Limerick ,Happy New Year .

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It was 40 Years Ago Today,Abbey Road The Beatles

It was 40 years ago today ,8 August 1969 when the Beatles walked out of their Abbey Road Studios and crossed the road (to paraphrase from the Beatles lyric on opening intro to Sgt .Peppers 20 years ago today) for a eponymous image to be taken of them at an zebra crossing ,which is now … Continue reading

Michael Jackson ,Cork 1988

It is 21 years since Colly and I decided to drive from Limerick  to Cork’s Pairc Ui Chaoimh to see a musical genius ,the king of Pop in a battered run down Renault 5 .The majority of our friends though we were mad ,as Jackson’s music did not fit in with their choice of artist. Jackson … Continue reading

Everywhere I look There’s work to be done

Everywhere I look Theres work to be done The Economy is in decline Theres a man with a gun Every single day Im taken by surprise Politicians cuting pay Banks are nationalised Everywhere I look Theres work to be done. Even in America In the Delta lands People are still struggling And need a helping … Continue reading

Limerick Jazz Workshop

The Limerick Jazz Workshop  is a very prominent and active group who play regularly  their  music is great ,it is good to see they have uploaded several videos of their work to You Tube.An example of their work is in the video shown here on the site where Steve Hanks group perform “One Note Samba ” … Continue reading

My Limerick Vales from Blue Skies and Green Fields

My Limerick Vales from Blue Skies and Green Fields is song by  the legendary accordion player Sean Wilson.Sean From Derry was a part of family band until 1989 ,then it all changed for him with the release of his own album.Since the release his career has gone from strength to strength.Sean was so sucessful that … Continue reading

The Waterboys,In concert In Croom 1989

      In October 1988 The Waterboys released the “Fisherman’s Blues “which became a massive hit for them especially in Ireland due to its traditional influences. Mike Scott and Steve Wickham combined together Rock, Country and local Music to delight of the Irish Public .Mike Scott was residing in the Spiddal Area of Galway … Continue reading

Farewell to a Real Legend ,Ronnie Drew

Ronnie Drew has passed  away after a long illness,he has had a long battle with illness,seeing him on the Late Late Show recently was sad to see how a person can be taken by this terrible Cancer.There is not  a relation or a person that we all know who have been taken by this, his wife Deirdre also passed away a … Continue reading