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Irish Songs

Dominic Behan: Irish Songs (Topic 10T28)

Irish Songs
recalled by Dominic Behan

Topic Records 10T28 (10" LP, UK, 1958)

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Recorded by Bill Leader;
Sleeve design by Gloria Leader

See also the album's sleeve notes in the Dominic Behan discography at Nick Guida's fantastic The Balladeers website.

Musicians

Dominic Behan, vocals;
John Hasted, guitar, banjo, accordion

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Zoological Gardens
  2. Love Is Teasing (Roud 1049)
  3. The Poor Lone Boy
  4. The Maid of the Sweet Brown Knowe (Roud 562; Laws P7)
  5. Coolin
  6. Maureen
  1. The Blind Man (Roud 183; Laws Q2; G/D 2:318)
  2. Lagan Love (Roud 1418)
  3. The Old Triangle
  4. She Moves Through the Fair (Roud 861)
  5. Poem

All tracks trad. except
Track 5 words Dominic Behan, based on a song by Thomas Furlong;
Track 9 Dominic Behan

> Folk Music > Records > Dominic Behan: Down by the Liffeyside

Down by the Liffeyside

Dominic Behan: Down by the Liffeyside (Topic 12T35, 1959)

Down By the Liffeyside
Irish Street Ballads
Dominic Behan

Topic Records 12T35 (LP, UK, 1959)
Topic Records TSDL035 (digital download, UK, October 2009)

Dominic Behan: Down by the Liffeyside (Topic 12T35, 1959)
Dominic Behan: Down by the Liffeyside (Topic 12T35, 1963)

Recorded in London 1959 by Bill Leader;
Photo of Dominic Behan on the reissue cover taken by Brian Shuel at the Crown, Edinburgh, in 1963

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See also the album's sleeve notes in the Dominic Behan discography at Nick Guida's fantastic The Balladeers website.

Musicians

Dominic Behan, vocals;
Peggy Seeger, guitar, banjo;
Leon Rosselson, guitar [1-2];
Ralph Rinzler, mandolin;

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Get Me Down Me Filling Knife (1.54)
  2. The Saint (2.16)
  3. Down by the Liffeyside (Roud 10688) (2.36)
  4. Rossa's Farewell to Dublin (Roud 3040) (2.27)
  5. Waxies' Dargle (0.25)
  6. Red Roses for Me (2.22)
  7. Thank You, Mam, Said Dan (2.02)
  8. John Mitchell (Roud 5163) (3.39)
  9. The Finding of Moses (1.52)
  10. Master McGrath (Roud 3041) (3.34)
  1. Dicey Riley (1.05)
  2. Finnegan's Wake (Roud 1009) (3.13)
  3. The Women Are Worse Than the Men (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (2.44)
  4. Easy and Slow (3.33)
  5. The Spanish Lady (Roud 542; G/D 4:746) (2.26)
  6. The Twang Man (1.37)
  7. Bold Robert Emmett (Roud 3066) (3.21)
  8. Biddy Mulligan (Roud 16250) (3.23)

> Folk Music > Records > Ewan MacColl, Dominic Behan: Streets of Song

Ewan MacColl, Dominic Behan: Streets of Song

Ewan MacColl, Dominic Behan: Streets of Song (Topic 12T41)

Streets of Song
Childhood Memories of City Streets from Glasgow, Salford and Dublin
Ewan MacColl, Dominic Behan

Topic Records 12T41 (LP, UK, 1959)

The Singing Streets
Childhood Memories of Ireland and Scotland
Ewan MacColl, Dominic Behan

Folkways Records FB08051 (LP, USA, 1964)

Ewan MacColl, Dominic Behan: Streets of Song (Topic 12T41)
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Recorded by Bill Leader

See also the album's sleeve notes in the Dominic Behan discography at Nick Guida's fantastic The Balladeers website.

