Double Dubliners

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Double Dubliners
Studio album by The Dubliners
Released 1972
Recorded 1972
Genre Irish folk
Label EMI
Producer Phil Coulter
The Dubliners chronology
Double Dubliners
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Double Dubliners is The Dubliners' ninth studio album. It is also known as Alive and Well, the title it was released under on the Polydor label It's the Dubliners site for the album. A standout track here is a recitation by Ronnie Drew of Pádraig Pearse's poem "The Rebel". This album features the original members. Other notable tracks here are "The Sun Is Burning" and "The Night Visiting Song", both sung by Luke Kelly. In December 1983, "The Night Visiting Song" would become the final song to be performed by Luke Kelly with The Dubliners on Irish television.

Track listing[edit]

Side One[edit]

  1. "Free the People"
  2. "The Louse House of Kilkenny"
  3. "The Springhill Disaster"
  4. "The Musical Priest/The Blackthorn Stick"
  5. "Champion at Keeping Them Rolling"
  6. "The Sun Is Burning"

Side Two[edit]

  1. "Gentleman Soldier"
  2. "The Rebel"
  3. "The Gartan Mother's Lullaby"
  4. "Drops of Brandy/Lady Carberry"
  5. "Smith of Bristol"
  6. "The Night Visiting Song"



  • Produced by Phil Coulter who also penned the hit single Free The People, which opens the album.