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Rain on the Roof

Rain on the Roof

Andy self-produced and independently released this album in 1996 

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1. Prince Among Men MP3
2. Baneasa's Green Glade / Daichevo Horo MP3
3. Rain on the Roof / The Blue Mountains of New South Wales MP3
4. My Heart's Tonight in Ireland MP3
5. Forgotten Hero  
6. Pamela's Ruchenitsa / Gruncharsko Horo / Baker's Dozen 
7. He Fades Away
8. Come With Me Over the Mountain / A Smile in the Dark MP3
9. The Monument (Lest We Forget)
10. Take No Prisoners / Old Brunswick
11.  Never Tire of the Road

 

Andy writes:
Most of the recordings on this CD were done as if live. That is to say I sat in front of microphones with my bouzouki or mandolin in my lap, my harmonica in its holder, round my neck and my drone volume pedal on the floor, under my foot, and played and sang all in one go. The exceptions to this are that I played a second mandolin on "My Heart's Tonight" and "A Smile in the Dark" and that Declan Masterson added low whistle to the latter. The sets of tunes are different: they were recorded along with Rens van der Zalm, who I first met in Ljubljana over 25 years ago (he was only a lad then) and Steve Cooney, who arrived in Ireland from Australia about 20 years ago.

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