Label: Oats - MOO3 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: UK • Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk Rock, Folk
Account Options Sign in. Top charts. New releases. Horslips January 1, Add to Wishlist. Listen to this album and millions more. First month free. This is widely considered to be the first Celtic rock album ever recorded. With this, Horslips took the lead in Irish music of the time and created an original mixture from traditional Irish tunes and rock music. The album's name itself is that of an Irish jig. The original vinyl release was enclosed in an octagonal album cover.
Reviews Review Policy. Flag as inappropriate. See more. Steeleye Span. Ten Man Mop or Mr. It was issued on the short-lived Pegasus label and then the Mooncrest label also in It was the last album to feature founding member Ashley Hutchings, who left the band in November just after it was completed, partly because he felt that the album had moved too far toward Irish music and away from English music.
Marsheaux - Inhale band was also considering touring America, and Hutchings was reluctant to make the trip. The album begins with an adaptation of the Christmas carol "Gower Wassail". It is also an Copper Shot - Various - Star Studded General variant of a tune that inspired "Streets of Laredo" and "St.
James Infirmary". The last song, "Skewball" employs an effective counterpoint between a banjo and an electric guitar. Rise Up Like The Sun. The Albion Band. The album is in part a collaboration between John Tams on vocals and melodeon and Ashley Hutchings on electric bass. This is not the first album on which the two worked together but it remains the most fulfilling for listeners. To build the sound Hutchings brought in two of his former compatriots from Fairport Convention, Dave Mattacks on drums and tambourine and Simon Nicol on vocals and electric and acoustic guitars.
In addition another ex-member of Fairport, Richard Thompson, contributed songs and backing vocals. Having assembled the principal contributors and an ambiance The Clergys Lamentation - Horslips - Happy To Meet.Sorry To Part encouraged their friends to drop in, Hutchings gave Tams the freedom to act as the project's musical director.
They were Pushed Aside - Trash Talk - Trash Talk by Philip Pickett on shawms, bagpipes, curtals and trumpet, Pete Bullock on synthesiser, piano, clarinet, sax, and organ, Michael Gregory on percussion, Ric Sanders on violin and violectra and Graeme Taylor on electric and acoustic guitars.
Grandson of Morris On. Ashley Hutchings. Grandson of Morris On is a thematic album produced by Ashley Hutchings. Twenty-six years after recording "Son Of Morris On", Hutchings put together an ensemble to play another selection of Morris dance tunes.
Compared to previous efforts is this less electronic, and more acoustic. As before there are real Morris sides dancing with their own musicians.
Although many musicians appear in the credits, only two or three appear together on most tracks. The loud punchy tune "Le Halle Place" is probably the highlight of the album. Chris Lesley has recorded Morris dance albums in his own right.
Recorded Joe Odom - It Keeps Me Movin / Sweet Angel Child Released on CD in Running time 55 minutes 12 seconds. Best of Folk. The Wood And The Wire. Fairport Convention. The Wood and the Wire is the 21st studio album released in by folk rock band Fairport Convention. Gerry Conway returned to Fairport on drums for his first appearance sincebut the album most strongly features Chris Leslie, who alone and with Nigel Stonier, composed and took lead parts on most of it.
The result, according to Allmusic, was that "Leslie seems to have been part of this "moveable feast" for much longer than three years. Dave Pegg would later comment "Nigel Stonier is a great producer, writer and musician. He has really been very beneficial in helping with Chris Leslie's songwriting. The two of The Big East - Masta Ace Incorporated - SlaughtaHouse have written some great songs together which seem to fit the Fairport repertoire really well.
I Got New Shoes Revisited. The Albion Dance Band. Horslips Albums. Tracks from the Vaults Bonus Tracks Version. Aliens Bonus Tracks Version. Roll Back. It is a collection of acoustic re-workings of various songs from the band's catalogue. It was a concept album based on an adaptation of Irish legends built into a complex story. Released init is usually considered their best work.
It was their only UK top album, peaking at The 30th anniversary of this album was celebrated at a small gathering in Dublin organised by Horslips fans and was attended by some band members. Dancehall Sweethearts Bonus Tracks Version. Dancehall Sweethearts is the name of the third studio album by Irish rock Beyond Value - Undefined Horslips.
Recorded during the World Cup Finals, the songs were loosely based on the travels of the famed 18th century blind harper, Turlough O' Carolan. The title and cover were chosen by the band in reaction to The Clergys Lamentation - Horslips - Happy To Meet.Sorry To Part record company's worry that an album about a deceased blind The Clergys Lamentation - Horslips - Happy To Meet.Sorry To Part harper would not sell in great quantities.
For this album, the addition of brass sections added a new The Clergys Lamentation - Horslips - Happy To Meet.Sorry To Part to Horslips' sound, as songs like Nighttown Boy and Sunburst displayed elements of blues which were new to Horslips' Celtic Rock sound. Once again, traditional jigs and reels were incorporated into Horslips' songs.
Their second studio album, it was Horslip's first attempt at making a concept album, an idea they would return to in with The Book of Invasions: A Celtic Symphony.
Horslips continued their Celtic Rock style of fusing traditional Irish music and rock, using traditional jigs and reels and incorporating them into their songs. Album only.
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