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My attempt at a song that came out of the 1981 hunger strikes about the fifth hunger striker to die in the H-Blocks. My family is from Belfast, and my cousin was in Long Kesh at the time of the strike, although he wasn't one of the strikers... he spent 16 years in prison and was never so much as charged with a crime. Consequently, this song means a lot to me.

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Comment by james g mcgill on September 1, 2009 at 16:51
i love this song
Comment by Seaicilin O'Caoimh on August 28, 2009 at 0:30
oops, what I meant was nice song of Joe, Savage!
Comment by Seaicilin O'Caoimh on August 28, 2009 at 0:24
Very nice Joe!
Comment by Paul Regan on August 17, 2009 at 18:25
Really good rendition of this tune I haven't heard before. I learned of the Hunger Strikes from TV in recent years and saw a mural on the show they did on a building there featuring Bobby.
Comment by James Ebert on July 21, 2009 at 3:15
Kevin, enjoyed your verison of "Joe McDonnell" The song by the Wolf Tones was one of the first songs I put on my playlist for my virtual walking blog of Ireland. take-care "Jim from Dewitt, Mi"aka Forrest.
Comment by Sheena on July 17, 2009 at 20:51
Hey hey did you lock up Fuzznuts for this video?? I miss his little kitty singing!;op
Comment by Daithi Locha on July 17, 2009 at 20:48
excellent!
Comment by Kara Smith on July 16, 2009 at 8:54
Very nice ballad Kevin, can't wait to hear a few more tunes, Did you write this song?

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