn & Johnny "Ringo" McDonagh] 4:10 \r\n
\r\n 13. Murphy's/ the Cuckoo (Hornpipes) [feat. Alec Finn] 4:39 \r\n
\r\n 14. Maud Millers/ George Whites (Reels) [feat. John Blake] 3:26 \r\n

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