Here’s a taste of Randal Bays’ exquisite fiddle on the air, Anach Cuain preceding the powerful song of The Blacksmith. I only recently learned that one my ancestors included a blacksmith from Cork City – so perhaps it’s only fitting that this song was such a favorite from the newly remastered from the 1983 Wildgeese recording now available here..

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Sunday, March 1, 2015 is the official re-release of the rare 1983 Wildgeese “Celtic Music of the Northwest.” Produced by Míchéal O’Domhnaill, this remastered recording will be available for the first time in over thirty years. As of March 1, you can purchase and download your copy at CDBaby! Read all about it on the Wildgeese facebook and blog with us at http://wildgeesepdx1983.wordpress.com to add your memories and describe this amazing time in Portland. If you were there, please follow our blog, like our page and help us spread the good news. If you weren’t, give yourself the gift of Wildgeese: Celtic Music of the Northwest reissue and join those who have treasured this timeless recording and find out why. The good old days are here!  ~ Wildgeese

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Wildgeese_portrait_1983Wildgeese: Celtic Music of the Northwest! Re-issue of 1983 recording is almost ready! Check it out at GoFundMe here

See and read more about it on the new Wildgeese blog!