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The Clancy Brothers

The Clancy Brothers are a family of singing Irish expatriates who have been important figures in re-popularizing their native music in North America and are still among the most internationally renowned Irish folk bands. Some even credit the band as important figures in starting the folk revival of the '50s and '60s.

The Clancys, Tom, Pat and Liam were born in Carrick-on-Suir, County Tiperrary, Ireland to a family of nine, all of whom were musically inclined. Tom and Pat emigrated to New York around the early '50s to become actors. Liam and his friend Tommy Makem, born in Keady, County Armagh the son of noted balladeer Sarah Makem, came to the U.S. in 1956. Before Liam emigrated, he had founded a dramatic society and had put on a play taking over the direction, producing and set design himself. He had also acted at the famed Gaiety Theatre in Dublin. Both he and Makem also hoped to have acting careers in New York. The Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem (as they were first billed) came together to sing fund-raising concerts for the Cherry Lane Theater and at the Guthrie benefits. Forgoing the stereotypical maudlin Irish ballads in favor of lusty party songs, traditional American and Irish folk songs and even protest tunes sung in close harmony and performed most theatrically, the Clancys soon became popular folk performers around Greenwich Village. In the mid-'50s, Pat founded Tradition Records so the Clancys and Makem could begin recording. Early recordings include "The Rising of the Moon" and "Come Fill Your Glass with Me."

By recording and touring often, the Clancys continued to become more and more popular in Eastern and Midwestern clubs, but it was their debut on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1961 that brought them national exposure. Originally scheduled to only play three minutes, they ended up playing for 16 minutes and became an instant national sensation and soon signed a major contract with Columbia Records. The Clancys continued recording and performing together through 1969. That year Makem left to pursue his solo career. In 1975, Liam departed; he and Makem were replaced by brother Bobby Clancy and their nephew Robbie O'Connell. Since then, the original members have occasionally regrouped for reunion concerts. Tom Clancy died in 1990 but the band continued on. ~ Sandra Brennan
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Selected Discography

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Track List: Collection 1956-62

Disc 1

1. O'Donnell Aboo

2. The Croppy Boy

3. The Rising Of The Moon

4. The Foggy Dew

5. The Minstrel Boy

6. The Wind That Shakes The Barley

7. Tipperary Far Away

8. Kelly The Boy From Killanne

9. Kevin Barry

10. Whack Fol The Diddle

11. The Men Of The West

12. Eamonn An Chnuic

13. Nell Flaherty's Drake

14. Boulavogue

15. Whisky You're The Devil

16. The Maid Of The Sweet Brown Knowe

17. The Moonshiner

18. Bold Thady Quill

19. Rosin The Bow

20. Finnigan's Wake

21. The Real Old Mountain Dew

22. Courting In The Kitchen

23. Mick McGuire

24. A Jug Of Punch

25. Johnny McEldoo

26. Cruiscin Lan

27. Portlairge

28. The Parting Glass

29. Brennan On The Moor

30. The Work Of The Weavers

31. The Stuttering Lovers

Disc 2

1. Paddy Doyle's Boots

2. The Maid Of Fife-E-O

3. The Bard Of Armagh

4. The Jug Of Punch

5. Roddy McCorley

6. The Barnyards Of Delgaty

7. The Castle Of Dromore

8. The Bold Tenant Farmer

9. Ballinderry

10. Bungle Rye

11. Eileen Aroon

12. Johnny I Hardly Knew You

13. The Whistling Gypsy

14. My Johnny Lad

15. The Old Orange Flute

16. Haul Away Joe

17. Reilly's Daughter

18. Bold O'Donahue

19. I'll Tell My Ma

20. Wild Mountain Thyme (Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go?)

21. Rothsea-O

22. Marie's Wedding

23. Singin' Bird

24. Holy Ground

25. South Australia

26. As I Roved Out

27. McPherson's Lament

28. The Wild Colonial Boy

29. Shoals Of Herring

30. I Know Who Is Sick

31. Old Woman From Wexford

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Track List: O'donahue

1. Wild Colonial Boy

2. South Australia

3. Shoals of Herring

4. Bold O'donahue

5. I'll Tell My Ma

6. Singing Bird

7. As I Roved Out

8. I Know Who Is Sick

9. The Old Woman from Wexford

10. Rothsea O

11. Marie's Wedding

12. Macpherson's Lament

13. Wild Mountain Thyme

14. Holy Ground

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Track List: Irish Folk & St. Patrick's Classics

