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Cuchulainn Records

last updated 3 March, 27 Jan 2016
last updated 1 Sept 2015
last updated 25 Jan 2015




Folk label from Derry founded in 1972. Owned and managed by Tony Johnston, who also owned Flame Records. Distributed by EMI.
Tony Kearney was a civil rights campaigner.
Other artists who may have releases on this label: Tommy Fee and the Cajun Sound, Anna, Jim Long, Tuxedo Junction, The Chad.

 

Singles

CCH 001   Seamus Donnolly - West of the Old River Shannon / McCarthy's Party [1972]
CCH 002
CCH 003   Tony Kearney - Bloody Sunday / The Croppy Boy [1972] (PS)
CCH 004   Tony Kearney - A Hundred Thousand Guns Flan Mac A Bhaird [1972]
CCH 005
CCH 006   The Saoirse Folk of Derry - Eamonn Lafferty. A Tribute from... [1973?] (PS)
CCH 007   Dolores Devine - The Star Of Donegal / The Gem Of The Roe [1974] (PS)
CCH 008   Hugh McLean (of The Envoys) - The Rose Of Moray / Gartan Mother's Lullaby [1974] (PS)
CCH 009   Geraldine - The Ballad Of Drogheda / The Curragh Of Kildare [1974] (PS)
CCH 010 CCH 011   Dave Carter - The Butcher Boy / The Wild Colonial Boy [1974] :
CCH 1025 Geraldine Gorman & Our Lady Of Mercy Singers - Sister of Mercy / Catherine 7" [1980] (PS) +lyric insert
CCH 102? Robert Doherty - Drop Off In Ballyporeen / Slievenamon 7" [1984] (PS)
(note switch in number format is not a mistake!)



   
Albums

CCHS 1001   Tony Kearney & Geraldine - Hang My Country: The Story Of A Tragedy [1973]
CCHS 1002   Geraldine - Sing My Country Vol. 1 [1973]
CCHS 1003   Green Cross Ceili Band - Dance My Country [1973]
CCHS 1004   Saoirse Folk [with Gerry O'Neill on fiddle] - My Country Folk Vol.1 [1973]
CCHS 1005   Saoirse - Ireland Live On (Patriotic Songs of Ireland)
CCHS 1006   Hugh McLean & Evelyn - Envoys of Ireland [1974]
CCHS 1007   Geraldine - Sing My Country Vol. 2
CCHS 1008
CCHS 1009   Green Cross Ceili Band - Dance My Country Vol.2 [1975]
CCHS 1010   Bill Quinn - Land of Song Vol.1 [1975]
CCHS 1011   Pearse Plunkett - Balladsheet One [1975]
CCHS 1012
CCHS 1013   Ceóltoírí Loch An Óir - My Country Folk Vol.2
CCHS 1014   Grog - Traditional Songs of Ulster
CCHS 1015   Janeczek Sisters - Sing Around Munster, Vol. 1 [1976]
CCHS 1016   The Foyle Singers - In Derry Vale
CCHS 1017   Travelling Folk - Vol. 1
CCHS 1018   Frank Mooney - My Ireland Of Dreams
CCHS 1019   v/a On Fiddle, Flutes and Pipes
CCHS 1020   The Four Provinces
CCHS 1021
CCHS 1022   Slainte - Songs and Music in the Irish Tradition



Notes
CCHS 1013: Ceóltoírí Loch An Óir were from Connacht, centred in Galway, and included Gerard Hanley and Phylis & Brian Mooney. Tony Johnston had a brother Paddy who lived in Galway at the time, and that was how this group became linked with the Cuchulainn label.








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