Jim McCann ‎– McCanned! - 1972- Folk, World (UK Vinyl)

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Jim McCann ‎– McCanned! - 1972- Folk, World (UK Vinyl)

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James "Jim" McCann (26 October 1944 – 5 March 2015) was an Irish entertainer and folk musician. Although a solo artist for most of his career, McCann was a member of the folk group the Dubliners from 1974 until 1979, then later appearing with them in their 2002 reunion and their 50th anniversary tour in 2012.

 

As a young man, McCann attended University College Dublin as a student of medicine, but became interested in folk music during a summer holiday in Birmingham in 1964. He began to perform in folk clubs in the area, and, upon his return to Dublin, he joined a group called the Ludlow Trio in 1965. In the following year, the Ludlow Trio had a hit with their recording of Dominic Behan’s “The Sea Around Us”, which reached number one in the Irish charts.

The Ludlow Trio broke up in the following year, and McCann began a solo career, releasing an album, McCann, and making several appearances on several folk programmes for Telefis Éireann.

Amongst other pursuits, he spent the next few years involving himself in theatrical productions (starting with Maureen Potter's "Gaels of Laughter" in 1968), and he toured throughout Ireland and Britain. He released a second album, McCanned, made a television special called Reflections of Jim McCann, and then hosted a series called The McCann Man.

Label:Polydor ‎– 2489 053
Series:Folk Mill
Format:Vinyl, LP, Album
Country:UK
Released:1972

  Sleeve Condition (Out of 10) ~ 8 slight wear / with inner sleeve
Label Condition (Out of 10) ~ 10
Vinyl Condition ~ (Out of 10)
Side 1 -10
side 2 - 10
BIN # * 100

Tracklist

A1 Ploughboy Lads
A2 Sam Hall
A3 Sullivan's John
A4 Carroll Bawn
A5 Rainy Day
A6 Streets Of London
B1 The Light
B2 Snowblind Friend
B3 I Used To Know You
B4 You Never Wanted Me
B5 Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye
B6 Gospel Changes

 

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