The Chieftains (album)

The Chieftains is the first album released by the Irish musical group The Chieftains in 1964. The album is now sometimes referred to as The Chieftains 1 due to the numbering system of their later albums. It was one of the first folk albums to be recorded in stereo.

The Chieftains
Studio album by
RecordedMorgan O'Sullivan of Peter Hunt Studios, Dublin
GenreIrish folk music
ProducerPaddy Moloney
The Chieftains chronology
The Chieftains
Chieftains 2
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic [1]

Track listing

All tracks traditional compositions

  1. "Sé Fáth mo Bhuartha / The Lark on the Strand / An Fhallaingín Mhuimhneach / Trim the Velvet"  7:38
  2. "An Comhra Donn / Murphy's Hornpipe"  4:30
  3. "Cailín na Gruaige Doinne" (The Brown-Haired Girl)  2:40
  4. "Comb Your Hair and Curl It / The Boys of Ballisodare"  3:00
  5. "The Musical Priest / The Queen of May"  3:25
  6. "The Walls of Liscarroll Jig"  2:31
  7. "An Dhruimfhionn Donn Dílis"  2:00
  8. "The Connemara Stocking / The Limestone Rock / Dan Breen's"  2:40
  9. "Casadh an tSúgan"  3:38
  10. "The Boy in the Gap"  1:12
  11. "Saint Mary's, Church Street / Garret Barry, The Battering Ram / Kitty goes a-Milking, Rakish Paddy"  6:39



  1. Eder, Bruce. "The Chieftains 1 - The Chieftains | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". Retrieved 26 April 2014.
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