Andy Irvine / Paul Brady (1976)
-- Mulligan LUN 007 / 2008 Compass/GL
Rainy Sundays... Windy Dreams (1980)
Tara LP 3002
( also on cassette; NB. German CD
version on Wundertute adds 'Bonny Woodhall' with Mick Hanly from 1977 live LP The 4th
Parallel Lines (1982) Folk Freak FF 4007
(Credited Dick Gaughan
& Andy Irvine)
Rude Awakening (1991) -- Green Linnet GLCD-11143
East Wind (1992) -- Tara CD 3027
(Credited Andy Irvine & Davy Spillane)
Rain On The Roof (1996) --
[independent release] AK-1
Way Out Yonder (2000) -- [untitled own label] AK-2
Re-released in March 2001 on Appleseed Recordings
Songbook -- "Aiming for the heart"
Issued in 1988; reissued in June 2007. Available from
Andy also plays on
of Paul Brady's ''Welcome Here Kind Stranger'' (1978) Mulligan
and on Mick Hanly's
'As I Went Over Blackwater'
|| 3rd Irish
Folk Festival (1976) -- Intercord double LP
Andy was briefly a member of De Dannan who played
one side of an LP in this set. It features 5 exclusive live
tracks by De Dannan. Andy sings 'Martimas Time', 'The Emigrant's
Farewell' and 'Plains Of Kildare'.
The 4th Irish Folk Festival - On The Road (1977) --
Wundertute TUT 72.74771-2
German-only double LP; features exclusive live tracks
from Andy Irvine & Mick Hanly)--originally released by Intercord.
Andy sings 'Johnny Cope' and 'Bonny Woodhall' (This version of
'Bonny Woodhall' is a bonus track on the Wundertute CD release of
'Rainy Sundays…Windy Dreams')
The 5th Irish Folk Festival (1978) -- Wundertute TUT
(German-only double LP; features 6
exclusive live tracks from Andy Irvine, Liam O'Flynn & Mick
Hanly). Andy sings 'The Longford Weaver'
The above three 'Irish Folk Festival' albums
are available on CD.
Also, five of the above six songs by Andy
(excluding 'Johnny Cope') are on two Wundertute compilation CDs –
The Best Of The Irish Folk Festival (Wundertute, CD TUT72.7478,
1988) and The Best Of The Irish Folk Festival, Volume 2 (Wundertute,
CD TUT72.7479, 1989)
Andy played on most of Christy
Moore's 1978 LP--Tara 2002 'The Iron Behind the Velvet'
Gathering rec. 1977, rel. 1983 for FRG, incl. West Berlin, GDR, Austria
This was recorded in 1977 as a favour for Diane Meek (née
Hamilton) who was something of a patron of traditional music in Dublin at the
time. She formed a small record company called ''Srutháin'' that she
intended to release this album on but for some reason didn't get round to it
till she was back in the States some years later. The credits as to who
played what are erroneous in the sleeve notes. Andy sings ''There's sure to
be a row'' with Paul Brady and ''The Mall of Lismore;; with Triona Ni
Dhomhnaill. He also plays Mandolin and Harmonica on Paul Brady's ''Heather
on the Moor''
FF403003, Folk Friends 2
Available on CD. Catalog number is Wundertute, TUT 72.150
rec. 1980, rel. 1981 for FRG, incl. West Berlin, GDR, Austria and
German only;This was a double LP, recorded in Northeim
Germany in 1980. Andy sings a Woody Guthrie song ''Seamen Three'' and
''Thousands are Sailing'' with Dick Gaughan. He also plays on a track of
Recent addition: "Homeland"
LP/CD/CS by Apodimi Compania (Greek band from Melbourne) Recorded on
Brunswick Records, in Melbourne about 1990 (no catalogue number). Andy plays
on the following tracks.
Down in the town of Roda/Andy's 5/16
Deer Pond/ Crow's Rock
The beauty of Easter
He also sings John Barlow.
- Recent addition: "Melisma"
CD by Apodimi Compania. Brunswick Records in Melbourne. BRCD17. Recorded
August 1992 Andy doesn't actually appear on this album but the band recorded
his tunes, "Take no Prisoners" and "Old Brunswick"
--here entitled "Andy Irvine's" and "Old Brunswick Town"
which were written for them.
Celtic Folk Festival (1996) Munich
MRCD183 A compilation of recordings made at live concerts in Holland in 1980
and 1982. Andy's two tracks are from the later date in Utrecht. ''The
Creggan White Hare'' and ''The Plains of Kildare'' both with Gerry O'Beirne
Andy contributes ''Come with me over
the Mountain'' followed by his jig ''A smile in the dark'' on Liam O'Flynn's
1995 CD for Tara 3034 'The Given Note.
Guinness Celebration of Irish
ABC 4798122(1996) (Australia only, though I got my copy through a shop in
Andy sings ''The West Coast of
Clare'' with Donal Lunny, Liam O'Flynn, Arty McGlynn and Nollaig Casey. He
also plays Harmonica on Nollaig’s song ‘’A Stór mo chroí.’’
The Celtic Heartbeat Collection
Celtic Heartbeat 7567-82732-2 (1995) Chetvorno Horo from East Wind.
Common Ground 1996. Premier7243 8
37691 2 4. Andy sings ''My Heart tonight's in Ireland'' with Donal Lunny,
Rens van der Zalm, David Hayes and Eoghan O'Neill, with Rita Connolly,
Andy also appears on
recorded by Peter Ratzenbeck the Austrian Guitarist.
1990, Over The Years (Shamrock Records, 1004-2)
Andy sings: 'An Irish Dream' and 'Aragon Mill'
1995, Outremer (Shamrock Records, 1028-2)
Andy sings: ''My Heart's tonight in Ireland'' and ''I wish I was in
1997, Travelogue (Shamrock Records, 1043-2)
Andy sings: ''Brackagh Hill''
2007, Resonances (Woodcraft Productions, WP-963)
Andy sings 'As I Roved Out'
Roots of Riverdance, Bill Whelan 1997. Andy
plays bouzouki and mandolin on several tracks.
Andy appears on Celtic Music Live From Mountain
Stage (Blue Plate Records BPM-311, 1997). He sings 'Never Tire Of The
On the Periphery, Gerry Hallom, 1997. Andy
plays harmonica on several tracks.
pub. William Boyd Music
The Missing Liberty Tapes, Paul Brady, Compass
Recorded live at Liberty Hall, Dublin on 21 July 1978. Andy plays on all the tracks.
Thanks to Patrick Hurley for corrections and additions!!