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Whether you're green or orange, you have to admit that the Irish rebellions have produced some outstanding music!

During my misspent youth I hung out at a coffee house called the  Cafe Orpheus run by Sean Slattery. That's where I first heard "Rising of the moon" and other rebel songs. I was also a fan of a local group, the "Howling Gael" who did a great version "Come out you Black and Tans". Of course there were also many an Irish drinking song to compliment the fighting songs! But I digress. Below are a small sampling of some songs from the rebellions.

Add your favorites in the comments

Bold Fenian Men

Rising of the moon

Roddy McCorley

Brennan On The Moor

Originally posted to Protest Music on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 07:30 AM PDT.

Also republished by Shamrock American Kossacks.

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