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The Wide World Over
A 40 Year Celebration

BMG RCA Victor 2001
09026-63917-2

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The Chieftains
Derek Bell - Harps, Tiompán, Keyboards
Seán Keane - fiddle
Kevin Conneff - Bodhrán & Vocals
Matt Molloy - Flute
Paddy Moloney - Uilleann Pipes and Tin Whistle


Special Guests
Sinead O'Connor
The Corrs
Van Morrison
Ricky Skaggs
Joni Mitchell
Chinese Ensemble
Diane Krall
Art Garfunkle
Belfast Harp Orchestra
Linda Ronstadt
Los Lobos
Elvis Costello
Anuna
The Rolling Stones
Ziggy Marley
Erich Kunzel &
The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra


1 March of the King of Laois/ Paddy's Jig/ O'Keefs - Chattering Magpie reels 4:25
2 The Foggy Dew with Sinead O'Connor 5:01
3 I Know My Love with The Corrs 3:28
4 Cotton-Eyed Joe with Ricky Skaggs 2:46
5 The Magdalene Laundries with Joni Mitchell 4:57
6 Live From Matt Molloy's Pub 2:22
7 Shenandoah with Van Morrison 2:41
8 The Munster Cloak/An Poc Ar Buile/Ferny Hill-Little Molly* 6:12
9 Morning Has Broken with Art Garfunkel & Diana Krall* 2:55
10 Morning Dew/ Women of Ireland 2:58
11 Mo Ghile Mear with Sting 4:30
12 Carolan's Concerto with Belfast Harp Orchestra 3:02
13 Guadalupe with Linda Ronstadt & Los Lobos 3:31
14 Full of Joy with Chinese Ensemble 3:24
15 Here's a Health to the Company 3:03
16 Chasing the Fox* with Erich Kunzel & The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra 4:11
17 Long Journey Home (Anthem) with Elvis Costello & Anuna 3:21
18 The Rocky Road to Dublin with The Rolling Stones 4:18
19 Redemption Song* with Ziggy Marley 4:23


This release of the Chieftains is a broad retrospect of their 40 year career with primary emphasis on their releases in the 1980s and 90s. The cd has tracks from The Long Black Veil, A Celebration, Another Country, Tears of Stone, Santiago, Celtic Harp, Long Journey Home, The Chieftains In China, and Film Cuts. It is a nice album for a person to get a taste of the Chieftains in some of their many moods including the exploration of other musical genres, film work and with orchestras.


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