Dominic Behan  (1928-1989)
Last updated: 03.05.20
p_behand.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Dominic Behan (Doiminic O Beacháin) was an Irish songwriter, singer, short story writer, novelist and playwright who wrote in Irish and English. He was also a socialist and an Irish Republican. Born into the literary Behan family (brother being Brendan Behan), Dominic Behan was one of the most influential Irish songwriters of the 20th-century.
A prolific composer, he had more than 450 songs published during his lifetime, though undoubtedly wrote many more. For reasons not altogether known, he also used the pseudonyms of Wolf Stephens and Fintan Connolly. Amongst his most popular and notable songs are: .
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book15.gif  book15.gif   Ireland Sings Dominic Behan flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
book15.gif  My brother Brendan Dominic Behan flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
book15.gif  The Singing Irish Dominic Behan flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif
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Folk Music CDs:
cd15.gif Dominic Behan Songs of the Ira (Irish Republican Army) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
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youtube15.jpg Avondale 2:32 Dominic Behan Avondale
youtube15.jpg Liverpool Lou 3:04 Dominic Behan
youtube15.jpg McAlpine's Fusiliers 2:41 Dominic Behan McAlpine's Fusiliers
youtube15.jpg The Patriot Game 3:54 Dominic Behan The Patriot Game