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A GIRL CALLED JOHNNY

1988 by Sandie Shaw (UK) on 'Hello Angel' (Rough Trade 110, 1988) and her compilation 'Nothing Less Than Brilliant' (Virgin, 1995)

A MAN IS IN LOVE

1999 by Brian Kennedy (Ir.) in the film & video 'This Is The Sea' (Paramount 6305229376, film released 1998, video released 1999)
2003 by Irish singer Malachi on 'Malachi' (Mercury UMTV1, 2003)

ALWAYS DANCING, NEVER GETTING TIRED

2005 by Clifford (US) on 'Signal The Sun' (CLN 004, 2005)

AND A BANG ON THE EAR

1999 (translated and re-titled 'E Una Tirata D'Orecchio') by Italian singer Massimo Bubola on 'Diavoli & Farfalle' (East West 857380191-2, 1999)
2001 by UK band The Faintin' Goats on 'Puck Fair' (Faintin' Goats, 2001)
2002 by Irish singer Brendan Lyons on 'Acting Naturally' (tape only, 2002)
2002 (retitled 'Price Of A Beer', new lyrics) by Out To Lunch (UK) on 'The Power Of Fluff' (GTM 002, 2002)
2003 by US band Sallymacs on 'Live' (Rockingchair, 2003)
2003 by Rock N' Reel (Irl.) on 'The Hungry Rock' (Sound Records Sun CD47, 2003)
2003 by Irish singer Brendan Shine on 'Like Father, Like Daughter' (Intersound IR002, 2003')
2004 by Brehon Law (US) on 'Live At Tom Giblin's' (prob. 2004)
2004 by US band The Bogside Rogues on 'Rogue Mahone' (2004)

BRING 'EM ALL IN

1999 by German band Watering Eye on 'Rose' (Sensual, 1999)
1999 by Canadian choir Kokopelli on 'Time' (Kokopelli, 1999)
2000 by Welsh band Wild Welsh Women on 'Isle Of Mon' (Airheart A001, 2000)
2003 by The Wailin' Jennys (Canada) on EP 'The Wailin Jennys' (WJ001, 2003)
2004 by US band Shen Fine on 'Two Pints' (Beatin' Path, 2004)

DON'T BANG THE DRUM

2002 (lyrics sung to track titled 'Sunday People') by Norwegian band Flunk on 'For Sleepyheads Only' (Beatservice BS051CD, 2002, also on various artists compilation 'Chillout-Avalon', 2004)

DUNFORD'S FANCY

2001 (medley with 'Big Tom's Farewell') by The Beverwyck String Band (US) on 'Cat Out Of The Bag' (2001)
2001 (medley with 'Buckingham Palace') by The Flash Girls (US) on 'Play Each Morning Wild Queen' (Fabulous, 2001)

