The Holland Handkerchief
1
The Holland Handkerchief hear snip
Trad arr. Mary McPartlan / Shamie O'Dowd. IMRO
5.42
  Mary McPartlan - vocals ; Shamie O'Dowd - acoustic and electric guitar / electric bass ; Paddy Keenan - Uileann Pipes ; Danny Byrt - Djembe

 
2 Rainy Night in Soho hear snip
Shane McGowan, Perfect Music Publishers
4.02
  Mary McPartlan - vocals ; Shamie O'Dowd - acoustic guitar / harmonica / backing vocals ; Liam Kelly - whistle ; Tom Morrow - fiddle ; Fergal Gallagher - string bass

 
3 Johnny Lovely Johnny hear snip
Trad arr. Mary McPartlan / Shamie O'Dowd. IMRO
3.57
  Mary Mc Partlan - vocals : Shamie O'Dowd - acoustic guitar / backing vocals ; Liam Kelly - flute ; Tom Morrow - fiddle

 
4 The Tide Full in hear snip
Words - Francis Fahy / Music Paul Mulligan. Cop. Cont
4.01
  Mary McPartlan - vocals ; Shamie O'Dowd - acoustic guitar / backing vocals ; Liam Kelly - flute ; Tom Morrow

 
5 Ladybird hear snip
Writer: Tim Edwards Arr. Mary McPartlan / Eddie Lynch. IMRO
5.05
  Mary McPartlan - vocals ; Eddie Lynch - piano

 
6

Lord Gregory hear snip
Trad. arr Mary McPartlan. IMRO

3.21
  Mary McPartlan - vocals

 
7 John Riley hear snip
Tim O'Brien / Guy Clarke. Universal Music / MCA Music Publ. Ltd
3.31
  Mary McPartlan - vocals ; Shamie O'Dowd - harmonicas / electric guitar ; Danny Byrt - djembe

 
8 Lovely Sailor Boy hear snippet
Trad arr. Mary McPartlan / Shamie O'Dowd / Mairtín O'Connor / Liam Kelly / Tom Morrow. IMRO
  Mary McPartlan - vocals ; Shamie O'Dowd - acoustic guitar ; Mairtín O'Connor - accordion ; Liam Kelly - flute ; Tom Morrow - fiddle ; Cathal Hayden - banjo

 
9 As I Roved out / Joe O'Dowd's Barndance hear snippet
Trad arr. Mary McPartlan / Shamie O'Dowd / Inst. Joe O'Dowd. IMRO
3.23
  Mary McPartlan - vocals ; Shamie O'Dowd - acoustic guitar ; Liam Kelly - flute ; Tom Morrow - fiddle ;: Cathal Hayden - banjo ; Danny Byrt - percussion ; Mary Staunton - backing vocals ; Martina Goggin - backing vocals

 
10 Peat Bog Soldiers hear snippet
Writer unknown. Arr. Mary McPartlan / Shamie O'Dowd. IMRO
3.33
  Mary McPartlan - vocals ; Shamie O'Dowd - acoustic guitar ; Eddie Lynch - keyboards

 
11 Saw you Running hear snippet
Thom Moore. EMI Publ Ltd.
3.50
  Mary McPartlan - vocals ; Shamie O'Dowd - acoustic guitar ; Mairtín O'Connor - accordion ; Liam Kelly - flute ; Tom Morrow - fiddle ; Danny Byrt - drums / percussion

 
12 Aura Lee hear snippet
Trad arr. Mary McPartlan / Shamie O'Dowd. IMRO
3.51
  Mary McPartlan - vocals ; Shamie O'Dowd - acoustic guitar / slide guitar / harmonica ; Eddie Lynch - piano / hammond organ

 
13 Slieve Gallion Braes hear snippet
Trad arr. Mary McPartlan / Shamie O'Dowd. IMRO
2.34
  Mary McPartlan - vocals ; Mary Staunton - vocals ; Martina Gogginn - vocals  

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To purchase the The Holland Hankerchief send a postal order/international cheque to :

Mary McPartlan, Ard na Coille, 100A Lismor, Cappagh Road, Galway.

Per album: Ireland: €15 + €2 postage & packaging

UK: stg£12 + £2 p & p

USA: $16 + $4 p & p

 


Reviews in brief
"...Mary McPartlan has one of the great voices of Ireland..." THE LIVING TRADITION

" …McPartlan's voice is gloriously earthy…" THE IRISH TIMES '

"…A voice that pins you against the wall…" Essential Folk Album of the Month,
5 *****
' MOJO '

"…What the hell she's been doing producing other people when she can sing like this?
'fROOTS'

"…Incredible debut and a potential Irish album of the year…" 5 ***** SONGLINES

"…this tasteful and varied selection of largely traditional Irish songs … one of the year's finest traditional albums…" BBC.co.uk


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