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The Bards

The Bards: The Bards (1984)

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  • The Bards (1984)
    • 1984 - Polydor 821 719-1 LP
  • Side One
    1. Matt Hyland
    2. The Old Dungarvan Oak (Frank Hennessy)
    3. Land Of Song Music
    4. John O' Dreams (Bill Caddick)
    5. Castle Of Dromore (Piano Instrumental)
    6. Wandering Dream (Rena O'Connor)
    7. The Oldest Swinger In Town (Pickford/Wedlock/Newman)
  • Side Two
    1. The Rose (Amanda McBroom)
    2. Shaney Boy (Kevin Johnson)
    3. Sailin'ships (Steve Romanoff)
    4. Blind Mary (Carolan Slow Air)
    5. Leavin' Nancy (Eric Bogle)
    6. The Little Shirt

  • The Bards
    • Diarmuid O'Leary: Vocals and Guitar
    • Ann O'Connor: Vocals, Bodhrán, Keyboard Bass
    • Christy Sheridan: Mandolin, Banjo, Bouzouki
    • Fran Curry: Piano, Synthesizer, Accordion, Harmonica
  • Credits
    • Recorded & Mixed at
      • Windmill and Lombard Studios (Dublin)
      • Vineyard Studios (London)
    • PRODUCTION
      • Eamon Campbell (Tracks 1, 4, 6 on Side 1)
      • Chris Harding (Tracks 3 and 5 on Side 1 & Tracks 1 and 6 on Side 2)
      • Dónal Lunny(Track 2 on side 1 & Track 3 on Side 2)
      • Des Moore (Track 5 on Side 2)
      • The Bards (Tracks 2 and 4 on Side 2)
    • ENGINEERING
      • Philip Begley (Tracks 1,2, 4, 6 on Side 1 & Tracks 3 and 5 on Side 2)
      • Fred Meijer (Tracks 3 and 5 on Side 1 & Tracks 1, 2, 6 on Side 2)
      • Tadgh Kellher (Track 4 Side 2)
    • Cutting and Editing: Tony Hogan at Tommy Ellis Studios
    • Photography and Sleeve Design: Leszek Wolnik