ON THE ROCKY ROAD TO DUBLIN

Latest update on 02/02/2017

Artist: Arthur Pryor
Author: traditional
Label: Victor
Year: 1906

Instrumental. With lyrics by 'Galway poet' D.K. Gavan it was first popularized in English music hall by Harry Clifton (1824-1872).

Covers:

1948:

Leo Rowsome

1963:

Chieftains [as Comb Your Hair And Curl It on their first lp, after separating from Sean O'Riada's Ceoltoiri Cualann folk orchestra]

1964:

Dubliners [as The Rocky Road To Dublin; B-side of first single; hit in Ireland]

1964:

Clancy Brothers

1985:

Paddy Reilly

1990:

Bert Jansch

1995:

Chieftains & The Rolling Stones [idem]

2000:

Christy Moore

2001:

Dropkick Murphys

2006:

Young Dubliners [idem]

Along The Rocky Road To Dublin by the American Quartet (1916 - Victor) is another song (Joe Young/Bert Grant).

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