The Táin is an album by Irish rock band Horslips. Their second studio album, it was Horslip's first attempt at making a concept album, an idea they would return to in 1976 with The Book of Invasions: A Celtic Symphony. The Táin was based on the Táin Bó Cúailnge (The Cattle Raid of Cooley), one of the most infamous legends of Early Irish literature, dealing with the war between Ulster and Connacht over a prize bull. The Man Who Built America. Short Stories/Tall Tales.
Matrix, Runout (Side A runout, hand-etched): HORSLIPS-A-MOO17 TB. Matrix, Runout (Side B runout, hand-etched): HORSLIPS-B-MOO17 TB. Matrix, Runout (Runout, stamped both sides): MASTERDISK. Other Versions (5 of 23) View All.
Studio Album, released in 1978. Songs, Tracks Listing. Man Who Built America by Horslips Celtic Music Distribution. HORSLIPS: The Man Who Built America (2010) remastered w/ bonus tracks Celtic Airs, Horslips Records. Man Who Built America ULTLA VIBE 2018.
The Book of Invasions: A Celtic Symphony is the sixth album by the Irish Celtic rock band Horslips. It was a concept album based on an adaptation of Irish legends built into a complex story. It is named for the Lebor Gabála Érenn, a book of Irish mythology known as The Book of Invasions in English. Released in 1976, it is usually considered their best work.
Biography (Horslips album). Biography is a greatest hits compilation album by Irish Celtic rock band Horslips. The first disc comprises each of the band's singles that were released in the UK. The second comprises the B-sides to each of those singles, some of which have never been released on CD before Biography. Greatest hits album by Horslips. The Man Who Built America".
In 1976, they signed to DJM Records and released their sixth album, The Book of Invasions: A Celtic Symphony. It was a concept album and featured ancient Irish legends that formed a narrative throughout the record. It was their only album to make it into the UK music charts, reaching number 39. Encouraged by their success they set about trying to make it in the US. Their 1977 album, Aliens, was about being Irish in America in the 19th century.
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