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Prodigal Sons & Marcy D'Arcy - The Anvil FLAC album

Performer: Prodigal Sons & Marcy D'Arcy
Genre: Folk and World music
Title: The Anvil
Country: UK
Released: 1995
Style: Celtic
FLAC version ZIP size: 1880 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1422 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1360 mb
Rating: 4.2
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Producer – Peter Haigh.

While the prominent instruments are fiddle, flute and whistle, the distinguishing elements of The Anvil are the uplifting vocals and youthful harmonies of Marcy d'Arcy, especially winsome on the midtempo "Star of the County Down" and "Welcome Poor Paddy Home. Slower tracks like "A Woman's Heart" and "Flower of Magherally" unveil the intimate beauty of their voices.

Jefferson Milhouse D'Arcy (played by Ted McGinley) is the alias of Marcy's second husband (younger than Marcy; one episode mentioned that he celebrated his 40th birthday), a "pretty boy" who marries her for her money. Self-centered and lazy, he is a male equivalent of Peggy

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1 The Star Of The County Down / The Star 3:44
2 Welcome Poor Paddy Home 4:02
3 The Mermaid / The Four Poster Bed 3:55
4 Waiting For The Federals 3:13
5 Black Is The Colour / The Anvil "Live" 6:49
6 If I Should Fall From Grace With God 2:40
7 Morrisons Jig 2:34
8 A Woman's Heart 3:42
9 The Flower Of Magherally 4:09
10 The Tern / Tamlin "Live" 5:48
11 Van Diemen's Land 3:50

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Prodigal Sons & Marcy d' Arcy
  • Copyright (c) – Prodigal Sons & Marcy d' Arcy
  • Glass Mastered At – Koch


  • Sleeve [Production] – Athole Design
  • Sleeve, Design – Eddy Hanson & Mary Turner Thomson


Recorded at Pier House Studios, 1A Granton Square, Edinburgh in 1995.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: NONE
  • Matrix / Runout: 808.132.000.601.0 mastered by KOCH
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L771
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 3050

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CSMD 601 Prodigal Sons & Marcy D'Arcy* The Anvil ‎(Cass, Album) Smiddy Made CSMD 601 UK 1995