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Kind Friends & Companions

MUSICIANS:

TIM O’RIORDAN
:
VOCALS, GUITAR, BASS, HARMONICA, BODHRAN.
DIARMUID GRAINGER:
VOCALS, UILLEANN PIPES, WHISTLES, Low WHISTLES.
STEVE LEAHY: ACOUSTIC, ELECTRIC AND SLIDE GUITAR, KEYBOARDS.
VINCENT MILNE: FIDDLE, ACCORDION.
SAM O’BRIEN:
MANDOLIN.
GER WALSH:
FIVE STRING BANJO ON TRACKS 1 AND 7
DON MURPHY:
VOCALS ON KIND FRIENDS.

Recorded and mixed at Soundmaster Studios, Knapp’s Square,
Cork, January and February 1997.
Engineered by Dennis Herlihy.
Produced by
O’Riordan, Grainger and Herlihy.

This album is dedicated to our families
for their patience and perseverance.


We would like to
thank Tim O’Sullivan, Mick Looney, Ger Walsh and Mick Harte for their help on The Whale Song • Steve, Vince, Sam and Don for their incredible musicianship • lain MacKintosh for The Whale • Don Murphy for The Pub Musician’s Complaint • Roxy John for Robin Hood

Dennis Herlihy for his invaluable assistance • Tim Coughlan at 103 FM County Sound. And all our kind friends and companions for their help and support over the last ten years.

1. The Travelling Trad Man
(Tim O’Riordan. Song and tunes arr Natural Gas)
2. Kilkelly
(Peter Jones)
3. When The Boys Come Rolling Home
(Tommy Sands, Elm Grove)
4. Here I Am
(Traditional, with additional verses by Diarmuid Grainger)
5. Innishfaddie’s Annie
(Words Cruickshank, music Ni Uallachain)
6. The Silly Slang Song
(Eric Bogle, Larrikin Music)
7. Call Me The Whale
(Words Paul Kaplan, published by Paul Kaplan Music A.S.C.A.P.)
8. Hey You With The Head
(Tony Reidy, Sandy Hill Music)
9. The Pub Musician’s Complaint
Don Murphy)
10. Side By Side
(Unknown, arr. Natural Gas)
11. Song For Tadhg
(Tim O’Riordan)
12. The Kilshannig Wager
(Ron Kavana)
13. Robin Hood
(Unknown arr Natural Gas)
14. Kind Friends and Companions
(Traditional arr Natural Gas)
15. Don’t Call Me Earl
(Tommy Sands, Elm Grove)