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The Green Fields of America


Created in 1978 by musician and folklorist Mick Maloney, Green Areas of America mixed the stage dance, and vocal and instrumental traditions of Irish America having a revolving cast of musicians and dancers who included Seamus Egan, Eileen Ivers, Marie Reilly, Donny Golden, Jean Butler, Liz Carroll, Jack port Coen and Michael Flatley. The award-winning ensemble was made mainly for concerts and celebrations, though they sometimes launch albums (1989’s Green Areas of America: Reside in Concert and 2009’s Green Areas of America).

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Music Songs Stick to the Craythur, Kikelly, Across the Western Ocean, The Catalpa, The Rambling Irishman, The Kerry Jig / Seamus Colley's / Paddy's Green Shamrock Shore / Sligo Jack / Redican's, Reynardine, Down by the Tanyard Side, Jackie Riordan's / Money in Both Pocket / The Dunganno Reel, Billy in the Lowland / Belle of Lexington / Waynesboro, The Glendy Burke, The Bonny Irish Boy, The Islander's Lament, In the Woods of Old Limerick / Felix the Cat / The Music Teacher, The New Irish Barn Dance / Paddy McGinty's Goat, Planxty Miss Maxwell, Fahey's #25 / Molly on the Shore / Bonnie Anne, Jim O'Keefe's / The Clog / The Star Above the Garter / The Hare in the Corn, Medley Of Reels: The Maids Of Galway/The Reel Of Rio/Coyne's/Return To Miltown/Hunting The, Gan Ainm/Mulhaire's/Walsh's/The Bucks Of Oranmore, Medley of Reels: The Maids of Galway / The Reel of Rio / Coyne's / Return to Miltown / Hunting the Boyne / Return of the Maids, An Gaoth Andheas, A Tribute To Ed Reavy-Fling: Lovely Bannion/Jig: Both Meat And Dhrink/Hornpipe: The Fiddler, Sligo Jack / Redican's, Reels: Gan Ainm / Mulhaire's / Walsh's / The Bucks of Oranmore, A Tribute to Ed Reavy: Lovely Bannion / Both Meat and Dhrink / The Fiddler's Wife / The Ceilier / Maudebawn Chapel / The Hunter's House
Albums Live in Concert, Live, The Green Fields of America

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