Thursday Night Irish Music Byte

Irish Music Week continues…

In 1972 the Beatles had broken up. John Lennon was now married to Yoko Ono and his solo career was in its infancy. He released an album titled Some Time In New York City which was as un- Beatle-like as one could imagine. No pop songs but a lot of political commentary. One of those songs was Luck Of The Irish. It  was written shortly after the Derry Bloody Sunday massacre by British soldiers and was a sarcastic yet poignent description of Anglo/Irish relations at the time.

Please enjoy this video clip of John and Yoko performing this wonderful song. Also, please recognize that Yoko Ono is a lot better a performer than pop culture has led you to believe.

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Posted on March 25, 2010, in Songs, Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Wow, very powerful lyrics.

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