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A number of the following were RAK releases in the UK

IDB Series IDB 625 Gallowglass Ceili Band - Jigs / Hornpipe: The Honeysuckle/The Kildare Fancy [19??] IDB 626 Gallowglass Ceili Band - Jigs: Paddy in London/Jackson's Morning Brush / Reels [19??] IDB 740 The Cadets (vocalist Eileen Reid) - Fallen Star / Heartbreak USA [3/1964] IDB 741 The Cadets (vocalist Eileen Reid) - We Shall Remember / It Is No Secret [6/1964] IDB 742 The Kings Showband featuring Prince Vince - He'll Only Hurt You / Where Can She Be [1965] IDB 743 The Airchords - A Knock On The Door / Yeh You My Girl [1965] IDB 744 Herman's Hermits [UK] - Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter / Don't Try To Hurt Me [1965] IDB 745 Ruth Marlowe - Long Long Ago / I Should Know How To Stop Forgetting You [1965] IDB 746 The Airchords featuring Pat Lynch - Are You Sincere / Here I Stand [1965] IDB 747 Caroline Showband with Earl Jordan - Co Co Joe / Love To Burn [1965] IDB 748 Terry Mahon and the Jim Farley All Stars - If I Cried / Weep No More My Baby [1966] IDB 749 The Kings featuring Prince Vince - Beautiful Dreamer / I Fall To Pieces [1966] IDB 750 John Bennett and the Ardellis Ceili Band - The Winding Banks Of The Lee / Liffey Valley [1967] IDB 751 Prince Vince and The Kings - Amy / For Baby [1967] IDB 752 The Bankers Showband - Lovely Neenan Bay / The Old Boreen [1968] IDB 753 IDB 754 Jackie Farn - Hungarian Goulash / ? [1968] IDB 755 Mary and Jonathan - I Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound / Pack Up Your Sorrows [1968] IDB 756 IDB 757 Julie Felix [USA] - If I Could (El Condor Pasa) / Alone [1970] (RAK 101 in UK) IDB 758 Herman's Hermits [UK] - Bet Yer Life I Do / For The Southern Sun [1970] (RAK 102 in UK) IDB 759 Tommy Drennan & The Monarchs - Little Boy Lost / Day Is Done [1970] IDB 760 Hot Chocolate [UK] - Love Is Life / Pretty Girls [1970] (RAK 103 in UK) IDB 761 The Hagers [USA] - Silver Wings / ?? [1970] IDB 762 Julie Felix [USA] - Heaven Is Here / Soon [1970] (RAK 105 in UK) IDB 763 Maxi, Dick and Twink - Tangerine Tangerine / Sweet Eye [1970] IDB 764 CCS [UK] - Whole Lotta Love / Boom Boom [1970] (RAK 104 in UK) IDB 765 Tommy Drennan & The Monarchs - Love Is A Beautiful Song / Lonely Road [1970] IDB 766 IDB 767 Freda Payne [USA] - Band Of Gold / The Easiest Way To Fall [1970] IDB 768 Peter Noone and Herman's Hermits [UK] - Lady Barbara / Don't Just Stand There [1970] (RAK 106 in UK) IDB 769 IDB 770 John Paul Joans [UK] - The Man From Nazareth / Got To Get Together Now [1970] (RAK 107 in UK) IDB 771 The Tulla Ceili Band - Claddagh Ring // The Boys Of Ballinahinch Castle Reel/Russells Reel [1970] Martin Vaughan vocal on A-side IDB 772 Julie Felix [USA] - Snakeskin / Watching Waiting [1971] (RAK 108 in UK) IDB 773 CCS [UK] - Walking / Salome [1971] (RAK 109 in UK) IDB 774 Hot Chocolate [UK] - You Could've Been A Lady / Everyone's Laughing [1971] (RAK 110 in UK) IDB 775 Anna - My Laughing Irish Boy / West Of The Old River Shannon [1971] IDB 776 Chad - That Wonderful Mother Of Mine / Mamma's Waiting [1971] IDB 777 New World [UK] - Rose Garden / Ain't Nobody Ever Gonna Wonder