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Alison O'Donnell

Alison O'Donnell
Country
Ireland
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Alison O'Donnell (born Alison Bools, previously known under married name Williams — O'Donnell is her mother's maiden name) is an Irish singer, formerly a member of Mellow Candle and Flibbertigibbet.
Photo by Jessica Hilltout
Website
http://www.alisonodonnell.com
Related articles (8)
Releases on file (10)
Alison O'Donnell — The Road We Know Alison O'Donnell — The Road We Know
(Mega Dodo MEGA8, 2018, 7")
Dave Thompson — The Incomplete Angler - 10 Years of Fruits de Mer Records Dave Thompson — The Incomplete Angler - 10 Years of Fruits de Mer Records
(Dave Thompson Books, 2018, TPB)
Various Artists — Wyrd Kalendar Various Artists — Wyrd Kalendar
(Mega Dodo , 2018, CD+Book)
Alison O'Donnell — Climb Sheer the Fields of Peace Alison O'Donnell — Climb Sheer the Fields of Peace
(Mega Dodo DODOLP26 / DODOCD26, 2017, LP / CD / DL)
Alison O'Donnell with Head South by Weaving — Day Is Done Alison O'Donnell with Head South by Weaving — Day Is Done
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 03, 2008, 7")
Alison O'Donnell & Isabel Ni Chuireain — Mise Agus Ise Alison O'Donnell & Isabel Ni Chuireain — Mise Agus Ise
(no#, 2006, CD)
Flibbertigibbet — My Lagan Love - Unreleased Live and Studio Recordings Flibbertigibbet — My Lagan Love - Unreleased Live and Studio Recordings
(Kissing Spell KSCD902, 1978/1998, CD / DL)
Flibbertigibbet — Whistling Jigs to the Moon Flibbertigibbet — Whistling Jigs to the Moon
(Guerssen SOMM044, 1978/2018, CD / LP / DL)
Mellow Candle — Swaddling Songs Mellow Candle — Swaddling Songs
(Si Wan SRMC 0021, 1971/1993, CD)
Mellow Candle — The Virgin Prophet Mellow Candle — The Virgin Prophet
(Si Wan Kissing Spell SRMC 4053, 1970/1995, CD)

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