|The Boys of the Lough|
|Studio album by The Boys of the Lough|
|Recorded||Recorded July 1972 at the Cecil Sharp House, London, England.|
|The Boys of the Lough chronology|
The Boys of the Lough is a folk album by The Boys of the Lough, originally released in 1973 by Trailer, catalogue number LER 2086.
The Boys of the Lough is a Scottish-Irish Celtic music band active since the 1970s.
The album was produced by Bill Leader. The painting of the group reproduced on the original LP cover was by Sandy Cheyne.
Bill Leader is an English recording engineer and record producer. He is particularly associated with the British folk music revival of the 1960s and 1970s, producing records by Paddy Tunney, Davey Graham, Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Frank Harte and many others.
This is the first Boys of the Lough album. The original LP sleeve notes record that initial sessions had already taken place by March 1972 including guitarist Mike Whellans, at that time regularly working in a duo with Aly Bain as well as part of the Boys. Whellans left to be replaced by Dick Gaughan and the album was re-recorded from scratch in a short time; original partial contributor Lindsay Porteous (jaw harp, mouthbow) was not included in the new sessions.
All titles Trad. arr. Bain/Gaughan/McConnell/Morton except "Wedding March..." Trad. arr. Anderson
Cathal McConnell is a musician and singer with The Boys of the Lough, a group of which he was a founder member.
Aly Bain MBE is a Scottish fiddler who learned his instrument from the old-time master Tom Anderson. The former First Minister of Scotland Jack McConnell called Bain a "Scottish icon."
Richard Peter Gaughan is a Scottish musician, singer and songwriter, particularly of folk and social protest songs. He is regarded as one of Scotland's leading singer-songwriters.
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