The Ultimate Guide to Irish Folk

The Ultimate Guide to Irish Folk


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The Arc Music label's two-disc collection The Ultimate Guide to Irish Folk provides a well-curated look at modern Celtic music. In a genre that has broadened to include almost anything that features a fiddle or tin whistle, there is quite a bit of material to choose from. While much of the music here can't quite be considered traditional, the collection is peppered with enough old-school folk scene veterans to balance out the more progressive fare. Tracks by traditional stalwarts like the Bothy Band, Altan, and the Dubliners appear alongside more pop-oriented acts like Lou McMahon and the Screaming Orphans. There are a few missteps that veer too far into the world of Celtic
ew age schmaltz, but as a whole, this is a decent introduction to both classic Irish folk music and some of genre's better contemporary artists.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/25/2014
Label: Arc Music
UPC: 5019396248427
catalogNumber: 2484
Rank: 209666

Album Credits

Technical Credits

Altan   Arranger
Bothy Band   Arranger
Kevin Burke   Arranger
Cherish the Ladies   Composer
Andy Irvine   Arranger
Dónal Lunny   Arranger,Producer
Christy Moore   Arranger
Luka Bloom   Arranger,Composer,Producer
Paul Brady   Composer
Johnny Duhan   Composer
Craobh Rua   Producer
Ciaran Brennan   Composer
Eamonn Carr   Composer
Brian Connolly   Arranger
Barry Devlin   Composer
Mícheál Ó Domhnaill   Arranger
John Fean   Composer
Charlie Lennon   Composer
Jim Lockhart   Composer
James McNally   Composer
Charles O'Connor   Composer
Sinéad O'Connor   Arranger
Terry Woods   Producer
Simon Emmerson   Composer
Rónán Ó Snodaigh   Composer
Dervish   Arranger
Pol Brennan   Composer
Kevin Dolan   Composer
Neil Martin   Arranger
Kila   Arranger
Diz Heller   Liner Notes
John Spillane   Composer
Jane Cassidy   Arranger
Eoin Dillon   Composer
Lúnasa   Arranger
John O'Regan   Liner Notes
Traditional   Composer
Screaming Orphans   Arranger,Composer,Producer
Briege Murphy   Composer
Jessica Willis   Arranger,Composer
Michelle Mulcahy   Arranger
Young Folk   Composer,Producer
Patrick Kavanagh   Composer
Paddy Tutty   Arranger
London Lasses   Arranger,Producer
Pete Quinn   Arranger,Producer
Diarmaid Moynihan   Arranger
Paddy Fahey   Composer
Karen Ryan   Arranger,Producer
Makem & Spain Brothers   Arranger
Willis Clan   Engineer
Shaun Wallace   Arranger,Producer,String Arrangements
Sarah Ash   Cover Design,Layout
Eoin O Meachair   Arranger
Cathal Ó Seargaigh   Composer
Diedre Galway   Arranger,Producer
Desy McCabe   Arranger
Derek Morrissey   Arranger
Conor Lamb   Arranger,Producer
Conor Caldwell   Arranger,Producer
Colm O'Caolmh   Arranger
Antony Furey   Composer,Lyricist
Aaron O'Hagan   Arranger,Producer
Slobhan Egan   Composer
Na Johnstons   Arranger
Lou McMahon   Composer
Lisa Butler   Arranger
Joe O'Donnello   Arranger,Producer
Jim Rainey   Arranger

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