J Carty – The Cat That Ate The Candle


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John Carty & Brian McGrath – The Cat That Ate The Candle


  • Sailor On The Rock / Fred Finn’s (Reels)
  • The Cat That Ate The Candle / Castletown Connors (Jigs)
  • Flowers Of Edinburgh / Stack Of Barley (Barndances)
  • Jackie Coleman Set (Reels)
  • The Cuckoo’s Nest / Plains Of Boyle (Hornpipes)
  • Sligo Maid – Connemara Version (Reels)
  • The Green Mountain / Captain Kelly’s (Reels)
  • Willie Coleman’s / Strike The Gay Harp (Jigs)
  • Paddy O’Brien’s / Jimmy Batty’s (Reels)
  • Haye’s Favourite / James Gannon’s (Barndances)
  • Captain Rock / Stoney Steps (Reels)
  • The Legacy / Brian Conway’s (Jigs)
  • The Cottage In The Grove / Farewell To Milltown (Reels)

On this, his first album, John Carty presents banjo lovers all over the world with a long-awaited treasure. Accompanied by the lively, distinctive piano-vamping of Brian McGrath, this album must surely be one of the highlights of recent traditional music releases.

A joy to listen to…Effortless playing belies a total command of technique which allows a great natural style to express itself
– The Irish Times

Traditional Music doesn’t come much purer than this
– The Living Tradition

Additional information

Weight 130 g