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Live at the Underground (1985)

Posted in Music with tags , , , , , , on May 11, 2017 by Fanning Sessions

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We have been searching high and low for a digital copy of this 1985 compilation recorded at the famed Dublin institution ‘The Underground’. 32 years after the album was released Ken has come to the rescue – thank you!

As a new band, securing a headline gig in Dublin was nigh on impossible during that period – the Underground put on bands that no other venue would touch. Bands with no profile, no obvious crowd pulling appeal. That policy ensured that some of the finest Irish acts of that era took their early tentative steps on the cramped Underground stage – bands like Something Happens, The Stars of Heaven, A House, Engine Alley, the Slowest Clock, The Power of Dreams, The Fountainhead,  Into Paradise, Guernica, the Gorehounds, Therapy?, The Fat Lady Sings, the Would Bes – the list is endless.

Paul Page (Whipping Boy) for betweenthebars.net

Full details on the compilation can be found at irishrock.org. Colm O’Callaghan (Blackpool Sentinel) remembers here.
Hughie Purcell ‘Push & Shove’

A House ‘On Your Bike Wench’

Fallen Angels ‘Small Beer’

Gorehounds ‘The Way I Walk’

Something Happens!  ‘Real Time’

The Stars of Heaven ‘Hey Little Girl’

The Fallen Angels (1984 Session)

Posted in Music with tags on June 7, 2015 by Fanning Sessions

The Fallen Angels recorded a Fanning session on 11/12/1984 featuring ‘Maneater’, ‘Roadhouse’ and ‘Pay Dirt’. We have very little band information, according to irishrock they featured Tom Doyle (ex The Letters) and some future members of The Dixons.

Maneater (1984)

Roadhouse (1984)

The Fallen Angels (1985 Demo)

Posted in Music with tags , on November 5, 2013 by Fanning Sessions

The Fallen Angels recorded a Fanning session on 11th December 1984 featuring tracks ‘Maneater’, ‘Roadhouse’ and ‘Pay Dirt’. I suspect today’s recording however is from 1985. According to IrishRock.org there was a further session featuring ‘Motel Burning Down’. The band lineup featured Tom Doyle (The Letters) and members went on to form The Dixons.

You Got A Hard Heart (Demo, 1985)