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The Dublinerss: Discography
Transatlantic LP Compilations: 1974-1989


The Dubliners on Stage

  • The Dubliners On Stage
    • 1974 - Transatlantic/Metronome 200.176 LP (Germany)
    • 1974 - Transatlantic 5N 038N-60678 LP (Netherlands)
    • 1974 - (Sonet) Grand Prix GP 10038 LP (Sweden)

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  • Side One
    1. The Patriot Game
    2. My Love is in America
    3. The Monto
    4. McAlpines Fusiliers
    5. The Cook in the Kitchen
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  • Side Two
    1. The High Reel
    2. The Banks of the Roses
    3. The Swallows Tail Reel
    4. The Nightingale
    5. The Sligo Maid & Colonel Rodney

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Here's to the Dubliners
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  • Here's to the Dubliners
    • 1975 - Transatlantic/Metronome 201.048 LP (Germany)

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  • Track List:
    1. Finnegans Wake
    2. Will You Come To The Bower
    3. Peggy Lettermore
    4. The Old Orange Flute
    5. Air Fa La Lo
    6. Róisín Dubh
    7. Surrounded By Water
    8. I'll Tell Me Ma
    9. Home Boys Home
    10. Chief O'Neill's Hornpipe
    11. Boulavogue
    12. Nelson's Farewell

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The Original Dubliners
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  • The Original Dubliners
    • 1977 - Transatlantic/Metronome 44.004 LP (Germany)

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  • Side One
    1. Off To Dublin In Green
    2. Sunshine Hornpipe & The Mountain Road
    3. Will You Come To The Bower
    4. I'll Tell Me Ma
    5. The Mason's Apron
    6. The Foggy Dew
  • Side Two
    1. The Wild Rover
    2. Easy And Slow
    3. Home Boys Home
    4. Nelson's Farewell
    5. The Twang Man
    6. Jar Of Porter

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The Dubliners - Anthology

  • The Dubliners - Anthology
    • 1978 - Transatlantic MTRA 2010 LP
    • 1989 - Transatlantic TA 9.00792 D LP

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  • Side One
    1. The Rocky Road To Dublin
    2. Peggy Lettermore
    3. Will You Come To The Bower
    4. Reels
    5. Tramps And Hawkers
    6. Master McGrath
  • Side Two
    1. Woman From Wexford
    2. Nelson's Farewell
    3. The Mason's Apron
    4. Walking In The Dew
    5. The Nightingale
    6. Sea Shanty (Roddy McCorley)

  • Credits
    • Compilation by John Briley
    • Art Direction: Colin Dresner
    • Anthology Cover Design: Graphyk
    • © 1978 Logo Records
  • Track Sources:
    • Tracks: 1, 5 & 11 are from The Dubliners: 1964 - TRA 116 LP
    • Tracks: 2, 4 & 7 are from In Concert: 1965 - TRA 124 LP
    • Track: 9 is from Mainly Barney: 1966 - TRA EP 136 EP
    • Tracks: 3 & 8 are from Finnegan Wakes: 1966 - TRA 139 LP
    • Tracks: 6 & 10 are from More Of The Dubliners: 1966 - TRA EP 152 EP
    • Track: 12 is previously unreleased — titled "Sea Shanty" — it is in fact "Roddy McCorley".
      • This is not the version from In Concert, with Bob Lynch.
      • The track is probably from the same session as the Dubliners' first Transatlantic LP, as it includes Luke Kelly, but not John Sheahan.
      • Just to make it more confusing, this track was subsequently released on various CDs — under the title, "Sea Shanty" and "Roddy McCorley".
  • Notes
    • The original LP (incorrectly) states that it contains three "previously unissued" tracks.
      • "Master McGrath"; "Walking In The Dew" & "Sea Shanty"
    • The first 2 tracks are from the Transatlantic EP, More of the Dubliners.

Sleeve Notes

The Dubliners are, with total justification, legendary.

Even before their monster British hit "Seven Drunken Nights" they were well on the way and had a huge following in Ireland. They've since almost become the popular public face of Ireland with their incredible energy poured wholeheartedly into a boisterous, rollicking chorus.

That is, of course, one very agreeable aspect of the Dubliners. There's nothing wrong with a good boozey Irish chorus, and this group can supply it better than anybody else. Yet there's another side to the group too — it's too often overlooked that Barney McKenna is one of the greatest banjo players in the world, and that the group as a whole can handle ballads with a sensitivity that belies the bushy beards and the image of downing pints of Guinness between verses.

