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Joe O'Donnell - Shkayla album

Joe O'Donnell - Shkayla album
Performer: Joe O'Donnell
Genre: Folk
Title: Shkayla
FLAC album size: 1899
Style: Folk
Released: 1999

Joe O'Donnell's Shkayla playing 'The Battle' from Joe's epic concept album 'Gaodhal's Vision'.

Joe O'Donnell's Shkayla. The captivating sound of Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla brings together the spirit of Celtic tradition and. CommunitySee All. 443 people like this. 417 people follow this.

Joe O'Donnell (born 4 September 1948, Limerick) is best known for his firery and innovitave playing in East of Eden, Headstone, Mushroom, The Woods Band, Decca's Granny's Intentions, and his acclaimed 1977 violin led concept album, Gaodhal's Vision with Rory Gallagher. His work also included Theodor Thunder from the Alan Price Band, David Lennox (The Equals, Ginger Baker, Blodwyn Pig) and Steve Bolton.

Welcome to the site for Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla, the Celtic fusion band like no other. Joe’s life-long immersion in Celtic music and his rock-inspired creativity deliver an out-pouring of traditional and new music filled with ancient resonance and innovative energy. Powered by four outstanding instrumentalists Shkayla is Joe’s latest vehicle. It allows him to draw from his rich lifetime of musical experience and advances his urge to create new music that inspires and rewards the listener equally. Joe O’Donnell’s ‘Caravan’ for new Irish Music compilation.

Storytellers’ by Joe O’Donnell feat. Released March 2017, this is a re-worked version of the original single released in 1977. It showcases Joe and Rory in some magnificent exchanges. Download ‘Storytellers’ the single. This version of the tune is different to the one on ‘Gaodhal’s Vision’, the 1977 album it was originally put out to trail. Full details of this release is coming soon. Contact us for pre-sale information. full condensed blue highlight denotes album pick.

Follow Joe O'Donnell's Shkayla and others on SoundCloud. 1977 gaodhal's vision. Eammon OBoyleat 0:05: Favourite album of all time. Picked this up in the Barras in Glasgow in the late 70's. Glad to have the CD as the vinyl was worn out.

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Joe O'Donnell ‎– Shkayla. Mould SID Code: IFPI 3053. Matrix, Runout: 83. 17. 0 Manufactured by kdg (x2).


1 O'neil's Lament
2 Ag Sugra Lies An Ghaoit
3 Paddy's Green Shamrock Shore
4 Freagra
5 Sign Ni Dhunbhir
6 Tap The Barrel / Cooley's Reel - Hit Him With The Leg Of The Chair (Reel Selection)
7 Muintir Na Tire
8 Oro Se Do Bheath (Pachpi Koz)
9 Spailpin Fanoc (Kid On The Mountain)
10 Kimiad

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – ERGO Studio Oxford
  • Manufactured By – Kdg


  • Acoustic Guitar – Lisa Fitzgibbon
  • Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Bob Heath , Danny McIntosh
  • Co-producer, Engineer, Mixed By, Bass [5 & 6 String] – Jake Kirkpatrick
  • Co-producer, Engineer, Mixed By, Bass, Acoustic Guitar – Simon Tuke
  • Drums, Percussion – Chris McCartney*
  • Electric Guitar – Dave McGlaughlin, Jez Cook
  • Mandocello – Mike Scott
  • Piano – Shannon Harris
  • Producer, Arranged By, Violin, Mandolin, Bodhrán, Keyboards, Vocals, Backing Vocals – Joe O'Donnell
  • Saxophone – Carrie Tuke, Ron Ballard


© O'Donnell 1998 ℗ Folksound Records 1999.

Recorded (Sporadically) at ERGO Studio, Oxford, Nov '98 thru' Apr '99

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 3053
  • Matrix / Runout: 830.917.000.052.0 #1 Manufactured by kdg (x2)
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