All acoustic. Beautiful vocal harmonies. Featuring Irish bouzouki, 6 & 12 string guitars and accordion.
New Companion Music Book to go with this CD: This is the CD that goes with our new music book of the same name. The Ramblin' Irishman Music Book includes easy-to-play scores for all of the songs and tunes on this CD, plus more songs and tunes from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England and Amerikay.
One music teacher has called it "Perfect for students. Everything I need for students," and everybody also calls it FUN. Please visit our Web site or Amazon for details and to Look In The Book: www.Aufrance.com/music/
ABOUT THE TRACKS
1. Ramblin' Irishman - Trad. Irish ballad that came over on The Boat!
2. The Ploughman - Trad. Scottish song collected by Robert Burns.
3. Planxty Irwin/Hewlett - Irish harp tunes by Turlough O'Carolan and favorites at Irish sessions Out West.
4. Down by the Sally Gardens - Trad. Irish ballad. Lyrics: William Butler Yeats. Melody: Maids Of The Mourne Shore done with our own unique vocal harmonies.
5. Sí Do Mhammó Í (She's Your Granny) - Trad. Irish Gaelic sean-nós "Do you think she will marry? No! He would drink up all the money"!
6. The Jug of Punch - Trad. Irish ballad.
7. Galway Races/The Road to Listonvarna - Trad. Irish reel/jig. Two morepopular tunes Out West here in the US of A.
8. Sorry the Day I Was Married - Trad. English song. We learned this song for our 20th wedding anniversary! We were kidding then, and we still are!
9. Tar Road to Sligo (Coleman's) - Trad. Irish jig. Somebody must have been very happy to get their road tarred! Or maybe this is actually a protest song.
10. Are Ye Sleepin' Maggie - Trad. Scottish ballad by Robert Tanahill (1774-1810) Arr: Tom & Mary Kay Aufrance with Dougie MacLean's strathspey thrown in, and some of the California old time hippies told us they even like our version better!
11. The Parting Glass - Trad. Irish ballad. Arr. Tom & Mary Kay Aufrance. An apt ending as done by two people who are usually the last to leave at the end of a good party!