January 2013

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Only the second Irish dwelling American to be featured on this blog, Gentry Morris is a man bringing wholesome americana from the homeland to these shores. Gentry was raised in the state of Georgia. At the age of 20, the man moved to Nashville to learn his craft and after five years of Nashville, he […]

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So after that elongated review of 2012; it is back to the bread and butter of the Eirecana blog. Another Irish artist producing some fine americana and alt-country tunes. This post is all about the relaxed styling of Tony Villiers. Based in Armagh, Tony released his début album “Wild Mercury” in July of last year. […]

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January 2013 is almost over and I am still working off 2012. Still despite the delay illness brought, I am glad to be able to post about my favourite Irish albums of the year. Again like my previous best of posts (which, strictly speaking should not really be titled best of), the albums featured here […]

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Joe Pug – Hymn #76 A man who has a way with words. He dropped out of college, picked up the guitar and hasn’t stopped since. You can download a free sampler on this site which is well worth it. First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar The album was one of my favourites of […]

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Welcome to Eirecana 2013. Over the next few days, I hope to offer a full review of 2013 as seen through the prism of the Eirecana blog. Expect posts on the best albums from either side of the Atlantic too but to begin with, some of my favourite tracks from the last year. The music […]

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