Ryan's Fancy: Songs From The Shows
Credits and Thank-Yous
Our thanks to Allister MacGillivray, dear friend and musical collaborator; to
accordionist "extraordinaire" James "Skip" Keane and Wally Cobb for their
musical prowess; to Al Pittman and Wilfred Wareham for their research and
friendship; to our featured guests without whom the shows would not have been
what they were and to the people of the communities, villages and towns of
Atlantic Canada for opening their doors and making us so welcome; to Patricia
Fulton at MUN Folklore Archives for her time and patience; to Barbara Brown, CBC
Toronto, for her advice and support; to Jack Kellum and the many people from CBC
St. John's, on the road and in the studio, who made the shows a reality; and
especially to our wives and families for their understanding, encouragement, and
support, which we still enjoy today.
Denis Ryan: vocals, tin whistle and fiddle
Dermot O'Reilly: vocals, guitar and mandolin
Fergus O'Byrne: vocals, banjo, guitar, mandolin and concertina
Allister MacGillivray: harmony vocals, guitar
James Keane: accordion
Wally Cobb: bass
CD Concept & Production: Dermot O'Reilly and Fergus O'Byrne with Lyle
Drake and Rob Buck
Photography: Pam Corstine, Lyle Drake, Denise Grant, Jack Kellum.
Music produced for CBC Television by Jack Kellum
Engineers: John Shortall, Brian Johnson and Pat Martin
Recorded at CBC Television Studios, St. John's, NF And Audio Atlantic,
CD materials assembled and pre mastered at Piperstock Productions, Torbay,
Mastered at MusicLane
All songs arranged by Ryan, O'Reilly, O'Byrne & MacGillivray. SOCAN
All songs traditional or Public Domain except:
The Wild Goose: Wade Hemsworth. SOCAN
The Cliffs Of Baccalieu: Jack Withers. Cop. Con.
The Squid Jiggin' Ground: Art Scammell. Cop. Con.