Dermot O'Brien
& The Clubmen

Dermot O'Brien captained his native county Louth to win the 1957 All-Ireland Gaelic Football title and then went on to lead one of Ireland's most successful dance bands. Dermot O'Brien and Johnny Barton died in 2007. Dennis O'Loughlin is also deceased. Please remember these magnificent musicians.

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Related: Tigermen

Town/Village/County: Dundalk, Co. Louth

Vocals & Accordion: Dermot O'Brien / Timmy Regan
Lead Guitar: Paddy Farrell / Eamonn Campbell
2nd Guitar:
Bass: Benny Kindillon / Reg Lloyd
 
Trumpet: Willie Healy / Mick Nolan
Sax/Clarinet: Dennis O'Loughlin / Sonny Knowles
Trombone:
Drums: Johnny Barton
Manager: George O'Reilly

Discography (Compiled by Eddie Kelly)

7” 45 r.p.m.

1964: Marching Thru’ Georgia / Whistling Rufus – Envoy ENV 005
1964: Forty Shades Of Green / I Want To Be Where You’re Gonna Be - Envoy ENV 006
1964: Dermot O’Brien Sings Hank Snow EP - Envoy EVP 108
1964: Dermot O’Brien Sings Johnny Cash EP – Envoy EVP 109
1964: Dermot O’Brien Sings Country Hits EP – Envoy EVP 110
1964: My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You / I Don’t Believe I’ll Fall In Love Today – Envoy ENV 009
1965: Tiger By The Tail / The Blue Side Of Lonesome - Envoy ENV 010
1965: The Beer Barrel Polka / Peanut Vendor – Envoy ENV 011
1966: I Walk The Line / I’ll Be Somewhere – Envoy ENV 013
1966: The Merry Ploughboy / Come Down The Mountain Katie Daly – Envoy ENV 016
1966: Home Boys Home / Alpine Slopes - Envoy ENV 020
1967: Kelly The Boy / The Foggy dew – Major Minor MM 519
1968: Rosin The Bow / Walking In The Sunshine - Target 7N 17490
1968: The Rocks Of Bawn / Shuffling Sam – Target 7N 17648
1969: Ballad Of Brian Boru / King Of The Fairies - Envoy ENV 029
1970: Orange Blossom Special / The Laughing Accordion – Envoy ENV 030
1970: In The Middle Of Nowhere / The Road – Envoy ENV 031
1971: The Galway Shawl // The Flying Scotsman / The Turfman From Ardee – Release RL 567
1971: The Claddagh Ring / Connemara Rose – Release RL 599
1972: Mother Malone / The World Goes Round – Release RL 621
1972: Rocks Of Bawn / / There’ll Have To Be An End / Just Another Sunday – Release RL 647

LP’s (12” 33.3 r.p.m.)

1964: Dermot O’Brien Himself – Envoy VOY 9145
1964: Dance With Dermot O’Brien – Envoy VOY 9146
1964: The Enchanting World Of Country Music – Envoy VOY 9149
1965: Jamboree – Envoy VOY 9150
1966: The Accordion sounds Of Dermot O’Brien – Envoy VOY 9154
1967: Off To Dublin In The Green – Envoy VOY 9178
1969: The Kindest Conversation – Target NPL 18280
1970: Listen They’re Playing My Song – Envoy VOY 9187
1970: The Laughing Accordion – Envoy VOY 9189
1971: O’Brien’s Cross Road Ceili – Release BRL 4014

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