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The Dubliners - 94% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: Easy Listening Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock World Music World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Dubliners originally comprised Barney MacKenna (16 December 1939, Donnycarney, Dublin, Eire), Luke Kelly (b. 16 November 1940, Eire, d. 30 January 1984), Ciaron Bourke (b. 18 February 1936, Dublin, Eire, d. 10 May 1988) and former teacher Ronnie Drew (b. 18 September 1935, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Eire). They formed in 1962, in the back of O’Donoghue’s bar in Read more

Daniel O'Donnell - 71% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals Vocals World Music World Music
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The Irish Rovers - 53% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal World Music
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The Clancy Brothers - 49% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: Easy Listening Folk World Music
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Christy Moore - 45% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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7 May 1945, Prosperous, Co. Kildare, Eire. Moore’s beginnings were fairly typical for a solo folk performer in the 60s: playing the club circuit in Eire, subsequently doing likewise in England while in between working on building sites and road gangs. Influenced by the American styles of Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and the British folk giant, Ewan MacColl, Moore performed Read more

The Johnstons - 43% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: Folk World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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This mid-60s Irish close harmony group enjoyed immense success in their homeland. The original line-up, which used to play in the family pub in Slane, consisted of Adrienne Johnston (vocals), her sister Luci (vocals), and brother Michael (guitar). Their debut single, a cover version of Ewan MacColl’s ‘The Travelling People’, reached number 1 in the Irish charts. Read more

Tommy Makem - 39% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: Easy Listening Folk World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Tommy Makem shuttled into the States in the 1950s with his guitar and the history of Ireland tattooed on his rich, soulful voice. In the 1960s, as the folk music boom hit full stride, there was a spot at the end of the bar for Makem's brand of reimagined, but true-to-its-roots Irish tradition. His frequent collaborations with the Clancy Brothers would further his fame and the c Read more

Planxty - 36% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 2000s
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This Irish folk band, who take their name from an Irish word for an air that is written to thank or honour a person, originally featured Christy Moore (7 May 1945, Prosperous, County Kildare, Eire; guitar/vocals), Dónal Lunny (b. 10 March 1945, Tullamore, County Offaly, Eire; guitar, bouzouki, synthesizer), Liam O’Flynn (b. Kill, County Kildare, Eire; uillean pip Read more

Frank Patterson - 33% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: Classical Folk World Music World Music
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The Pogues - 33% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The London, England-based punk scene of the late 70s inspired some unusual intermingling of styles and the Pogues (then known as Pogue Mahone) performed punky versions of traditional Irish folk songs in pubs throughout the capital. The line-up for their first gig at The Pindar Of Wakefield on 4 October 1982 featured singer Shane MacGowan (25 December 1957, Tunbridge Wells, K Read more

Wolfe Tones - 31% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: Folk World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Kilrush, County Clare, Eire in August 1963, this quartet (originally known as the Wolfe Tones Ballad Group) has been a rebellious presence in the folk music scene since their inception. Their greatest success has been among the Irish diaspora in the USA, but their fanbase extends from Eire to Britain, Canada, France, Germany and Australia.The f Read more

Cherish The Ladies - 30% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This project began in 1983 as a series of concerts organised by the Ethnic Folk Arts Center in New York City to celebrate women in Irish American music. The name, originating from an old jig, was a joking suggestion by Joanie Madden (whistle/flute) made to music guru, Mick Maloney who was the midwife to the success of this now firmly established ensemble. Cherish The Ladies bro Read more

Van Morrison - 29% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Chieftains - 26% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: Children's Music Holiday & Seasonal World Music World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The original Chieftains line-up - Paddy Moloney (1 August 1938, Donnycarney, Dublin, Eire; uillean pipes, tin whistle), Seán Potts (b. 1930; tin whistle), Michael Tubridy (b. 1935, Kilrush, Clare, Eire; flute, concertina, tin whistle) and Martin Fay (b. 1938, Dublin, Eire; fiddle) - met in the late 50s as members of Ceoltóirí Cualann, a folk orchestra le Read more

Gaelic Storm - 25% match to Foster & Allen

Genres: World Music
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