The Chieftains
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1962
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The Chieftains

The Chieftains Biography (Wikipedia)

The Chieftains are a traditional Irish band formed in Dublin in November 1962, by Paddy Moloney, Sean Potts and Michael Tubridy. The band had their first rehearsals at Moloney's house, with Tubridy, Martin Fay and David Fallon. Their sound, which is almost entirely instrumental and largely built around uilleann pipes, has become synonymous with traditional Irish music and they are regarded as having helped popularise Irish music across the world.

Paddy Moloney came out of Ceoltóirí Chualann, a group of musicians who specialised in instrumentals, and sought to form a new band. The group remained only semi-professional up until the 1970s and by then had achieved great success in Ireland and the United Kingdom. In 1973, their popularity began to spread to the United States when their previous albums were released there by Island Records. They received further acclaim when they worked on the Academy Award-winning soundtrack to Stanley Kubrick's 1975 film Barry Lyndon, which triggered their transition to the mainstream in the US.

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Ladies Pantalettes / Belles Of Blackville / First House In Connaught
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Ladies Pantalettes / Belles Of Blackville / First House In Connaught
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Bimid Ag Ol Is A' Pogadh / An Buachaill Dreoite / Sean Reid's Reel
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Bimid Ag Ol Is A' Pogadh / An Buachaill Dreoite / Sean Reid's Reel
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Guadalupe (feat. Linda Ronstadt & Los Lobos)
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Guadalupe (feat. Linda Ronstadt & Los Lobos)
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The Raggle Taggle Gypsy
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The Raggle Taggle Gypsy
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Cotton Eyed Joe
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Cotton Eyed Joe
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The Lark In The Clear Air / Olam Punch
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The Lark In The Clear Air / Olam Punch
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March To Battle
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March To Battle
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The Long Black Veil (feat. Mick Jagger)
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The Long Black Veil (feat. Mick Jagger)
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Coast of Malabar (feat. Ry Cooder)
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Coast of Malabar (feat. Ry Cooder)
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TAMHAIR DOM DO LAMH
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TAMHAIR DOM DO LAMH
Various Artists
Medley: "The Wren! The Wren!" (The Arrival Of The Wren Boys, The Dingle Set, The Wren In The Furze)
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Medley: "The Wren! The Wren!" (The Arrival Of The Wren Boys, The Dingle Set, The Wren In The Furze)
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The Lowlands Of Holland (feat. Natalie Merchant)
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The Lowlands Of Holland (feat. Natalie Merchant)
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The Magdalene Laundries (feat. Joni Mitchell)
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The Magdalene Laundries (feat. Joni Mitchell)
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Wabash Cannonball
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Wabash Cannonball
Traditional/Tubridy (arranger) & The Chieftains
The Wind That Shakes the Barley/The Reel With The Beryle
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The Wind That Shakes the Barley/The Reel With The Beryle
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Strike the Gay Harp / Tiarna Maigheó (Lord Mayo) / Lady on the Island / The Sailor on the Rock
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Strike the Gay Harp / Tiarna Maigheó (Lord Mayo) / Lady on the Island / The Sailor on the Rock
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The Foggy Dew (feat. Sinéad O’Connor)
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The Foggy Dew (feat. Sinéad O’Connor)
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Amhran Dochais / Cait Ni Dhubhir
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Amhran Dochais / Cait Ni Dhubhir
The Wind That Shakes The Barley
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Away We Go Again: Tarbolton/Lucy Campbell/Carolan's Receipt For Drinking/Un-named Hornpipe/The Dark Haired Lass/The Morning Star
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Away We Go Again: Tarbolton/Lucy Campbell/Carolan's Receipt For Drinking/Un-named Hornpipe/The Dark Haired Lass/The Morning Star
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Duelling Chanters/Sixpenny Money/Polka Vilagarcia
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Duelling Chanters/Sixpenny Money/Polka Vilagarcia
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Bandit of Love
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Bandit of Love
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Down the Old Plank Road (feat. John Hiatt, Jeff White, Béla Fleck & Tim O’Brien)
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Down the Old Plank Road (feat. John Hiatt, Jeff White, Béla Fleck & Tim O’Brien)
Punch Brothers
THE FROST IS ALL OVER
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THE FROST IS ALL OVER
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Lambs in the Greenfield
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Lambs in the Greenfield
Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder
Cindy
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Cindy
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Morning Has Broken
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Morning Has Broken
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DARK AS A DUNGEON
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DARK AS A DUNGEON
Van Morrison
Irish Heartbeat
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Irish Heartbeat
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Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?
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Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?
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Squid Jigging Ground
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Squid Jigging Ground
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 1983
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1983-06-17T14:01:20
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Jun
1983

Glastonbury: 1983

Worthy Farm, Pilton
Glastonbury: 1982
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1982-06-18T14:01:20
18
Jun
1982

Glastonbury: 1982

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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