The Chieftains 3

The Chieftains 3 is the third album released by the Irish musical group The Chieftains in 1971.

The Chieftains 3
Studio album by
GenreIrish folk music
ProducerPaddy Moloney
The Chieftains chronology
The Chieftains 2
The Chieftains 3
The Chieftains 4
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic [1]

The tight formula of the first two albums loosened up on the third album. For the first time there was a mazurka. There is still no singing, but Pat Kilduff added lilting.

Track listing

  1. "Strike the Gay Harp / Tiarna Maigheó (Lord Mayo) / The Lady on the Island / The Sailor on the Rock"  6:24
  2. "Sonny's Mazurka / Tommy Hunt's Jig"  3:12
  3. "Eibhlí Gheal Chiún ní Chearbhaill (Bright Quiet Eily O'Carroll) / Delahunty's Hornpipe"  3:55
  4. "The Hunter's Purse"  1:42
  5. "March of the King of Laois" or "Ruairí Óg Ó Mordha"  3:02
  6. "Carolan's Concerto or Mrs Poer"  2:49
  7. "Tom Billy's Reel / The Road to Lisdoonvarna / The Merry Sisters"  5:57
  8. "An Ghaoth Aneas (The South Wind)"  2:49
  9. "Tiarna Isne Chaoin (Lord Inchiquin)"  3:41
  10. "The Trip to Sligo"  3:43
  11. "An Raibh Tú ag an gCarraig? (Were You at the Rock?)"  2:20
  12. "John Kelly's Slide / Merrily Kiss the Quaker / Denis Murphy's Slide"  3:25



  1. Eder, Bruce. "The Chieftains 3 - The Chieftains | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". Retrieved 26 April 2014.
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