This album represents some of their early highlights. The Ronnie Drew Band had played informally around Dublin at the start of the Sixties and the Dubliners — Drew, McKenna, former dock worker Luke Kelly and Ciaron Bourke — first emerged nationally at the 1963 Edinburgh Festival. "Rocky Road To Dublin", backed by "Wild Rover" was in fact their first single, and the album that followed, "The Dubliners" also secured them success in the States as well as Britain.

The rest, as they say, is history.

COLIN IRWIN

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Home Boys Home
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  • Home Boys Home
    • 1979 - Harp (Pickwick) HPE 617 LP

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  • Side One
    1. Mason's Apron
    2. The Nightengale
    3. The Holy Ground
    4. Home Boys Home
    5. Master McGrath
    6. Love Is Pleasing
  • Side Two
    1. Rocky Road To Dublin
    2. Woman From Wexford
    3. McAlpines Fusiliers
    4. Monto
    5. The Patriot Game
    6. The Wild Rover


Sleeve Notes

Still considered the darlings of Dublin. Still bearded and musical with personalities capable of winning the heart of any Irishman. Any guesses that this bunch of lads are, of course, The Dubliners.

It is now seventeen years since The Dubliners first came together at the Edinburgh Festival where they swept on the folk scene and became the biggest thing the Irish entertainment business had ever known. They trail-blazed their way round the world bringing their Irish music to America., Australia and New Zealand as well as Germany. France and England.

On this "Home Boys Home" album, there is an excellent collection of twelve of their best loved songs including, a fine slip jig called The Rocky Road To Dublin, considered by Dubliner, Ciaron Bourke, "to be our signature tune" — or, there's the title track, a moral dedicated to all tardy women.

Whether a reel, a jig or a drinking song, the message is international and the music immortal. With this superb compilation, the boys are truly home.

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Greatest Hits
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  • Greatest Hits
    • 1981 - Fun - FUN 9033 LP (France)

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  • Side One
    1. The Wild Rover
    2. The Leaving Of Liverpool
    3. I'll Tell My Ma
    4. Will You Come To The Bower
    5. Easy And Slow
    6. Home Boys Home
    7. The Rocky Road To Dublin
    8. The Old Orange Flute
  • Side Two
    1. Nelson's Farewell
    2. The Mason's Apron
    3. Off To Dublin In The Green
    4. Peggy Lettermore
    5. The Glendalough Saint
    6. Róisín Dubh
    7. The Twang Man
    8. Boulavogue

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Ihre Schönsten Lieder (Their most beautiful songs)
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  • Ihre Schönsten Lieder (Their most beautiful songs)
    • 1982 - Metronome/Logo Records 0064 033 LP (Germany)

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  • Side One
    1. A Jar Of Porter
    2. The Ragman's Ball
    3. Maids, When You're Young, Never Wed An Old Man
    4. The Monto
    5. Tramps And Hawkers
    6. Master McGrath
  • Side Two
    1. The Parting Glass
    2. Off To Dublin In Green
    3. Finnegans Wake
    4. The Wild Rover
    5. The Holy Ground
    6. The Rocky Road To Dublin
    7. The Leaving Of Liverpool

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The Best of the Dubliners
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  • The Best of the Dubliners
    • 1983 - SPOT (Pickwick) SPR 8504 LP

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  • Side One
    1. Off To Dublin In The Green
    2. Sunshine Hornpipe & The Mountain Road
    3. Will You Come To the Bower
    4. I'll Tell Me Ma
    5. Home Boys Home
    6. The Foggy Dew
  • Side Two
    1. The Wild Rovers [sic]
    2. Easy and Slow
    3. The Mason's Apron
    4. Nelson's Farewell
    5. The Glendalough Saint
    6. Jar of Porter


Sleeve Notes

Take a quintet of bearded musical personalities. Add a couple of guitars, banjoes and a fiddle. Mix well with five Irish singing voices, no doubt smoothed, mellowed, nurtured and developed by innumerable bottles of Guinness and you have THE DUBLINERS. It was at the Edinburgh Festival of 1963 that The Dubliners first came together. This group of five Irish lads immediately took off for the high spots with their typically Irish, yet somehow distinctive, brand of Irish folk music. It is not only in their native Ireland that they have made their impact. Britain, America, France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand jig, reel and foot-tap to their sounds. Whether a reel, a jig or a drinking song, the message is international on this compilation.

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