Clannad
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1970
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Clannad

Clannad Biography (Wikipedia)

Clannad are an Irish family band formed in 1970 in Gweedore, County Donegal. Their music has been described as folk, folk rock, traditional Irish, Celtic and new-age, often incorporating elements of smooth jazz and Gregorian chant.

Formed by siblings Ciarán Brennan, Pól, and Máire Brennan and their twin uncles Noel and Pádraig Duggan, the band were initially known as Clann as Dobhar; in 1973 they shortened their name to Clannad. By 1979 they had released three albums and completed a successful US tour. From 1980 to 1982, they recorded and toured as a six-piece group with Enya on additional keyboards and vocals, before she left the group to pursue a solo career.

In 1982, Clannad attracted international attention with their hit single "Theme from Harry's Game", which was included on Magical Ring (1983). They adopted a musical direction of Celtic and pop music in the 1980s and 1990s, as evident on Macalla (1985), and Anam (1990). After Landmarks (1997), the band were on hiatus before the original line-up reformed in 2007 before a four-piece of Moya, Ciarán, Noel, and Pádraig completed a full scale tour in 2008. They then released Nádúr (2013), their first studio album in fifteen years. Pádraig Duggan died on 9 August 2016.

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Harry's Game
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Harry's Game
Clannad
Theme From Harry's Game
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Theme From Harry's Game
Clannad
Together We
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Together We
BRENNAN, N/A & Clannad
HARRY'S GAME (THEME FROM)
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HARRY'S GAME (THEME FROM)

HARRY'S GAME (THEME FROM)

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BRENNAN
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Clannad
Two Sisters
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Two Sisters
Clannad
Crann Ull
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Crann Ull
Clannad
Both Sides Now
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Both Sides Now
Clannad
Newgrange
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Newgrange
Clannad
An Gabhar Ban
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An Gabhar Ban
Clannad
Coinleach Glas An Fhomhair
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Coinleach Glas An Fhomhair
Clannad
Gathering Mushrooms
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Gathering Mushrooms
Clannad
Turas Dhomhsa Chon Na Galldachd
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Turas Dhomhsa Chon Na Galldachd
Clannad
An Crúiscín Lán / Cuach Mo Lon Dubh Buí
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An Crúiscín Lán / Cuach Mo Lon Dubh Buí
Clannad
I Will Find You
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I Will Find You
Clannad
Mhaire Bruineall
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Mhaire Bruineall
Clannad
Robin (The Hooded Man)
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Robin (The Hooded Man)
Clannad
Siobhán Ní Dhuibhir
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Siobhán Ní Dhuibhir
Clannad
In A Lifetime
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In A Lifetime
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Past BBC Events

Radio 2 Folk Awards: 2014
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Royal Albert Hall
2014-02-19T23:29:08
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Feb
2014
Radio 2 Folk Awards: 2014

Radio 2 Folk Awards: 2014

Royal Albert Hall

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