It appears from Dave’s most recent post that we are both on a Dropkick Murphys kick lately.
I realized a few days ago that I actually do not own the album The Meanest of Times so I went to a local CD shop to see if I could find it. Well, I did not find that particular CD but I did find a copy of the album Do or Die, which, strangely enough, I also do not have a copy of.
Here is some information about that album for your reading pleasure:
Released in January 1997 by Hellcat Records.
Produced by Lars Frederikson (some of you might know Lars as the guitar player for Rancid).
Mike McColgan – vocals (this was the last recording for the band that Mike appeared on before Al Barr took over on vocals).
Ken Casey – bass, vocals.
Rick Barton – guitar
Matt Kelly – drums
“Cadence to Arms” – DkM version of an old Irish bagpipe song.
“Do or Die” – written by Mike and Rick
“Get Up” – written by Ken, Mike and Rick
“Never Alone” – written by Ken and Rick
“Caught in a Jar” – written by Mike and Rick
“Memories Remain” – written by Ken and Matt
“Road of the Righteous” – written by Mike and Rick
“Far Away Coast” – written by Ken, Mike and Rick
“Fightstarter Karaoke” – written by Ken and Rick
“Barroom Hero” – written by Ken
“3rd Man In” – written by Ken and Rick
“Tenant Enemy #1” – written by the Dropkick Murphys
“Finnegans Wake” –
“Noble” – written by the Dropkick Murphys
“Boys on the Docks” – written by Ken and Rick (this is an acoustic version)
“Skinhead on the MBTA” – written by Bess Lomax Hawes, Dropkick Murphys and Jacqueline Steiner
You can find the lyrics to these songs at their official website.