FISHERMAN'S BLUES

1993 by UK band The Weedkillers on EP 'Drink Yer Beer' (1993)
1997 by Pealout (Japan) on single 'April Passenger' (Vap VPCC-82106, 1997)
1997 by Canadian band, Kilt on 'Kilt' (RDRCD-3719, 1997)
1999 by Red Hand Paddy (US) on 'Aft' (date unknown, poss. 1999)
1999 by Terri Hendrix (US) on 'Terri Hendrix Live' (Tycoon Cowgirl TCR 30002, 1999)
1999 by Sallymacs (US) on 'Faves, Raves & Songs From The Grave' (Rockingchair, 1999)
2000 by US band The Young Dubliners on 'Red' (OmTown OMCD 49167, 2000)
2000 by The Wonderstuff (UK) on 'Love Bites & Bruises' (Polydor 549 454-2, 2000, also issued on Miles Hunt's 'MP3 of the Month Club', Gig Records, 2001)
2000 by T42 (Luxembourg) on 'Hopeless Romantic Folk Circus 1990-1999' (T42CD6-7, 2000)
2000 by Canadian band Cuillin on 'Cuillin' (Turtlemusik 02 50839, 2000)
2000 by Octopus Soup (UK) on 'Live Sessions At The Novar Arms Hotel' (URCD 26500, 2000)
2001 by The Tayport Tinkies (UK) on 'A Celtic Monday With...' (2001)
2001 (live version) by US band The Young Dubliners on 'Alive Alive-O' (2001)
2001 by Tears for Beers on 'Live' (2001)
2001 by Japanese singer Pardon Kimura on 'Ocean Surfer Cool Dad Building Shop Surfboards' (Hot-Cha IDCH-1003, 2001)
2001 by St James' Gate (US) on 'St James' Gate' (STJG, 2001)
2001 by Dutch band The Old Firm on 'Celtic Cowboys' (circa 2001)
2002 by The Indulgers (US) on 'Celtic Tiger' (Celtic Club UR003, 2002)
2002 by Dutch band The Old Firm on 'Live Summer 2002' (2002)
2003 by Catie Curtis (US) on 'From Years To Hours' (Sam the Pug SPR-002, 2003)
2003 by The Prayerbabies & South Of The River Gospel Choir (Aus.) on 'Sundee Best' (Bent Axle BA001, 2003)
2003 by US singer Dodd Ferrelle on 'Sweet Lowland' (SL001, 2003)
2003 by Newfoundland band The Punters on 'Fisherman's Blues' (2003)
2004 by Dogbite (US) on 'Ruffmix' (Labellevie, 2004)
2004 by US band Fathom on 'Pollution Blues' (Strong Sword Media, 2004)
2004 by Brian Burns (US) on 'Heavy Weather' (Presidio PR-20041, 2004)
2005 by Swedish-based singer Dave Stewart on 'Kelty Connections' (2005)
2005 by The South (US) on 'Monsters In The Kudzu' (The South C301, 2005)
2005 by Canadian band Hunting McLeod on 'Battlefield' (Hunting McLeod, 2005)
2005 by Great Aunt Ida (Can.) on 'Our Fall' (Hive 008, 2005)
2006 (in Italian) by Swiss band The Vad Vuc on 'Trans Roonkaya Express' (TVV 003, 2006)
Unknown by German band The Krusty Moors on 'Wednesday Night & Thursday Morning' (date unknown)

FURTHER UP, FURTHER IN

1998 by Dutch band Rapalje on 'Into Folk' (1998)

GLASTONBURY SONG

1994 retitled 'Cosa Vuoi Da Me' and with new lyrics in Italian by Italian singer Samuele Bersani on 'Freak' (BMG 74321-25256 2, 1994) and 'Che Vita! Il Meglio Di Samuele Bersani' (BMG, 2002)

HAS ANYBODY HERE SEEN HANK ?

2006 by US band Berkley Hart on 'Pocket Change' (PSB, 2006)
2006 by George Hamilton IV (US) on 'Heritage And Legacy' (Lamon LR-10387-2, 2006)

HIGHERBOUND

1997 by Italian band Na Druid on 'Drowing The Shamrock' (Druid ND 050998, 1997)

HOW LONG WILL I LOVE YOU ?

1994 by Fijian singer Daniel Rae Costello on 'Jungle Walk' (Tango, TS115, 1994)
1999 by Brian Kennedy (Ir.) in the film & video 'This Is The Sea' (Paramount 6305229376, film released 1998, video released 1999)
2001 by US singer Patrick Conway on 'The Rocking Stone' (Ethic, 2001)

IN SEARCH OF A ROSE

1991 by Andy Cooney (US) on 'Vows, Prayers & Promises' (Rego RC-92000, 1991)
2001 (medley with 'Kaliope House') by Dutch band Rapalje on Alesia (Rapalje, 2001)

