TRANSATLANTIC SESSIONS

BRIDGEWATER HALL MANCHESTER TUES. 8th FEB. 2022.

The back porch session to beat all others hits the road stage

once again . Reaching hands across the water between

Scotland, Ireland & the USA with the customary lavish all star

cast of singers ,songwriters , & instrumentalists Line up Vocal

Paul Brady ex. ex. ex. Dick Powell ex. ex. ex. Sarah Jarosz ex. ex.

ex. Leyla Mc Calla ex. ex. ex. Siobhan Miller ( Scotland ) ex. ex.

ex. Main Leaders Aly Bain Shetland Fiddle ex. ex. ex. Jerry

Douglas Dobro Guitar Pure Genius ex. ex. ex. Phil Cunnigham

Accordion ex. ex. ex. John Doyle ex. ex. ex. Daniel Kimbro ex. ex.

ex. Michael Mc Goldrick ex. ex. ex. Russ Barenberg ex. ex. ex.

John Mc Cusker ex. ex. ex. Donald Shaw ex. ex. ex. James

Mackintosh Band Set Up 3 Singers Key / Piano. Key / Guitar /

Flute / Tin Whistle. Fiddle . Bass / Double Bass. Acoustic. Fiddle.

Drums. Dobro Guitar. Mandolin. Banjo . A lot of the band are multi

Instrumentalists . These musicians are top of their fields. Magic .

Song 1. Waiting For The Federals ex Amazing music arrangement .

Song 2. Tower Of Gone ex ( Paul Brady Vocals ) ” I can’t get the

strength ” ” Lovers in the moonlight ” ” Take my hand ” ” I can’t

give you the eyes of ” ” You & I ” ” We will dream ” ” History today”

” Let us go ” ” You & I are made from the sky ” 3 Girls B/V . Love It.

Song 3. Money To Burn ( Paul Brady Vocals ) ” She kisses I’m

back again ” ” Tell me what ” ” When your free ” Every little thing ”

” What am I going to do ” ” My feelings tell me what to do ” ” Do

you remember how lucky you are ” ” Only to burn ” Great Song.

Song 4. Mercury ex. ( Siobhan Miller Vocals ) ” When I’m ready”

” On your shoulder ” ” I don’t know which way to go ” ” All

the songs ” ” I sing to you ” ” I think I could change ” ” It’s

to late ” I don’t know which way to go ” Brilliant Vocals Magic.

Song 5. May Morning Dew ex. ( Siobhan Miller Vocals ) ” I

better know in winter ” ” The hills are ” ” Soon winters coming”

” The leaves on the trees ” ” The flowers spin in the morning”

Keys / Flute ” I was reading ” ” The red rose ” ” With the old

folks now dead & gone ” ” I beg to ” Another great song Love It.

Song 6. Mesi Bondye ex ( Leyla Mc Calla Vocals ) ” I care my

love ” Her family from Haiti ” I need to save it up ” ” Mercy we

want you ” ” I want you ” Keys / Tin whistle ” Music for me “

Song 7. Ain’t No Use ex. ( Leyla Mc Calla Vocals ) ” It’s no use

to try to runaway ” ” If you see the sunshine you’ll know the

moon going to disappear ” ” It’s no use to hideaway ” Love It.

Song 8. Tunes / Swedish Jig & Sophie’s Instrumental . Great

music arrangement gets your feet dancing . Keys / Tin Whistle

2nd jig just outstanding so much Celtic sounds just magic .

Song 9. Bright Light Of Day ex. ( Dirk Powell Vocals ) ” Standing

at the station with my ticket in my hand ” ” Sitting at the

window with my guitar ” ” Memories we called love ” ” Bright

light of day ” ” I’ll sin a song & the dark fades away ” ” They

say you can’t go home again ” ” Some how they know my

love ” ” It’s time today to face the music & the dangers

2 girl B/V . Love this arrangement & brilliant vocals Magic.

Song 10 . Walking Through Clay ex ( Dick Powell Vocals )

Keys / Tin Whistle ” My working day ” ” The river is dry ” You

work I take nothing from ” ” Your hair hangs down ” ” You

might succeed & you might fail ” ” Rack the victory ” ” The

days are long in a rocky field ” ” Let the water heal ” ” Your

everything ” ” It got to be ” ” When you lie down ” ” Walking

thru clay ” ” It got to be ” Brilliant overall sounds Love It.

Song 11. False Lady ex. ( John Mc Cusker Vocals ) ( Song

about a women who kills a guy & throws him down a well )

” By by my love ” ” Put the knife deep into him ” ” At the

break of day ” ” Spot a little bird sat on my knees ” ” I

tip my wings you’ll never see me again ” Brilliant song Magic”

Song 12. Orange & Blue ex ( Sarah Jarosz Vocals ) ” In the

shadow of the Cyprus Tree ” ” On the money ground ”

” Nothing better will do ” ” I think I found ” Nothing else will

do ” Keys / Flute ” I’m nothing ” ” By the water ” ” The sky

is dancing ” ” I think I found ” ” Nothing else will do ” I’m

watching you ” Brilliant song-writing & heavenly vocals .

