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Bus Records

last updated 22 Jan 2017
last updated 17 July, 11 Apr 2016
last updated 22 Mar 2016



Launched in 1984 by Marcus Connaughton and Tony Bradfield. Address in Inchicore, Dublin. If anyone can help write a short bio for this label, please get in touch.


Singles
BUS  1	The Business - Let Me In / Been Alone Too Long  [2/1984] (PS)
BUS  2	Jargon - Hey Mr.Dreamer / Could Be Untrue Tonight  [6/1984] (PS)
BUS  3	Dave Maher & The Rockets - Tore Up / Ready Teddy  [1984] rockabilly
BUS  4	The Business - Leavin' On The Midnight Train / Still Wondering  [1984] (PS)
BUS  5	Ashford - One In Every Town / Sink The Teeth  [9/1984] (PS)
BUS  6	New York Connection - Helpless / ?  [1984]
BUS  7	Urban Trauma - Armageddown / Radio Nero  [1984] Bill Whelan/Shay Healy dance/funk collaboration
BUS  8	Dave Maher & The Rockets - I Stayed At The Heartbreak Hotel / Red Hot  [1984] (PS) rockabilly
BUS  9	Primal Scream - Don't Give Up / A Bonfire Night  [1984] (PS)
BUS 10	Jon Kenny - Spancil Hill / Mirror Mirror  [1984] (PS) comedy
MARS 11	Na Fianna - Cliffs of Baccalieu // Swallows Tail / Star of Munster [1984?] (PS) co-release with Martone Records
	Recorded at CRS Studios, produced by Chuck Owens.
BUS 12
BUS 13	Quarterdeck - Strange Town / Missed That Chance  [1985] (PS)
BUS 14	The Business - Two Sided Story / Angel of Mercy  [1985] (PS)
BUS 15	Carol Anne & Casablanca - Two Hearts / Closer Together In Love [1985]
BUS 16	Jon Kenny - Have A Nice Day / Donna  [1985] comedy
BUS 17	De Stijl - Dance Lover / Dance Lover (instrumental version)  [1985] (PS)
BUS 18	Charlie McGettigan - Jamboree / Sing A Song Of Joy  [1985] (PS)
BUS 19	Quarterdeck - Nada / Current Affair  [1985] (PS)
BUS 20	Xerxes - Friendly Fire / One More Time  [1985] (PS)
BUS 21	Casablanca - People Fom Ibiza / (instrumental version)  [1985] (PS)
BUS 22
BUS 23	G Squad - Don't You Talk / Born To Rock  [1985] (PS)
BUS 24	Charlie McGettigan - Lonely Side Of Midnight / Late Night People  [1985] (PS)
BUS 25	Quarterdeck - The Last War / Hold On  [1985] (PS)
BUS 26	Neighbours - There's A Bell / No More Reggae On The Radio [1985] (PS)
BUS 27
BUS 28	Fast Boys - Lies / On My Own  [1986] (PS)
BUS 29	Charlie McGettigan - After Hours / I Remember Long Ago  [1986] (PS)
BUS 30	The Village - Mental State / In My Vision  [1986] (PS)
BUS 31	Tommy Dooley - Lovely Cathleen / Ny And Bye  [1986] (PS)
BUS 32	Jon Kenny - Emigrate On 45 [1986] (PS) comedy
BUS 33	Hennigan's Blooze Band - Don't Slow Down / Treat Her Right  [1986] (PS)
BUS 34	No Shame - Ship Ahoy / Crimewatch  [1986] (PS)  pop
BUS 35	King Creole - A Teenager In Love / I Need Your Love Tonight  [1986]
BUS 36	Noel Porter - The Spires of Dublin / Wendy  [1986] (PS)
BUS 37	Hennigan's Blooze Band - That's What He Says / Talk To Me Baby  [1986] (PS)
BUS 38	Charlie McGettigan - Just A Phase I'm Going Through / Piece Of Paper [1986]
BUS 39	Tommy Dooley - Love And Affection / Beside You  [1986] (PS)
BUS 40	Barry Ronan and The Strange - Millionaire / Timebomb [12/1986] (PS)
BUS 41	Frame of Mind - Fairy Story / People Of The World  [1986] (PS)
BUS 42	Don Baker & Christy Dignam - Rain On The Wind / Don's Train  [1986] (PS)
BUS 43	Lightning Strikes - People Are Telling Me / People Are Telling Me (Dub Mix)  [1987] (PS)
BUS 44	Denis Murray - Noreen Bawn / The Lock Hospital [1987] (PS) folk
BUS 45	Jump The Gun - Bad Habits / A Little Bit Closer [8/1987] (PS)


