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2002
The Future Sound of Gaeldom featuring Michael McGoldrick The Future Sound of Gaeldom
Various Artists
Compilation CD featuring Michael McGoldrick's 'James Brown's March' plus his work on Capercaillie's 'Inexile' and Big Sky's 'Las Temporadas' (Feb 2002)
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Kate Rusby's 'Lullabye' won BBC Folk Awards Best Original Song 2002
Karen Matheson featuring Michael McGoldrick Time To Fall listen to soundbites
Karen Matheson
Michael McGoldrick's whistle adds to the subtle Celtic vibe on Capercaillie singer, Karen Matheson's second solo album. (May 2002)
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Capercaillie featuring Michael McGoldrick Live In Concert listen to soundbites
Capercaillie
The live recording at Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow in January 2002 of Capercaillie features Michael McGoldrick performing several previously unreleased titles and brand new arrangements of some of their best known material. (May 2002)
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formed Reel & Soul Association with Nigel Stonier, Kellie While, Martin Allcock and more (see below)
The Reel & Soul Association featuring Michael McGoldrick Reel and Soul Association
The Reel & Soul Association
A collection of classic pop and rock tracks given a celtic twist. Michael plays whistle on 'Aint No Sunshine', 'Moving On Up', 'Warm & Tender Love', 'Get Ready', 'One Way Street', 'Harvest For The World' and 'Green Onions'. Recorded in Manchester. Highly Recommended (Aug 2002)
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Kate Rusby Band featuring Michael McGoldrick - 10 10 listen to soundbites
Kate Rusby
Michael's fourth album as a member of Kate Rusby's band saw him play flute and whistle on this collection of re-recorded, live, and new tunes, each a signpost from the journey Barnsley's finest has taken in her ten-year career. (Oct 2002)
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Eamonn Coyne and Michael McGoldrick Through The Round Window listen to soundbites
Eamonn Coyne
Michael played on the second album from Irish tenor banjoist, and Compass label mate, Eamonn Coyne. (Nov 2002)
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2003
Capercaillie featuring Michael McGoldrick Choice Language listen to soundbites
Capercaillie
Capercaillie's third studio album with Michael as a member features the McGoldrick-penned 'Homers Reel' and 'Sort of Slides'. (May 2003)
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Karen Casey featuring Michael McGoldrick Distant Shores listen to soundbites
Karan Casey
Michael McGoldrick joined up with friends Dezi Donnelly and Karen Matheson to appear on Karan Casey's third album, which included a cover of Salford folk legend, Ewan MacColl's 'The Ballad of Tim Evans'. (May 2003)
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Shooglenifty featuring Michael McGoldrick The Arms Dealer's Daughter listen to soundbites
Shooglenifty
Michael McGoldrick plays Uillean Pipes on the track 'Tune For Bartley' from the jazzy Scottish band who mix a cocktail of Celtic grooves and traditional Scottish folk. (Jul 2003)
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Kate Rusby Band featuring Michael McGoldrick - Underneath The Stars Underneath The Stars listen to soundbites
Kate Rusby
Michael's fifth album with the Kate Rusby band once again produced a wonderful interpretation of classic British folk songs mixed with new tunes. Guest musicians joining Kate, Mike and John McCusker included Eddi Reader again, as well as The Grimethorpe Colliery Band. (Aug 2003)
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E2K featuring Michael McGoldrick If Not Now listen to soundbites
E2K
Michael McGoldrick and John McCusker make a guest appearance on this album from the Kellie While fronted English folk dance band. (Oct 2003)
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2004
Celtic Compass CD featuring Michael McGoldrick Celtic Compass listen to soundbites
Various Artists
Compilation CD acting as a great introduction into Mike's work. Features Michael McGoldrick & John McCusker's 'Rolling Waves' and his various work on Lunasa's 'Meitheamh', John McCusker's 'Big Man Set', Eamon Coyne's 'Mazurka & Jigs' and Kate Rusby's 'I Wish' (Feb 2004)
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Kate Rusby Band featuring Michael McGoldrick - Live From Leeds Live From Leeds 
Kate Rusby
Michael McGoldrick appears in Kate Rusby's all-star band on this DVD recorded live at Leeds City Varieties in September 2002 to celebrate her ten years as a recording artist and performer. Extra footage features Mike and the rest of the band backstage. (Jun 2004)
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Kate Rusby Band featuring Michael McGoldrick - live at Sidmouth Folk Festival - A Celebration of Music Recorded at The Sidmouth International Festival listen to soundbites
Various artists
