Kevin Barry Artt was convicted on the word of a
paid perjurer, Christopher Black, and given
a life sentence for his
involvement in political
offenses in the North of Ireland.
In 1983, he escaped with 38 other prisoners
Artt, along with Pól Brennan, James
Kirby, collectively known as the "H-Block 4",
in the United States between 1992 and
1994 and fought lengthy legal
The British stopped extradition
Artt to focus on his love of singing, performing and
release, "Your Man, Ram Down The Gate'"
encapsulates the best
of this storyteller as Artt and
friends recall in song and music the
loved and was forced to leave behind.
superimposes Irish/Scottish fiddle on top
of a spectrum of American pop
Barry Artt, Jim Foley and John McManus play in a
group called The Bog
Savage's a San Francisco band
performing classic Irish rebel songs.
Here they are,
joined by Ben Roberts, telling it as it was!!
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Thanks to Roy McCann for this submission
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