Arthur McBride

  1. Martin Jonas
    Martin Jonas
    This is the third and last Irish song airs I have recorded today -- another old favourite, since hearing the incredible solo recording by Paul Brady on his 1976 duo album with Andy Irvine, the best track on one of the all-time landmark albums of Irish traditional music. For those who don't know the Brady version, you should check out this 1977 live TV performance: Link

    I found a nice transcription, using very similar phrasing to Paul Brady's, here: PDF

    My version has a tenor guitar backing track, with the first verse played on tenor guitar and the mandolin joining in on the second and third verse.



    Martin
  2. Eddie Sheehy
    I knew I had a recording of this somewhere... this is from my Garage period about two years ago...

  3. Kyle Baker
    Kyle Baker
    This is one of my all time favorite tunes from Planxty. Eddie, I like your nice droney version
    The Paul Brady guitar version is quite different and very beautiful. I tried to master it a couple years ago and did alright, but never quite did it justice.
  4. Eddie Sheehy
    Time for an update...

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