Label: Decca - LK 4633 • Format: Vinyl LP, Mono • Country: UK • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk
"Whiskey In The Jar" is a haunting song, one filled with dynamic overlays, tired graveled vocals, attention to being, structured for emotional effect, and achieving all of them bringing me to tears, dropping me to my knees, watching half forgotten ghosts dance in the flames, wondering why my youth seems so far behind, and longing to see that young man reach out and take my hand once more, /5(54).
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A different (“previously unreleased”) version of “Ratcliffe Highway” — from LP At Home with the Dubliners recording session — was eventually released on the compilation, Ireland’s No. 1 Folk Group, and subsequently included on other compilation CDs. None of these (original) tracks have been re-released (in any form).
· “Whisky in a Jar” is actually on old Irish traditional song that was called “The Highwayman and The Captain”. The lyrics were altered and the name changed to “Whiskey in the Jar” by the Beasley Brothers some time in The song was later made famous by the Irish band the Dubliners in
"Whiskey in the Jar" is an Irish traditional song set in the southern mountains of Ireland, often with specific mention of counties Cork and Kerry. The song, about a rapparee (highwayman) who is betrayed by his wife or lover, is one of the most widely performed traditional Irish songs and has been recorded by numerous artists since the s.
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