Ron Kavana & Friends – 40 Favourite Folk Songs (2011)

Posted by Green on June 9, 2020as

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Two CD collection from the Irish singer, guitarist and bandleader and his mates. Just as the boundaries of the Folk song cannot be easily defined and agreed, there are no ‘correct’ or ‘incorrect’ forms of interpretation. It is all simply a matter of personal taste. These are some of Ron and Co.’s favorite Folk songs performed in the way they believe they sounded best at the time.

Disc: 1
1. Ron Kavana – the Minstrel Boy
2. Anne Armstrong & Ron Kavana – Madam I’m a Darlin’
3. Kate O’Cualain & Ron Kavana – One Starry Night
4. Tommy McCarthy – No Balls at All
5. Anne Armstrong – Wind & Rain
6. Mick Coyne – My Flower of Magherally
7. Anne Armstrong & Ron Kavana – Tree to Tree
8. Ron Kavana – the Mountains of Mourne
9. Ron Kavana – Wild Mountain Thyme
10. Anne Armstrong & Ron Kavana – Gobsheen Gombeens
11. Ron Kavana – the Sloop John B
12. Anne Armstrong & Ron Kavana – Lay Down Your Weary Tune
13. Mike ‘Mungo’ O’Connor & Ron Kavana – McShane
14. Ron Kavana & John Simpson – the Water Is Wide/O’Donnell Abu
15. Mick Flynn – Captain Weatherbourne’s Courtship
16. Ron Kavana & Niamh Parsons – Muldoon, the Solid Man
17. Ron Kavana – Goodnight Irene
18. Ron Kavana – So Long, It’s Been Good to Know Ya
19. Ron Kavana – Childhood’s End
20. Norman King – Puttin’ on the Style

Disc: 2
1. Ron Kavana – the Night Visit
2. Anne Armstrong & Ron Kavana – the Kissing Song
3. Mick Flynn – the Brown & Yellow Ale
4. Anne Armstrong – Where the Wild Roses Grow
5. Ron Kavana – I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight
6. Mick Coyne – There Was a Man
7. Anne Armstrong & Ron Kavana – the Galway Shawl
8. Ron Kavana & Niamh Parsons – Reconciliation
9. Ron Kavana – the First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
10. Mike ‘Mungo’ O’Connor – the Curragh of Kildaire
11. Ron Kavana – Who Knows Where the Time Goes
12. Tommy McCarthy – the Wedding
13. Ron Kavana – She Moved Through the Fair
14. Anne Armstrong & Ron Kavana – My Father’s a Hedger & Ditcher/Love Will Ya Marry Me?
15. Norman King – I’ll Tell Me Ma
16. Anne Armstrong & Ron Kavana – Bold Doherty
17. Kate O’Cualain – As I Roved Out
18. Ron Kavana – the Spanish Lady
19. Ron Kavana – the Old Main Drag
20. Ron Kavana & John Simpson – Auld Lang Syne

A great collection of songs featuring the inimitable Ron Kavana and his friends in a beautiful mix of folk and Celtic tunes

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