The Dubliners

Song of the Day Revisited: Luke Kelly ... The Town I Loved So Well

June 2021 update: when I published my football site Salutsunderland.com, this would have featured in my Ten Years After category, blasts from the past that first appeared 10 years before. I'm a few days out on this gem from Salut!... Read more →


From the Cranberries and Christy Moore to Sharon Shannon and the Dubliners. An imaginary St Patrick's Day CD

Sunday is St Patrick's Day and, much of the world over, parades, concerts and serious drinking will mark Ireland's special day, Salut! Live's editorial team - Colin Randall and Andrew Curry - have known each other electronically for years, a... Read more →


Treasures rediscovered: (8) Ronnie Drew and Eleanor Shanley perform Dylan's Boots of Spanish Leather

May 2022 update: Bob Dylan's 81st gave the prolific and much-followed Twitterman Eric Alper a perfect excuse to ask one of those questions of his: effectively 'name your favourite Dylan cover'. I reported it at this link and listed a... Read more →


Cover Story: (70) Your favourite Dylan covers. Eric Alper asks, Salut! Live answers

Eric Alper -'freelance music publicist. SiriusXM host, shameless idealist, lifelong musicaholic', he says though with more upper case than I'd allow - is the Twitter master of the simple musical question that can reliably be expected to draw hundreds or... Read more →


Cover Story (66): Brexit's empty shelves, missing lorry drivers and Ewan MacColl classic song of the road. Bob Fox, Dubliners or MacColl

CLICK ANYWHERE ON THIS PARAGRAPH TO EXPLORE THE FULL COVER STORY SERIES - COMPARING DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF THE SAME SONGS AND SOMETIMES TUNES Brexit is the poisoned chalice that just keeps on dispensing its noxious social and economic pollutants. Whichever... Read more →