THE KINGS OF KERRY

1993 by Begley & Cooney (Ir.) on 'Meiteal' (Hummingbird HBCD 0004, 1993)
1995 (medley with 'Eileen Ni Riodain's'/'Padraig O'Keeffe's') by Danish band The Humdingers on 'Live In Oslo' (Intermusic INTCD 025, 1995)
1996 by Donncha Lynch Trio (Ir.) on video 'Magic Of Irish Set Dancing Vol. 7' (1996)
1997 by Italian band Na Druid on 'Drowing The Shamrock' (Druid ND 050998, 1997)
2000 by Italian band Filid on 'Fool.k' (DFS001, 2000)
2002 by Donncha Lynch Band (Ir.) on 'Timmy The Brit's Set Dances of Cork And Kerry' (2002)

MEDICINE BOW

1988 by John Thomas Griffith (US) on 'Son Of An Engineer' (Railroad CD1001, 1988)
1992 by UK band Eden Burning on 'Smilingly Home' (FFD404C/CD, 1992)

THE MUNSTER HOP

1996 by The Whole Shabang (US/Ir.) on 'Cuttin' Loose' (Roseland 017, 1996)

OPEN

2005 by UK singer Patricia Thomas on 'One Woman's Sacred Journey' (no cat. no., 2005)

RAGS

1986 by US band Ten Ten on 'Walk On' (Chrysalis CHR 1532, 1986)

RARE, PRECIOUS AND GONE

1994 by The Holy Toledos (Australia) on 'b' side of 'Mistakes In Remembering' (Epic 660459 2, 1994)

READY FOR THE MONKEYHOUSE

2001 by Dan Britton (UK) on 'Gibbonbury 2001' (2001)

ROOM TO ROAM

1992 by German band Tears For Beers on 'Tears For Beers' (1992)

SAINTS AND ANGELS

2001 by The Altarboys (It.) on 'Back To Ireland' (AA Recordings A&A 033, 2001)

SAVAGE EARTH HEART

1991 by The Milltown Brothers (UK) on various artists album '2 Meter Sessies, Volume 2' (Radio Records, Netherlands, 1991)

THE SEASONS WHEELS

1993 (co-write) by Hot House Flowers (Ir.) on 'b' side of 'An Emotional Time' (London LONCD 335, 1993)

SOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS ARE TRAINS

2001 by 2Take Tim (US) on 'Some Of My Best Friends Are Trains' (Spinning Rogue MGB401, 2001)

SOMETHING THAT IS GONE

1991 by Bliss (UK) on 'b' side of 'Crash Into The Ocean' (Parlophone CDR 6294 1991)

SONG OF THE RIVER

1998 by Dierdre Cunningham Band (Ir.) on 'Cry From The Heart' (Lochshore CDLDL 1277, 1998)

SPIRIT

2000 by German band Planeausters on promo CD 'Live' (Planeausters, 2000)

SPIRITUAL CITY

1997 by Italian band Na Druid on 'Drowing The Shamrock' (Druid ND 050998, 1997)

THE STOLEN CHILD

1998 by Irish singer Cathy Vard (with Des Cave) on 'Follow Your Heart' (Sony 492792 2, 1998)
2003 (retitled 'Human Child', with additional words & music) by Mark Hughes (UK) on 'It Whispers Love' (MH/IWL1, 2003)

STRANGE BOAT

1990 by UK singer Tom Jones on 'Carrying A Torch' (Chrysalis, 1991)
1998 by LA Guns (US) on 'Hollywood Rehearsal' (Japan Dolphin, BLCK-35964, 1998)
2004 by US band Shivaree (with Ed Harcourt) on EP 'Breach' (Zoe/Rounder 01143-2006-2, 2004)

SUNNY SAILOR BOY

1994 by Irish singer Luke Bloom on his album 'Turf' (Reprise 45608, 1994)
1998 by Norwegian band Tramps on 'Fireland' (CNR 1682, 1998)
2003 (live) by Luka Bloom (Ireland) on 'Amsterdam' (Big Sky BSCD-0001, 2003)

