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New!! David Kincaid & The Brandos
Songs of the Irish Volunteers
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20 Song Double album available now!

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1. The Irish Volunteer MP3

2. Boys That Wore The Green MP3

3. The Opinions Of Paddy Magee MP3

4. The Boys Of The Irish Brigade MP3

5. Paddy's Lamentation MP3

6. The Irish Volunteer (No. 2) MP3

7. My Father's Gun MP3

 8. Meagher Is Leading The Irish Brigade MP3

 9. Free And Green MP3

10. The Harp Of Old Erin & Banner Of Stars MP3

11. The List Of Generals MP3

12. Pat Murphy Of Meagher's Brigade MP3

The sound files above are MP3's, and can be played on either Windows Media, RealOne, QuickTime and iTunes players. Click on the icons to download free players.

"THE IRISH VOLUNTEER-Songs of the Irish Union Soldier, 1861-1865 is one of the most emotionally credible Civil War recordings ever made, as well as a superb, irresistibly melodic Irish folk recording (Scott Alarik, The Boston Globe)" is what criticts are saying about this collection of twelve songs from the American Civil War, centering on the Union army's famed "Irish Brigade," recruited and commanded by Brigadier General Thomas F. Meagher. The album is the product of years of research, including Civil War reenacting, and seven months of arranging and recording. Great care was taken to give the album an authentic, 19th century feel and sound, from the use of only period style instruments and vocal harmonies, to the enlisting of some of the finest musicians in Irish traditional music.

The principle musicians include the young genius Liz Knowles on fiddle (Riverdance, The John Whelan Band), brilliant uilleann piper and Shanachie recording artist Jerry O'Sullivan, and the great John Whelan (seven time All-Ireland champion and Narada recording artist) on Irish button accordion. The recording was produced, engineered, and arranged by David Kincaid, a veteran recording artist himself, having made seven albums with roots-rockers The Brandos, who also sings the lead and harmony vocals, and plays the guitar, banjo, mandolin and bodhrán. (click to order)

The album is not just great music, but a complete historical package, including a 35 page booklet with complete lyrics, Civil War period graphics (many previously unpublished), and a brief history and liner notes by noted historian Joseph G. Bilby, author of several books on the Civil War, including the definitve history of the Irish Brigade: "Remember Fontenoy! The 69th New York And The Irish Brigade In The Civil War." (Longstreet House, ISBN No. 0-944413-37-4).

This website was designed to answer most of your questions about the The Irish Volunteer, David Kincaid, his Rock and Roll band The Brandos. Please feel free to browse through its pages, following the links in the menu below. (click to order)

David Kincaid, John Whelan Featured Musicians In Hollywood Film "Gods And Generals"(click for more info).

New!! David Kincaid & The Brandos
Songs of the Irish Volunteers
L
ive in Europe!
20 Song Double album available now!

(click to order (US) European Orders

Also available on eBay

The follow-up album from David Kincaid, "The Irish-American's Song"is now available! (click for more info)

Regimental Color, 69th NYSV

Michael Kraus
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