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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’

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The Gorehounds – Ruby

Posted in Music with tags on July 14, 2015 by Fanning Sessions

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Received a request for this track so we pulled out all the stops! Apparently The Gorehounds also appeared on RTE’s youth show Borderline performing this track but that’s another matter.. Thank you irishrock.org for the use of the images. The Gorehounds were Brian MacGabhann (vocals), Colm O’Kelly (guitar), Alan Taafe (bass), Brian O’Kelly (drums) and Gerry O’Boyle (drums). Yup not a mistake – two drummers!

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Ruby (1987)