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Tears Of Lost Children (1989 Session)

Posted in Fanning, Music, radio, session with tags , on July 13, 2014 by Fanning Sessions

This Fanning session was recorded on 9th October 1989. That is the sum total of our knowledge at this time.. the usually reliable irishrock.org has no listing.

Speak To Me (1989)

Nine Blind Years (1989)

Tripwire (1989)

Secrets (1989)

The Elite (1989 Session)

Posted in Fanning, Music, radio, session with tags , , on July 12, 2014 by Fanning Sessions

The Elite recorded this Fanning session on 25th September 1989. According to irishrock.org the frontman is Derek Dempsey. Further details of the band personnel and a picture would be gratefully appreciated.. Now might also be a good time to mention the Irish Metal Archive.

1. Never Surrender (1989)

2. All I Ever Wanted (1989)

3. Bad Attitude (1989)

4. Rock’n’Roll Woman (1989)

Here’s a video recording of the band performing ‘Bad Attitude’.

The Skips (1988 Session)

Posted in Fanning, Music, radio, session with tags , , on July 9, 2014 by Fanning Sessions

skipsToday we have 2 tracks from the Ian Wilson produced 1988 Fanning Session by The Skips. The Skips were Amanda Claxton (vocals), Derrick Dalton (guitar), Pete Corrigan (bass) and Darren Nolan (drums). Derrick Dalton sadly passed away in 2008.

What Do You Mean (1988)

You’re In Love (1988)

Giant (1989 Session)

Posted in Fanning, Music, radio, session with tags , , on July 5, 2014 by Fanning Sessions

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From Dublin, Giant were Niamh McDonald (vocals), Susan Kavanagh (vocals), Ken Haughton (guitar), Joe McDonnell (bass) and Ronan Buckley (drums). Thanks to irishrock.org for the pic, check out that site for more band details. This Fanning session was recorded in autumn 1989.

Promised Land (1989)

Crocodile Tears (1989)

Big Mouth (1989)

The Devil (1989)

The Frames – Another Love Song (Demo)

Posted in demo, Fanning, Music, radio with tags , , on June 29, 2014 by Fanning Sessions

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Ahead of their upcoming Whelan’s gig this Monday here’s a demo recording of ‘Another Love Song’ by The Frames. At a guess this dates from 1990.

Another Love Song (Demo)

Bobby Womack (1944 – 2014)

Posted in Fanning, interview, Music, radio with tags , on June 28, 2014 by Fanning Sessions

Bobby-Womack

Sad news, Bobby Womack has left us. Dave Fanning interviewed him a year ago and played this short excerpt on his show today.

Bobby Womack (excerpt 2013 Dave Fanning interview)

Burning Embers (1986 Session)

Posted in Fanning, Music, radio, session with tags , , on June 23, 2014 by Fanning Sessions
Image via IrishRock.org

Image via IrishRock.org

I’ve been trawling the archive for something vaguely related to Sir Henry’s in Cork, the subject of an upcoming exhibtion at UCC Library hence today’s post. Burning Embers were Sean O’Neill (vocals), John Poland (guitars), Niall Macken (keyboards), Mel Poland (bass), Gordon Ashe (drums). They recorded this session for Dave Fanning on November 17th 1986.

Champagne & Toffee (1986)

Waiting (1986)

The Blood Game (1986)

Iggy Pop on the BP Fallon Orchestra

Posted in interview, radio with tags , , on June 20, 2014 by Fanning Sessions

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Continuing our series of BPFO (BP Fallon Orchestra) shows, here’s one from 1987 featuring a certain Iggy Pop.

Iggy Pop on the BP Fallon Orchestra by Fanningsessions on Mixcloud

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