Terry Woods

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For the Emmerdale character, see Terry Woods (Emmerdale).
Terry Wood
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Terry Woods at the Milk Club, Moscow, 29 August 2010, with The Pogues
Background information
Birth name Terence Wood
Born (1947-12-04) 4 December 1947 (age 68)
Dublin, Ireland
Genres Folk, Electric folk, Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Folk rock
Occupation(s) Musician, Songwriter, Bandleader
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1963–present
Associated acts Sweeney's Men
Steeleye Span
The Woods Band
Dr. Strangely Strange
Gay & Terry Woods
The Pogues
The Bucks
Notable instruments

Terence "Terry" Woods (born 4 December 1947, Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish folk musician, noted for playing the mandolin and cittern, but also plays acoustic and electric guitar, mandola, five-string banjo and concertina. He is also a singer and songwriter. He is known for his membership in such folk and folk-rock groups as The Pogues, Steeleye Span, Sweeney's Men, The Bucks and, briefly, Dr. Strangely Strange and Dublin rock band Orphanage, with Phil Lynott, as well as in a duo/band with his then wife, Gay, billed initially as The Woods Band and later as Gay and Terry Woods. Woods has toured with The Pogues on their reunion concerts.



With Sweeney's Men[edit]

With Steeleye Span[edit]

With The Woods Band[edit]

  • The Woods Band
  • Music From The Four Corners of Hell(without Gay)

With Gay & Terry Woods[edit]

  • Backwoods
  • The Time Is Right
  • Renowned
  • Tender Hooks
  • In Concert (compilation of 1976 & 1978 BBC sessions)

With The Pogues[edit]

With The Bucks[edit]

With Ron Kavana[edit]

Other releases[edit]

  • 1968 Waxie's Dargle / Old Woman In Cotton, 7" single, Sweeney's Men (Pye 7N 17459)
  • 1981 Tennessee Stud / I Don't Know About Love, 7" single, Terry Woods (with Phil Lynott)
  • 1989 Misty Morning Albert Bridge / Cotton Fields / Young Ned of the Hill (Dub Version), 7" and 12" single (also cassette and cd), The Pogues
  • 1989 White City / Everyman Is A King 7" single (also cassette and cd), The Pogues


  • Andy Irvine 70th Birthday Concert at Vicar St 2012 (2014), DVD

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