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The Cracklin' Griffins

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About The Cracklin' Griffins

folk rock band
Brighton
Public liability insurance of £1 million
Brighton based epic folk/rock band, with classic versions of Irish and old time folk music, alongside Pogues covers

Starting in 1991, The Cracklin' Griffins have been been ripping it up for years. Started by frontman Jim Best, they specialize in fast and furious folk. With classic songs from The Dubliners and Pogues as well as 'old time' songs with a bluegrass feel. The band has played countless weddings and parties, sessions and pub gigs, and festivals, racetracks, street-parties and wakes... in fact just about every sort of gig. Some fine musicians have been in the band, with the present line-up the best yet. Folk rock at it's best!

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Wild Rover, Dirty old town, Irish rover, Star of the county down, Drunken sailor, streams of Whiskey, Whiskey in the jar, Sally Maclienne, Molly Malone, Leaving of Liverpool, Mrs MacGrath, Run on, Cuckoo Bird, Tell me ma, All for me Grog, Fairytale of New York, Raggle taggle gypsie.... plus lots more