Musicians

Ewan MacColl, vocals;
Dominic Behan, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Introduction and Oaths (8.00)
  2. Singing Games and Ring Games (8.56)
  3. Skipping Rope, Ball Bouncing and Counting Rhymes (6.20)
  1. Chants, Jeers and Election Ditties (9.24)
  2. Seasonal Songs and Chants (4.36)
  3. Rhymes and Taunts (4.39)
  4. The Days End (5.17)

> Folk Music > Records > Dominic Behan: Easter Week and After

Easter Week and After

Dominic Behan: Easter Week and After (Topic 12T44, 1960)

Easter Week and After
Songs of the IRA
Dominic Behan

Topic Records 12T44 (LP, UK, 1959)

Dominic Behan: Easter Week and After (Topic 12T44, 1965)
Dominic Behan: Easter Week and After (Topic 12T44, 1965)

Recorded by Bill Leader in 1958;
Notes by Paddy Tunney 1965;
New sleeve design by Derrick McRobert 1976, photograph Popperfoto

Dominic Behan: Easter Week and After (Topic 12T44, 1976)
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See also the album's sleeve notes in the Dominic Behan discography at Nick Guida's fantastic The Balladeers website.

Musicians

Dominic Behan, vocals;
John Hasted, guitar, banjo, accordion

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Erin Go Brath (Roud 1627; Laws Q20; G/D 2:236) (2.38)
  2. It's a Grand Old Country (1.49)
  3. The Recruiting Sergeant (1.46)
  4. Slean Libh (3.40)
  5. Sergeant William Bailey (2.48)
  6. Barry's Column (1.34)
  7. Roscarbery (2.58)
  8. The Boys of County Cork (1.48)
  1. Johnston's Motor Car (Roud 4833) (3.14)
  2. Sean Tracy (2.34)
  3. Take it Down from the Mast (2.19)
  4. The Castle of Drumboe (2.16)
  5. The Merry Ploughboy (Roud 163) (2.47)
  6. The Oul' Alarm Clock (1.40)
  7. Sean South (3.50)
  8. The Patriot Game (Roud 18464) (3.56)

Tracks 1-2, 4-5 Peadar Kearney;
Track 3 Seamus O'Farrell;
Track 9 William Gillespie;
Track 13 words Jeremiah Lynch;
Track 14 words Phil Kelly;
Tracks 15-16 Dominic Behan

> Folk Music > Records > Dominic Behan: Peelers and Prisoners

Peelers and Prisoners

Dominic Behan: Peelers and Prisoners (Topic TOP85)

Peelers and Prisoners
Dominic Behan

Topic Records TOP85 (EP, UK, 1963)

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Recorded by Bill Leader;
Liner notes by Enoch Kent

See also the album's sleeve notes in the Dominic Behan discography at Nick Guida's fantastic The Balladeers website.

Musicians

Dominic Behan, vocals;
John Hasted, banjo, guitar

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Old Triangle
  2. The Smashing of the Van (Roud 3028)
  1. The Peelers and the Goat (Roud 1458)
  2. The Mountjoy Hotel

Track 1 Dominic Behan

> Folk Music > Records > Dominic Behan: Dominic Takes the Floor

Dominic Takes the Floor

Dominic Behan: Dominic Takes the Floor (Topic TOP101)

Dominic Takes the Floor
Dominic Behan

Topic Records TOP101 (EP, UK, 1964)

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Recorded by Bill Leader

See also the album's sleeve notes in the Dominic Behan discography at Nick Guida's fantastic The Balladeers website.

Musicians

Dominic Behan, vocals;
John Hasted, banjo, guitar

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Blind Man He Could See (Roud 183; Laws Q2; G/D 2:318)
  2. Love Is Pleasing (Roud 1049)
  1. Zoological Gardens
  2. A Sailor Courted a Farmer's Daughter (Roud 993; Laws O41; G/D 6:1093)

> Leon Rosselson > Records > Dominic Behan: The Patriot Game / Erin Go Brath

The Patriot Game / Erin Go Brath

Dominic Behan: The Patriot Game (Topic STOP115)

The Patriot Game / Erin Go Brath
Dominic Behan

Topic Records STOP115 (single, UK, 1964)

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Musicians

Dominic Behan, vocals;
John Hasted, banjo, guitar

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Patriot Game (Roud 18464)
  1. Erin Go Brath (Roud 1627; Laws Q20; G/D 2:236)

Track 1 written by Dominic Behan