Michael appears on the live recording of Kate Rusby's 'I Wonder What Is Keeping My True Love This Night' on this beautiful 35 track box set. Flook are also featured. (Jun 2004)
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Capercaillie featuring Michael McGoldrick Grace & Pride - The Anthology 1984-2004 listen to soundbites
Capercaillie
The 150 minute long, 38 track, 2 CD collection which looks back at 20 years of Cappercaillie, including Michael McGoldrick's 7 years in the band. Previously unreleased,live, ultra-rare and long-deleted gems are also added. (Sep 2004)
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John McCusker featuring Michael McGoldrick Goodnight Ginger listen to soundbites
John McCusker
Michael makes another guest appearance with fellow Kate Rusby band members Ian Carr and Andy Cutting, as well as Kate Rusby herself on fiddler John McCusker's third solo album, consisting mainly of new McCusker-penned tunes. (Oct 2004)
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Heratlands OST featuring Michael McGoldrick Heartlands
Kate Rusby & John McCusker
Michael appears on many of the tracks by John McCusker and Kate Rusby from the soundtrack of this gentle northern comedy starring Jim Sheen. Whilst the McCusker tracks are new for the film, the Kate Rusby tracks are taken from her '10' album. (Oct 2004)
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Billy Connolly and John McCusker featuring Michael McGoldrick Billy Connolly's Musical Tour of New Zealand
Billy Connolly & John McCusker
Michael makes a guest appearance in John McCusker's band on this superb soundtrack from the Billy Connolly series 'World Tour of New Zealand'. (Dec 2004)
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Kate Rusby Band featuring Michael McGoldrick - The Tale of Jack Frost The Tale Of Jack Frost
Michael McGoldrick appears on two of the songs by Kate Rusby on the soundtrack of this CBBC new Christmas classic narrated by Hugh Lawrie. Special features on the DVD include the two songs by Kate Rusby. The title track 'Jack Frost' also appears as a bonus track on 'The Girl Who Couldn't Fly' album (Dec 2004)
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2005
The Folk Awards featuring Michael McGoldrick Folk Awards 2005 listen to soundbites
Various Artists
BBC awards album featuring Michael McGoldrick on Lunasa's 'Stolen Purse' (Jan 2005)
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Damien Dempsey featuring Michael McGoldrick Shots listen to soundbites
Damien Dempsey
Michael McGoldrick appears as a guest musician, playing Uillean Pipes, on the third album from the highly celebrated Irish musician. (Mar 2005)
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Michael McGoldrick, Sharon Shannon, Frankie Gavin, Jim Murray - Tunes Tunes listen to soundbites
Sharon Shannon, Frankie Gavin, Michael McGoldrick, Jim Murray
Sharon Shannon assembled this Celtic supergroup which included Mike McGoldrick alongside De-Dannan fiddle player Frankie Gavin and guitarist Jim Murray. Michael wrote and performed many of the tracks, winning rave reviews in the process. (Apr 2005)
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Horace X featuring Michael McGoldrick Strategy listen to soundbites
Horace X
Michael appears as a guest musician on this album from the Cambridge jazz fusion, folk and Eastern European fiddle band. He plays low whistle on the track, 'She Want' (May 2005)
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Cathie Ryan featuring Michael McGoldrick The Farthest Wave listen to soundbites
Cathie Ryan
Michael McGoldrick plays flute alongside John McCusker on this album from multi-award winning Irish American vocalist, Cathie Ryan. (May 2005)
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Secret Garden featuring Michael McGoldrick and Russell Watson Earthsongs listen to soundbites
Secret Garden
Michael McGoldrick plays flute, whistle and pipes on this critically-panned album from Irish violinist Fionnuala Sherry and Norwegian keyboardist Rolf Lovland. Salford tenor, Russell Watson, appears on the track 'Always There'. (May 2005)
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John Doyle featuring Michael McGoldrick Wayward Son listen to soundbites
John Doyle
Michael McGoldrick appears as a guest musician along on this wonderful album from the traditional Irish folk star. Other guests include Kate Rusby, John McCusker, Linda Thompson, Alison Brown, Seamus Egan, and Danny Thompson. (Aug 2005)
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Kate Rusby Band featuring Michael McGoldrick - Underneath The Stars The Girl Who Couldn't Fly listen to soundbites
Kate Rusby
Michael's sixth album with the Kate Rusby is another collection of traditional ballads and Rusby-penned tunes. Guest musicians joining Kate, Mike and John McCusker included Kelly While and Idlewild's Roddy Woomble. Blur's Graham Coxon provided illustrations for the CD cover. (Sep 2005)
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Michael McGoldrick - Wired Wired
