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21. Posted by WeeJoe (Respected Member 336 posts) 12y

Yip, the same Johnny Cash. Do you know the name of the song? I'm sure its called 'President Garfield's Been Shot Down' or something like that! Maybe i'm just going mad.

p.s. The 4 Hero song has nothing to do with JC, its just a great wee tune.

22. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 12y

"A Boy Named Sue" ... Johnny Cash ?

23. Posted by WeeJoe (Respected Member 336 posts) 12y

Naw man! A Boy Named Sue is a great wee tune as well though. I'm gonna have to buy the 'Murder' album now just to satisfy my curiosity. My pal had it when we were in Uni, top tune.

'Balladeer' is a great word, Bono once called Christy Moore a 'wandering minstrel', sums the genius up perfectly.

p.s. Christy Moore that is, not Bono.

Its my last day at work in London and i'm kinda drunk from my pub lunch, times are good!

24. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 12y

So I guess "Ring Of Fire","Folsom Prison Blues", and "Ballad Of A Teenage Queen", aren't part of your Johnny Cash's repertoire either ...

25. Posted by WeeJoe (Respected Member 336 posts) 12y

I'm not saying he didnt write A Boy Named Sue! Of course he did, i was just saying that it wasnt the song i was talking about!!! The song i was asking about was based on the assassination of President James Garfield. Doesnt matter.

26. Posted by WeeJoe (Respected Member 336 posts) 12y

Right, the songs called 'Mr Garfield', its on Johnny Cash's 'Murder' Album.

Sorry 'bout the scene folks.

27. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 12y

You're cool, WeeJoe

28. Posted by StevanHogg (Inactive 13 posts) 12y

Keane, U2, Travis, Chilli Peppers are my favourite groups at the moment

29. Posted by tea (Budding Member 16 posts) 12y

Uhhh ah man !!... All the stuff I listen to hasn't been mentioned !!! Try Taproot, Chevielle, Sonata Artica, Lacuna Coil, Earshot, Eighteen Visions, Revis.... It's all good and gravey etc etc. Though I am quite partial to a bit of Busted. Who could refuse theyre boish charms and "unique" guitar skills ?!

30. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 12y

Quoting WeeJoe

I like songs that echo actual events and tell stories, but not 'i wanna hold your hand and love you til the end of time' or 'you left me, how could you' cr*p, so i like a lot of folk music because social history interests me.

Also, traditional Irish session music is the best drinking music ever. For some of the best, listen to 'Planxty' or 'The Pogues'.

"Dirty Old Town" is a classic Pogues' song. After a few drinks anyone can sing it, no matter how bad they sound


"Raglan Road" has the most clever lyrics of all time: "And I said let grief be a falling leaf ..."

"The Gypsy Rover": I learnt this one in Grade 3.

"Molly Malone":..."In Dublin's fair city where the girls are
so pretty ..."
"Whiskey In The Jar": ..."Whacko! The derrio!"

"The Black Velvet Band":..."Her eyees they shone like diamonds"

And let's not forget Davey Arthur & The Furey Brothers, Van The Man, Foster & Allen, The Chieftains, and with or without U2