Mumblin' Deaf Ro – The Ballad Of Lonesome Ray James


As the Irish Housing Market continues to unravel people are naturally beginning to tighten their belts. But wait, help is already at hand. Nope it’s not that long awaited European Central Bank rate reduction announcement but a budget friendly missive from one of Ireland’s most underrated artists Mumblin’ Deaf Ro. You see in the next couple of weeks Ronan Hession will be playing 2 gigs for the princely sums of €5 (Anseo, Sunday 2 March) and €12 (Whelans, Wednesday 5 March). How can you justify that huge leap on the second gig we’ve got kids to feed I hear you scream, well perhaps the words Adrian Crowley will cool your boots. That’s right, the genuine sound of acoustic Ireland will finally gather together on one stage in the newly decked out upstairs section of Whelans. So why not forget about negative equity for a night, your ears will thank you for it. KD

Mumblin’ Deaf Ro – The Ballad Of Lonesome Ray James

More Info: Official & Myspace
Buy Songs: Senor, My Friend… & The Herring & The Brine
Year: 2003 & 2007

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    February 19, 2008
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    These two gigs are going to be great! Really looking forward to them.

  2. February 19, 2008
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    tis is a very good album – shame indeed that i won’t be about to see the shows

  3. February 19, 2008
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    Both albums are excellent alright, once you get Ro’s voice you’re on easy street.

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