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Irish Descendants Listings at GEST Songs of NFLD
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A Walk In The Irish Rain ~ Steve Spurgin (V)

Acadian Saturday Night ~ Stan Rogers (V)

All Around My Hat ~ Traditional (V)

Barrett's Privateers ~ Stan Rogers

The Black And Tans ~ Dominic Behan (V)

Black Is The Colour (Of My True Love's Hair) ~ Trad

Blooming Bright Star Of Belle Isle ~ Traditional

Caledonia ~ Douglas Menzies MacLean

Catch The Wind ~ Donovan (V)

City Of Chicago ~ Kevin Barry Moore (V)

The Days Of Yore ~ D'Arcy Broderick (V)

Dirty Old Town ~ Ewan MacColl

The Dublin Reel ~ C Corcoran & R Taylor (V)

Eileen Og ~ Percy French / William H Collisson (V)

Everyone's Sons And Daughters ~ Ryan/MacDonald

Gypsy Maiden ~ Dick Farrelly

Heading Home For Christmas ~ Con O'Brien (V)

Her Father Didn't Like Me Anyway ~ Gerry Rafferty

I No More Will Be Passing This Way ~ D Broderick (V)

I Saw Three Ships ~ Traditional

In Praise Of Christmas ~ Traditional (V)

The Irish Rover ~ Traditional

John O'Dreams ~ Bill Caddick (V)

Last Of The Great Whales ~ Andy Barnes

Leaving London ~ Tom Paxton

Lovers ~ Adrian Mannering (V)

Misty Morning Shore (V)

Murphy Broke The Pledge ~ Johnny Burke

My Irish Molly O ~ William Jerome and Jean Schwartz

Never Been There Before ~ Johnny Burke

Out From St. Leonards ~ Gary O'Driscoll

Raggle-Taggle Gypsy ~ Traditional (V)

Rattlin' Bog ~ Traditional (V)

The Rock And A Hard Place ~ Bruce Guthro

The Rocky Road To Dublin ~ D.K. Gavan

Rollin' Home ~ Ronnie Power/Larry Martin

Rollin' Of The Sea ~ Burrows/Handley (Vx2)

The Rose Of Allendale ~ Chas H Jeffreys & S Nelson

Sally Brown ~ Traditional (V)

Sam Hall ~ Traditional (V)

Shamrock City ~ Ron Kavanagh (V)

She Moved Through The Fair ~ Padraic Colum

Step It Out Mary ~ Séan McCarthy (V)

Uncle Dan ~ Traditional (V)

Useta Love Her ~ Moran/Carton/Stevens/Cunniffe

Will They Lie There Evermore ~ John Phippard (V)

Biographical Notes

Formed in 1990, this Newfoundland and Labrador band has a loyal local following, as well as many fans outside Canada. Their debut album, Misty Morning Shore was released in 1991 and landed the group a contract with Warner Music, who released the group's second album, Look To The Sea, in 1993. Gypsies And Lovers followed in 1996, the year they received a Juno Award and the title Entertainers Of The Year at the East Coast Music Awards. The band toured throughout the late 1990s, releasing a number of compilations and a Christmas album which preceded 2004's Across The Water on New York's Kells Records. Southern Shore was released in 2007 and was produced by Great Big Sea's Alan Doyle. The current line-up includes vocalist/guitarist Con O'Brien, Glenn Hiscock on fiddle, banjo, mandolin, and vocals, Graham Wells on accordion, tin whistle, bodhran, and vocals, Mike Hanrahan on banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, guitar, and lead vocals, and Paul Hiscock on bass and vocals.

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