Drinkin' and Courtin'

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Drinkin' and Courtin'
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Studio album by The Dubliners
Released 1968
Genre Irish folk
Label Major Minor
Producer Tommy Scott
The Dubliners chronology
More of the Hard Stuff
Drinkin' and Courtin'
At It Again

Drinkin' and Courtin' is an album by The Dubliners. It was originally released in 1968. The line-up consists of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, Ciarán Bourke and John Sheahan. Two tracks are instrumentals. Five of the songs are comic. It reached number 31 in the UK album charts in 1968.

Track listing[edit]

Side One[edit]

  1. "Dirty Old Town" (Ewan MacColl)
  2. "Quare Bungle Rye" (Trad)
  3. "Peggy Gordon" (Trad)
  4. "Rattling Roaring Willie" (Trad)
  5. "Carolan's Concerto" (instrumental) (Trad)
  6. "The Herring" (Trad)
  7. "The Parting Glass" (Trad)

Side Two[edit]

  1. "Maids When You're Young Never Wed an Old Man" (Trad)
  2. "Gentleman Soldier" (Trad)
  3. "Hand Me Down Me Petticoat" (Trad)
  4. "Flop Eared Mule (Donkey Reel)" (instrumental) (Trad)
  5. "I Know My Love" (Trad)
  6. "Mrs. McGrath" (*) (Trad)
  7. "Maid of the Sweet Brown Knowe" (Trad)
  8. "My Little Son" (Trad)

Chart Performance[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
Irish Albums (IRMA)[1] 5
UK Albums (OCC)[2] 31

(*) Spoken introduction mentions Ciarán Bourke.