Kevin Flynn & The Avondale Ramblers | Don't Count Me Out

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Flogging Molly The Pogues The Tossers

Album Links
MySpace Page

More Artists From
United States - Illinois

Other Genres You Will Love
Folk: Celtic Pop Folk: Drinking Songs Moods: Mood: Party Music
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.

Don't Count Me Out

by Kevin Flynn & The Avondale Ramblers

Kevin Flynn & The Avondale Ramblers bring a rollicking take on Gaelic music that reflects the working-class, religious, drunken, sometimes violent (yet always somewhat beautiful) aspects of the city of Chicago.
Genre: Folk: Celtic Pop
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. The Sign Of The Cross
2:29 album only
clip
2. Here's To You Second City
3:34 album only
clip
3. One Day In May
4:19 album only
clip
4. Don't Count Me Out
3:25 album only
clip
5. (Hey Now) You're My Savior
4:46 album only

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
“We’re a Chicago-Irish band.” That’s how front man Kevin Flynn best describes the Celtic inspired sound of Kevin Flynn and The Avondale Ramblers. Based out of the Avondale neighborhood on Chicago’s north side, KF & The Ramblers bring a rollicking take on Gaelic music that reflects the working-class, religious, drunken, sometimes violent (yet always somewhat beautiful) aspects of their city. Though the band’s sound is steeped in the influence of traditional Irish music, their songs are anything but traditional…

“We kind of look at our music the same way Led Zeppelin looked at theirs,” says Flynn. “The basis of their sound was the blues - but they expanded on it. They took it into new and interesting areas. That’s what we try to do with Celtic/Gaelic music.” It’s certainly something they accomplish. Country, folk, gospel and rock seem to meld seamlessly with their Irish tunes. The lyrical perspective is also unique: “We’re from here – so our songs are about Chicago, not Ireland,” continues Flynn. “Instead of singing about Ireland’s pubs, rolling fields and characters we sing about the Harp & Shamrock, Michigan Avenue and Mayor Daley. We don’t sing with a brogue – we sing with our Midwestern accents."

Along with lead singer/guitarist Kevin Flynn, the Avondale Ramblers are comprised of a stellar cast of veteran players from the Chicago music scene including members of MILLION YEN, NASH KATO BAND and MARY TYLER MORPHINE.

Read more...

Reviews


to write a review

Cory Clawson

AWESOME
Great CD, can't wait to hear more from these guys.
Read more...