Friday, August 22, 2008

Respect to you Ronnie, the world is a poorer place without you

Ronnie Drew died a few days ago...instead of attempting to do the man justice in my own inadequate words I'll link a few vids of some of his best moments - of which there were many.

This one is not great audio or video quality but it really shows the mans humour and charisma:

this one I remember lucidly from the time - a rare reason to watch Top of the Pops!

One of my all time favourites:

This is bizarre (great song of course):

Here's one you can dance to even if you have no sense of rhythm...again...the Ronnie Drew charisma, wit and unmistakable vocal delivery:

there is no video for this one - just audio - caution! LOUD! This is a great song (Ronnie's voice is almost klaxon-like in its tone...excellent!):

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