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Joey Abarta | Swimming Against the Falls / Snámh in Aghaidh Easa

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Swimming Against the Falls / Snámh in Aghaidh Easa

by Joey Abarta

This album features twelve delightful tracks, comprising tunes he has collected over the years during his various travels, from his friends, and from recordings of past masters.span>
Genre: Folk: Irish Traditional
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1. They Sailed Away from Dublin Bay / The Galtee (Reels)
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2. Rocky Road to Dublin / Dusty Miller (Hop Jigs)
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3. Behind the Bush in Parkhanna / Battle of Aughrim (Fling & March)
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4. Miners of Wicklow / My Former Wife (Jigs)
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5. Dear Irish Boy (Song Air)
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6. Dirty Linen / Bhean Phaidin / Humours of Derrykissane (Slip Jigs)
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7. Tom Billy's Butcher's March / The Highland March from the Pantomine Oscar & Malvina
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8. The Jolly Old Man / The Kilkenny (Jigs)
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9. Wicklow Hornpipe / Sean-Bhean Bhocht / Garden of Daisies (Hornpipes & Set Dance)
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10. The Bonny Bunch of Roses / The Ashgrove (Song Air & Waltz)
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11. The Maid in the Cherry Tree / The Morning Star / The Morning Dew (Reels)
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12. The Pipe On the Hob / The Battering Ram (Jigs)
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Album Notes
Joey Abarta's debut solo recording Swimming Against the Falls (Snámh in Aghaidh Easa) is a collection of music performed solo on the uilleann pipes. It features twelve delightful tracks, comprising tunes he has collected over the years during his various travels, from his friends, and from recordings of past masters. Mick Moloney called Joey "a delight to be on stage with" and explains that "the enthusiasm and good humor in his personality is translated nicely into his musicianship which always sparkles with exuberance and flair." Swimming Against the Falls was successfully funded through a Kickstarter campaign in May of 2013 making his goal in the first 20 hours.

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