Paddy Noonan - Paddy's Best Volume I
For many years, Paddy Noonan has ranked as America’s best known and best loved player of Irish dance music. From his early days in the great ballrooms and dance halls of New York through to his grand national tours of today, Paddy has made countless numbers of dancers take to floor, and provided a musical soundtrack to Irish American life in the second half of the 20th century.
Paddy’s Best:Volume I collects some of the best instrumental tracks that Paddy has ever recorded. Whether it’s familiar Irish dance music, blazing reels or aching Irish airs, Paddy’s piano accordion magic speaks to every Irish music lover out there. This collection is a must for every Irish American CD collection.
• The Moving Cloud/The Dawn 2:12 • Marino Waltz 3:06 • Harvest Home/The Boys of Blue Hill 2:33 • The Coulin 2:52 • George Whites/Sally Gardens 2:12 • Cuckoo Waltz 3:30 • Blue Bell Polka 2:00 • Buttermilk Mary/Little Maggie Ann/Miss Doherty's Fancy 2:31 • Down By The Glenside/The Foggy Dew 3:12 • Jacqueline Waltz 3:02 • With My Shillelagh Under My Arm/Garden Where The Praities Grow/Eileen Óg/The Garryowen/The Kerry Dances 2:59 • Slieve Geal-an Brae 2:22 • Alpine Irishman 1:59 • The Minstrel Boy/O?Donnell Abu/Boys of Wexford/A Nation Once Again 3:42