A new song and/or video every day for a year.

Posts tagged ‘Irish’

Father and Son

Cat Stevens wrote and first performed the song.

Ronan Keating sang the song with Yusuf (Cat Stevens changed his name to Yusuf Islam in 1978).

Justin Standley sang the song on X Factor in Australia.

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The Dubliners part 2

Tap your toes and click your heels.

The Octopus Reel – whose hands are where?

Belfast hornpipe and  The Swallow’s Tail

Ciaran Bourke Donegal Reel and Longford Collector

John Sheahan from the Dubliners plays The Irish Washerwoman with Andre Rieu and his orchestra.

 

The Dubliners

The Dubliners will help us celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

Seven Drunken Nights

Sick Note

Lord of the Dance

Weile Weile Waila

Carols From Around the World

Here are a few carols representing several different countries.

Australia  – Six White Boomers by Rolf Harris

 

 

Spain or Mexico  –  Jose Feliciano singing Feliz Navidad

 

 

Hawaii  –  Mele Kalikimaka by Bing Crosby

 

 

Ireland – Bing Crosby sang this during my childhood

 

 

The Irish Rovers sing their version

 

 

Christy Moore

Ordinary Man sung with Declan Sinnott.

 

Missing You sung with Declan Sinnott.

 

Ride On

 

 

Redemption Song

Bob Marley wrote and recorded the song in 1979.

His son, Ziggy Marley recorded the song with The Chieftains in 2002.

Playing For Change recorded the song with Marley’s son, Stephen and released it this year.

Gerry O’Connor

Gerry is an Irish composer, musician best known for his banjo playing.  He plays as a soloist as well as is a member of the group Four Men And A Dog. 

Here he plays two reels, The Bag Of Spuds and The Copperplate.

Arty McGlynn joins him on guitar in Francie Brearton’s Jig and Sally Kelly’s Reel.

Bela Fleck plays along with Gerry on Banish Misfortune and The Maid Behind The Bar.

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