I think of all the music I have, this is my favorite album/CD. (Followed closely by Paul Simon's Graceland, Billy Joel's River of Dreams, Rolling Stones' Hot Rocks, Joni Mitchells' Miles of Aisles, Eileen Ivers' Crossing the Bridge, and Nancy Griffith's Blue Roses from the Moon) (More on these choices some other time.)
The line up of folks playing this great music with the Chieftains is an all-star one. Yet for all the "star power", the music is what matters. The songs are played (in my mind) to a defined perfection. Someone else may sing it again but for me, this is how I remember the song.
1. Mo Ghile Mear (Our Hero) (with Sting)
2. The Long Black Veil (with Mick Jagger)
3. The Foggy Dew (with SinÃ©ad O' Connor)
4. Have I told You Lately That I Love You? (with Van Morrison)
5 Changing Your Demeanour
6. The Lily of the West (with Mark Knopfler)
7. Coast of
9. Love is Teasin' (with Marianne Faithfull) Madam Cole
10. He Moved Through the Fair (with SinÃ©ad O' Connor)
11. Ferny Hill
13. The Rocky Road to
Of all the music you have, what one album (or CD) would you claim as your favorite?