The Wide World Over

The Wide World Over is a 40th anniversary, greatest hits-like compilation by the Irish musical group The Chieftains. It gathers tracks from The Chieftains in China until Water from the Well, as well as four new releases.[1]

The Wide World Over
Greatest hits album by
ReleasedMarch 5, 2002
GenreIrish folk music, Celtic music
The Chieftains chronology
Water from the Well
The Wide World Over
Down the Old Plank Road: The Nashville Sessions

Track listing

No.TitleFrom the album:Length
1."March of the King of Laois/Paddy's Jig/O'Keefes/Chattering Magpie (Reels)"An Irish Evening4:25
2."The Foggy Dew" (feat. Sinéad O'Connor)The Long Black Veil5:01
3."I Know My Love" (feat. The Corrs)Tears of Stone3:27
4."Cotton-Eyed Joe" (feat. Ricky Skaggs)Another Country2:46
5."The Magdalene Laundries" (feat. Joni Mitchell)Tears of Stone4:57
6."Live from Matt Molloy's Pub"Water from the Well2:21
7."Shenandoah" (feat. Van Morrison)Long Journey Home3:52
8."The Munster Cloak/An Poc Ar Buile/Ferny Hill/Little Molly"New release6:12
9."Morning Has Broken" (feat. Diana Krall and Art Garfunkel)New release2:55
10."Morning Dew/Women of Ireland"Film Cuts2:57
11."Mo Ghile Mear (Our Hero)" (feat. Sting)The Long Black Veil3:30
12."Carolan's Concerto" (feat. The Belfast Harp Orchestra)The Celtic Harp3:02
13."Guadalupe" (feat. Linda Ronstadt and Los Lobos)Santiago3:31
14."Full of Joy" (feat. Traditional Chinese Ensemble)The Chieftains in China3:24
15."Here's a Health to the Company"A Chieftains' Celebration3:03
16."Chasing the Fox" (feat. The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Erich Kunzel)New release4:11
17."Long Journey Home (Anthem)" (feat. Elvis Costello)Long Journey Home3:21
18."The Rocky Road to Dublin" (feat. The Rolling Stones)The Long Black Veil4:17
19."Redemption Song" (feat. Ziggy Marley)New release4:23
Total length:71:25
  1. Larkin, Colin (2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Omnibus Press. p. 2006. ISBN 978-0-85712-595-8.


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