Cyril Moran

Contact:  0412 934 621

Cyril Moran – Singer Guitarist - Irish born plays vibrant music with a good taste of folk music, conemporary materials and original songs with an emphasis on vocal harmonies.   Cyril plays regularly at Irish Pubs in Melbourne and is highly in demand for weddings.


Joining Bushwahzee in 2007 is guitarist Cyril Moran Irish born Cyril arrived in Melbourne in the early 90’s and quickly hooked up with the vibrant music scene. Playing with popular band Shillelagh Goat in The Dan O’Connell and the Normandy hotels, he soon got a taste of the folk music scene which blossomed in Melbourne. After Shillelagh Goat, Cyril formed Heartwood with other members of Shillelagh Goat and set about doing folk based and original songs with an emphasis on vocal harmonies. They produced a CD which was well received by The Melbourne Age critic Mike Daly .Cyril also worked with Maria Forde and features on several of her albums. Soon after that Cyril hooked up with well known fiddler Greg Hunt and they made an album called “Songs From The Soft Voice.” In 2000 he decided to go solo, and with the help of Arts Victoria produced his first album “Summer Rain” which consisted mostly of original songs. In 2004 he won the Lawson Patterson songwriting award at Port Fairy for his composition “Freedom’s Song” a story about his journey to Australia mirrored with that of the refugees.  Cyril plays regularly at Irish Pubs in Melbourne and is highly in demand for weddings. In his irish repertoire are the old favourites – Black Velvet Band, The Rare Old Mountain Dew, Wiuld Rover and The Bog Down in the Valley. Cyril also sings contemporary material including John Williamson’s “Its Raining On The Rock.” In Bushwahzee Cyril has composed Big Old Rig (with Pat McKernan). Flies on the Ringer and Beach Party (with Felix Meagher) and a song for the Pirate Show called Treasure Island. As well as being an outstanding singer and guitarist Cyril has picked up the dance calling skills during his time with Bushwahzee and often calls dances during our two man shows.

Popular and current chart artists

Beatles: I saw her standing there, Get Back, Here comes the sun
I want To Hold Your Hand and more!

Bob Dylan: Tamborine man,  When the ship comes in, The hurricane,

Bob Marley: No woman no cry

Ben Lee: Gamble everything for love
Bernard Fanning: Songbird, Wish you well, Watch Over Me
Bryan Adams: Everything I Do
Bruce Springsteen: The River, I’m On Fire
Cat Stevens: Father and son
Chris Isaac: Wicked Game, Blue Hote
Chuck Berry: You Never Can Tell
Creedence Clearwater: Have you ever seen the rain, Bad Moon Rising
Coldplay: Yellow
Cold Chisel: Khe Sanh
Crowded House: Don’t dream its over, Better be home soon, It’s only natural
Counting crows: Mr Jones, Big yellow taxi
Dire Straits: Romeo and Juliet
David Gray:The One I Love
Eagles: Hotel California, Take it easy, Peaceful Easy Feelin’
Eric Clapton:Wonderful tonight, Tears in heaven
Elvis: I can’t help fall in love
Elvis Costello: Watchin’ the detectives
Evermore: Never Let Go
George Harrison: Something in the way she moves
Hunters and collectors: Throw your arms, Holy Grail, The way you live
Harry Chapin: Cats in the cradle
Hothouse flowers: I can see clearly
John Lennon: Jealous guy, Starting over
John Mellincamp: Cherry bomb, Check it out,  Jack and Dianne
John Williamson: Hey True Blue
Johnny Cash:  Solitary Man
James Blunt: Beautiful
John Denver: Country boy, Country Roads
Kenny Rogers: The Gambler
Lionel Richie( Faith no more): Easy
Lynyrd Skynyrd: Sweet Home Alabama
Men at work: Down under
Maroon 5: She will be loved
Mental as anything: Lets live it up
Mumford And Son: Little Lion Man
Neil Young: good to see you, Heart of gold
Neil Diamond: Sweet Caroline, Red red wine
Oasis: Wonderwall
Paul Kelly: To her door, Dumb things
Pearl Jam: Daughter
Pink Floyd: Wish you were here
Pete Murray: Beautiful, Better Days
Peter Gabriel: Salsbury Hill
Police: Message In A Bottle
Queen: Crazy little thing called love
REM: The one I love, Losing my religion
Robbie Williams: Angels, come undone
Roger Miller: King Of The Road
Ronan Keating: When you say nothing at all
Red hot chilli peppers; Under the bridge
Steve Earl: Copperhead Road
Steve Miller band: The joker
Simon and Garfunkel: Bridge over troubled water
Snow Patrol: Chasing Cars
Tears for fears: Mad world
Tim Mc Graw: Baby I’m Amazed
The Animals: House of the rising sun
The Corrs: Forgiven not forgotten
The Choirboys: Run to Paradise
The Doobie Brothers: Listen To The Music
The Frames: Lay Me Down
The Monkey’s: I’m A Beliver
Train: Drops Of Jupiter
Tim McGraw: Baby I’m amazed
Tracy Chapman: Baby can I hold you, Fast car
Travis: Why doe’s it always rain on me
UB 40: red red wine
U2: With or without you, One, Sometimes you can’t make it, Where the streets have no namE
Van Morrison: Have I told you lately