Paddy Tunney established himself as that rare thing a singer really in a class of his own. One of Paddy`s peculiarities is that he chooses a high proportion of songs that are hexatonic or pentatonic. ‘ln the present instance. these “gapped” scales. along with the decorated styles of his singing, produce a homogeneity of character which alone would make this a record for the connoisseur of traditional singing.’ Recorded in London in 1975 The Mountain Streams Where The Moorcocks Crow is a splendid collection of songs and ballads from Paddy’s large repertoire.

1 The Mountain Streams where the Moorcocks Crow
2 The Wee Weaver
3 The Boys of Mullaghbawn
4 The Old Petticoat
5 Coinleach Glas An Fhomhair
6 Donall Og
7 The Reaping of the Rushes Green
8 One Morning in June
9 Lady Margaret
10 Inis Dhun Ramha
11 The Old Oak Tree
12 Drinking Good Whiskey
13 Sweet Omagh Town
14 The Green Fields of Canada

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