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Paddy Moloney

Paddy Moloney

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First broadcast: Sun 11 Jul 1999

Founder of the Chieftains, Folk musician

Sue Lawley's guest this week is Paddy Moloney. As the founder of the Chieftains he has taken Irish folk music around the world. No purist, some of his most popular pieces are influenced by other countries folk songs, most notably China, Spain and South America. He's collaborated with popular musicians too, sharing a stage with Mick Jagger, Elvis Costello and The Corrs.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Choices

The Chieftains

1.

The Chieftains

Full of Joy

Performer: The Chieftains

Others who chose this artist

Margaret Sheridan

2.

Margaret Sheridan

I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls

Performer: Margaret Sheridan

Others who chose this artist

The Chieftains with Ry Cooder

3.

Castaway's favourite

The Chieftains with Ry Cooder

Coast of Malabar

Performer: The Chieftains with Ry Cooder

Lonnie Donegan

4.

Lonnie Donegan

Putting on the Style

Performer: Lonnie Donegan

Others who chose this artist

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

7.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Concerto in E flat major - 3rd movement

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Elvis Costello and the Chieftains

8.

Elvis Costello and the Chieftains

Long Journey Home

Performer: Elvis Costello and the Chieftains

Book

The Book of Lempster (old Irish textbook currently in the Hague) by

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Luxury item

Tin whistle

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Occupations

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