Chris Newman

British acoustic guitarist. Born 1952
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Chris Newman

Chris Newman Biography (Wikipedia)

Chris Newman (born 1952) is a British acoustic guitarist and mandolinist currently noted for his work as a soloist, as the partner of the Irish harper Máire Ní Chathasaigh, as a member of the Irish-English band Heartstring Sessions and with his own band The Chris Newman Trio.

He began playing guitar at the age of four and in his teenage years was mentored by the jazz guitarist Diz Disley. In the 1970s and 1980s he worked as musical director and producer for the singers Fred Wedlock and Brenda Wootton, at the same time establishing his identity as a soloist with the 1981 album Chris Newman. He has subsequently worked with the Scottish-Irish Celtic music band The Boys of the Lough. He has been principal guitar tutor for Newcastle University’s Folk B.Mus course since its inception, and regularly teaches at residential courses worldwide. He continues production work and has produced albums for many noted artists in the sphere of traditional and acoustic music including Irish fiddler Nollaig Casey and acoustic guitarist Clive Carroll.

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Nollaig Casey
Tom Cronin's Homework
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Tom Cronin's Homework
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Bob McQuillan's / Sonny Brogan's
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Bob McQuillan's / Sonny Brogan's
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Barndances- My Fiddle / If There Were No Women In The World / The Blue Heather
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Barndances- My Fiddle / If There Were No Women In The World / The Blue Heather
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Infant Holy
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Infant Holy
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The First Tree In The Greenwood
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The First Tree In The Greenwood
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Three Ships From Sussex
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Three Ships From Sussex
Paul Buckley
Red Hot Blues
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Red Hot Blues
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Turkey In The Straw
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Turkey In The Straw
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My Fiddle / If There Were No Women In The World / The Blue Heather
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My Fiddle / If There Were No Women In The World / The Blue Heather
Arty McGlynn
I Ne'er Shall Wean Her / The Priest In His Boots / Tomas O Canainn's
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I Ne'er Shall Wean Her / The Priest In His Boots / Tomas O Canainn's
Arty McGlynn
Among The Heather
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Among The Heather
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E Major 6/8
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E Major 6/8
Máire Ní Chathasaigh
Thugamar Fein An Samhradh Linn (We Brought The Summer In)
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Thugamar Fein An Samhradh Linn (We Brought The Summer In)
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PASS THE PICK
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PASS THE PICK
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Ding dong merrily on high
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Ding dong merrily on high
Arty McGlynn
The Old Bush / Spike Island Lasses / The Crooked Road
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The Old Bush / Spike Island Lasses / The Crooked Road
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Goldrush
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Goldrush
Arty McGlynn
i ne'er shall wean her/the priest in his boots/tomas o canainn's
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i ne'er shall wean her/the priest in his boots/tomas o canainn's
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Turkey in the Straw
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Turkey in the Straw
Aly Bain
Aly's Waltz
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Aly's Waltz
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Pheasant Feathers
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Pheasant Feathers
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Barndances - My Fiddle / If There Were No Women In The World / The Blue Heather
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Barndances - My Fiddle / If There Were No Women In The World / The Blue Heather
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Barndances
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Barndances
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Off The Hook / The Last Resort
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Off The Hook / The Last Resort
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Skinner Set
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Skinner Set
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Around The Houses
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Around The Houses
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Buffalo Girls
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Buffalo Girls
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3 Degrees Of Separation
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3 Degrees Of Separation
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Temptation Rag
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Temptation Rag
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The High Life
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The High Life
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Torrevieja
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Torrevieja
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The Silver Spire, The Cattle in the Cane
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The Silver Spire, The Cattle in the Cane
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