Mick Mulcahy: accordion, melodeon
Louise Mulcahy: flute, uilleann pipes
Michelle Mulcahy: fiddle, concertina, harp, piano
Cyril O'Donoghue: bouzouki, guitar
Tommy Hayes: bodhran

This is a gorgeous recording which I feel deserves top rating. Mick Mulcahy is an excellent accordion and melodeon player, and the musical abilities of his two daughters Louise and Michelle must make him very proud indeed. Louise is a powerful flute player as well as one of the best pipers of her generation--she was one of the young pipers featured on "A New Dawn," the 1990s answer to the classic "Piper's Rock." Michelle is no less impressive on four different instruments: fiddle, concertina, harp, and piano. All this versatility opens the door for many possible combinations, and the mixture of solo, duet, and trio tracks adds much variety to the listening experience. Especially notable perhaps are the sisters' fiddle and pipes duets, which rival that of Mick O'Brien and Caoimhin O'Raghallaigh on their fabulous "Kitty Lie Over." With Cyril O'Donoghue and Tommy Hayes adding their talents as accompanists, and a wonderful selection of tunes, this is one of those CDs which might end up taking over your CD player for weeks...

Rating: *****

Price: $24.99Recommended
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1. Reels: The New Found Out / The Drunken Landlady / The Thrush in the Storm
2. Jigs: Billy McCormack's / An Seanduine Doite / Maguire's Kick
3. Flings: Her Long Golden Hair / The Cameronian Highlander
4. Reels: The Road to Cree / John Egan's / Sarah Hobbs
5. Jigs: Mike Rafferty's / Bimis ag Ol / The Lark on the Strand
6. Reels: Charlie Mulvihill's / Farewell to Ireland
7. Flings: Joe Banne's / The Road to Glounthane
8. Reels: The Bag of Spuds / A View from Across the Valley / The Galway Rambler
9. Jigs: The Whistler at the Wake / The Humours of Glynn
10. Reels: Cooley's / The Virginia / Master Crowley's
11. Reels: Lady Gordon / The Rainy Day / Barr na Cuile
12. Jigs: The Shaskeen Jig / Tha Banks of Lough Gowna
13. Reels: The Green Mountain / The Hearty Bucks of Oranmore
14. Slides: Padraig O'Keeffe's 1 & 2 / The Humours of Ballydaly
15. Reels: Gathering Sheep / Lad O'Beirne's / Paddy's Gone to France
16. Jigs: Paidin O'Rafferty / John McHugh's / The Fog in the Bog
See also:
     Reelin' in Tradition
     Mick Mulcahy: Mick Mulcahy
     Louise Mulcahy & al.: A New Dawn