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Terence Winch - When New York Was Irish

Terence Winch - When New York Was Irish

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When New York Was Irish is a captivating anthology of work from the last twenty-plus years of popular Irish-American songwriter and button accordionist Terence Winch. It features his best-known compositions with the influential Irish group he co-founded Celtic Thunder (called “one of the best Irish folk acts in America” by The Washington Post) and his current band Narrowbacks, such as “In Praise of the City of Baltimore,” and “Hooley with the Herd.” It also includes Winch’s best-known tune, “When New York Was Irish,” a song that has been admired and covered by a host of Irish artists. Named one of “The Top 100 Irish Americans” by Irish America magazine, Winch is also a prolific writer, and the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in poetry.His work has been featured on Garrison Keillor’s “The Writer’s Almanac” and NPR’s “All Things Considered” radio programs.

 Track Listing:

  1. When New York Was Irish
  2. Slides:  Doug Lang's/My Brother Seamus/P.J. Conway's
  3. The Best Years of Our Lives
  4. Trip to Loughrea/Black Silk Slip/Jerry Tarrant's
  5. The Streets of Belfast
  6. Linda's Favorite/Bridie Flynn/Glen Allen
  7. Moonlight Cruise
  8. In Praise of the City of Baltimore
  9. Susan in the Garden/Rockaway Reel
  10. Saints (Hard New York Days)
  11. Reels: The Inheritance/Micheal the Magnificent
  12. Hooley with the Herd
  13. After the Rain
  14. Barn Dances: Charlie Piggott's/Michael Denney's Broken Foot
  15. The Irish Riviera
  16. Nita's Rambles/The Flaming Shillelagh/The Thunder Reel

Catalog Number: CTM-CD-001

UPC: 877746000034


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