THIS IS THE SEA

1990 (live New York) by Irish singer Luka Bloom on dual-artist promo single with Carl Stalling Project (Sire, 1990)
1990 (live Chicago) by Luka Bloom on his promo album, 'Live 5/19/90' (Sire, 1990)

THE TRIP TO TIPP

1991 (co-write) by The Sawdoctors (Ir.), on 'b' side of 'The Hay Wrap' (Solid ROC 753, 1991)

WE WILL NOT BE LOVERS

1995 by Cash Nexus (US) on 'Mislabeled' (Car in Car Disco Product, 1995)
2003 by US band RANA on live EP 'Subject To Change' (Bonesaw, 2003) Versions also appear on several RANA concert CDs released by online distributor Rockslide.

WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO DO ?

1998 by Rod Stewart (UK) on 'When We Were The New Boys' (Warner Bros 46792, 1998)
1999 by US singer Sam Rowland on 'The Main Thing' (Word International TMT 200986-CD, 1999)

WHEN WILL WE BE MARRIED ?

1989 by Steve Earle (US) on 'BBC Radio 1 Live In Concert' (Windsong WINCD 020, 1989)
1992 by German band Tears For Beers on 'Tears For Beers' (1992)
1994 by Blur (UK) on video/DVD 'Starshaped' (PMI PM 807, 1994/2004)
1996 (retitled 'When Will We Be Married, Molly'') by Dick Solberg, The Sun Mountain Fiddler (US) on 'Ain't It Great To Be Alive!' (1996)
1996 (retitled 'When Will We Be Married Molly', medley with 'Birnie Bouzle') by US band Darby O'Gill on 'Waitin' For A Ride' (Darby O'Gill DOG 001, 1996)
1996 (medley w/ 'Breton Gavotte') by Craicmore (US) on 'O'' (Kilts On, 1997)
1997 by Italian band Na Druid on 'Drowing The Shamrock' (Druid ND 050998, 1997)
1997 by Delaney's Donkey on 'Delaney's Donkey Live' (1997)
1998 by Eva Festa Sabin (US) on 'Seeds Or Dust' (Infinite Document ICD 004, 1998)
1999 (retitled 'When Will We Be Married, Molly'') by Beyond The Pale (US) on 'Beyond The Pale' (Beyond The Pale, 1999)
1999 by Free Spirit Band (UK) on 'Poached' (1999)
1999 by German band Glenfiddle on 'Live' (Glenfiddle, 1999)
1999 (retitled 'When Will We Be Married Mollie'') by Carnival Of Souls (US) on 'No Scone Unburned' (1999)
2000 by The Stoutfellows (New Zealand) on 'Stout FM' (2000)
2001 by The Tayport Tinkies (UK) on 'A Celtic Monday With...' (2001)
2001 by Swedish band Stamp on 'Stamp 'N' Go Shanty' (2001)
2001 by Tears for Beers on 'Live' (2001)
2001 (medley with 'Drowsy Maggie') by Canadian band The Dust Rhinos on 'Rhinos On A Rampage' (2001)
2001 by Dirty Water (UK) on 'Dirty Water' (Blue Rhino, DWCD1, 2001)
2001 by Canadian band The Ecclestons on 'Fir N Mna' (Ecclestons, 2001)
2002 (retitled 'When Will We Be Wed'') by US band Shen Fine on 'Along The Valley Road' (Beatin' Path, 2002)
2002 by Canadian singer Dave Gunning on 'Live' (Gun 5-92116, 2002)
2002 by The Boys From County Hell (US) on 'Demos' (2002)
2002 by Town Fools (German) on 'The Last Polka' (2002)
2003 (medley with 'Austin Barrett's') by Killian's Angels (US) on 'Killian's Angels' (Killian's Angels, 2003)
2003 (medley with 'The Water Is Wide') by Chris Conway & Dan Britton (UK) on 'Live' (Oblong OBL CD049, 2003)
2004 by 3 Pints Gone (US) on 'Health To The Company' (0306043pg, 2004)
2004 by UK band Tarred And Feathered on 'Backtracking '89-'99 (2004)
2004 (medley with 'Rainbow Real') by UK duo Chris Conway and Dan Britton on their DVD 'Live In Edinburgh' (Oblong DVD001, 2004)
2004 (retitled 'Molly') by The Sandcarvers (US) on 'This Time Around' (2004)
2005 by Jeff Nicholson (US) on 'Who Do You Think You Are' (Indie Pool, 2005)
2005 by Crofter's Revenge (Can.) on 'Crofter's Revenge' (Modderman, 2005)
Unknown by German band The Diggers on 'F Sharp Miners' (date unknown)

