Tommy Makem

Tommy Makem

Thomas "Tommy" Makem (November 4, 1932 – August 1, 2007) was an internationally celebrated Irish folk musician, artist, poet and storyteller. He was best known as a member of The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem. He played the long-necked 5-string banjo, guitar, tin whistle, and bagpipes, and sang in a distinctive baritone. He was sometimes known as "The Bard of Armagh" (taken from a traditional song of the same name) and "The Godfather of Irish Music".

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... A Ballad Singer's Choice TLP 1004 Liam Clancy, Tommy Makem - The Lark in the Morning TLP 1005 Paul Clayton Whaling And Sailing Songs From The Days Of Moby Dick 1956 TLP 1006 The ... Lloyd Blow Boys Blow 1960 TLP 1032 Clancy Brothers Tommy Makem, The Come Fill Your Glass with Us TLP 1033 Robin Roberts Come All Ye Fair And Tender Ladies TLP 1035 Lightnin' Hopkins Country Blues 1959 ... Tommy Makem, The The Clancy Bros ...
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... The Story of the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem (1984) - Shanachie Reunion Concert Belfast (1984) - Shanachie Pete Seeger's Rainbow Quest (1965) (circa 1985) - Central Sun / reissued on ...
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