JOHNNY OG CONNOLLY & BRIAN McGRATH: DREAMING UP THE TUNES
Johnny Og Connolly: accordion
Brian McGrath: banjo
Eugene Kelly: guitar
Peter O'Hanlon: guitar, rhythm banjo
James Blennerhasset: cello, double bass
The son of the famous Connemara melodeon and accordion player Johnny Connolly, Johnny Jr. is an accomplished box player himself who won his first All-Ireland title at age 12. Brian McGrath was a co-founder of Four Men and a Dog and now performs with De Dannan and Frankie Gavin. On this 1998 release, Connolly and McGrath play some mighty music, with a combination of traditional tunes and recent compositions, including two jigs by the great Charlie Lennon.