Sweeney’s Dream

CD $15

Sweeney’s Dream Fiddle Tunes from County Sligo
Kevin Burke

Recorded in 1972, this album captures young Kevin Burke’s stunning artistry during his earliest years in the United States.

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings includes 28 page booklet with extensive notes.

  1. Love at the Ending
  2. Humours of Lissadell/Sweeney’s Dream
  3. Murphy’s Hornpipe
  4. Sligo Maid/Woman of the House/Sailor’s Bonnet
  5. The Strayaway Child
  6. College Groves
  7. Toss the Feathers
  8. King of the Fairies
  9. Mason’s Apron/Laingston’s Hornpipe
  10. Bunch of Keys/The Girl That Broke My Heart
  11. Bonnie Kate/Jennie’s Chickens
  12. Rise a Mile
  13. Brendan McGinchey’s/Sweeney’s Buttermilk
  14. The Turtle/The Chicken in the (Saucepan)
  15. The Kid on the Mountain
  16. Polkas
  17. George White’s Favourite/Coleman’s Cross