" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
THE HEART OF IRELAND

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 Release Date 1997
 Artist Various
 Record Label Arcade Records
 Singles With U2 None
 Promotional Releases None
 TRACKS FEATURING U2
Adam Clayton performs bass on "The Marguerita Suite".
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
  • Only a Woman's Heart - Mary Black
  • The Voice - Eimear Quinn
  • Living for Loving - Johnny Logan
  • The Wild Rover - The Dubliners
  • Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
  • In the Ghetto - Eleanor Shanley
  • The Marguerita Suite - Sharon Shannon (with Adam Clayton) (5:50)
  • Sailing By - Sinead Lohan
  • Solid Ground - Dolores Keane
  • Intuition - Frances Black
  • Let it Be - De Dannan
  • Writing on the Wall - Sean Keane
  • The Weakness in Me - Frances Black and Kieran Goss
  • Wonderful Thing - Leslie Dowdall
  • No Fronteirs - Mary Black
  • Long Before Your Time - Johnny McEvoy
  • Make Me an Island - Joe Dolan
  • Rock and Roll Kids - Harrington and McGettigan
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".  It was released initially on her self titled debut, Sharon Shannon.  It was re-released on this 1997 compilation of various artists from Ireland.
RELATED RELEASES
  • The Marguerita Suite also appears on Shannon's self titled debut, Sharon Shannon.
  • 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
 5" CD:
 UK Pressing, 8900139
Label: Arcade Records
UPC:
Package: Regular Jewel Case
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Catalog Information:
UK, Arcade, 8900139
Track Listing:
As listed above.
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