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Black 47 - Black 47
Track Listing
  1. Banks of the Hudson
  2. Rockin' the Bronx
  3. Desperate
  4. Funky Ceili (Bridie's Song)
  5. Fanatic Heart
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  1. Banks of the Hudson
  2. Rockin' the Bronx
  3. Desperate
  4. Funky Ceili (Bridie's Song)
  5. Fanatic Heart
  6. Free Joe Now
  7. 40 Shades of Blue (For Kevin Wherever You Are)
  8. James Connolly
  9. Blind Mary/Her Dear Old Donegal (Sleep Tight in New York City)
  10. Livin' in America
  11. Land of DeValera
  12. Paddy's Got a Brand New Reel
  13. #
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Black 47's self-released debut album brought joy to the hearts of their growing downtown cult following and made the eyes of major label A&R men light up with dollar signs. The band's punky insouciance, sense of humor, and hooky fusion of Celtic, American, and Jamaican musical influences looked like an awful lot like a winning commercial combination at the time. Black 47's subsequent SBK releases (some of which featured re-recorded versions of these same songs) flopped, but ten years later you can still hear what everyone ...

Black 47 2001, Gadfly Records

UPC: 076605227227

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