The Singers

These are the singers who make Cantaria possible by providing recordings of the songs and insight into their history and performance. Please take a few moments to visit the web sites of these talented singers. Thanks!

3 Pints Gone
Auld Lang Syne | If I Was a Blackbird | The Braes of Balquidder | Come Out Ye Black and Tans | Drummer Girl | Farewell to Nova Scotia | Finnegan's Wake  | The Foggy Dew  | From Clare to Here  | The Galway Shawl  | Highland Paddy | Lancashire Lads | The Mary Ellen Carter | Barrett's Privateers | Wild Mountain Thyme | Ye Jacobites By Name | The Yew Tree
A Chorus of Two
Keeper, The | Good People | Drive the Cold Winter Away  | Leis A Lurighan | Sae Will We Yet | Three Ravens | The Devil and the Old Woman | Twa Corbies
Alex Sutherland and his Cronies
A Man's A Man For A' That | The Gallowa' Hills | Johnny Cope | Melville Castle | The Work O' The Weavers
Aidan Brennan and Johnny B. Connolly
Biddy Mulligan | The Boys of Mullaghbawn | The Hare's Lament | Spencer the Rover
Andy Irvine
Prince Among Men | Over the Mountain | Arthur McBride | Nancy's Whiskey | Martinmas Time | The Close Shave | The Plains of Kildare | The Creggan White Hare | You Rambling Boys of Pleasure
Andrew Scarhart
All Around My Hat | Amsterdam Maid | Andrew Lammie or The Trumpeter of Fyvie | Babylon | The Ball of Balinour | Bored on the List Field | Ce Fut en Mai | Circles | Do Virgins Taste Better?Gypsy Rover | I Care Not For These Ladies | Cruiscín Lán | Kytt hathe lost hur Key | Loch Lomond | Lord Willoughby | Lusty Young Smith | Mary Mac | The Minstrel Boy | The Moose Song | Old Dun Cow | Pastyme With Good Company (The Kynges Ballade) | Peace Round | Rearguard's Lament | The Scotsman | Three Jolly Coachmen | To the Beggin' I Will Go | Wild Mountain Thyme | Wild Rover
Andy M. Stewart
Rantin' Rovin' Robin' | My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose | The Valley of Strathmore  | Patrick Sheehan | Broom of the Cowdenknowes | The Parish of Dunkeld | The Ramblin' Rover | The Queen of Argyll | Golden Golden
Axel the Sot (Scott Hendricks)
Black Velvet BandBotany Bay  | Maids When You're Young | The Mermaid | Molly Malone | Red Hair Mary | Spanish Ladies
Bernie and Barbara McDonald
The Trees They Grow High | My Love's in Germanie
Brian Hart
A Stor Mo Chroi | The Lambs on the Green Hills, The | Down the Moor and Among the Heather | My Charming Edward Boyle | Neainsín Bhán | Pleasant and Delightful | Remember Dubh Loch | Thug Mé Grá Duit
Briege Murphy
The Granemore Hare | The Verdant Braes of Screen | In the Month of January | Slieve Gallion Braes | The Creel
Chris Caldwell e-mail
Farewell to Whisky | General Guinness | The Maid of Culmore | The Roaring Baby
Dave Gravis --  MySpace page    FaceBook
The Flower of Sweet Strabane
Donal Hegarty
Tramps and Hawkers | Courtin' In the Kitchen | Raglan Road | Gentleman Soldier | The Sick Note | Kerry Recruit | Willie McBride Satire | Pat and the Donkey | The Bandy Legged Barmaid
Dorsa (singer Stephanie Makem)
On the Banks of Red Roses
Burning of Auchindoun | Soul Bard | Paddy's Lamentation
Gerald of Leesville
Babylon | Bonnie Susie Cleland | Good Luck to the Barley Mow | Peace Round
Ian O'Donnell
As I Roved Out | German Clockwinder | Reilly's Daughter
Jeff Lee
A Lusty Young Smith
Jill Anderson
On the Banks of the Roses | Sally Gardens | The Fisherman's Song | No Man's Land | Fields of Athenry | Easy and Slow
Jim Brannigan
Bold O'Donahue | Carrickfergus | Dick Darby the Cobbler | I'll Tell My Ma | Killkelly | Muirsheen Durkin | My Singing Bird | Rambles of Spring
