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WE ARE only days away from the start of 2012 but already there is some potentially good music in store with new albums from Delorentos, Mark Lanegan, and First Aid Kit on the way.
THE MOLLY Hicks will bring the sounds of Appalachian, bluegrass, country and gospel music to the Campbell’s Tavern, Cloughanover this Saturday at 9.30pm.
THE GREAT American country and folk singer-songwriter Gillian Welch recently released her new album The Harrow & The Harvest.
ALBERT NILAND, one of Ireland’s leading guitarists, is coming back to his native county to launch his new album in the Róisín Dubh on Sunday July 3 at 9pm.
“Come with me, I’ll guarantee you the best time you’ve ever had,” growls Chris Smither enticingly on the first line of ‘Don’t Call Me Stranger’, the opening song from his latest album ime Stands Still.
WALK THE Line told the story of Johnny Cash and his tempestuous love affair with the woman who was to become his wife - singer/songwriter June Carter. It won an Oscar, two BAFTA Awards, and three Golden Globes and the soundtrack won legions of new fans for the Carter/Cash family.
FOR MANY years Nanci Griffith has straddled the fine line between folk and country with a unique style of playing and singing she has christened ‘folkabilly’
Nanci Griffith's musical journey has taken her from folk and country roots, to her own brand of “folkability”; from Austin’s Hole In The Wall bar to New York’s Carnegie Hall, Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry and London’s Royal Albert Hall. Griffith has penned such classics as ‘Gulf Coast Highway’ (duet with Emmylou Harris and Willie Nelson), ‘Love At The Five And Dime’ and ‘Outbound Plane’. In turn, she was the first to record Julie Gold’s Grammy winning classic ‘From A Distance’. She has also been honoured with five Grammy nominations, three as a solo artist (winning once) and twice for performances on albums by The Chieftains (winning once).
THROUGHOUT THEIR careers, both musician/broadcaster Philip King and writer Joseph O’Connor have documented the development of Irish consciousness and sense of identity.
PHILIP DONNELLY’S long musical career began in the 1960s when he was a member of Elmer Fudd, part of the emerging Irish rock scene which also included Them, Skid Row, Thin Lizzy, and Taste.