The Clancy Brothers

Very Best of the Clancy Brothers: Classic Folk, Rebel and Drinking Songs

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Very Best of the Clancy Brothers: Classic Folk, Rebel and Drinking Songs collects 29 cuts culled from the legendary Irish folk outfit's three albums for the Tradition label, Rising of the Moon: Irish Songs of Rebellion, Come Fill Your Glass with Us, and Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem. Clancy Brothers classics such as "Jug of Punch," "Finnegan's Wake," and "Johnny I Hardly Knew You" take center stage, rounded out by Tommy Makem-led pieces like "Maid of the Sweet Brown Knowe" and "Johnny McEldoo." This is by no means a definitive collection, and the full albums themselves offer more rewards, but truth be told, there's not a bad track to be found here.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1
feat: Tommy Makem
02:53
2
feat: Tommy Makem
02:21
3
feat: Tommy Makem
02:47
4
feat: Tommy Makem
02:23
5
feat: Tommy Makem
02:08
6
feat: Tommy Makem
01:54
7
feat: Tommy Makem
03:35
8
feat: Tommy Makem
01:46
9
feat: Tommy Makem
01:53
10
feat: Tommy Makem
02:38
11
feat: Tommy Makem
03:37
12
feat: Tommy Makem
02:34
13
feat: Tommy Makem
01:34
14
feat: Tommy Makem
02:34
15
feat: Tommy Makem
02:02
16
feat: Tommy Makem
02:30
17
feat: Tommy Makem
02:05
18
feat: Tommy Makem
01:20
19
feat: Tommy Makem
02:39
20
feat: Tommy Makem
01:23
21
feat: Tommy Makem
02:49
22
feat: Tommy Makem
01:18
23
feat: Tommy Makem
01:57
24
feat: Tommy Makem
02:22
25
feat: Tommy Makem
02:26
26
feat: Tommy Makem
02:11
27
feat: Tommy Makem
01:45
28
feat: Tommy Makem
02:49
29
feat: Tommy Makem
01:40
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