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Drinkin' and Courtin'

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Released  1968
Artist  The Dubliners
Producer  Tommy Scott
Genre  Music of Ireland
Drinkin' and Courtin' (1968)  At It Again (1968)
Release date  1968
Label  Parlophone
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Similar  The Dubliners albums, Music of Ireland albums

The dubliners drinkin and courtin

Drinkin' and Courtin' is an album by The Dubliners. It was originally released in 1968. The line-up consists of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, Ciarán Bourke and John Sheahan. Two tracks are instrumentals. Five of the songs are comic. It reached number 31 in the UK album charts in 1968.


Side One

  1. "Dirty Old Town" (Ewan MacColl)
  2. "Quare Bungle Rye" (Trad)
  3. "Peggy Gordon" (Trad)
  4. "Rattling Roaring Willie" (Trad)
  5. "Carolan's Concerto" (instrumental) (Trad)
  6. "The Herring" (Trad)
  7. "The Parting Glass" (Trad)

Side Two

  1. "Maids When You're Young Never Wed an Old Man" (Trad)
  2. "Gentleman Soldier" (Trad)
  3. "Hand Me Down Me Petticoat" (Trad)
  4. "Flop Eared Mule (Donkey Reel)" (instrumental) (Trad)
  5. "I Know My Love" (Trad)
  6. "Mrs. McGrath" (*) (Trad)
  7. "Maid of the Sweet Brown Knowe" (Trad)
  8. "My Little Son" (Trad)

Chart Performance

(*) Spoken introduction mentions Ciarán Bourke.


1Dirty Old Town (2012 Remastered Version)2:55
2Quare Bungle Rye (2012 Remastered Version)2:35
3Peggy Gordon (2012 Remastered Version)3:28


Drinkin' and Courtin' Wikipedia

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