Paddy on the Road

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Paddy on the Road
Paddy On The Road (1969).jpg
Studio album by Christy Moore
Released 1969
Recorded Sound Techniques Chelsea, London
Genre Folk
Length 38:56
Label Mercury
Producer Dominic Behan, Christy Moore
Christy Moore chronology
Paddy on the Road
(1969)
Prosperous
(1972)Prosperous1972

Paddy on the Road is the debut album by Irish folk musician Christy Moore, released in 1969. The album was produced and co-written by Dominic Behan.[1]

Although issued on a major label, Mercury Records, only 500 copies were pressed of the original 1969 issue.[2]

The song "Marrow Bones" is also known as "Tippin' It Up (to Nancy)".

Christy Moore has printed up a limited number of CD copies that, as of October 2010, are for sale at his gigs.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Paddy on the Road" – 3:35 (Dominic Behan)
  2. "Marrow Bones" – 2:13
  3. "Strike Weapon" – 2:40 (Behan)
  4. "Avondale" – 2:46 (Behan)
  5. "James Larkin" – 2:54
  6. "Cúnla" – 1:54
  7. "Spanish Lady" – 3:00
  8. "Belfast Brigade" – 2:02 (Behan)
  9. "Cricklewood" – 2:05 (John B. Keane)
  10. "Curragh of Kildare" – 3:53
  11. "Maid from Athy" – 1:07
  12. "Father McFadden" – 2:20

References[edit]

  1. ^ Our folksy troubadors return, The Ulster Herald, 7 June 2007.
  2. ^ Unterberger, Richie: Christy Moore – Paddy on the Road, Allmusic.

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