Seamus Ennis (1919 - 1982)

Irish uilleann pipes player. Also collected folk songs and tunes, for the Irish Folklore Commission and the BBC. His BBC recordings were broadcast as "As I Roved Out".


The Bonny Bunch of Roses1959Tradition Records TLP 1013
[Reissue] 1968Ember FA 2054
[Reissue] ?1991?Ossian OSS 59
[Reissue]?1997Tradition Records TCD 1023
[Reissued as "Two Centuries of Celtic Music"] 2001Legacy ZZB 499
The Ace and Deuce of Piping 1960Collector JEI 1506
Ceol, Scealta Agus Amhrain1961 Gael Linn CEF 009
[Reissue] 2006Gael Linn CEFCD 009
Forty Years of Irish Piping (2 LPs)1974 Gael Linn
[Reissue] (2 LPs)1975 Free Reed FRR 001/002
[Reissue] (2 LPs) 1977 Green Linnet SIF 1000
[Reissue] (2 CDs) 2000 Green Linnet GLCD 1000
The Pure Drop1973 Tara1002
The Fox Chase1974 Tara1009
Feidlim Tonn Ri's Castle1977 Claddagh 19
The Wandering Minstrel1977 OssianOSSCD12 
The Return from Fingal1997 RTERTE 199 

Multi-volume Albums.

Title Year. Label. number.
The Best of Irish Piping (*) 1973 Tara1003
[Reissue] (CD)1995 Tara MusicTARA CD 1002/9

(* "The Best of Irish Piping" is "The Pure Drop" plus "The Fox Chase")

Collaboration - Bob and Ron Copper, Isla Cameron, Seamus Ennis and Peter Kennedy.

Title. year. Label. number.
As I Roved Out 1953-4 Folktrax TFX-253

Best album (*).

Forty Years of Irish Piping 1974

(*)Based critical opinion.

Popular downloads.

Rainy Day/ First You Must Learn the Grip
Will You Come With Me Over The mountain
Were You At The Rock
The Woman of the House
The Bucks of Oranmore

Anthologies - various artists.

Title. year. Label. No.
Green Linnet 20th Anniversary Collection (2 CDs)1996 Green Linnet 106 
Alan Lomax Sampler 1997    
Irish Pipe & Tin Whistle Songs - Various Artists      
Traditional Dance Music of Ireland 1997    

Anthology - various artists including Margaret Barry, Elizabeth Cronin, Johnny McDonagh, Seamus Ennis.

Title. year. Label. number.
World Library of Folk and Primitive Music Vol 2 - Ireland (*)1955 ColumbiaAKL4941
[Reissue]1998 RounderCD1741
[Reissue]2003 TopicTSCDE600

Anthology - Seamus Ennis, Leo Rowsome, Paddy Moloney, Tommy Peck, Willie Clancy at el.

Title. year. Label. number.
The Drones and the Chanters1994 CladdaghCC11CD

DVDs - Anthology: The Bothy Band, Seamus Ennis, Frankie Gavin, Alex Finn et al.

Come West Along the Road  - Irish Tradition Music (*) 2007RTE
Come West Along the Road  - Irish Tradition Music 2 (**)2009RTE

Last updated on 05/10/2010