Post Category: Resources

Bailie, Stuart. (2018). Trouble Songs: Music and Conflict in Northern Ireland. Belfast: Bloomfield.

Campbell, Sean. (2020). ‘Agitate, Educate, Organise’: Partisanship, Popular Music and the Northern Ireland Conflict. Popular Music, 39(2), 233-256.

Cooper, David. (2001). On the Twelfth of July in the Morning… (Or the Man Who Mistook His Sash for a Hat). Folk Music Journal, 8(1), 67–89.

Cooper, David. (2010). The Musical Traditions of Northern Ireland and its Diaspora. Farnham: Ashgate.

Dowling, Martin. (2009). ‘Troubled Voices’. A Troubles Archive Essay. Belfast: Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

Green, Clare Alexandra. (2019). ‘Identity, Authority and Myth-Making: Politically-Motivated Prisoners and the use of Music During the Northern Irish Conflict, 1962-2000’. PhD Dissertation, Queen Mary, University of London.

Green, Clare Alexandra. (2020). ‘It’s All Over: Romantic Relationships, Endurance and Loyalty in the Songs of Northern Irish Politically- Motivated Prisoners’. Estudios Irlandeses, 14, 70-82.

Hanvey, Bobbie. (2009). ‘The Oul’ Orange and Green: Songs from Republican and Loyalist Traditions in Ireland’. A Troubles Archive Essay. Belfast: Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

‘Long Kesh’. (2002). Between the Ears. BBC Radio 3, March 3.

McCann, May. (1985). ‘The Past in the Present: A Study of Some Aspects of the Politics of

Music in Belfast’. PhD Dissertation, Queen’s University Belfast.

McCann, May. (1995). ‘Music and Politics in Ireland: The Specificity of the Folk Revival in

Belfast’. British Journal of Ethnomusicology,4(1): 51–75.

McCann, Stephen. (Forthcoming). ‘An Oral History of Republicans and Musical Culture

in Derry During the Troubles’. PhD Dissertation, Technological University Dublin.

Millar, Stephen R. (2017). ‘Irish Republican Music and (Post)Colonial Schizophrenia’. Popular Music and Society, 40(1): 75–88.

Millar, Stephen R. (2018). ‘“Music Is My AK-47”: Performing Resistance in Belfast’s Rebel Music Scene’. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 24(2): 348–65.

Millar, Stephen R. (2020). Sounding Dissent: Rebel Songs, Resistance, and Irish Republicanism. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Millar, Stephen R. and Evropi Chatzipanagiotidou. (2021). ‘From Belfast to the Somme (and Back Again):  Loyalist Paramilitaries, Political Song, and Reverberations of Violence’. Ethnomusicology Forum. 30(2): 246-265.

Moore, Christy. (2003). One Voice: My Life in Song. London: Hodder and Stoughton.

Moore, Paul. (2003). ‘Sectarian Sound and Cultural Identity in Northern Ireland’. In The

Auditory Culture Reader, edited by Michael Bull and Les Back, 265–79. Oxford: Berg.

Ó Cadhla, Seán. (2017). ‘“Then to Death Walked, Softly Smiling”: Violence and Martyrdom in Modern Irish Republican Ballads’. Ethnomusicology,61 (2): 262–86.

Ó Cadhla, Seán. (2017). ‘“Young Men of Erin, Our Dead Are Calling”: Death, Immortality and the Otherworld in Modern Irish Republican Ballads. Studi irlandesi: A Journal of Irish Studies 7 (7): 113-144.

Parfitt, Richard. (2020). Musical Culture and the Spirit of Irish Nationalism, 1848-1972. London: Routledge.

Pietzonka, Katrin. (2013). And the Healing Has Begun: A Musical Journey Towards Peace in Northern Ireland. Bloomington, IN: Author House.  

Radford, Katy. (2002). ‘Loyal Sounds: Music as a Marker of Identity in Protestant West Belfast’. PhD Dissertation, Queen’s University Belfast.

Radford, Katy. (2004). ‘Red, White, Blue and Orange: An Exploration of Historically

Bound Allegiances through Loyalist Song.” World of Music 46 (1): 71–89.

Rolston, Bill. (1999). ‘Music and Politics in Ireland. The Case of Loyalism’. In Politics and

Performance in Contemporary Northern Ireland, edited by John P. Harrington and Eliz-

abeth J. Mitchell, 29–56. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.

Rolston, Bill. (2001). ‘“This Is Not a Rebel Song’: The Irish Conflict and Popular Music’.

Race & Class 42 (3): 49–67.

Scott, Derek B. (2013). ‘Irish Nationalism, British Imperialism, and Popular Song’. In Twentieth-Century Music and Politics: Essays in Memory of Neil Edmunds, edited by

Pauline Fairclough, 231–48. Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

Warfield, Brian. (2018). The Ramblings of an Irish Ballad Singer. Dublin: Skin Music.

Wilson, David. (2005). ‘Ulster Loyalism and Country Music, 1969–85’. In Country Music Goes to War, edited by Charles K. Wolfe and James E. Akenson, 192–207. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press. Zimmermann, Georges Denis. (1967). Songs of Irish Rebellion. Dublin: Figgis.