Seamus Moore (singer)

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Seamus Moore
Also known as
  • The JCB Man
  • Moore The Hurr
Born (1947-06-18) June 18, 1947 (age 69)
Callan, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
Genres Country and Irish
Occupation(s) Singer, publican
Instruments Vocals, 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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