Band: Dropkick Murphys
Album: The Gang's All Here
Release Date: February 1999
Music Genre: Punk Rock Oi
Label: Hellcat Records
Release Country: Europe
Record Type: 16 Tracks CD Album
Oi! Punk band from Boston, MA, formed in 1996 by Ken Casey (bass/vocals), Rick Barton (guitar) and Mike McColgan (vocals). The band is known for its Oi!/punk sound, its frequent covers of Irish standards, and lyrics which often focus on unions and working class ethics and concerns. In 1998, the band signed to Hellcat Records, a label run by members of Rancid and connected to Epitaph Records. After the release of their first LP, "Do Or Die", Mike McColgan left the band to pursue his desire to become a firefighter. The split was amicable and McColgan would return to music a few years later, fronting the Street Dogs. He was replaced by Al Barr. Rick Barton left after the band's second album, "The Gang's All Here" to pursue outside interests. By the release of their next album, "Sing Loud, Sing Proud", the band had expanded to include Casey, Barr, longtime drummer Matt Kelly, 2 guitarists, a mandolin player, and a bagpipe player.
In 2004, the Dropkick Murphys recorded and released the song "Tessie", an old tune associated with the Boston Red Sox baseball team. The song was featured in the movie "Fever Pitc (...)
|2||Blood And Whiskey||1:48|
|3||Pipebomb On Lansdowne||1:50|
|5||10 Years Of Service||2:45|
|6||Upstarts And Broken Hearts||2:57|
|8||Curse Of A Fallen Soul||3:01|
|11||The Fighting 69th||3:14|
|13||Wheel Of Misfortune||3:50|
|14||The Only Road||2:12|
|16||The Gang's All Here||7:59|
©&℗ 1999 Hellcat Records
Recorded at The Outpost Studios - Stoughton,MA
Mastered at 9 West Mastering
All songs published by Boston Scally Punk Publishing (ASCAP) / Dr Zeuss Music (ASCAP).
The track duration is not specified. Durations taken from cd-player.
Writing credits are written as: All songs written by the Dropkick Murphys (Barton, Casey) or (Barton, Casey, Kelly) except - Amazing Grace and The Fighting 69th (traditional arranged by Dropkick Murphys)
Released in a black tray digipak with a 4-page insert.