Buckdancer’s Choice


  • Maureen Brennan: Celtic harp
  • Cindy Browne: acoustic bass
  • Danny Carnahan: vocals, octave mandolin, fiddle
  • Kevin Carr: uilleann pipes, whistle, fiddle
  • Sylvia Herold: vocals, guitar
  • Paul Kotapish: vocals, mandolin, bouzouki, guitar, National Steel guitar
  • Joe Craven: percussion
  • Brian Rice: percussion

The Reconciliation (trad. Irish jig)
Scarlet Begonias (Hunter/Garcia)
The Rose in the Garden (trad. Irish reel)

Dermot O’Beirne’s (trad. Irish jig)
The Other One (Weir/Kreutzmann)
The Pipe on the Hob (trad. Irish jig)

Uncle John’s Band (Garcia/Hunter)

The Boys of Ballinafad (trad. Irish jig)
U.S. Blues (Garcia/Hunter)
Connaught Man’s Rambles (trad. Irish jig)
Where’s the Cat? (trad. Irish slide)
The New Fiddle (trad. Irish jig)

Liberty (Garcia/Hunter)
Humour’s of Tullough
Hand Me Down the Tackle (trad. Irish reels)

Planxty Hewlett (Turlough O’Carolan/trad. Irish harp air)
Prodigal Town (Hunter)

Playing in the Band (Weir/Hart/Hunter)
Paddy Fahey’s
The Tempest
Sean Frank’s (trad. Irish reels)

Ripple (Garcia/Hunter)
If I Knew the Way (Carnahan)

The Celestial Choir on “Ripple”—Maureen Brennan, Cindy Browne, Chuck Ervin, Sylvia Herold, Shira Kammen, Paul Kotapish, and Saundra Wane.

Produced by Danny Carnahan and Paul Kotapish
Engineered by Derek Bianchi at Muscletone Studios, Berkeley, CA, except “Playing in the Band” engineered by Bob Shumaker at Bay Studios. Berkeley, CA
Mixed by Danny Carnahan and Derek Bianchi
Mastered by Paul Stubblebine, San Francisco
All traditional tunes PD
All songs © Ice Nine Publishing
All arrangements © 2002 Wake the Dead
“If I Knew the Way” by Danny Carnahan, © 2002 Post-Trad Music/BMI
Cover art: “Bone Dance” © Brian Kissinger, c/o visualparadox.com
Band photo by Jay Blakesberg
Candid photos by Saundra Wane
Graphics by Paul Kotapish

Visit www.wakethedead.org for more information on the band and links to band members’ other recordings and creative projects.

Released March 2004 on Redwing Music (RWMCD 5413).
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