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Craic on the Road

Craic on the Road: Live at Sam Maguire's was the first full-length album by Four to the Bar, released in 1994.

Craic on the Road:
Live at Sam Maguire's
Live album by Four to the Bar
Released August 1994 (1994-08)
Recorded June 1994
Label Independent
Producer Four to the Bar
Four to the Bar chronology
Four to the Bar (EP)
(1993)Four to the Bar (EP)1993
Craic on the Road
Another Son
(1995)Another Son1995


Track listingEdit

  1. I'll Tell Me Ma (Traditional)
  2. Waxie's Dargle/The Rare Old Mountain Dew (Traditional)
  3. My Love's in Germany (Traditional)
  4. I Ain't Marching Anymore (Phil Ochs)
  5. The Hills of Connemara (Traditional)
  6. A Taste of the Reel World (Traditional)
  7. The Black Velvet Band/The Wild Rover/The Galway Shawl (Traditional)
  8. The Ferryman (Pete St. John)
  9. Mick Maguire (Traditional)
  10. Muirsheen Durkin (Traditional)
  11. Jenny's and Out! (Traditional)



  • Produced by Four to the Bar with Kevin Coleman
  • Recorded live on June 16, 1994 at Sam Maguire's Pub, Bronx NY, by Boulevard Studios, New Milford NJ
  • Crew chiefs: Mike Marri, Anthony Cioffi
  • Assistant recording engineer: Gene Porfedo
  • Stage engineer: Mark "Doc" Doratto
  • Mixed at World Studio, New York NY
  • Mastered at Steller Productions and Studio 900, New York NY
  • Mixing and mastering engineer: Tim Hatfield


External linksEdit


  • One of the album's outtakes was a spontaneous version of "Who the F*** Is Alice"
  • This version of "I'll Tell Me Ma" appears in iTunes' "Essential St. Patrick's Day Music" collection.
  • David Yeates does an impersonization of Beavis and Butthead during "Black Velvet Band."
  • "Mr. Maguire" appeared previously on the band's 1993 EP.
  • The sidewalk graffiti in the cover art was done by the band; the photographer had to stand on the tour van to get the proper angle.