Saturday Matinee – St. Patrick’s Day Eve Edition: Irish Wedding at 5AM, The O’Reillys & The Paddyhats, & The Rumjacks

Pretty good rendition of “The Rattlin’ Bog.” It’s a tough song to sing, but I’m partial to the version sung by The Fenians. Saw them sing it live more than once, and Terry Casey never stumbled. The O’Reillys & The Paddyhats jam it with “Barrels of Whiskey.” The Rumjacks‘ “An Irish Pub Song” is “a … Continue reading “Saturday Matinee – St. Patrick’s Day Eve Edition: Irish Wedding at 5AM, The O’Reillys & The Paddyhats, & The Rumjacks”

Saturday Matinee – The Pogues, Ron Kavana & Rex McGhee

Every true Irishman knows that Saint Patrick’s Day doesn’t start at midnight. It begins at sunrise and ends at sunrise if you’re doing it right. My ancestry is Scots-Irish, which means I can drink without having to wear a kilt to play golf, and I don’t have to go to Confession afterwards. One of The … Continue reading “Saturday Matinee – The Pogues, Ron Kavana & Rex McGhee”

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Apparently this phrase is now verboten, untersagt & unerlabt as dictated by the Amerikanisch-faschistisches Wort Polizeii: Tá sé Lá Fhéile Pádraig! Póg mo thóin! [Images found here, here and here. Related Archived posts here.]