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.

Rating: ****

Price: $22.99
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See also:
    John Carty & Brian McGrath: The Cat that Ate the Candle
    At the Racket: Mirth-Making Heroes
    Charlie Lennon & Johnny Og Connolly: Dusk Till Dawn
1. Jigs: Gan Ainm / Doberman's Wallet
2. Reels: Paddy Ryan's Dream / Jimmy Batty's
3. Reels: Mick O'Connor's
4. Hornpipes: The Happy Hornpipe / The Souvenir
5. Jigs: The Inis Bearachain
6. Reels: Ril Johnny Phadraig Pheter / Ril Joe Mhaire Mhicilin
7. Jigs: Christmas in Spiddal / Tweve to the Bar
8. Jig & Reel: The Carraroe Jig / Homage to Rooney
9. Reels: Mountain Dew / Loughrea Reel
10. Reels: Dillon's / Marion Egan's
11. Jigs: Bean Phaidin / Seanamhach Tube Station
12. Barndances: Michael Coleman's / Flanagan Meets O'Hanlon