John Whelan

English/ American accordion player, playing mainly Irish contemporary and traditional tunes.

(Born in Dunstable, England, of Irish descent. Moved to the USA in 1980.)


From the Heart: Traditional Irish Music 1991Green Linnet1
[Reissue] 2002 Jar217
Celtic Reflections: Misty-Eyed Morning1996 Narada61052
Celtic Crossroads1997Narada 61060
Flirting With The Edge1998 Narada45444
Come to The Dance: A Celtic Tradition 1999 Narada47070
Celtic Fire: Jigs Reels and Waltzes 2001 NaradaCD50546
Celtic Roots 2002 Narada11721

Collaboration - John Whelan and Eileen Ivers.

Title year. Label. number.
Fresh Takes (*) 1987Green Linnet GLCD1025
[Reissue]2007Green Linnet  

(* With Mark Simos and Triona Ni Dhomhnaill).

Best Albums(*).

Fresh Takes 1987

(*)Based on critical opinion.

Popular downloads.

Ceol NaNalog
Cape Finisterre
From the Heart
Trip to Skye
The Road Home
Dancing To A Lot of Time

Anthology - Various artists including John Whelan, Barra MacNeils, 4 Yn a Bar, Natalie MacMaster, Poozies and Altan.

Title year. Label. number.
Celtic Legacy: A Global Celtic Journey 1995Narada 

Anthology - Various artists including John Whelan, Alasdair Fraser, Eileen Ivers, Altan, Sileas and Capercaillie.

Title year. Label. number.
Celtic Odyssey: A Contemporary Celtic Journey 1993Narada 

Last updated on 21/09/2010