The Jolly Rogers
All For Me Grog | Ar Fa La La Low | Clean Song | Cuckoo's Nest | The Dreadnaught | The Dutchman | Haul Away Joe | Holy Ground | Isn't It Grand | Itches In Me Britches | Mrs. McGraw (McGrath) | Nelson's Blood | Pay Me My Money Down | South Australia | Three Score and Ten | Westering Home | William Bloat | Wop Jamboree | A Hundred Years Ago | Little Beggarman | Down By the Glenside | Get Up Jack! John Sit Down | The Ould Triangle | Run Come See | Willie McBride (aka No Man's Land, Green Fields of France) | Shoals of Herring | Mingulay Boat Song | The Ballad of Captain Kidd
Kate Akers
The Humours of Whiskey
Katrina of Coventry
Babylon | Battle of Otterburn | Bonnie Susie Cleland | Peace Round
Leza Mesiah
Ash Grove | Barbara Allen | Rogue of Dundee
Liza Kay
The Chandler's Wife | Red is the Rose | She Moved Through the Fair | Shule Aroon | Susanna Martin | Do You Love An Apple? | Rare's Hill
Mairtin de Cogain
From his CDs "The False Start" (his solo CD), "The Fuchsia Band" and "Gra da Raibh" by the The FuchsiaBand. Eoin Verling of The Fuchsia Band also sings on Colcannon. The songs:
The Auld Triangle | Barrack Street | Brian O'Lynn | Colcannon (The Skillet Pot) | Dick Darby | Gra da Raibh | Johnny Jump Up | Óró, 'Sé do Bheatha 'Bhaile | Peg Leg Jack | Poc ar Buile | Taglione | Taimse 'gus Maire | Ten Minutes Too Late
Mary McEvoy
James, I Understand | Northern Sky
Mary Smith
Mary and the Soldier | The Road to Dundee | The Boys of Mullaghbawn | Jock o' Hazeldean | The Lassie wi' the Yellow CoatieAs I Roved Out | The Bonnie Lass of Fyvie |The Croppy Boy | Curragh of Kildare | The Golden Vanity | The Great Silkie | Johnny I Hardly Knew Ya | Let Mr. McGuire Sit Down | Mattie Groves | The Rocky Road to Dublin | House Carpenter | The Riddle Song | My Boy Willie | P Stands for Paddy, I Suppose
Matt Connolly
Song For Ireland | Eileen Arun | Quare Bungle Rye (Jack Was a Sailor...) | Castle of Dromore | Avondale | My Singing Bird
Mattie Lennon
John Carthy | The Slopes of Sweet Cloonee | Browe's Puckan
Mikal Hrafspa (Mikal the Ram, mka J. Michael Shew)
Gather Ye Pipers | Have You Seen the Army | The Helmsman | They're Hanging Him For Paying His Taxes | Loki's Song | Where Go The Maids | A Valkyrie Song
Monalee Kendall / A Chorus of Two
Johnny Be Fair | The Parting Glass | The Trooper and the Maid
Oisin Mac Diarmada
A Bhean A' Tí  | Peigin's Peadar
Paul and Win Grace
The Roses of Prince Charlie
Pay the Dog
Bonnie Glen Shee | Dumbarton's Drums | The Finest of Them All | It's So Big | The Unquiet Grave
Plain Salt
Gallant Forty-Twa
Rathflaed DuNoir, The Black Bard of Meridies
Dream Warrior | Estrella VIII | For Elizabeth | I'll Fear Nothing With You At My Side | The Jester | The Queen of All Elfhame | Thirty Years
The Sassy Lassies (Liza Kay and Jeannie Henry)
A Health to the Company | Grey Funnel Line | Roll Me Over
Talorgen nei Wrguist
A Song of Thanksgiving
Step It Out Mary
Wild Mountain Thyme
 Mairi's Wedding | Strike the Bell |  | Are Ye Sleepin' Maggie | Banks of the Lee | Mountain Dew | Star of the County Down | Skye Boat Song | Fiddler's Green | Whiskey in the JarFlower of Scotland | Rising of the Moon  | Follow Me Up To Carlow | | Twa Recruitin' Sergeants |   
Wild Thyme
Highland Harry | Maid in a Garret | Rose by the Door | Stitch in Time

Cantaria is always looking for more songs and new bards to contribute recordings. If you would like to be a part of Cantaria, talk to us.