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Mick Moloney

Limerick-born and Philadelphia-based multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Mick Moloney is one of the most influential Irish musicians living in the U.S. In addition to recording as a soloist, Moloney has recorded duo albums with Eugene O'Donnell and trio albums with Robbie O'Connell and Jimmy Keane as well as with O'Donnell and Seamus Egan. As a session player, Moloney has contributed to albums by Martin Mulvihill, Brendan Mulvihill, James Keane, Robbie O'Connell, Seamus Connolly, and Jerry O'Sullivan. His recordings with trad-folk group the Johnstons in the late '60s and early '70s were instrumental in the evolution of modern Celtic music.

Playing guitar since childhood, Moloney was initially influenced by American folk musicians including Burl Ives, Pete Seeger, and the Weavers. While still a teenager, he played with a series of skiffle groups. Relocating to Dublin in 1964 to study economics at University College, Moloney regularly played at jam sessions in local pubs. Together with fellow student Donal Lunny, he formed a traditional folk group, the Emmett Folk Band. Although they failed to record, the group attracted a loyal following among Ireland's folk music aficionados. Following the band's breakup in 1967, Moloney became involved with a new folk club. Among the groups that he booked was a family act, the Johnstons, who invited him to become a member. Accepting the invitation, he remained with the group for five years and recorded five albums. Their interpretation of Ewan MacColl's song, "Travelling People," reached the top position on the Irish music charts.

Temporarily moving to London in 1972, Moloney took a job as a social worker for West Indian families. While in London, he met and began playing with Derry-born fiddler Eugene O'Donnell. The collaboration resulted in three duo albums -- Mick Moloney With Eugene O'Donnell, Slow Airs and Set Dances, and Uncommon Bonds -- and a trio album, Three Way Street, with Seamus Egan. In 1973, Moloney emigrated to the U.S. for graduate studies in the Folklore and Folklife Department of the University of Pennsylvania. The 650-page dissertation Irish Music in America: Continuity and Change that he researched and wrote for his Ph.D. was published by the university press; he received his Ph.D. in 1992. Accepting a position with the Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife, Moloney assembled a group, Green Fields of America, with top-notch Irish-American musicians. The ensemble made its debut during a special Old Ways in the New World program at the festival in 1976. A decade later, Moloney brought together a star-studded collection of Irish-American women musicians to perform as Cherish the Ladies.

Moloney has continued to play an important role in the development of Irish-American music. In addition to being named "best tenor banjo player" by Frets, he was named "traditionalist of the year" by the Irish Echo in 1999. The same year, he received a National Heritage Fellowship. A founder of the annual Irish music week at the Augusta Center in West Virginia, he continued to teach at Villanova University in Philadelphia. Moloney served as musical producer and consultant for the PBS documentary series Out Of Ireland in 1995. As a record producer, Moloney has overseen albums by uillean piper Joe Shannon, flute player Jack Coen, concertina player Father Charlie Coen, and fiddler Johnny McGreevy. ~ Craig Harris
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Me too but hes right get your guns if u get driven away from your home
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bootson25
Love his music
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Check out, If it Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews for some great Americana musical perspectives . Mick Moloney is no baloney! Slainte, Mazel Tov.
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Hope you're feeling better by now, Mo Kelley.
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Damn I'm hammered 101
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Volunteering to build that railroad but not volunteering with the Brits against the Irish. And they still learn their place in America by dropping the O'. The spelling of the last name but you know is to be o Kelly now it's just Kellee with Kelley voice text make your own puppets your house because these Irish pub as hell fake
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Its@ll bout the music
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Sweep me off mi feet
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Ello? Somebody please tell me this song is not about a real P**SY! !!!!!
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I Shud know the meaning of this song I hope this song ends up not being in favor of the Brits cause that's the way I think of it
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I valenteer me soul to da irish army beer in hand and me lover at me side we fight fer irish pride
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I love this guy...
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Its ironic because I heard Irish volunteers while I was in Gettysburg at the 69th Irish vol. monument
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F**k the Baits. The Brits R De S**ts!
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nelsunrise
Klezimer, zydeco, salsa are all Celtic tunes.
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some of the best Irish songs
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atkinsonek0
I love irish and scottish music
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I love his version of Skibereen. It's the best version, in my opinion.
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GREAT MUSIC
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Sláinte
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Sláinte Gaelach
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I've seen Mick Moloney, more than a few times, living the Philly area. He is a true treasure! The Green Fields of America recording of Kilkenny, is my all time favorite Celtic tune!
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magically delicious. personal stuff and real rootsy fresh and honest just like my irish brothers i work with

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