An Irish Evening

An Irish Evening: Live at the Grand Opera House, Belfast is an album by The Chieftains. The album consists of a live recording of a concert (over two nights) in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The band invited on stage Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the British band The Who, and American folk singer Nanci Griffith to join them for several songs.[1]

An Irish Evening: Live at the Grand Opera House, Belfast
Live album by
Released28 January 1992
Recorded31 July & 1 August 1991, Grand Opera House, Belfast
LabelRCA Victor
ProducerPaddy Moloney
The Chieftains chronology
Another Country
An Irish Evening: Live at the Grand Opera House, Belfast
The Celtic Harp: A Tribute To Edward Bunting
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Track listing

  1. "Opening Medley: Dóchas/King of Laois/Paddy's Jig/O'Keefe's/Chattering Magpie" (Traditional) 9:17
  2. "North Americay" (Traditional arranged by Kevin Conneff) 4:09
  3. "Lilly Bolero/The White Cockade" (Traditional) 3:11
  4. "Little Love Affairs" (with Nanci Griffith) (Nanci Griffith, James Hooker) 3:00
  5. "Red is the Rose" (with Nanci Griffith) (Traditional) 3:26
  6. "The Mason's Apron" (Traditional) 5:21
  7. "The Stone" (Traditional) 6:31
  8. "Miscellany: Theme from Tristan and Isolde/Súisín Ban/Good Morning Nightcap/The Galway Races/The Jolly Tinker" (Traditional arranged by Paddy Moloney) 8:56
  9. "On Raglan Road" (with Roger Daltrey) (Traditional arranged by Paddy Moloney & Roger Daltrey; Lyrics by Patrick Kavanagh) 5:23
  10. "Behind Blue Eyes" (with Roger Daltrey) (Pete Townshend) 4:24
  11. "Medley: Ó Murchú's Hornpipe/Sliabh Geal gCua Na Feile" (Traditional) 4:17
  12. "Damhsa" (featuring Jean Butler) (Traditional) 3:00
  13. "Rachamíd a Bhean Bheag/Ford Econoline/Any Old Iron" (with Roger Daltrey) (Traditional arranged by Paddy Moloney, Kevin Conneff, Sean Keane, Martin Fay, Derek Bell & Matt Molloy/Nanci Griffith/Traditional arranged by Roger Daltrey) 10:19


  1. Glatt, John (1997). "An Irish Evening". The Chieftains: The Authorized Biography. Da Capo Press. p. 243. ISBN 978-0-306-80922-4.
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