|The Derry Boat|
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"I just opened "The Derry Boat" CD that I ordered from (big plain records). It's GREAT!..... marvelously energizing!"
- Mary Ann McGrath Swaim, Director, The New Orleans School of Irish Dance
" I just got
the CD. Tell your friends and relations that it's great.
It's got great lift for dancing too.
"I am really enjoying the album--great tunes,
some familiar to me and some not, and a really TIGHT
sound. Very danceable! It's a great addition to current
dance music resources! It's the only music I've found so
far that is played straight through for the Ballyvourney
Jig Set, as it is currently danced (even in Ballyvourney,
so I'm told). And thanks for including the bar counts--it
seems that I'm always looking for music of a suitable
length for dances for which I don't have specific cuts,
and bar counts make this task immensely easier."
"I'm very pleased with the CD. The melodies
are bright, uplifting, and played with wonderful spirit.
The rhythm accompaniment (piano) balances the melody well
- does not overpower it. This is hard to find in ceili
band music! I enjoy listening to this CD even when I'm