Audio Archive

Audio Archive

Music, stories & interviews ,from & about Seamus, from friends and musicians, who shared his music and his view of life.

Notes:
A: In 2003 a Ceili Band was formed with : Seamus(fiddle); Roisin Mc Grory (fiddle); Mick Denieffe (Accordion); Laurence Doherty (Drums); Angela McLaughlin (Piano);   The tunes marked Ceili Band are from a recording made at a live event in Culdaff Hall.
B: In 2004 Seamus spent the day with Patsy Toland, recording tunes and stories. Mick Denieffe was there with his son Kieran. This session was in Patsy & Elma Toland’s house – The Spout.
C: In 2004 The Inishowen Traditional Music Project produced the only commercial recording of Seamus, accompanied by Ryan MacNeil (Cape Breton) on piano – a few excerpts are included here.

NO.TitlePerformer/NarratorAudio link
1Single ReelsCeili Band in Culdaff
2Learning tunes from the radioSeamus Grant at The Spout
3Father O'FlynnSeamus at the Spout
4High Reel Seamus at the Spout
5Lancers - the tunes preferred for each part of the danceSeamus at the Spout
6Jean Ireland Jig setCeili Band
7HighlandSeamus recorded by Jimmy McBride
8Geese in the Bog & rakes of KildareSeamus at the Spout
9Gates of DerryCeili Band at Culdaff
10The Yellow Heifer ReelSeamus at the Spout
11Blind Mary - Slow AirSeamus at the Spout
12SkibereenSeamus at the Spout
13Dark InishowenSeamus at the Spout
14Mrs Kenny's WaltzSeamus Grant CD - courtesy of ITMP
15My Highland QueenSeamus Grant CD