Foo Fighters – All My Life [Rock]

Here’s another hit from one of the best rock bands of all time. Hailing from Seattle (like much of what’s good about the USA), the Foo Fighters have an impressive back catalogue that will have you kicking your heels to exhaustion. Rebel Voice feels that the best way to enjoy this track is to put […]

Iron Horse – Crazy Train (Bluegrass Cover)

Iron Horse are a fantastically talented group. They can thump out first-class bluegrass songs but are equally adept at covering well-known rock songs. They do the originals proud. In this piece, the country boys from Killen, Alabama tackle the Ozzy Osbourne hit, Crazy Train. Rebel Voice dares your feet not to move. If you enjoyed […]

Irish Rebels – Irish Soldier Laddie (Irish Rebel)

Here’s a rousing Republican ballad to set you up for your day. This well known song was written by a Belfast man by the name of Paddy ‘Paddy Joe’ McGuigan, who was a member of the popular Republican folk group, Barleycorn.  Paddy Joe died in 2014. He left behind many fine songs and they form […]

The Beautiful South – Rotterdam (Pop)

The Beautiful South have one of the most impressive back catalogues in the business with a string of hits throughout the eighties and nineties. Here is one of their best known. If you enjoyed this, please share

Rhiannon Giddens – Julie (Bluegrass/Blues Ballad On Slavery)

This lady is multi-talented. She can play. She can write. She can sing. It’s slightly more unusual to see a black person playing bluegrass. There’s no real reason why that should be the case other than that particular genre is descended from Irish and Scots music as carried there by colonials, and few of them […]

Joe Strummer – Redemption Song (Folk)

Although known for his lead part in the punk band, The Clash, Joe Strummer also carved out a career for himself in both collaborations and as a solo performer. In this one, he takes on the Bob Marley classic, Redemption Song, which is a favourite among drunken students across the globe. Apparently, everyone loves to […]

Revolution – Fiach Moriarty (Irish Folk)

Here’s a timely ballad from a relative unknown, and up and coming star, of the Irish folk scene. If you like this, you can say that you heard this fine performer here first. If you don’t like it, then tell others that you heard it on the BBC… (ya gotta like his name if nothing […]