Michael McGoldrick
The product of 3 years writing, recording, experimenting and perfecting his art, the brilliant follow up to 'Fused' catches an even bolder Michael McGoldrick, producing a cutting edge brand of folk music not heard before. The album also features Dezi Donnelly, John McCusker, Flook's John Jo Kelly and Ed Boyd, Capercaillie's Donald Shaw, Manus Lunny and Ewen Vernel amongst others. Highly Recommended. (Oct 2005)
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Michael McGoldrick with Beth Nielsen Chapman, Bonnie Raitt, Christina Quinn and Donald Shaw Hands Across The Water - A Benefit for the Children of the Tsunami listen to soundbites
Various Artists
Superb charity CD of 16 unique collaborations including Michael McGoldrick with Beth Nielsen Chapman, Bonnie Raitt, Christina Quinn and Capercaillie's Donald Shaw on 'Be Still My Soul'. Flook, Karen Matheson and Lunasa also appear on the album (Oct '05)
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Karen Matheson featuring Michael McGoldrick Downriver listen to soundbites
Karen Matheson
Michael McGoldrick plays pipes on Capercaillie singer, Karen Matheson's long-awaited third solo album. (Nov 2005)
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2006
The Folk Awards featuring Michael McGoldrick Folk Awards 2006 listen to soundbites
Various Artists
BBC awards album featuring Michael's 'Hillsbrook Reels' & Kate Rusby's 'No Names' (Jan'06)
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Ten featuring Michael McGoldrick Essential Collection 1995-2005
Ten
Michael plays Uillean Pipes on this collection of re-recorded tracks from 90's British hard-rockers Ten. (Jan 2006)
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  Michael McGoldrick won BBC Folk Awards Musician of The Year 2006 and also BBC Folk Awards Best Live Act 2006 with the Kate Rusby band
Roddy Woomble starring Michael McGoldrick My Secret Is My Silence listen to soundbites
Roddy Woomble
Michael McGoldrick appears as guest instrumentalist, playing flute, whistle and pipes on Idlewild frontman, Roddy Woomble's debut solo album. Other guests include Kate Rusby and fellow band members Andy Cutting and Ian Carr. (Jul 2006)
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The Radio Ballards featuring Michael McGoldrick The Radio Ballads - Thirty Years of Conflict listen to soundbites
Various Artists
Michael McGoldrick performs with John McCusker, Cara Dillon, Chris While, Karine Polwart and Tom Sands in this BBC Radio 2 2006 production telling stories from three decades of sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland through interviews and music. (Nov 2006)
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2007
Eddi Reader featuring Michael McGoldrick Peacetime listen to soundbites
Eddi Reader
Michael McGoldrick played flutes, pipe and whistle alongside John McCusker, Donald Shaw, Boo Herwedine and a collection of superb folk musicians on this CD from the former Fairground Attraction singer. (Jan 2007)
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Julie Fowlis featuring Michael McGoldrick Cuilidh
Julie Fowlis
Michael McGoldrick plays flute, whistle and pipes alongside John McCusker, Chris Thile and Donald Shaw on this album from extraordinary Outer Hebridean Gaellic singer, Julie Fowlis, fiancée of Eamon Doorley, who's also on the CD. (Mar 2007)
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went on a mini-tour in May 2007 as Michael McGoldrick with John McCusker and John Doyle
Michael McGoldrick live at Cambridge Cool As Folk - Cambridge Folk Festival
Various Artists
Superb 35 track, double CD of live recordings at The Cambridge Folk Festival, between 1998 and 2005, featuring the Michael McGoldrick solo track 'Watermans' and with Kate Rusby on 'Underneath The Stars' (Jul 2007) Highly Recommended
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Kate Rusby Band featuring Michael McGoldrick - Awkward Annie Awkward Annie
Kate Rusby
Michael's seventh album as a member of the Kate Rusby band. Another collection of traditional ballads and new tunes, Mike again joined the likes of John McCusker (who by now had split romantically with Kate). He only appears on the one track, playing flute on 'John Barbury' (Aug 2007)
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Michael McGoldrick, Sharon Shannon, Dezi Donnelly, Jim Murray - Renegade Renegade
Sharon Shannon, Mike McGoldrick, Dezi Donnelly, Jim Murray
Following a successful tour of Australia together in 2006, Sharon Shannon, Mike McGoldrick, best friend, Mancunian fiddle legend, Dezi Donnelly and guitarist Jim Murray get together for this album of folk, jazz and raggae. Michael wrote and performed many of the tracks and even makes his vocal debut. (Aug 2007)
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following an appearance at Cambridge Folk festival, the Renegade line-up tour in September and December 2007
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