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by Idlewild

Idlewild performs mainly Celtic Traditional music from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, and the Isle of Man. You may also hear them play early and traditional music from various cultures, such as English, French and old time American music.
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Toss the Feather / Drowsy Maggie (Irish Reels)
1:49 $0.99
2. Eleanor Plunkett (Irish Air)
1:24 $0.99
3. Little Red Bird of the Black Turf (Manx Song)
3:04 $0.99
4. The Butterfly (Irish Slip Jig)
2:20 $0.99
5. Goddesses (English Country Dance)
1:16 $0.99
6. The Road to Lisdoonvarna (Irish Jig)
1:56 $0.99
7. Come Thy Font of Every Blessings / Paddy's Green Shamrock Shore (S
3:31 $0.99
8. Planxty Fanny Poer (Irish Air)
2:16 $0.99
9. Rose Tree / Gaspe' (Scottish / French Canadian Reels)
2:44 $0.99
10. Will Ye No Come Back Again
3:02 $0.99
11. Bridgett Cruise-Third Air (Irish Air)
1:36 $0.99
12. Idbury Hill / Swallowtail / Kesh Jigs (English Morris / Irish Jigs)
3:24 $0.99
13. Air in A Minor / The Waters of Holland (Irish Air / English Country
1:38 $0.99
14. Tumbalalaika (Yiddish Song)
3:26 $0.99
15. Idlewild (New England Jig)
1:36 $0.99
16. Red Is the Rose (Irish Song)
2:28 $0.99
17. Over the Waterfall / Soldier's Joy (American Reels)
2:44 $0.99
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Album Notes
The musical group Idlewild performs mainly Celtic music from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, and the Isle of Man. You can hear them play early and traditional music from various cultures mixed into their program, such as English and French music.

David and Carol Sharp formed Idlewild more than ten years ago. Dave plays flute, whistle, recorders, mountain dulcimer, tenor banjo, mandolin/mandola, guitar, fiddle bodhran and sings tenor vocals. Dave has played music with many ethnic groups from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds. He enjoys researching and playing all kinds of ethnic and traditional tunes. He is also an animator (network television for 16 years), and a woodcarver. Dave is also the Business Agent for the American Federation of Musicians, Local 104.

Carol plays mainly the Celtic harp, hammered dulcimer, and bowed psaltery for performances. She specializes in the smaller lap harps and is a certified practitioner of harp therapy by the International Harp Therapy Program. Carol plays and works with children at Primary Children's Medical Center. Carol has received a BS degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Utah in 2002. Carol specializes in musical activities and therapy with children.

Chris Carlson plays Fiddle, a Suzuki musician since childhood, he has an incredible sense of pitch and tone to his playing.

Steven Hollander plays the English Concertina, the five string frailing banjo, bodhran and vocals.

Ruth Hollander plays Fiddle, and Piano Accordion.

For more information contact us, Dave and Carol Sharp at 801-268-4789 or email

Thank you,
David S. Sharp



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