“A seminal figure in Irish music”

-The Rough Guide to Irish Music

CDs by Dáithí Sproule

Discography

Dáithí Sproule Discography

Also Appearing On

  • Spinning Yarns (Two Tap Records) 2015 - Norah Rendell
  • Heigh Ho, The Green Holly (New Folk Records) 2015 - Laura MacKenzie
  • Minnesota Lumberjack Songs (Two Tap Records) 2011 - Brian Miller
  • Side by Side (Dawros Music) 2010 - Liz & Yvonne Kane
  • 40 Acre Notch (New Folk Records) 2008 - the HiBs
  • The Essential Chieftains (RCA) 2006 - The Chieftains
  • Blue Waltz 2004 - Julee Glaub
  • Evidence (New Folk Records) 2003 - Laura MacKenzie
  • Over the Water (Heart Productions) 2002 – Ross Sutter
  • Little Sparrow (Sugarhill) 2001 - Dolly Parton
  • Lost in the Loop (Green Linnet) 2001 - Liz Carroll
  • Shine (Swallowtail) 2001 - Katie McMahon
  • Persevere 2000 - The Proclaimers
  • Water from the Well (RCA) 2000 – The Chieftains
  • The Crossing (Alula) 1999 - Tim O’Brien
  • Tis the Season (Compass) 1997 - Laura MacKenzie
  • Irish Women Musicians of America (Shanachie) 1995 - Cherish the Ladies
  • Heartsongs (Sony) 1994 - Dolly Parton
  • Mamma, Will you Buy Me a Banana? (Heart Productions) 1991 – Ross Sutter
  • Blue Mesa (Red House) 1989 – Peter Ostroushko
  • Sean O’Driscoll (Shanachie/Meadowlark) 1987 - Sean O’Driscoll
  • Capel Street (Capelhouse) 1986 – James Kelly
  • The Streets of My Old Neighborhood (Rounder) 1983 - Peter Ostroushko
  • Sluz Duz Music (Rounder) 1982 - Peter Ostroushko

