Jacqueline McCarthy: concertina
Tommy McCarthy, Sr.: concertina, tinwhistle
Marion McCarthy: uilleann pipes
Bernadette McCarthy: fiddle, piano
Tommy McCarthy, Jr.: fiddle
Tommy Keane: fiddle, flute
Johnny Giles: tinwhistle
Henry Benagh: fiddle
Louise Costello: accordion

This album pretty much takes over where Jacqueline McCarthy's 1999 album "The Hidden Note," which also featured her father and siblings, left off. This time, the rest of the extended family, i.e., the spouses of Jacqueline's brother and sisters, takes part as well, all contributing to a wonderful (and generously 22-track long) album of heartfelt, genuine traditional music from this family's repertoire. In addition, Jacqueline's father Tommy Sr., who passed away recently, is represented by two tracks borrowed from a 1960s CCE album, while his memory is celebrated with a new composition by famous Leitrim musician Charlie Lennon.

Rating: ****

Price: $16.99                      
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See also:
     Tommy Keane & Jacqueline McCarthy: The Wind Among the Reeds
       Jacqueline McCarthy: The Hidden Note
       Tommy McCarthy Sr.: Sporting Nell
       Maigh Seola: Beyond the Mearing Wall
1. Reels: My Love is in America / The Milliner's Daughter
2. Hornpipes: Poll Halpenny / Mrs. Galvin
3. Jigs: Statia Donnelly / The Humours of Ennistymon
4. Reels: The Tempest / The Steampacket
5. Set Dance: The Ace and Deuce of Piping
6. Reel: The Drunken Landlady
7. Reels: John Henry's / Kiss the Maid Behind the Bar
8. Jigs: Will You Come Home With Me? / Garret Barry's
9. Jigs: Down the Back Lane / Petticoat Loose
10. Flings: An Buachaill Dreoite / Kitty Got a Clinking Coming from the Fair
11. Reels: The Mountin Top / The Clare Reel
12. Jig: The Gold Ring
13. Hornpipe: The Shyan Hornpipe
14. Jigs: Tom Ennis' / Old Tipperary
15. Reels: The Pinch of Snuff / Come West Along the Road
16. Hornpipes: The Standing Abbey / Scully Casey's
17. Jigs: The Rolling Wave / Alexander's March
18. Reels: The Bank of Ireland / Bonnie Anne
19. Jigs: The Humours of Ballyloughlin / Fraher's
20. Reels: Last Night's Fun / The Pullet
21. Reel: The Foxhunter's
22. Jig: Tommy McCarthy's (comp. Charlie Lennon)