" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
NORTH AND SOUTH OF THE RIVER

Cover
 Release Date 1995
 Artist Christy Moore
 Record Label Sony Records
 Albums With U2 None
 Promotional Releases None
 TRACKS FEATURING U2
The Edge and Bono co-wrote "North and South of the River" and perform on one of the versions of the song.
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
North and South of the River (4:13):  Written by Christy Moore, Bono and the Edge.  Produced by Christy Moore and Steve Lillywhite.  Bono and the Edge: Backing vocals.
OTHER NOTES
Christy Moore, Bono and the Edge collaborated on writing the song "North and South of the River".  In 1995, Christy Moore recorded the song, and Bono and the Edge recorded backing vocals for the song.  This was released as a standalone single with an orange "water" pattern on the front cover of the CD.  The CD and cassette versions of the single were released on Sony Records.

In 1996, Christy released his album, Graffiti Tongue which included an acoustic version of "North and South of the River".  This version did not contain the backing vocals by Bono and the Edge, and was a much more stripped down version of the song.  It too was released as a single to promote the Graffiti Tongue album.  This time it was released on Grapevine Records, backed by "The Limerick Rake" (Grapevine, Ireland, CDGPS-210). 

The longer version, which did feature Bono and the Edge, was also released on a compilation in the 90s.  This was called the Celtic Heartbeat Collection Vol. 2. U2 would later record their own version of "North and South of the River" without Christy Moore and it would appear as a bside in 1997 to Staring at the Sun.

RELATED RELEASES
  • Larry Mullen performed live with Larry Mullen on the track "Make it Work" on the live album Live for Dublin
  • A studio version of Make it Work was recorded by Christy Moore, Paul Doran and Larry Mullen and was released as a single.
  • Christy Moore co-wrote the song "North and South of the River" with Bono and the Edge. It was released as a single by Christy Moore with Bono and the Edge on backing vocals, and also appears on the Celtic Heartbeat Collection Vol. 2.
  • "North and South of the River" was also recorded by U2 and it was released as a b-side to the single Staring at the Sun. U2's version would also be included on the Best of & BSides 1990 - 2000 compilation.
  • The Edge appears on Christy Moore's Traveller album playing guitar on the track "What's the Story Git?"
CATALOG INFORMATION
 CASSETTE:
 UK Pressing, 662323-4
Label: Sony Records
UPC:
Package: Hardshell Case
Catalog Information:
UK, Sony, 662323-4
Track Listing:
North and South of the River (4:10) / First Time I Ever Saw Your Face / Viva La Quinte Brigada
Further Information:
Other Images:
 5" CD:
 UK Pressing, 662323-1
Label: Sony Records
UPC:
Package: Slimline Jewel Case
Matrix:
Catalog Information:
UK, Sony, 662323-1
Track Listing:
North and South of the River (4:10) / First Time I Ever Saw Your Face / Viva La Quinte Brigada
Further Information:
Other Images:
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