Click on the links next to the speaker icons below to hear full length recordings from various phases in Brian's career

 From Hyland & O'Shaughnessy:

Whiskey Johnny--an a capella sea chanty, accompanied by whiskey glasses

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 The Overlanders--an Australian cattle-driver song, recorded live

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From The Hylands:

 The Cottage Floor--a song written by Brian to a jazz version of the Irish air, "Eamonn an Chnuic," telling of how his mother's family survived the flood of 1935 and used the floor from their dance hall to build a cottage on Keuka Lake.

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The Country Life--an English song about simple living

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The Marching Season--a song written by Brian about the Orange Order marching season, aimed at stirring up trouble between Protestants and Catholics

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 Paddy on the Railway--a sea chanty about Poor Paddy

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 Cruiscin Lan--an Irish song about a lovely little full jug 

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Oro Se Do Bheatha Bhaile--a rebel song written by Padraig Pearse

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 From Celtimorphosis:

Si Beag, Si Mor--a piece composed by Turloch O'Carolan

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Irish Brigade--a medley of the Battle Hymn of the Republic and the hornpipe Comhra Donn 

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 Road to Lisdoonvarna / Swallowtail Jig--a pair of traditional jigs

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 From West o' Clare:

Glenveagh--a song written by Brian about the Glenveagh National Park in Donegal

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 Barley Wine--a song written by Brian about a particularly potent batch of home brew

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The Calamity Ceili (a.k.a., The Luxembourg Bus)--a song written by Brian about an accident on the Ring of Kerry that the band turned into an impromptu ceili.  Since people sometimes think Brian made this story up, here's a video version of the recording with pictures of the bus, the wedged car, and the music on the ferry.

 From Innisfree:

 Mary Mack / Old Grey Cat--recorded live among the Saints at SCC.

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 From The Motteley Bande:

The Noble Reporter--recorded live at the Blue Gargoyle in November, 1983.  An original satirical song about the invasion of Grenada and the role of the press written by Brian to the tune of Lizzy Lindsay, which the band had just sung. 

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