Tangled Roots & Twisted Tales

by Ed McGinley

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    10 songs on compact disc—seven new original songs and interpretations of songs by Tim Hardin, Hank Williams and Bill Fay.
    Shrink-wrapped, 6-panel matt-finish digipac, with 8-page booklet. Photographs, musician & creative credits and original lyrics.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Tangled Roots & Twisted Tales via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    Includes specially created digital version of artwork, in PDF.
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Shiloh Town 02:38
Highlands 03:47


Debut solo record from the leader of The Winters, one-time guitarist & songwriter with The Dixons.


released October 15, 2019

Produced by Les Keye & Ed McGinley

Songs by Ed McGinley (IMRO/Copyright Control) except ‘Shiloh Town’ (Tim Hardin) ‘I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry’ (Hank Williams) and ‘Cannon’s Plain’ (Bill Fay).

Kevin Malone | drums
Garvan Gallagher | bass
James Delaney | organ
Darragh O’Kelly | piano, electric piano, harpsichorgan (5)
Ed McGinley | vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, organ (5)

Percy Robinson | pedal steel guitar (4,7,9)
Les Keye | piano (1,8) shaker (1) backing vocals (8)
Conor Murray | drums (4,10)
Bill Whelan | banjo (3)
Adrian Hart | fiddle (3)
Paul Dunlea | trombone (2,6,9)
Roy Kelleher | trumpet (6,9) flugelhorn (2)
Ben Castle | tenor sax (6,9) baritone sax (6)
Colm O’Hara | trombone (2)
Bill Blackmore | flugelhorn (2)

Recorded & mixed by Les Keye at Arad Studios, Dublin 1
Mastered by Joe Chester

Horn arrangements by Michael Gallen
Additional horn arrangement (2) by Ed McGinley

Photography by Barbara Dunne (trees, rain) Brendan Duffy (portrait)


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Ed McGinley

Ed McGinley—one-time song-writer, singer and guitarist with late 80s/early 90s contenders, The Dixons, steps out from his recent role as leader of The Winters to present a new collection of songs produced and played with deftness and versatility.

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