O The Irish Brigade
The Irish Brigade are a Irish Rebel Band from county Tyrone, they have been playing Irish Rebel music since the early 1980's. The first album they had out was the Roll Of Honour, which was in memory on the 10 brave men who died on hunger strike in 1981. Songs on the album are about the hunger strikers such as Ballad Of Bobby Sands, A Fathers Blessing (for Joe McDonnell), Hughes Lives On, McElwee's Farewell. Since then they have recorded over 10 albums such as Rising Of The Moon, Our Day Will Come, Pardon Me For Smiling, and the first live album was recorded in the Sidewalk Music Café in Dublin in 2003. They have also written some of the best loved Irish Rebel Songs such as The Sam Song, My Old Man's A Provo, A Prisoners Anthem, The Brixton Busters.They play gigs all over Ireland from Kerry up to Donegal, from Tyrone to Wexford, and from Dublin up to Belfast.