More of the Hard Stuff

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More of the Hard Stuff
Studio album by The Dubliners
Released 1967
Genre Irish folk
Label Major Minor Records
Producer Tommy Scott
The Dubliners chronology
A Drop of the Hard Stuff
(1967)
More of the Hard Stuff
(1967)
Drinkin' and Courtin'
(1968)
Alternative cover
Re-release cover

More of the Hard Stuff is an album by The Dubliners, originally released in 1967. The line-up consists of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, Ciaran Bourke and John Sheahan. True to its title, five of the songs concern hard drinking. One of the songs was written by Brendan Behan, another by his brother Dominic. The album reached number 8 in the UK album charts in 1967, and stayed in the charts for 23 weeks.

Track listing[edit]

Side One[edit]

  1. Muirsheen Durkin (Trad.)
  2. Poor Old Dicey Reilly (Trad., adaptation by D.Behan)
  3. A Nation Once Again (Davis)
  4. Whiskey in the Jar (Trad.)
  5. The Old Triangle (Brendan Behan)
  6. A Pub with No Beer (Parsons)
  7. Kelly, the Boy from Killan" (Trad.)

Side Two[edit]

  1. The Croppy Boy (Trad.)
  2. Sullivan's John (*) (Pecker Dunne)
  3. Come and Join the British Army (Trad., adapt. D. Behan)
  4. (The Bonny) Shoals of Herring (Ewan MacColl)
  5. Mormon Braes (Trad.)
  6. Drink It Up Men (Meek)
  7. Maloney Wants a Drink (Dominic Behan)

Chart Performance[edit]

Chart (1967) Peak
position
Irish Albums (IRMA)[1] 1
UK Albums (OCC)[2] 8

(*) With spoken introduction.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GFK Chart-Track". Chart-Track.co.uk. GFK Chart-Track. IRMA.
  2. ^ "The Dubiners | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. The Official Charts Company.