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Rockall

Weaving intricate patterns around a core of fiddle, melodeon, flute and guitar, The House Band's rich, complex music spans the Celtic nations and beyond. During their 17-year run, the band produced nine albums and toured Europe, North America, Australia, and Africa.

Named for the westernmost isle off the coast of the Outer Berbrides, uninhabited and claimed both by Ireland and the UK, Rockall (1996) is The House Band’s third Green Linnet album. Battlefield Band and Patrick Street mainstay Ged Foley (guitar/small pipes/vocals), accordionist/keyboardist Chris Parkinson, Rodger Wilson (fiddle/guitar/vocals), and John Skelton (flutes/bombardes/whistles) stay true to their intention, producing a record of energy, innovation, and a lilt that would make any Ceili band jealous. Joined by Mark Hellenberg on bodhran, dumbek, zarb, and bones, The House Band effortlessly transitions between lively reel and jig sets to tender vocal numbers and back again.

Rockall

The House Band

MP3/320 $9.99
CD $15.00

Track Listing

Golden Grove / The Hop Down Reel / An Occasional Flutter Buy
The Gardener Buy
The Frog In The Well / The Holey Ha'penny Buy
Not The Worm / Dans Plinn Ar Menez Buy
All In A Day Buy
Willow Creek / Hop Of The Rabbit Buy
The Philadelphia Reel / The House On The Hill Buy
Hopeless Road Buy
The Flat Cap / Sgean Dhu Buy
Shiver Me Timbers Buy
Gwendal Buy