1. The Foggy Dew

2. Whiskey, You're the Devil

3. Tipperary Far Away

4. Eammon an Chnuic

5. Rosin' the Bow

6. The Moonshiner

7. Whack Fol the Diddle

8. The Croppy Boy

9. Mick McGuire

10. The Minstrel Boy

11. Portlairge

12. Bold Thady Quill

13. The Real Old Mountain Dew

14. Kelly the Boy from Killanne

15. Kevin Barry

16. The Maid of the Sweet Brown Knowe

17. Johnny McEldoo

18. Courtin' in the Kitchen

19. The Wind That Shakes the Barley

20. Cruiscin Lan

21. Nell Flaherty's Drake

22. O Donnell Aboo

23. Boulavogue

24. A Jug of Punch

25. Finnigan's Wake

26. The Parting Glass

27. Men of the West

28. The Rising of the Moon

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Track List: The Parting Glass

1. The Old Woman From Wexford

2. The Moonshiner

3. The Minstel Boy

4. Mick Maguire

5. Me Grandfather Died

6. Whack Fol The Diddle

7. Roddy McCorley

8. The Little Beggarman

9. The Real Old Mountain Dew

10. Kevin Barry

11. Johnny McEldoo

12. Bungle Rye

13. The Parting Glass

14. Johnny I Hardly Knew You

15. Nell Flaherty's Drake

16. Paddy Doyle's Boots

17. Whiskey You're The Devil

18. Brennan On The Moor

19. The Maid Of The Sweet Brown Knowe

20. I Know Where I'm Going

21. I'll Tell My Ma

22. The Foggy Dew

23. The Barnyards Of Delgaty

24. Finnegan's Wake

25. Eamon An Chnuic

26. Cruiscin Lan

27. Couting In The Kitchen

28. Boulavogue

29. Bold Thady Quill

30. The Bold Tenant Farmer

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Track List: A Spontaneous Performance Recording

1. The Moonshiner

2. The Whistling Gypsy

3. My Johnny Lad

4. The Work Of The Weavers

5. The Old Orange Flute

6. Brennan On The Moor

7. Tim Finnegan's Wake

8. Port Lairge

9. Haul Away Joe

10. Young Roddy McCorley

11. A Jug Of Punch

12. Reilly's Daughter

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Track List: Vanguard Visionaries

1. Maid Of Fife

2. A Jug Of Punch

3. Roddy McCorley

4. The Irish Rover

5. Whiskey You're The Devil

6. Finnegan's Wake

7. Rosin The Bow

8. Gallant Forty-TWA

9. The Whistling Gypsy

10. The Leaving Of Liverpool

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Track List: Older But No Wiser

1. When The Ship Comes In

2. Lily Marlene

3. Roll On The Day

4. Let No Man Steal Your Thyme

5. Salonika

6. Flower Of Scotland

7. The Curragh Of Kildare

8. The Boys Of Wexford

9. The Final Trawl

10. The Lads Of The Fair

11. Those Were The Days

12. Rambling Willie

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Track List: Live! With Robbie O'Connell

1. As I Roved Out (Live)

2. Love Of The North

3. She Didn'T Dance

4. Dear Boss (Bricks)

5. Logger Lover

6. The Green Fields Of France

7. Beer, Beer, Beer (Live)

8. Ann Bolevn

9. John O Dreams

10. The Rebellion Of 1916

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Track List: Best Of The Vanguard Years

