Friday, March 19, 2021

Full Show Friday: The Irish Rovers 1989

We search the murky back waters of youtube to find full concerts and post them to the site weekly, come back every seven days to help us celebrate Full Show Friday's. These shows are of varying quality and may not be here for long so enjoy them while you can...As always, please support the artist every which way, but especially by seeing them live (if they are still playing)...This week...The Irish Rovers!

Some months our Full Show Friday's will focus on specific artistsyearsvenues, festivals or some combo of it all
This months Full Show Friday Series is brought to you by the letter I.

With St. Patrick's day happening this week we went with The Irish Rovers for our Full Show Friday. Pro Shot, Pro Sound, more info on this show below. Enjoy:

The Irish Rovers (Will Millar, George Millar, Jimmy Ferguson, Joe Millar & Wilcil McDowell) celebrated their 25th year together with a Silver Anniversary CBC SuperSpecial in 1989 in their pub The Unicorn in Vancouver, B.C. Canada. They reminisced and sang favourite songs as well as a couple of new ones like the finale written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, and performed on stage with Randy Bachman (BTO) and Bill Henderson (Chilliwack), John Reynolds, and with comedian Jimmy Kennedy in comedy sketches. Cameo appearances included Anne Murray, Johnny Cash, Roger Miller, Vera Lynn, B J Thomas, Lonnie Donegan, Waylon Jennings, Carl Perkins, Roger Whittaker as well as Lambchop (Shari Lewis), Pat Boone and Tanya Tucker. If you look closely during "Let's All Sing Together" at 9:00​, you'll see guests The Clancy Brothers, Brenda Lee, John Davidson, Rita Coolidge, Jim Stafford, Andy Stewart,, Frank Ifield, Janie Fricke, Tom T Hall, Catherine McKinnon and Glenn Yarbrough. NOW WASN'T THAT A PARTY!

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