Song List

Copperhead Road –  A blend of heavy metal with bluegrass from Steve Earle

Mrs McGrath – A traditional Irish folk song.

If I Ever Leave This World Alive – a song from Flogging Molly that you may have heard at the end of the film ‘PS I Love You’.

Beautiful Day – the popular LEVELLERS song.

Fisherman’s Blues – celtic Waterboys track.

I Used to Love Her – top song from Irish rock band The Saw Doctors

South Australia – a sea shanty followed and a Pogues jig/reel combined.

Star of Munster – an Irish jig, disco style. Unique.

Horse with No Name – classic song by US band AMERICA featuring the djembe.

Shetland Medley – 3 celtic tunes: slow, faster, then frenetic!

Whiskey in the Jar – Irish traditional but more Thin Lizzy style.

Yarmouth Town – a traditional English sea shanty with a jig to finish.

Lark in the Morning Medley – instrumental Fairport Convention song.

Irish Rover – traditional Irish folk song, very rousing!

Fairytale of New York – (Christmas only) the Pogues and Kirsty MacColl classic.

New York Girls – sea shanty sometimes called ‘Can’t you dance the Polka’.

Dirty Old Town – a Ewan MacColl song about Salford, Manchester but made famous by The Dubliners.

Galway Girl – a Steve Earle celtic flavoured song.

Drowsy Maggie – traditional Irish reel.

Ride On Medley – Irish songwriter Christie Moore ballad followed by full-on reels.

Johnny Come Lately – Steve Earle song with Pogues input.

Mad Tom of Bedlam – a traditional folk song, recorded by Steeleye Span.

Boys from Bluehill Medley – English, Irish, Scottish jig/reels.

The Devil Went Down to Georgia – an uptempo bluegrass/country song about the Devil’s failed attempt to “steal” a young man’s soul through a fiddle-playing contest.

Boys from BallyCastle – rocked up traditional Irish hornpipe.

Come Up and See Me – 70s fun Steve Harley’s Cockney Rebel hit.

Sally Macleanne – one of The Pogues own favourites.

Tear Stained Letter – country/folk-rock Richard Thompson hit.

If I Should Fall from Grace with God – more Celtic punk from The Pogues.

Weather with You – hit from Aussie outfit Crowded House.

The Snake – Northern Soul favourite Inspired by one of Aesop’s fables.

Raggle Taggle Gypsy – very popular traditional folk song.

The Mason’s Apron –  Scottish origin jig.

A New England – 80’s Billy Bragg composition famously covered by Kirsty MacColl.

The Glass of Beer –  traditional reel.

A Man is in Love – sentimental song from The Waterboys.

500 Miles – We like to think The Proclaimers would approve.

The Og’s Eye Man – traditional sea shanty with great bluesy vibe.

Rusty Cage – Johnny Cash – like version, originally written by Chris Cornell.

Should I Stay or Should I Go – The Clash done Buckler’s Reel style.

I Just Can’t Get Enough – 80’s fun with Depeche Mode hit.

Wake Me Up – DJ Avicii hit from 2013 (modern for us!)

Streams of Whiskey – The Pogues guide to happiness.

Love Will Tear Us Apart – more 80s memories from Joy Division.

Soldiers Joy – trad fiddle tune.

Dixieland – song about an Irish mercenary penned by Steve Earle.

Take On Me – Scandi hit from 1985 originally by Aha.

Paradise – a John Prine country offering.

Star of the County Down – a traditional Irish ballad.