WHEN YE GO AWAY

1996 by US band The American Wake on 'Wake' (1996)
1996 by Tom Palmer (UK) on 'Living With The Flaws' (Tap TPCD2, 1996)
1999 by Robert Becker (US) on 'Lot No. 99-0038' (China Grade CGLO620, 1999)
2001 by Broken Homestead (US) on 'Demo 2001' (Broken Homestead, 2001)
2002 by Joe Giltrap (Ir.) on 'Irish Charmer' (Newsound/N2K, 2002), reissued on 'Simply Celtic Moods' (Union Square, SimplyCD009-3, 2004)
2002 (spelt 'When You...') by UK singer Siobhan Maher-Kennedy on 'Immigrant Flower' (Gravity/BMG 74321922592, 2002) and 'b' side of 'Why'd You Have To Be So Good To Me'' (Gravity/BMG 74321922592, 2002)
2003 by US band Sligo Rags on 'Farewell To Your Dirty Lies' (Crescent Moon, 2003)
2003 by UK singer Deb Sandland on 'My Prayer' (Hairy Dog, 2003)
2003 by US band Good Medicine on 'Back In The Woods' (Phokadelic, 2003)
2004 by Deb Sandland & Phil Beer (UK) on 'Beer & Sandland Live 2003' (2004)

THE WHOLE OF THE MOON

1990 by UK band Little Caesar as a single (A.1. Records EAU1, 1990)
1991 by Terry Reid (UK) on 'The Driver' (Warner Bros 9 26912-2, 1991, also on Warner Bros various artists compilation 'Odds & Trends Vol 2')
1992 by US singer Jennifer Warnes on 'The Hunter' (BMG 82089, 1992)
1995 (2 versions) by Peter Mulvey (US) on 'Rapture' (Eastern Front, EFR 109, 1995)
1995 by Graham Norton (Ir.) on DVD 'The Complete Father Ted' (VCD0224, broadcast 1995, released as DVD 2002. Song appears in episode titled 'Hell')
1998 by Human Drama (US) on various artists CD 'New Wave Goes To Hell' (1998)
1999 by Celtic Fayre (UK) on various artists albums 'Celtic Myst' volumes 2, 4 & 5, and on their own album 'Celtic Fayre' (Universal, 1999), reissued and credited to Ryan & Rachel O'Donnell, on 'The Celtic Chillout Album 2' (Decadance DECTV009, 2003), reissued
2001 by Boys Of A New Age featuring Katrina B (UK) on various artists album 'Klone Ikons 4' (Klone KOPYBX5, 2001) Also released as single, and included on the albums 'Sex, Swords & Sandals Vol 2' and 'Gayfest 2000: Freedom in the 21st Century' (both Klone UK)
2002 by Australian band Cousin Leonard on EP 'Silverfly' (Slim Pickings CL0302, 2002)
2003 by US singer Mandy Moore on 'Coverage' (Epic, 2003)
2004 by Paddy Casey with The Frames (Ir.) on 'Living' CD2 (Sony 513600 9, 2004)
2004 by UK singer Tom Baxter on 'b' side of 'My Declaration' (Sony, 2004)

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