Fire of Freedom - Black 47
Track Listing
  1. Livin' in America
  2. Maria's Wedding
  3. Rockin' the Bronx
  4. Fanatic Heart
  5. Funky Ceili
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  1. Livin' in America
  2. Maria's Wedding
  3. Rockin' the Bronx
  4. Fanatic Heart
  5. Funky Ceili
  6. Fire of Freedom
  7. James Connolly
  8. Livin' in America
  9. Banks of the Hudson
  10. 40 Shades of Blue
  11. New York, NY 10009
  12. Sleep Tight in New York City/Her Dear Olf Donegal
  13. Black 47
  14. Livin' in America
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The basic ingredients are one part street-wise, horn-driven New Jersey rock a la early-Springsteen / Southside Johnny, and one part ethnic Irish pop in the spirit of Dexy's Midnight Runners. Where the mind boggles is when New York City's Black 47 (the peak year of the Irish Potato Famine) also manages to incorporate reggae ("Fire Of Freedom"), mutant Dixieland jazz ("Fanatic Heart"), groove music ("Funky Ceili") and hip-hop (the autobiographical "Rockin' The Bronx")...all with a lead vocalist who has a similar angst-ridden ...

Fire of Freedom 1993, SBK Records

UPC: 077778068624

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Fire of Freedom 1993, Capitol

UPC: 077778068648

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