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Derek Warfeild and the Young Wolfe Tones: Far Away in Austalia
The Musical Story of Ireland and Australia

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  • Far Away in Austalia
    • The Musical Story of Ireland and Australia
      • 2011 - CD Baby/Derek Warfield CD
        • " Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones"
  • Track List:
    1. Far Away In Australia
    2. Back Home In Derry (Bobby Sands)
    3. The Flight of the Earls (Liam Reilly)
    4. Australian Waters/Maude Millar's/Spirits of Wine (Reels)
    5. Shores of Botany Bay
    6. Take Care of Your Fenians or the Yankees Will Steal Them Away
    7. Australia A Republic [1]
    8. Black Velvet Band
    9. Waltzing Matilda
    10. South Australia
    11. Farewell To Ireland (Reel)
    12. Around the Boree Log/Van Diemans Land (Poem)
    13. With Me Swag All On Me Shoulder
    14. Ned Kelly
    15. The Band Played Waltzing Matilda (Eric Bogle)
    16. Castle Jig/Green Groves of Erin/Damp In the Attic (Jig/Reels)
    17. The Wild Colonial Boy
    18. Fields of Athenry (Pete St. John) [2] [3]

  • Musicians
    • Derek Warfield: Lead Vocals & Mandolin
    • Damaris Woods: Tenor Banjo
    • Alan Murray: Guitar
    • Dan Lowery: Concert Flute
    • Fintan Warfield: Vocals
    • Luke Ward: Guitar & Bass

Notes

In May of 2011 Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tones completed an extensive musical tour of Australia including appearances at the world famous Australian National Folk Festival, to launch this new and exciting work. In June the CD was released in Ireland, America and the UK.

"Far Away in Australia" is a musical story of Ireland and Australia and the contributions and historical involvement of the Irish race in Australia. The ballads in Irish Traditional music are carefully chosen to reflect the many aspects of the literary, cultural, social and political that connect the two nations.

Kind Regards,
Derek Warfield



  • Related releases:
    • Songs from (on) this CD appear on other Derek Warfield solo releases.
      1. also appears on Legacy: 1990 - Shanachie S-52042 CD
      2. also appears on A Nation Once Again: 2003 - Kells Music KM-7020 CD
      3. also appears on Songs for the Bhoys: 2005 - Dolphin TORC BHOYTV2CD1 CD