Song 13. Ring Them Bells ex. ( Sarah Jarosz Vocals & Paul

Brady Vocals .) ( Bob Dylan Cover ) ” From these dreams ”

” The world is outside ” ” The sun is going down ” Ring

those bells for all is left ” Another brilliant arrangement .

Song 14. Tunes / Glass of Bear ex. Instrumental Jig .Magic.

Amazing Magical First Half .Just Love It INTERVAL 20min.

SET 2 Second Half

Song 1. What Might Have Been ex. ( Jerry Douglas Dobro

with Sarah Jarosz Vocals ) ” Da Da ” ” Da Da Da ” ” Where

ever you are ” Piano /Flute /D / Bass & Drums . ” Way a ah”

Amazing music arrangement just out of this world. Love It.

Song 2. Ain’t Never Fell ex. ( Dirk Powell Vocals ) Rest of

band back on & warming up . ” My lady in the heat ” ” I

never felt I was in love with you ” ” I’ve got a ” ” To the

mountain ” ” You got the ” ” I’ve got the key ” ” Your so

beautiful like the dew ” Amazing Vocals & overall sounds.

Song 3. Water-Bound ex. ( Dirk Powell Vocals ) ( Song

about his Grandfather who worked in a Steel Mill ) Keys/

Flute ” I was out one night ” ” The moon was shinning ”

” The river right down ” ” Where I am ” Girl Cello magic.

” A falling star ” ” I can’t get down ” ” I won’t be back ”

” Rivers going ” ” The waters still ” ” I’ll meet you on the

other side ” ” I’m home wood bound . Amazing vocals .

Song 4. Tune Lightly Swims The Swan ex. Instrumental

very Celtic Fantastic accordion from Phil .Pure magic sounds .

Song 5. While The World Sleeps ( Siobhan Miller Vocals )

” See the lights across the bay ” ” Life on a hill ” ” Sail to

another day ” ” Thanking each other ” ” Were just drifting ”

Song 6. The Cocks Are Crowing ( Siobhan Miller Vocals with

Paul Brady Vocal / Acoustic ) ” The cocks are away till the

break of day ” ” Where true loves come ” ” I whispered softly”

” At my window ” Amazing Duet ” I asked my dad ” ” He said

no ” ” In his pocket ” ” You will have me ” ” I want away ” ” I

asked you ” ” This is the last day I will trouble thee ” ” To

leave your money ” ” I go to the wild mountains ” ” Nothing

will change ” ” Tell me ” ” My true love praise ” I can’t

believe ” Outstanding music arrangement . Just Love It .

Song 7. Tunes Susan’ Gone /Asturian Set ex. Instrumental.

Fantastic score then into a Jig . Get your dancing shoes on.

Song 8. Hometown ex. ( Sarah / Acoustic / Vocals ) ” On a

verge of a breakdown ” ” Pour out the coffee ” ” Most people

” That cap was not for her ” ” Got out fast like fireworks ”

” Some where it fished out she back in our time ” ” All the

times in-between ” ” Looking out ” ” It seems to meet the

sky ” ” Some wishing it would fizzle out ” Brilliant song .

Song 9. Blue Heron ( Sarah Jarosz Vocals /Acoustic with

Leyla Mc Calla Vocals ) ” We are walking on the coast line”

” Could this be the last time ” ” Blue heron ” ” Flying over

head ” ” Looking after you ” ” You told me it won’t be the

last time ” ” Blue Heron ” ” Keep watching over you ”

” Standing on the shore ” ” Southern coast line ” Love It.

Song 10. A Day For Hunting ex. ( Layla Mc Calla Vocals/

Cello ) ( About refugees escaping from Haiti ) ” To the times

we are living in ” ” We are like the way ” ” We are fine in this

state ” ” Till the day comes ” Amazing Cello & Vocal work .

Wonderful sounds from band . ” To the day for ” ” We pray”

Song 11. Harvest Time ex. ( Paul Brady Vocals ) ” I’ve been

working in this old town ” ” Trying to make things grow ”

” Waiting for my harvest moon to shine ” ” Singing the same

song ” One girl B/V ” Lately all the stars are around ”

” Working all day to leaving time ” Back & fourth ” ” People

say I’m a fool to keep on trying ” ” Harvest time ” Love It .

Song 12. Rainbow ex. ( Paul Brady Vocals ) 3 Girls B/V .

” Let see about love ” ” She been here to party ” ” Don’t stop”

Accordion & concertina ” I’m driving fast ” ” Rainbow ” ” I

see the rainbow ” ” Your like a rainbow ” ” Don’t stop ” Magic.

Song 13. Tunes Cherish Christmas/ 25 Days To Christmas

( Phil’s or John’s ) Instrumental . Very lively Jigs pure magic.

This has been a wonderful evening with this Amazing Band

of talented musicians & Heavenly Vocals & Fantastic overall

sounds at the Brilliant Bridgewater Hall Manchester with it’s

wonderful Staff / Security & Management. Check It Out .

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