Irish Folk Singer – Paul Brady – Arthur McBride

This wonderful anti-war song, covered by Bob Dylan among others, tells of two young men, one of whom was Arthur McBride, who encounter a British recruiting Sergeant and his drummer boy in Napoleonic times in Ireland. The two Irishmen dispute the proposed merits of joining the British army only to be sent to the continent […]

John Mellancamp – Jack And Diane

Great songs last forever. This is one. It never tires or grows old. It will be played 500 years from now when we are are driving around in flying cars, on Mars. – If you enjoyed this, please share it –

John Cougar – Hurts So Good

It will probably have been a while since you last heard this classic rock track, so turn it up and never forget just how good it really is. Enjoy! – If you enjoyed this, please share it –

The Streets Of New York – Ryan McMullan And The Wolfe Tones

Here are two versions of the famous Irish folk song that tells of a young emigrant who leaves his native land to seek a better life in New York. The lyrics pay homage to the strong relationship between the Irish and the New York Police Department. As is the case with many emigres, it is […]

Jackson Browne – Before The Deluge

This is a beautiful track from the songer-songwriter, Jackson Browne. The lyrics in this haunting song are among some of the best ever written; poetry at its finest. The Irish among you may be more familiar with the Christy Moore version, yet this is a sterling performance by the man who wrote it. Enjoy! – […]

Irish Rebel Song – Some Say The Devil Is Dead

This folk classic is here performed by The Kilkennys (I wonder where they’re from?). They are accompanied by set dancers wearing ‘heavy shoes’ who provide a wonderful percussion for a time. – If you care, please give it a share –

Cat Stevens – Father And Son

Although this classic has been covered by many, few can compare with any performance by the man who wrote it. This is a gentle and poignant rendition by the magnificent Cat Stevens, now known as Yusuf Islam. – If you enjoyed this, please share –