Why [1971] (RAK 111 in UK) IDB 778 Ian Corrigan and Country Style - The Gallant John Joe / Walk Me To The Station / Kentucky In The Morning [1971] IDB 779 Gerry Walsh and The Cowboys - I'll Meet You In Church Sunday Morning / Find Out What's Happening [1971] IDB 780 John Caine of the Chad - That Wonderful Mother Of Mine / Mamma's Waiting [1971] IDB 781 James Horne - Love Motion / Sadness Of A Summer's Morning [1971] (RAK 112 in UK) IDB 782 Matchbox [UK] - Don't Shut Me Out / Rod [1971] (RAK 113 in UK) IDB 783 Peter Noone [UK] - Oh You Pretty Thing / Together Forever [1971] (RAK 114 in UK) IDB 784 Travellin' Band - Diamond Lil / ? [1971] IDB 785 Tommy Drennan & The Monarchs - Taxes By The Score / Mary Ann Regrets [1971] IDB 786 Love Story - Stay Awhile / Carrie McGuire [1971] (RAK 115 in UK) IDB 787 Julie Felix [USA] - Moonlight / Portrait Of A Mistress As A Young Girl [1971] (RAK 116 in UK) IDB 788 New World [UK] - Tom Tom Turnaround / Lay Me Down [1971] (RAK 117 in UK) IDB 789 Ian Corrigan and Country Style - The Old Gang's Gone / Happy Street / Ye Lakes And Vales of Breffini [1971] Ruby label An oddity in the IDB Series: IDB.789 was released on the Ruby label. IDB 790 Nina - Amor Mio / ? [1971] IDB 791 Hot Chocolate [UK] - I Believe (In Love) / Caveman Billy [1971] (RAK 118 in UK) IDB 792 CCS [UK] - Tap Turns On The Water / Save The World [1971] (RAK 119 in UK) IDB 793 Peter Noone [UK] - Walnut Whirl / Right On Mother [1971] (RAK 121 in UK) IDB 794 Tommy Drennan & The Monarchs - O Holy Night / Lonely Without Love [1971] (PS) IDB 795 Anna - The Drum / I Didn't Cry Today [1971] IDB 796 New World [UK] - Kara Kara / Lord Of The Dance [1971] (RAK 123 in UK) IDB 797 Charlie Matthews and The Royal Showband - No One Can Break A Heart Like You / My Child [1971] IDB 798 IDB 799 CCS [UK] - Brother / Mister What You Can't Have I Can Get [1972] (RAK 126 in UK) IDB 800 Hot Chocolate [UK] - Mary Anne / Ruth [1972] (RAK 127 in UK) IDB 801 Alma Carroll - Yesterday When I Was Young / I May Not Always Love You [1972] IDB 802 Dickie Loader - Poor Little Rich Girl / Take The Good Times With The Bad Times [1972] IDB 803 IDB 804 Des Smyth - Let's Be Thankful / Things You Hear About Me [1972] IDB 805 The Tulla Ceili Band - Ireland's Green Shamrock To England's Red Rose / Brennan's Reels [1972] IDB 806 The Paddy Wagon - Sunday Bloody Sunday / Greener Hills [1972] (PS) IDB 807 New World [UK] - Sister Jane / First Steps [1972] (RAK 130 in UK) IDB 808 Peter Noone [UK] - Because You're There / Shoo Be Doo Ah [1972] (RAK 129 in UK) IDB 809 Paddy Boy & The Silver Pennies - I'm Your Little Boy / Climb Up [1972] IDB 810 Julie Felix [USA] - Fire, Water, Earth And Air / Happiness [1972] (RAK 131 in UK) IDB 811 Christopher Neil [UK] - If I Was Close To You / Grey Day [1972] (RAK 128 in UK) IDB 812 Little Joe [UK] - I'm On Fire / Jo-Anne [1972] (RAK 132 in UK) IDB 813 Dermot Henry & The Virginians - The Gypsy / Eamon An Cnoc [1972] produced By Donal Lunny, #1 hit IDB 814 IDB 815 Eamon, Sheila and John - Derry's Thirteen / Find Another Way [1972] IDB 816 Hot Chocolate [UK] - You'll Always Be A Friend / Go Go Girl [1972] (RAK 139 in UK) IDB 817 Duncan Browne [UK] - Journey / In A Mist [1972] (RAK 135 in UK) IDB 818 Tommy Drennan & The Top League - The Promise And The Dream / Beggar To A King [1972] IDB 819 Family Pride - Give Me Your Hand / Poor Man's Son [1972] reached #5 in November 1972 IDB 820 Thatch - County Leitrim Queen / McKenzie's Daughters Lament [1972] IDB 821 Canon Sydney McEwan and the Cork Children's Choir - Suffer Little Children / Our Father [1972] IDB 822 The United Choirs - Let There Be Peace / Amazing Grace [1972] IDB 823 Pat Lynch and The Treetops - Darling / A Very Special Way [1972] IDB 824 The Texans - Chicken Every Sunday / Letter To Heaven [1973] IDB 825 Pat Lynch and The Treetops - Bless Your Heart / That's How I Spell Ireland [1973] IDB 826 Tommy Drennan & The Top League - Lead Us Through / Doreen [1973] IDB 827 Dermot Henry & The Virginians - The Old Dungarvan Oak / Star Of Logy Bay [1973] IDB 828 Tony O'Leary And The Gallowglass Ceili Band - Old Dogs, Children And Watermelon Wine / Lorene [1973] IDB 829 The Dubliners - Peggy Gordon / Whiskey In The Jar / Irish Navy [1973] IDB 830 Peter Roddy and The Trend - Funny Face / Good Old Country Music IDB 831 Marty - La Lettre / Signorina [1974] Relevant UK releases 1962-89: DB xxxx released as DB (I) xxxx in Ireland DB 4266 Ruby Murray - Who Knows / Nevertheless [1959] 45-DB(I) 4266 DB 4379 Ruby Murray - A Message From Jimmy / A voice in the choir [1959] 45-DB(I) 4379 DB 7429 The Bats - Accept It / Lovers Lie Sleeping [12/1964] DB 7468 Clodagh Rodgers - Wanting You / Johnny Come Home [1965] DB 7682 The Wheels - Gloria / Don't You Know [September 1965] DB 7755 The Blue Aces - All I Want / Tell Me What You're Gonna Do [1965] DB 7827 The Wheels - Bad Little Woman / Roadblock [February 1966] DB 7827 The Wheels - Bad Little Woman / Roadblock (plays Call My Name)[February 1966] DB 7926 Clodagh Rodgers - Every Day Is Just The Same / You'll Come A Running [1966] DB 7954 The Blue Aces - That’S All Right / Talk About My Baby [1966] DB 7981 The Wheels - Kicks / Call My Name [August 1966] DB 8038 Clodagh Rodgers - Stormy Weather / Lonely Room [1966] DB 8093 The Revellers - Believe, Believe / Love Is The Greatest Thing [1966] DB 8663 Maxi Dick & Twink - Things You Hear About Me / Catch the Bride's Bouquet [1970] DB 8671 The Dubliners - Molly Maguires / Bold Princess Royal [1970] DB 8698 Danny Doyle - The Long And Winding Road / Roundstone River [1970] DB 8722 The Dubliners - Joe Hill / That Louse House Of Kilkenny [1970] DB 8773 The Dubliners - Hand Me Down My Bible / Scorn Not His Simplicity [1971] DB 8810 Danny Doyle – Take Me Home Country Road [sic] / Roundstone River [1972?] DB 8880 Peter Law - If You Are So In Love / That's The Way Of My Woman [1972]; DB (I) 8880 in IRL, UK release unconfirmed DB 8973 Lee Lynch - Momma Married A Preacher / He Touched Me [1973] DB 9011 Lee Lynch - The Love In My Woman's Eyes / When There Was You [1974] SEG 7626 Josef Locke - Blaze Away / The Soldiers Dream // March of the Grenadiers / Goodbye SEG 7628 Gallowglass Ceili Band EP SEG 8378 Frank Lee & Tara Ceilidhe Band EP 33 SX 1589 V/A - St.Patrick's Day SX 6099 The Revellers - s/t LP [1966]


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