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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, Halifax, NS

CD materials assembled and pre mastered at Piperstock Productions, Torbay, NF

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.

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