Van Morrison & The Chieftains, Irish Heartbeat

 

LP  Mercury-Polygram 1988 (834 469-1)

 

Questo album, acclamata dalla stampa data la collaborazione di questi grandi artisti irlandesi, ha ricevuto una nomination ai Grammy del 1989. Inoltre il brano "Irish Heartbeat" è stato colonna sonora del film "The Matchmaker" del 1997. La registrazione è stata effettuata ai Windmill studios da Brian Masterson. Tutti i brani sono arrangiati da Van Morrison e Paddy Moloney. La fotografia di copertina è di Bobbie  Hanvey.

 

Tracks Side A:

1. Star of the County Down 2:41 
2. Irish Heartbeat 3:52 
3. Tá Mo Chleamhnas Déanta 3:31 
4. Raglan Road 4:55 
5. She Moved Through the Fair 4:43 

 

Tracks Side B:

6. I'll Tell Me Ma 2:29 
7. Carrickfergus 4:23 
8. Celtic Ray 3:47 
9. My Lagan Love 5:19 
10. Marie's Wedding 3:17

 

Musicians:

Van Morrison - Lead Vocals, guitar, drums 
Martin Fay - Fiddle, Bones 
Derek Bell - Harp, tiompán, Keyboards 
Kevin Conneff - Bodhrán, 
co-lead Vocals on Tá Mo Chleamhnas Déanta;
back-up vocals on The County Down and I'll Tell Me Ma 
Paddy Moloney - Uilleann Pipes, Tin Whistle 
Matt Molloy - Flute 
Seán Keane - Fiddle

Guests: 
Ciarán Ó Braonáin - bass 
Mary Black - back-up vocals on tracks 3 and 10 
Maura O'Connell - back-up vocals on track 10 
June Boyce - back-up vocals on tracks 2,8 and 10