Saturday, September 23, 2017

Liz Carroll - Lost in the Loop [2000 USA] @320


Liz Carroll is an American musician of Irish descent. She was born in Chicago of Irish parents. In 1974 she won the All-Ireland under 18 fiddle championship. The next year she won the All-Ireland Senior Fiddle Championship.
Liz's first recording was in 1978, a collaboration with Tommy Maguire called "Kiss Me Kate". She recorded her first solo album "A Friend Indeed" the following year, and recorded another solo album in 1988. In 1992 Carroll joined up with Billy McComiskey and Dáithí Sproule to form Trian. The group recorded two albums. Liz received the National Endowment for the Arts' National Heritage Fellowship Award in 1994. A third solo album, Lost in the Loop, was released in 2000. It received the Indie award for best Celtic/British Isles recording that year. In 2002, Liz recorded another solo album entitled 'Lake Effect', and most recently, 'In Play' and 'Double Play', with guitarist John Doyle.
In 2005, Liz recorded a live album and DVD with String Sisters titled Live, released in 2007.
Her recent CDs are on the Green Linnet and Compass Records labels. She appears in concert solo, as well as with John Doyle.
In 2010, Carroll became the first American-born traditional Irish musician to be nominated for a Grammy, when her recording with John Doyle Double Play on Compass Records was nominated in the "Best Traditional World Music Album" category. 200 Carroll compositions, recorded and unrecorded, were published in August 2010 as Collected: Original Irish Tunes


01. Sevens - Michael Kennedy's - The Cup of Tea (reels)
02. The Champaign Jig Goes to Colombia - Pat & Al's (jigs)
03. See it There - Con Cassidy's (slow reels)
04. The Golden Legs - The Flogging Reel (reels)
05. Lament of the First Generation (air)
06. The Drunken Sailor - The Bag of Spuds (hornpipe & reel)
07. The Old Maid of Galway, Lizzy in the Lowground (reels)
08. The Crow in the Sun (air)
09. The Ugly Duckling (tune)
10. On the Boulevard - Crabs in the Skillet (jigs)
11. Letter to Peter Pan (tune)
12. The Silver Spear - The Earl's Chair - The Musical Priest (reels)
13. The Didda - Fly and Dodger (tunes)
14. Lost in the Loop (reel)


Liz Carroll: fiddle
John Doyle: guitar
Chico Huff: bass
Zan McLeod: bouzouki, guitar
Seamus Egan: percussion, whistle, guitar
John Anthony: percussion
Michael Aharon: keyboards, percussion, electric guitar, cello
Winifred Horan: fiddle
Dáithí Sproule: guitar
Jackie Moran: percussion

3 comments:

CrimsonKing said...

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Lost in the Loop
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Anonymous said...

Thank you - great music
M

Anonymous said...

Hi CrinsomKing.
Very nice record. Thnaks for the posts.
Jan

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