Paddy’s button accordion and Tom Schaefer’s fiddle blend together with lively intensity, underscored by Paul Wehling’s tasteful backing on bouzouki. Some rare versions of tunes tie it all together, and are softened into submission by three wonderful songs from Erin Hart.
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WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING...
“I seemed to hear some new combination, harmony or turn every time... with O’Brien’s music the heart and the brain are instantly engaged.” — Tom Clancy, The Old Blog Node
“There are certain artists from whom we just come to expect excellence, and Paddy O’Brien is one of them. Great stuff.” — Bill Margeson, Live Ireland
Reels: The Singing Kettle / Sean Ryan's
Jigs: Michael Coleman’s / The Rose of Lough Gill
Reels: The Sailor’s Cravat / The Maple Leaf
Song: The Flower of Magherally-o
Hornpipe: The Groves
Jigs: The Rambles of Kitty / Paddy Fahy’s / Paddy Fahy’s
Reels: The Humours of Tooma / The Wheels of the World
Polkas: The Peeler's Polka /Joe Bane’s / Dick Tobin’s