Seamus Moore (singer)

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Seamus Moore
Also known as The JCB Man , Moore The Hurr
Origin Callan, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland Flag of Ireland.svg
Genres Irish Country
Occupation(s) Singer / Publican
Instruments Singing , Drums
Years active 1980s–present
Labels Hazel Records
Associated acts The JCB Band

Seamus Moore (born 18 June 1947) is a popular Irish performer. Moore entered a talent contest and won with his own composition "The JCB Song". After two years, he was presented with a gold disc by his record company I&B Records to mark over 50,000 sales. He has been known as The JCB Man[1] ever since. When touring he is also known as 'Moore the Hurr on Tour'.[2]

Moore is currently running his own public house in Burnt Oak, Middlesex called Conways 3.[3]


Moore has released several albums including :

  • On The Brew
  • Me Galluses and me Gansy
  • The Tinker's Potcheen
  • The Winning Dream
  • The Pie Bald Ass
  • Fluthered On The Moon
  • Cricklewood NW2
  • Mad To Go Again
  • A Tough Yoke
  • Having A Bit Tonite[4]
  • Seamus Just Wants To Be Famous'
  • The Traveller's Daughter

He also released a 4-track EP entitled "The Big Bamboo" which consists of "The Big Bamboo", "The Fly", "Bang Bang Rosie" and "The Pothole Song".

Other hits include "The Transit Van",[5] "Flash The Lights", "The Cobblefighter", "The Lightning Express", "The Crossroads Of Life", "The Little Honda 50".


  1. ^ "Seamus Moore". The Mirror (MGN Ltd.). 2006-08-26. Retrieved 2009-05-31. 
  2. ^ The Official Seamus Moore Website
  3. ^ "Great Music At Conways 3". The Irish World. 2009-02-03. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  4. ^ Having A Bit Tonite album detail
  5. ^ "Drive ban for Transit Van man". The People. 2001-09-16. Retrieved 2009-05-31. 

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