The Johnstons

The Johnstons were an Irish close-harmony folk band, originally founded in Slane, County Meath, Ireland, in the early 1960's. They recorded both traditional and contemporary folk material, some of the latter straying into folk-rock and pop-folk areas on occasion.

  • Adrienne Johnston: Group member — 1965-1973 (died 1981)
  • Lucy Johnston: Group member — 1965-1969
  • Michael Johnston: Group member — 1965-1967
  • Mick Moloney: Group member — 1967-1971 (died 2022)
  • Paul Brady: Group member — 1967-1973
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Discography
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Irish Cabaret, Jury's Hotel, Dublin
(1967, UK)
[various artists]

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The Johnstons
(1968, UK)

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The Travelling People
(1969, UK)

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Give A Damn
(1969, UK)

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Both Sides Now
(1969, USA)

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The Barley Corn
(1969, UK)

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Bitter Green
(1969, UK)

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Colours Of The Dawn
(1970, UK)

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The Johnstons Sampler
(1970, UK)
[compilation]

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Colours Of The Dawn
(1971, USA)

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If I Sang My Song
(1972, UK)

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The Johnstons
(1972, USA)

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Ye Jacobites By Name
(1974, UK)

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The Johnstons Anthology
(1978, UK)
[compilation]

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Streets of London:
(1978, IRL)
[compilation]

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(The Best of) the Johnstons
(1980, IRL)
[compilation]

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The Transatlantic Years
(1993, UK)
[compilation]

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The Johnstons & The Barley Corn
(1996, UK)
[compilation]

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Give A Damn & Bitter Green
(1997, UK)
[compilation]

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Give A Damn: The Folk Rock Years
( 2003, UK)
[compilation]

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The Johnstons, Give A Damn & The Barley Corn
( 2013, UK)
[compilation]

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Bitter Green, Colours Of The Dawn & If I Sang My Song
( 2017, UK)
[compilation]