Tag Archives: Banjo

1999 – Steve Earle and The Del McCoury Band – The Mountain

From the opening drawl of, “M..I..C..K..E..Y..M..O..You gotta put your hat on boy. Alright, you wanna be in the band, better put your hat on…” I knew I’d found it, that new ‘something’ I’d been looking for – bluegrass music. It … Continue reading

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1995 – Mirrorball – Neil Young

There is only so much “Diddley Diddley” music you can stand. The Rogues have never really been a true Irish band, a folk band or a Country-Rock band, having always maintained that we are a punk band in the true … Continue reading

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1994 – Definitely Maybe – Oasis

Playing rowdy Irish music at a time when ‘laddish’ culture suddenly blossomed? We couldn’t go wrong.¬† The residency at The Station was steadily building a pretty solid fan-base; people coming one week then bringing their friends along the following week.¬† … Continue reading

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1993/1994 – The Rogues

The Rogues unwittingly caught the zeitgeist. We started playing Irish music just as landlords were deciding to have Irish themed pubs and bars, and wanting live music. We also developed a unique sound by mistake; the acoustic guitar went through … Continue reading

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1993 – Original Dubliners (1966 – 1969)

In a desperate attempt to keep the Holy Rollers going, we decided to try and get another singer. Craig, the drummer, said that his sister had a mate who was a good singer and was looking to join a band. … Continue reading

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