  



501 Series
BUS 501	Dennis Murray - Bailieboro / This Land Is Your Land [198?] (PS)
BUS 502	Siobhan McManus with special guest John Hogan (of Boru)  - To Work Is Love / Little Or No Pride
BUS 503
BUS 504	Gene Coyle - Whispering Grass EP [1988]  (PS)
	    Whispering Grass / Stopped By The woods On A Sunny Evening // Until The Real Thing Comes Along / The Island Man	
BUS 505	Mulligan - Rainbow Race / Sullivan's John [198?] (PS)
BUS 506
BUS 507	BiaZarre - A Better Place / The Colour Of Rain  [1989] (PS)
BUS 508
BUS 509
BUS 510	Declan Nerney - If My World Turned Into Ashes / Really Like To See You One More Time [1989?]
BUS 511	Cúl A Dún - The Guilford Four Song (Remember October '89) / Memories Of Mayo [1989]
	The cassette version has two extra tracks: Neighbours on TV / O'Neill's March
BUS 512
BUS 513	Gene Coyle - s/t EP [1989?] (PS)
BUS 514	Borü - Sentimental Songs of Ireland K7 [198?] 10 tracks
BUS 515	Pat Good - Bless Them All! / Mick Sullivan's Mad Clock [1990] (PS) winner of the Gerry Ryan Song for Italy contest
BUS 516
BUS 517
BUS 518
BUS 519
BUS 520	Penneys Winning Team - The Team That Jack Built / The Boys In Green  [1990] (PS)  comedy/musical theatre (Penneys AKA Primark)
BUS 521	Jon Kenny and the Cattledealers Lament - Big Rock Candy Mountain / Sit Down For The Raffle [1990?] (PS) comedy
BUS 522
BUS 5225	Frank Nelson - Little White House / Little Town On The Shannon // Ever Winding Line / Night Of Cheatin [1990]
BUS 523	Rumour Hazitt - Time And Again / I Don't Want To Lose You [1990]
BUS 524
BUS 525	One September - Wishing / Diamond Days [199?] both sides credited to John Madigan
BUS 526	Brush Shiels - I Don't Know / Maggie [199?]
BUS 527
BUS 528
BUS 529	Laurie Hartz & Solid Gold - African Hero // All Too Familiar / Time After Time [199?] (PS)
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BUS 551	Borü - Coming Home For Christmas / Times Past 7"
BUS 555	Barbara Ellis - Evergreen (Is The Valley) / Grandpa [19??] (PS)
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BUS CD 585	Joe O'Toole - We're Going to America / Molly Malone CDS [1994]
BUS CD 590	Lighning Strikes - Raggle Taggle Rave / Too Little, Too Late CDS
BUS CD 595	Joe O'Toole - A.O.K. in the U.S.A. CDS


Custom Catalogue Numbers

NERD 1	Declan Nerney - A Picture of My World EP [19??]
	tracks: Picture of My World / Native Town Drumlish / Star Of Donegal / Each Season Changes You
3 TS 01	Borü - Freemantle Bay // Dublin Texas / Floral Lady [198?] (PS)
4 TO 2	Borü - Kangaroos & Wallabies / Joe Howlett // Festival Of Galway / Greener Grass (PS)

 


Albums



BUSLP001  Charlie McGettigan - Songs of the Night (and other stories) [1986] pop/country+western
BUSLP002  Quarterdeck - Jealous Child mini-LP [1986]

BUS MC1  v/a - 12 Great Irish Singles [1984] cassette

BUS 301	Gene Coyle (with Jimmy Faulkner, Barry McGovern, John Sheahan) - The Real Thing LP [19??]
	Whispering Grass / Cantilena / Greensleeves / Down by the Sally Gardens / The Islandman / Belfast Hornpipe
	Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening (poem) / Until the Real Thing Comes Along / Kemp's Jig / Back Road Home / 
	She Moved through the Fair / Swedish Jig / Carolan's Concerto / Mrs Power / Allegretto / Country Dance  / Adelita / 
	The Daffodils (poem)

BUS   600	Adrian Ryan - Accordion Versatility K7
BUS CD 611	Denis Murray and Friends - s/t CD 

BUS CD 801	Brush Shiels - Celtic Road Warrior CD 
BUS  2000	Brush Shiels - 20 Celtic Rock Classics CD [2000]



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