Who were SLF?
Jake BurnsGuitarAli McMordieBass guitarIan McCallumSteve GrantleyBruce FoxtonHenry CluneyGuitar
Stiff Little Fingers/Members
Are Stiff Little Fingers Protestant or Catholic?
The band was made up of both Catholics and Protestants and we were always very open about that. We never made a point of taking sides.
What was Stiff Little Fingers biggest hit?
1. Suspect Device. The first track from the first album, which makes it the track that introduced Stiff little Fingers to the world.
What did Stiff Little Fingers song?
Alternative UlsterSuspect DeviceBarbed Wire LoveNobody’s HeroGotta GettawayAt the Edge
Stiff Little Fingers/Songs
Why are Stiff Little Fingers called that?
They decided that Highway Star was not a punk enough name, and after a brief flirtation with the name “The Fast”, decided to call themselves Stiff Little Fingers, after The Vibrators’ song, which appears on the album Pure Mania.
Who supported Stiff Little Fingers?
Plus a hand full of more recent songs,16 shots ,Guitar and Drum , Strummerville, Harp, Drinking Again etc. Jake and the boys never dissapoint. Supported by Eddie and the Hot Rods who were also brilliant.
What does the word Ulster mean?
Definition of ulster
: a long loose overcoat of Irish origin made of heavy material (such as frieze)
Why are they called Stiff Little Fingers?
Cluney had by this time discovered punk, and introduced the rest of the band to it. They decided that Highway Star was not a punk enough name, and after a brief flirtation with the name “The Fast”, decided to call themselves Stiff Little Fingers, after The Vibrators’ song, which appears on the album Pure Mania.
Who was in the undertones?
Paul McLooneLead VocalsMichael BradleyBass guitarDamian O’NeillGuitarBilly DohertyDrum KitFeargal SharkeyJohn O’NeillGuitar
What type of music is Stiff Little Fingers?
Alternative/IndieStiff Little Fingers / Genre
How many original Stiff Little Fingers were there?
Profile: Northern Irish punk band formed around 1977, the original members being Jake Burns, Ali McMordie, Henry Cluney & Brian Faloon.
How old is Jake Burns?
64 years (February 21, 1958)Jake Burns / Age
Should I call it Derry or Londonderry?
Generally, although not always, nationalists favour using the name Derry, and unionists Londonderry. Legally, the city and county are called “Londonderry”, while the local government district containing the city is called “Derry City and Strabane”.
Are Northern Irish British or Irish?
Nationality and citizenship
Northern Ireland is part of the UK.
What was The Undertones biggest hit?
# 1 – You Got My Number.
Are The Undertones Catholic?
This was a particular problem for the group since, despite being Catholics, they appealed to both sides of the community in Northern Ireland. The film brilliantly captures the spark and energy of the Undertones’ live shows, especially their early gigs at Derry’s Casbah Club.
Who is Jake Burns married to?
Burns’ second wife, Shirley, is American and they have lived in Chicago since 2004.
Is Derry Catholic or Protestant?
Although Derry was originally an almost exclusively Protestant city, it has become increasingly Catholic over recent centuries. At the last (1991) census, the population of the Derry Local Government District was approximately 69% Catholic.
Is Belfast Catholic or Protestant?
In the Belfast City Council and Derry and Strabane District Council areas, the figures at ward level vary from 99% Protestant to 92% Catholic.
List of districts in Northern Ireland by religion or religion brought up in.
|Protestant and other Christian||42.5%|
Why is it called Black Irish?
Dubh (Doov) in the Irish language means dark or black and is used to describe someone by the color of their hair as in Roisin Dubh (Dark Rosaleen) or Hugh Dubh O’Neill (Black Hugh O’Neill), an Irish patriot of the 17th century best remembered for his defense of Clonmel in 1650.
Is Belfast more Irish or British?
In 2021: 42.8% identified as British, alone or with other national identities. 33.3% identified as Irish, alone or with other national identities.
What songs do The Undertones sing?
Teenage KicksMy Perfect CousinBye Bye Baby BlueWednesday WeekIt’s Going to HappenYou’ve Got My Number
Are The Undertones Irish?
The Undertones are a rock band formed in Derry, Northern Ireland in 1974. From 1975 to 1983, the Undertones consisted of Feargal Sharkey (vocals), John O’Neill (rhythm guitar, vocals), Damian O’Neill (lead guitar, vocals), Michael Bradley (bass, vocals) and Billy Doherty (drums).
Are The Undertones Protestant?
What do Catholics call Derry?
But, for sentimental and economic reasons, the Protestant North kept all of this predominantly Catholic Nationalist city. Subsequently, the two sides have fought over its status. Even its name has been a source of dispute. It’s “Derry” to the Catholics and “Londonderry” to the Protestants.