The Saw Doctors - If This Is Rock and Roll, I Want My Old Job Back

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30th Anniversary Vinyl Edition

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3mm Spine

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The Saw Doctors
will release a limited edition vinyl record of their classic debut album
‘If This Is Rock and Roll,I Want My Old Job Back’ on May 21 to mark the 30th anniversary
of the album’s release in May 1991.

‘If This is Rock and Roll…'  went straight to Number 1 in the Irish album charts on it’s release,
going on to sell over a half a million copies world wide, on the back of a massive number one
hit single ‘I Useta Lover’ which stayed at the top of the Irish charts for nine weeks in 1991.  

The limited edition vinyl record will feature all fifteen tracks from The Saw Doctors debut album
including Top 5 Irish singles ‘N17’,Red Cortina’ and ‘That’s What She Said Last Night’ and gig
favourites ‘Why Do I Always Want You?’, 'Presentation Boarder', '£25', and ‘I Hope You Meet Again’.
The cover of the limited edition vinyl record of ‘If This Is Rock and Roll,I Want My Old Job Back’  
is Frank Miller’s iconic photo of the fathers of the band members of The Saw Doctors, posing as
rock stars live on stage in the Warwick Hotel Ballroom in Galway. From Left: Paddy Doherty,
Brendan Burke RIP, Fintan Donnelly, Tom Carton RIP, Jimmy Moran RIP.

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of ‘If This Is Rock and Roll,I Want My Old Job Back’,
The Saw Doctors have produced a 16 page souvenir booklet to accompany the limited edition vinyl.
The booklet will include stories and memories from band members, Pearse Doherty, John Burke, John
Donnelly, Davy Carton and Leo Moran of the writing and recording of the debut album in Loco Studios
in Wales and archive photos by Frank Miller from the debut album photo shoot in Galway in March 1991.


Side One

1. I Useta Lover
2. Only One Girl
3. Why Do I Always Want You?
4. It Won’t Be Tonight
5. Irish Post
6. Sing A Powerful Song
7. Freedom Fighters (Live)
8. That’s What She Said Last Night

Side Two

1. Red Cortina
2. Presentation Boarder
3. Don’t Let Me Down
4. £25
5. What A Day
6. N17
7. I Hope You Meet Again