Johnstons, The – Bitter Green / Colours Of The Dawn / If I Sang My Song + bonus tracks

Double CD – £9.99
Catalog No. BGOCD1297
Bitter Green / Colours Of The Dawn / If I Sang My Song + bonus tracks by Johnstons, The
  • The Johnstons’ last three albums for Transatlantic Records, dating from 1969, 1971 and 1972, plus a collection of A and B sides of singles that complete and complement our earlier Johnstons release (BGOCD1086)
  • The material in these recordings is a mixture of traditional and original songs, mainly written by Paul Brady and Chris McCloud
  • The Johnstons split in 1973 with Paul Brady going on to have a critically-acclaimed career both as a writer and performer
  • Digitally remastered and slipcased
  • Extensive new notes


Bitter Green:


  1. Jesus Was A Carpenter
  2. The Gypsy
  3. Lord Thomas & Fair Ellender
  4. The Kilfenora Jig
  5. Fiddler’s Green
  6. The Story Of Isaac
  7. Bitter Green
  8. The Penny Wager
  9. Marcie
  10. Reels:
  11. The Fair Haired Boy/Kiss The Maid Behind The Barrel/The Dawn
  12. The Spanish Lady


Colours Of The Dawn:


  1. Hello Friend
  2. Crazy Anne
  3. Brightness She Came
  4. If I Could
  5. Angela Davis
  6. Colours Of The Dawn
  7. I’ll Be Gone In The Morning
  8. Seems So Long Ago, Nancy
  9. The Old Man’s Tale


If I Sang My Song:


  1. The Wind In My Hands
  2. Won’t You Come With Me
  3. Border Child
  4. If I Sang My Song
  5. December Windows
  6. I Get To Thinking
  7. Continental Trailways Bus
  8. Bread And Wine
  9. You Ought To Know


Bonus Tracks:


  1. Going Home
  2. The Travelling People
  3. The Alamo
  4. The Life Of The Rover
  5. I Never Will Marry
  6. Banks Of Claudy
  7. The Curragh Of Kildare
  8. Leaving London
  9. My House
  10. The Wherefore And The Why
  11. Streets Of London
  12. The Spanish Lady

More music from Johnstons, The:

  1. The Johnstons/Give A Damn/The Barley Corn – Johnstons, The
    The Johnstons/Give A Damn/The Barley Corn
    3 Albums on 2 CDs BGOCD1086