1. Maid Of Fife

2. Jug Of Punch

3. Gallant Forty Twa

4. Whistling Gypsy

5. The Leaving Of Liverpool

6. Mountain Dew

7. The Nightingale

8. Roddy Mccaulay

9. Castle Of Dramore

10. Father's Grave

11. Johnny Mcaldoo

12. The Irish Rover

13. Old Woman Fr Wexford

14. Bonnie Charlie

15. The Jolly Tinker

16. Haul Away Joe

17. The Shoals Of Herring

18. Mermaid

19. Kelly - The Boy From Killarn

20. Rosin The Bow

21. Whiskey Is The Life Of Man

22. Macphersons Lament

23. Whiskey, You're The Devil

24. Holy Ground

25. The Wild Colonial Boy

26. Johnson's Motor Car

27. Reilly's Daughter

28. Finnegan's Wake

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Track List: The Best Of

1. The Irish Rover

2. Bonnie Charlie

3. The Jolly Tinker

4. Haul Away Joe

5. The Shoals Of Herring

6. Mermaid

7. Whiskey Is The Life Of Man

8. Macphersons Lament

9. Maid Of Fife

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Track List: Wrap The Green Flag: Favorites Of The Clancy Brothers With Tommy Makem

2. Heave Away My Johnny

3. Bold Tenant Farmer

6. Jennifer Gentle

7. New South Wales

8. Wrap The Green Flag 'Round Me Boys

9. Johnson's Motor Car

10. Valley Of Knockanure

12. The Rising Of The Moon

13. The Leaving Of Liverpool

14. Galway Races

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Track List: The Best Of (Remastered)

1. The Little Beggarman

2. Kitty Magee

3. Whack Fol The Diddle

4. The Jug Of Punch

5. The Parting Glass

6. Rosin' The Bow

7. Paddy Doyle's Boots

8. The Rising Of The Moon

9. The Connemara Cradle Song

10. The Moonshiner

11. Whiskey You're The Devil

12. The Foggy Dew

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Track List: Reunion

1. Isn't It Grand Boys

2. Mountain Dew

3. Whistling Gypsy Rover

4. Finnegan's Wake

5. Carrickfergus

6. Haul Away Joe

7. Wild Rover

8. Red Haired Mary

9. Jug Of Punch

10. The Leaving Of Liverpool

11. The Wild Colonial Boy

12. Holy Ground

13. Will You Go Lassie Go

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Track List: Greatest Hits

1. Maid Of Fife

2. A Jug Of Punch

3. Gallant Forty-TWA

4. The Whistling Gypsy

5. The Leaving Of Liverpool

6. Mountain Dew

7. The Nightingale

8. Roddy Mccaulay

9. Castle Of Dramore

10. Father's Grave

11. Johnny Mcaldoo

12. The Irish Rover

13. Old Woman From Wexford

14. Bonnie Charlie

15. The Jolly Tinker

16. Haul Away Joe

17. The Shoals Of Herring

18. Mermaid

19. Kelly - The Boy From Killarn

20. Rosin The Bow

21. Whiskey Is The Life Of Man

22. Macphersons Lament

23. Whisky You're The Devil

24. Holy Ground

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Track List: The Clancy Brothers And Tommy Makem (Digitally Remastered)

1. Brennan On The Moor

2. The Work Of The Weavers

4. Paddy Doyle's Boots

5. The Maid Of Fife-E-O

6. The Bard Of Armagh

7. The Jug Of Punch

8. Roddy McCorley

9. The Barnyards Of Delgaty

10. The Castle Of Dromore

11. The Bold Tenant Farmer

12. Ballinderry

13. Bungle Rye

14. Eileen Aroon

15. Johnny I Hardly Knew You

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There's a 5 $ find raising raffle at :

Saint Patrick's Church

1046 E. 34th street

Los Angeles , California 90011

( 323 ) 234-5963
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devore.steph e n . d
These men a re brilliant singers
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devore.steph e n . d
These men a re brilliant singers
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I like the High Kings version better
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lookylizzy
Oh, my mom listened to the Irish station in Chicago all through the 1970's and it made our Saturdays filled with joy, great voices and laughter. This was our favorite song. I love The Whistling Gypsy.
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Love love
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also listening to Rev. FD Kirkpatrick {on Pandora his music can be found under the name 'Jimmy Colier' and the Broadside album collection and fast folk}, Pete Seeger, Judy Collins
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I can't agree with you more - Tommy Makem is a wonderful gentleman. I was on one program with him (an anti- nuke concert in Concord, NH and caught a concert in Caulder Racetrack in Miami, Fla. When he steps on the stage; he's like a breath of fresh air.

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