Recordings of Original Compositions

  • A Shot of Ry - on “The Crow in the Sun” 2007
  • An Teach Bán - on “The Crow in the Sun” 2007
  • Angela on “Skara Brae” (Gael-linn) 1971
  • The Banks of the Sweet Primroses (traditional lyrics) – by Aoife Clancy on “Silvery Moon” 2002
  • The Bold Belfast Shoemaker (traditional lyrics) - “A Heart Made of Glass” 1995
  • The Crow in the Sun - on “The Crow in the Sun” 2007, and with Liz Carroll on “Lost in the Loop” 2000. Also on “Christy Leahy and Caoimhín Vallely” 2010, “Yankee Celtic Consort - Live at Byrne’s Pub” 2010, “Terra Voce” 2009, “New Folk Records Sampler 2007” 2007, and John & Heidi Cerrigione “Winter’s Turning” 2006
  • Dáithí Sproule’s Jig - with Paddy O’Brien on “Stranger at the Gate” 1988.  Also on Henri's Notions "A Weaver's Life" 2000
  • Dáithí Sproule’s Waltz - by Laoise Kelly on “Just Harp” 1999, and Commonalty 1989
  • David’s Guitar - on “The Crow in the Sun” 2007
  • The Death of Queen Jane (traditional lyrics) – with Trian on “Trian 2” 1995. Also on 10,000 Maniacs "Twice Told Tales" 2015, Oscar Isaac on "Inside Llewyn Davis" 2013 (film and soundtrack), Derek Williamson on "Word of Mouth" 2013, Russell Crowe and Alan Doyle on "The Crowe/Doyle Songbook, Vol. III" 2011, Naomi Bedford on “Tales from the Weeping Willow” 2011, Marilla Homes on "Inner Whirl" 2011, Loreena McKennitt on “Wind that Shakes the Barley” 2010, Jon Boden on “A Folk Song a Day” 2010, Séan McCann on “Lullabies for Bloodshoot Eyes” (bonus track) 2010, Ruaille-Buaille on “Ruaille-Buaille” 2009, Jenny Mulvey on “Suiri” 2009, Maria Doyle Kennedy on “Skullcover” 2008, Des Walsh on "The Hare" 2008, Moira Smiley on “Rua” 2006, Jeff Moore on “The Dove’s Perch” 2006, Bragod on "Kaingk" 2004, Mark Evans on “A Rival Heart” 2003, The Raven on “Indoor Driving” 2003, Méav Ní Mhaolchatha on “Meav” 2000, Sheena Wellington on “Kerelaw” 1999, Jem Moore on “Women of Ireland,” 1997, Ceoltoiri on “Silver Apples of the Moon” 1992, the Bothy Band on “Best of the Bothy Band” 1993 and “After Hours” 1978, and collected from Maureen Jelks in 1982 and included in the Tobar an Dualchais archive of Scottish oral history.
  • The House on the Corner - with Altan on “Gleann Nimhe/The Poison Glen” 2012, and with Laura MacKenzie on “Evidence” 2003
  • The Humours of Lauderdale - on “The Crow in the Sun” 2007
  • The Lady from York - on “The Crow in the Sun” 2007
  • Lisa’s Brook - on “Masters of the Irish Guitar” 2006
  • Little Star - on “A Heart Made of Glass” 1995
  • Lonely Waterloo (traditional lyrics) - on “A Heart Made of Glass” 1995. Also by Laura Smith on "Everything is Moving" 2013, Sylvia Barnes on “The Color of Amber” 2007, Frank Harte on “My Name is Napoleon Bonaparte” 2001, and Birkin Tree on “A Cheap Present” 1999
  • The Lurgy Stream (traditional lyrics) - with Altan on "The Widening Gyre" 2015
  • Lynchehaun (traditional lyrics) - on “Lost River, Vol. 1” 2011
  • The Mistletoe Farmer - on “The Crow in the Sun” 2007
  • Overland - with Randal Bays on “Overland” 2003, and in the TG4 - Teilifís na Gaeilge documentary "Skara Brae" 2005
  • Patty’s Tune - on “A Heart Made of Glass” 1995 and “The Ice Palace – Irish Originals from Minnesota” 2001
  • The Roseville - on “The Crow in the Sun” 2007, and with Altan on “Local Ground” 2005. Also by Fergal Scahill, Sean McCarthy and David Howley on "Freewheel" 2012 and “Altan with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra” conducted by David Brophy and arranged for orchestra by Fiachra Trench 2010
  • September - on “A Heart Made of Glass” 1995
  • Sliabh Sneachta (The Snowy Mountain) - with Altan on “A Winter’s Tale” 1998
  • Taylors Falls - on “The Crow in the Sun” 2007
  • Tourish’s Wedding - on “The Crow in the Sun” 2007
  • Tune for Mairéad and Anna Ní Mhaonaigh - on “The Crow in the Sun” 2007, and with Altan on "The Widening Gyre" 2015 and Liz Carroll on “Liz Carroll” 1993. Also by Bobbi Nickles on “Fire in the Air” 2010, Abby Newton on “Crossing to Scotland” 1997 and Reeltime on “Reeltime” 1995 (under the name “Pockets of Gold”)
  • The Unquiet Grave (traditional lyrics) - on “Lost River, Vol. 1” 2011
  • Westland – with Trian on “Trian 2” 1995

Compilation Albums

  • A Harvest Home: Center for Irish Music Live Recordings Vol. 5, 2013
  • Strings Across the North Shore (New Folk Records) 2009
  • Young Irish Musicans Weekend Live! 2007, 2008 & 2009
  • New Folk Records Sampler 2007 (New Folk Records) 2007
  • Masters of the Irish Guitar (Shanachie) 2006
  • The Independence Suite (Celtic Crossings) 2005 - with Randal Bays
  • Simply Folk Sampler 3 (Wisconsin Public Radio) 2005
  • Festival International des Arts Traditionnels de Québec (Folklore) 2004 - with Trian
  • The Ice Palace – Irish Originals from Minnesota (IMDA) 2001
  • The Last Bar - Irish Music from Minnesota (IMDA) 2000
  • Alternate Tunings Guitar Collection (String Letter) 2000 - with Trian
  • As They Pass Through (Kieran’s) 2000
  • Best of Thistle and Shamrock, Vol. 1 (Hearts of Space) 1999 - with Altan
  • Celtic Colours International Festival - the Second Wave (Stephen McDonald) 1999 - with Altan
  • A Winter’s Tale (Universal) 1998 - with Altan
  • Gaelic Roots (Kells) 1997 - with James Kelly, Paddy O’Brien and Gerry O’Connor
  • Celtic Music from Mountain Stage (Blue Plate) 1997 - with Altan
  • Hunger No More (Éire Arts) 1997