" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
SHARON SHANNON

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 Release Date 1991
 Artist Sharon Shannon
 Record Label Philo / Solid / Compass Records
 Singles With U2 None
 Promotional Releases None
 TRACKS FEATURING U2
Adam Clayton performs bass on "The Marguerita Suite".
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
  • Glentown (4:22)
  • Blackbird (3:59)
  • Queen of the West (3:59)
  • Retour des Hirondelles and Tune for a Found Harmonium (3:00)
  • Miss Thompson and the Derry Reel (3:25)
  • The Muster Hop (2:49)
  • Tickle Her Leg (2:36)
  • The Marguerita Suite (5:50)
  • Coridinio (2:43)
  • Anto's Cajun Cousins (2:45)
  • Cornphiopa Corafinne and Skidoo (3:18)
  • Marbhna Luimni (4:29)
  • Phil Cunningham Set (5:06)
  • The Woodchoppers and Le Reel Des Voyages (2:58)
Alternative Tracks:
  • La Valse D'Hiver
LINER NOTES
The Marguerita Suite:  This selection is composted of a waltz, written by Philip King, and two jigs, the first is Graham Townsends from the Cape Breton tradition and the second Paidin O'Raifearta's learnt from the playing of Dermy Diamond. The Peeking Pup Waltz: Sharon (accordian), Donal Lunny (bouzouki), Steve Wickham (fiddle), Adam Clayton (acoustic bass), Philip King (harmonica), Liam O'Maonlai (piano), Anthony Thistletwaite (electric and acoustic mandolins). Graham Townsend's Jig: Sharon (accordeon), Donal (bouzouki and bodhrans), Liam (piano). Paidin O'Raifearta's: Sharon (accordeon and fiddle), Donal (bouzouki and bodhrans), Liam (Piano), Anto (hammond organ).
OTHER NOTES
Sharon Shannon is an accomplished Irish accordian player.  For her first solo album she turned to many friends for additional accompanyment on the songs she was performing including Adam Clayton who contributed to the song "The Marguerita Suite".  The album was initially released in 1991, and was re-released in 2001 on her new label.
RELATED RELEASES
  • The Marguerita Suite also appears on Shannon's best of album, Spellbound.
  • The Marguerita Suite also appeared on the 1997 compilation album, The Heart of Ireland.
  • Shannon played accordian on the 1996 remake of "Tomorrow" by Adam and Bono on the Common Ground album, and promo releases. Donal Lunny also appeared on this track.
  • Donal Lunny worked on the song "The Marguerita Suite" from Sharon Shannon's album Sharon Shannon, which Adam Clayton alwo worked on.
  • Donal Lunny was part of the "Self Aid Band" which included Larry Mullen, who recorded the single Make it Work.
  • Steve Wickham performed on U2's War album.
CATALOG INFORMATION
 CASSETTE:
 UK Pressing, RO8
Label: Solid Records
UPC:
Package: Hard Shell Case
Catalog Information:
UK, Solid, RO8
Track Listing:
As listed above.  No alternative tracks.
Further Information:
Further information and images needed.
Other Images:
 5" CD:
 USA Pressing, PH1153
Label: Philo Records
UPC: 0 11671-1153-2 0
Package: Regular Jewel Case
Matrix: 123469-C1-4084-1 DISCTRONICS USA **PHCD1153**
Catalog Information:
Australia, Grapevine, 071 267 8000 USA, Philo, PH1153
UK, Solid, ROCDG8
Track Listing:
As listed above. No alternative tracks.
Further Information:
The USA CD dates to 1999.
Other Images:

 UK Pressing, 4311
Label: Compass Records
UPC:
Package: Regular Jewel Case
Matrix:
Catalog Information:
UK, Compass, 4311
Track Listing:
As listed above. Contains the bonus track listed above.
Further Information:
This was a 2001 re-release.
Other Images:
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