Killererin Sings

Bernadette forde

CD cover Killererin sings
Photo: Bernadette Forde, Togher

Killererin has been blessed with very talented singers down through the years and in 2004, when it was decided to set up a Benevolent Fund in the parish, John P. Keane who was a member of the committee at the time, offered to produce a CD of local talent.

The CD was very well received and all vocalists gave their services for free.  The CD contains the following songs:

1. The Last Thing On My Mind sung by Gerry McGrath, Ballynakilla, Togher (words and music by Tom Paxton)

2. Bright Blue Rose sung by Caroline Greaney, The New Line (Trad. Arrangement)

3. A Way To Say Goodbye sung by Billy Kemple, Kilmore (Words and Music Rita Flaherty M.S.P.C.)

4. Galway Girl sung by John Keane, Barnaderg (Trad. Arrangement) – Steve Earle

5. Off To California sung by John Fleming Jnr., Barnaderg (Trad. Arrangement) – Johnny McEvoy

6. The Island sung by Bernie Flaherty, Castleview (Trad. Arrangement) – Paul Brady

7. The Gambler sung by Mike Keane, Cloondahamper (Kenny Rodgers)

8. The Lights of Rosslare Harbour sung by Paddy Rooney, Imanemore (Trad. Arrangement)

9. The Bright Silvery Lght of The Moon sung by Bridie Dunleavy, Creevaghbawn, (Trad. Arrangement)

10. The Promise And The Dream sung by Billy Joyce (Trad. Arrangement)

11. My Own Donegal sung by Berni Kelly, Tygreenane (Trad. Arrangement)

12. Somewhere Down The Line sung by John Fleming Jnr., Barnaderg (Isla Grant, trad. arrangement)

13. The Candy Store On The Corner sung by Pat Comer, Barnaderg (Trad. Arrangement)

14. My Own Native Land sung by Kathlen Fleming, Barnaderg (Trad. Arrangement)

The CD was very successful in raising funds for this worthy cause.  Sponsors also contributed generously to the costs involved.

Arrangements and session music by Eugene Kelly and John Keane who produced this album

 

 

This page was added on 26/06/2016.

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