No. 2 Patrick Street

By Patrick Street

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2 Patrick street

80’s Recording. Kevin Burke,fiddle;Jackie Daly,accordian;Andy Irvine,Mandolin,Bouzouki;Arty McGlynn,guitars. Also Enda Walsh on keyboards.

"Patrick Street - No.2 Patrick Street"

Green Linnet ~ GLCD1088

Kevin Burke fiddle, backing vocal
Jackie Daly button accordion, backing vocal
Andy Irvine bouzouki, harmonica, mandola, mandolin, vocals
Arty McGlynn guitar
Edna Walsh keyboards

One of the first two albums, I think this one, had the Woody Guthrie song "Tom Joad", which doesn’t feature in the list of tracks submitted.

I saw Patrick Street very recently (2006) in Durham (UK, that is). Nearly all the stuff they did was back numbers from their ‘80’s albums. They were seated yards away from each other across a stage - so their act did come across as rather staid (and of course, they’ll be about twice as old as, say, the Bothies when they hit the scene). Durham’s ITM freaks were there in force: we wished we could have heard the band round a table in the pub, instead of on a stage. Of course they were good, but came over on that gig as competent rather than exciting.