Commercial Sound Recordings, December 2008

Recently published CDs of Irish traditional music, Nov.–Dec. 2008

At the Racket, instrumental group, It’s Not Racket Science, Racket Records CD008, 2008

Bothy Band, The, instrumental & vocal group, Out of the Wind, into the Sun, Compass Records / Mulligan Records LUNCD3031, 2008. Reissue of LP

Burke, Kevin, & Mícheál Ó Domhnaill, fiddle, & singing in Irish & English, Promenade, Compass Records / Mulligan Records LUNCD 3028, 2008. Reissue of LP

Cassidy, Frank, fiddle, Níl Gar Ann!, Cairdeas na bhFidléirí CNF005, 2008

Clancy Brothers, The, and Families, & David Hammond, singing in English, Irish Traditional Folk Songs, Collectables COLCD0830, 2008. Reissued from LPs

Clannad, vocal & instrumental group, Beginnings: The Best of the Early Years, Music Club Deluxe MCDLX095, 2008 (2 CDs). Reissued from LPs

Finn, Joe, uilleann pipes, The Piper Calls the Tune, Finn JF1, 2008

Fry, Albert, singing in Irish, Tráthnóna Beag Aréir, Gael Linn CEFCD193, 2008. Reissued from SPs, EP, LP

Keane, Seán, whistle, flute, singing in English, & others, The Irish Scattering, Circín Rua CR007CD, 2008. Recording of stage show; see below for related DVD

MacMurrough, vocal & instrumental group, MacMurrough, Kissing Spell KSCD943; Merry & Fine, Kissing Spell KSCD 945, 2008. Reissues of LPs

Ó Ceannabháin, Patsy, singing in Irish, Fear Múinte Máinle, Cló Iar-Chonnachta CICD176, 2008

Ó Gallchóir, Jimmy Dinny, singing in Irish & English, Seal ag Gabháil don Cheol, Cló Iar-Chonnachta CICD171, 2008

Proctor, Sam, fiddle, Natural Progression, Higlet Recordings HGR081, 2008

Scanlan, Deirdre, singing in English, Faces, Scanlan DEEDSCAN2008, 2008

Shades of MacMurrough, vocal & instrumental group, Carraig River, Kissing Spell KSCD944, 2008. Reissue of LP

Solas, instrumental & vocal group, For Love and Laughter, Compass Records 744902, 2008

Various, instrumental & vocal, Absolutely Irish, Compass Records 744802, 2008. Recording of concert

Various, instrumental & vocal, Ar Thóir na Draíochta, Craobh Naithí CCÉ CNCD001, 2008

Various, vocal & instrumental, The Irish Folk Festival: Rainbow Expedition, Magnetic Music MMRCD2008, 2008

Various, instrumental & vocal, Masters of Tradition, RTÉ Lyric FM CD117, 2008