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This is Free Belfast!: Irish Rebel Songs of the Six Counties recorded in Belfast

This is Free Belfast!: Irish Rebel Songs of the Six Counties recorded in Belfast

From Bernadette Devlin’s liner notes to the 17 tracks of spoken word and song, This Is Free Belfast! stands as an aural document of dissent during the period of Northern Ireland’s political and sectarian violence known as The Troubles (late 1960s–1998). Listen to these oral histories set to song while reading about what inspired them in the liner notes. The recording features not only the sound of majestic rallying but the sound of vocalists—known only as McHenry, Wyld, Lavery, and Mcllvogue—portraying love, loss, and renewal in Belfast.

Track Listing

101
Cry Murder! Men of No Property 2:18
102
Why are the British Troops Here? Men of No Property 2:50
103
Burntollet Bridge Ambush Men of No Property 3:22
104
It's a Man's Life in the Army Men of No Property 3:19
105
Craig's Dragoons Men of No Property 1:52
106
Hughes' Bakery Van Men of No Property 2:24
107
Ballad of Danny O'Hagan Men of No Property 1:45
108
The Bogside Doodle Bug Men of No Property 2:44
109
Ballad of Carrick Hill Men of No Property 2:49
201
Leaving Belfast Town Men of No Property 3:21
202
The Great Eel Robbery Men of No Property 2:43
203
The Smuggling Men Men of No Property 2:24
204
The Bogside Man Men of No Property 2:04
205
Rubber Bullets Men of No Property 2:38
206
Ballymurphy Men of No Property 1:58
207
Ballad of Lynch's Army Men of No Property 2:46
208
Up in the Armach Prison Men of No Property 3:47

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