Cara Dillon Biography (Wikipedia)
Cara Elizabeth Dillon (born 21 July 1975, Dungiven, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland) is an Irish folk singer. In 1995, she joined the folk supergroup Equation and signed a record deal with Warners Music Group. After leaving the group, she collaborated with Sam Lakeman under the name Polar Star. In 2001, she released her first solo album, Cara Dillon, which featured traditional songs and two original Dillon\Lakeman compositions. The album was an unexpected hit in the folk world, with Dillon receiving four nominations at the 2002 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.
Dillon’s second album, Sweet Liberty (2003), entered the Irish album charts and UK Indie album charts. In 2004, Dillon received the Meteor Irish Music Award for Best Irish Female. Her third album, After the Morning, was released in 2006. The album’s opening track “Never in a Million Years” gained Radio 2 Airplay, while other tracks featured the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and Paul Brady. Also in 2006, Dillon sang at the opening of the Ryder Cup in Ireland.
- Cara Dillon - Blackwater Sidehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05pgg8y.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05pgg8y.jpg2017-12-01T13:00:00.000ZCara Dillon and Sam Lakeman perform Blackwater Side, live in session for Lynette Fayhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05pgf5g
Cara Dillon - Blackwater Side
- Cara Dillon - The Leaving Songhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05nwcqw.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05nwcqw.jpg2017-11-22T16:13:00.000ZWatch as Cara Dillon and Sam Lakeman perform 'The Leaving Song' on The Gerry Kelly Showhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05nw2xp
Cara Dillon - The Leaving Song
- Cara Dillon chats to Gerry and performs 'The Leaving Song'https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05ng85j.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05ng85j.jpg2017-11-18T13:00:00.000ZGerry Kelly talks to Cara Dillon and Sam Lakeman, who perform The Leaving Song in sessionhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05ng84p
Cara Dillon chats to Gerry and performs 'The Leaving Song'
- Cara Dillon - Fil, Fil a Runhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04r0mvj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04r0mvj.jpg2017-01-29T12:00:00.000ZCara Dillon at Celtic Connections Opening Concert 2017https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04r0mn7
Cara Dillon - Fil, Fil a Run
- Cara Dillon Live in Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p024kfy6.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p024kfy6.jpg2014-08-10T14:31:00.000ZThe Irish folk songstress performed two songs live in Terry's studiohttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p024kfzf
Cara Dillon Live in Session
- Cara Dillon's Spoken Word Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zkzdg.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zkzdg.jpg2014-05-20T13:29:00.000ZSinger songwriter Cara Dillon chats with Janice and delivers the Spoken Word Session.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01zffg3
Cara Dillon's Spoken Word Session
Cara Dillon Tracks
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