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Jim Byrne

Jim Byrne

Americana / Alt.Country / acoustic blues Glasgow, UK  UK
The handle's broken on my cup
The handle's broken on my cup
Two Empty Chairs
Two Empty Chairs
Sweeter than a Rose
Sweeter than a Rose
Coffin Comes by Dexter Slim & The Pickups
Coffin Comes by Dexter Slim & The Pickups
Shadows on the Clyde (written with Helensburgh Writers)
Shadows on the Clyde (written with Helensburgh Writers)


Tell me you love me again


  • 2013

    May 26

    Glasgow, UK | 8:00pm

    The Carlton Jug Band, Kevin Young & Jim Byrne @ the Glad Cafe Suitability: 18+ Start: 8pm – 11pm Venue 14: The Glad Cafe, 1006a Pollokshaws Road, G41 2HG Tickets: £5 on Door

  • 2012

    Nov 17

    Glasgow, UK | 7:00pm

    Supporting Benny Gallagher @ Milngavie Folk Club

  • 2012

    Nov 3

    Glasgow, G2 4J, UK | 8:30pm
  • 2012

    Oct 28

    Perthshire, UK | 1:00pm

    Open Mic Perthshire Amber 2012

  • 2012

    Oct 28

    Perthshire, UK | 12:00pm


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  • ALYSON (Artist)
  • Karen Tennison (Artist)
    Karen Tennison
    Really beautiful. Nicely done.
  • ALiENPiG (Artist)
    Back for another earful of yer fine songs. PEACE ;@)
  • Aira Winterland (Artist)
    Aira Winterland
    Very nice songs you have here. Well composed and played as well. Blessings Aira
  • ALiENPiG (Artist)
    Enjoyed my visit Jim, good songs here. A fine spot tae enjoy an afternoon cuppa. PEACE ;@)
  • Michael "Pops" McGee (Artist)
    Michael "Pops" McGee
    Back for more! Pops


  • Jim Byrne, folk, country, singer songwriter
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Sounds Like: Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, Johnny Cash, Bill Callahan, Lambchop

Label: Hillhead GWE Records

Manager: Pat Byrne

Bio: Brought up in the working class town of Clydebank Jim spent his teenage years playing in punk bands and many subsequent years playing in garage bands (e.g the psychedelic rock band, The Primevals). However his more recent music reveals an early obsession with old fingerpicking blues player such a...See Full Bio

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“...five tracks in, then the album picks up pace considerably and excels. 'When You Bit Into That Apple', a gorgeous, darkly Gothic part-croon, part narration is a tale of near-tangible heartbreak, followed by the swing of 'Sweeter Than A Rose', where Byrne's gentle melancholy croak is underpinned by almost imperceptible instrumentation.”

— David Innes, R2 Rock 'N' Reel

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