Randal Bays | Out of the Woods

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Kevin Burke Martin Hayes The Chieftains

Album Links
Randal Bays

More Artists From
United States - United States

Other Genres You Will Love
World: Celtic Folk: Traditional Folk Moods: Type: Acoustic
There are no items in your wishlist.

Out of the Woods

by Randal Bays

"Dazzling...a must for any fan of fiddle or guitar." - Dirty Linen Magazine
Genre: World: Celtic
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
available for download only
Share to Google +1

Tracks

Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.

To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
share
time
download
1. Ambrose Moloney's Reel/I'm Waiting for You/The Haymaker
Share this song!
X
3:36 $0.99
2. The Concertina Hornpipe/The Homer Spit
Share this song!
X
3:41 $0.99
3. The Humours of Carrigaholt/McGreevey's/Toss the Feathers
Share this song!
X
3:10 $0.99
4. The Wounded Hussar
Share this song!
X
3:24 $0.99
5. The Gallowglass Jig/Clancy's
Share this song!
X
3:27 $0.99
6. Miss Ramsay's Fling/Miss Wilson's Fling
Share this song!
X
2:57 $0.99
7. Maghera Mountain/Castle Kelly
Share this song!
X
3:50 $0.99
8. Austin Tierney's Reel/The Pretty Girls of Mayo
Share this song!
X
2:43 $0.99
9. The Praireton Jig/The Blossom of Ballisland
Share this song!
X
3:40 $0.99
10. Jamie's Boat/The Ship Sails Home
Share this song!
X
5:15 $0.99
11. The Humours of Lissadell/The Road to Cashel
Share this song!
X
3:09 $0.99
12. The Cause of My Sorrows
Share this song!
X
4:04 $0.99
13. Planxty George Brabazon/Miss McDonald's Reel
Share this song!
X
4:47 $0.99
14. The Sailor on the Rock/The Vaughan House
Share this song!
X
2:50 $0.99
15. Planxty Irwin/The South Wind
Share this song!
X
5:17 $0.99
preview all songs

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Randal Bays - Irish Fiddle & Fingerstyle Guitar

"Bays is the genuine article." - The Rough Guide to Irish Music

Among the many Americans who play Irish fiddle, Randal Bays is one of the few to find serious acceptance and respect for his music in Ireland. His 2005 release, “House to House” (with Roger Landes) was selected by the Irish Times as one of the top five traditional recordings of the year, and the Cork Examiner called him "a rare beast, a master of both the fiddle and the guitar.”

Randal describes his music this way: “The real heart and soul of Irish music is the small session in a house or pub, just a few players gathered together for some tunes and fun. You start to play, and the next thing you know, the sun is coming up. That’s the feeling I try to recreate in my concerts.”

Bays has performed all over the U.S., Europe and Canada, including appearances at major festivals such as the Gaelic Roots Festival in Boston, the San Francisco Celtic Music and Arts Festival, the Festival Des Musiques-Vivantes in France, the Willie Clancy Summer School and Festival in Ireland, the Swannanoa Gathering in Asheville, North Carolina, Augusta Heritage Week in Elkins, West Virginia, the Friday Harbor Irish Music Camp, the Alaska Irish Music Festival, California's Sebastopol Festival and many more. Randal has recorded or performed with many great musicians, including James Kelly, John Williams, Daithi Sproule, James Keane, Martin Hayes, and Tony McManus.

Randal is a co-founder of the Friday Harbor Irish Music Camp in Friday Harbor, Washington, and is also an album producer and composer who’s created original scores for several award-winning films and documentaries. Randal now lives in Washington state.

Selected Discography:

“Masters of the Irish Guitar” – 2006 Shanachie Records (compilation)
“Katy Bar the Door” – 2006 (Foxglove Records)
“House to House” – 2005 (with Roger Landes) (Foxglove Records)
"Overland" - 2004 (with Dáithí Sproule) (Foxglove Records)
"The Salmon's Leap" - 2000 (Foxglove Records)
"Out of the Woods" - 1997 Solo album (Foxglove Records)
"Pigtown Fling" - 1996 with Joel Bernstein (Foxglove Records)
"Wind on the Water" - 1995 (Foxglove Records)
"Under the Moon" - 1995 with Martin Hayes (Green Linnet Records)
“Steam” – 2002 with John Williams (Green Linnet Records)
"John Williams" - 1995 with John Williams (Green Linnet Records)
"Martin Hayes" - 1993 with Martin Hayes (Green Linnet Records)


Reviews


to write a review