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Thursday March 16th, 2017 with Chris Sharp
March 17 is St. Patrick's Day-tonight's show features musicians native to Ireland and Northern ireland

Opening set features Belfast's Van Morrison who formed Them in 1964 before going solo in 1966 at American producer Bert Bern's urging. Kenny McDowell was brought in to replace Morrison on vocals but lack of further success doomed the band
Call My Name
Them - Them featuring Van Morrison(1990)
Bent Over You
Them - Time Out! Time In For Them(1968)
When The Evening Sun Goes Down
Van Morrison - Tupelo Honey(1971)
The Eternal Kansas City
Van Morrison - A Period of Transition(1977)
Bright Side of The Road
Van Morrison - Into The Music(1979)
Dweller On The Threshold
Van Morrison - Beautiful Vision(1982)
Psychedelic band Eire Apparent (their lone l.p. produced by Jimi Hendrix) was a kind of crossroads of Irish musicians in the late 60's. Henry McCullough (guitar) went on to play with The Grease band and Wings (and many other things), Ernie Graham (guitar, vocals) later formed pub rockers Clancy and retired from music by the early 80's, Mick Cox (guitar, vocals) had played with The End and later formed Magnet, Chris Stewart (bass) worked extensively with Frankie Miller and many others, Steve Jolly (keys) went on to play with Freedom and drummer Davy Lutton went on to play with Heavy Jelly and Marc Bolan.
Rock And Roll Band
Eire Apparent - Sunrise(1969)
Blues To Snowy
Ernie Graham - Ernie Graham(1971)
Back On Love
Clancy - Seriously Speaking(1974/2004)
Something To Remember Me By
Magnet - 7 inch single(1969)
Yes I Need Someone
Eire Apparent - Sunrise(1969)
Troubadour Chris de Burgh was born in Argentina but grew up in Ireland (in his family's castle), The Boomtown Rats were formed in Dublin by Bob Geldof and had a fair degree of late 70's new wave success and Stiff Little Fingers were Ireland's most famous punk export. U2 were formed in 1976 in Dublin , releasing their debut l.p. in 1980 before moving on to huge international success.
Spanish Train
Chris de Burgh - Spanish Train and Other Stories(1975)
When The Night Comes
The Boomtown Rats - The Fine Art of Surfacing(1979)
Up All Night
The Boomtown rats - Mondo Bongo(1981)
Alternative Ulster
Stiff Little Fingers - Inflammable Material(1979)
I Will Follow
U2 - Boy(1980)
Patricia The Stripper
Chris de Burgh - Spanish Train and Other Stories(1975)
Rory Gallagher, armed with his '61 Stratocaster formed Taste in the late 60's before going solo and becoming a blues rock guitar legend. Northern Ireland born Dave Lewis formed Andwellas Dream in the late 60's, releasing the remarkable Love and Poetry in 1969 as well as a few more Andwella l.p.'s and a solo album.
Bought and Sold
Rory Gallagher - Against The Grain(1975)
Rue The day
Rory Gallagher - Notes From San Francisco(2011)
High On A Mountain
Andwellas Dream - Love and Poetry(1969/2004)
Man Without A name
Andwellas Dream - Love and Poetry(1969/2004)
Andwellas Dream - Love and Poetry(1969/2004)
We end tonight's show with bassist/vocalist Phil Lynott and his hard rock band Thin Lizzy (and some post Jailbreak tracks). Black Rose is basically a medley of traditional Irish songs (with the late great guitarist Gary Moore taking his turns)
Ode To A Black man
Philip Lynott - Solo In Soho(1980)
Thin Lizzy - Johnny The Fox(1976)
Dancing In The Moonlight
Thin Lizzy - Bad Reputation(1977)
Roisin Dubh (Black Rose) A Rock Legend
Thin Lizzy - Black Rose: A Rock Legend(1979)
Thank you for listening. next show broadcasts March 30.
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