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Ranked #1 in THE U.S. on RN in 2012 (Celtic)
The Irish Roots Cafe house band
Old style songs in Irish & English
EARLY solo practice cuts given here.
Mike O'Laughlin- Sean Nós singer, drummer,
and leading author on Irish Genealogy. Ranked
#1 Folk artist in Kansas City, on Reverbnation
Find him on RN at:
1) Return to Irish Roots (DVD) 2010.
2) Irish Song and Recitation (CD) 2011. Includes various artists.
3) Hedge School History of Ireland (CD) 2011.
4) Hello Fada, curious notes on Irish language. (CD) 2011
5) Missouri Irish (CD) 2011
6) Irish Genealogy, tips from Mike O'Laughlin (CD) 2011
7) Irish Video Shorts. (DVD) 2011
8) Irish Song: Traditional and Sean Nós (CD )2013
Maria Morton -
First recorded 'Oro Se Do Bheatha Bhaile' Sean Nós style, on our 2nd Irish Festival CD ! She has a variety of Irish songs in English, and organized 1st Sunday Songs at the Irish Center. Listen to Marias chat & sing podcast at: http://www.irishroots.com/podcast3/irishsong37.mp3
Has played the fiddle since she was 6 years old. She's studied and taken Irish fiddle classes with Martin Hayes, Randal Bays, and Will Harmon. In addition to firing up the fiddle, she has picked up an interest in singing in the traditional Sean Nos style.. with O'Connor family roots in Ireland. A well known Irish session organizer !
Peter Reilly Adams
Host for year 2 of the Irish Song Fest and Master of Irish Ballads. His first Irish Language song was 'Amhrán na bhFiann', and his 'Danny Boy' is done the right way ! The history behind each of the ballads he sings is on our Irish Song and Recitation podcast.
The songs posted here are from early practice sessions. Our Irish Language Song List includes:
- Bean Pháidín (Paddy's Wife)
-A Chomaraigh Aoibhinn Ó : Sweet Comeragh
-An Ciarraíoch Mallaithe: The Accursed Kerryman
-An t-Úll: The Apple
-An Raíbh tú ar a gCarraig: Were you at the Rock ?
-Mo Ghile Mear
-Gaol ise gaol i
-SADHBH NÍ BHRUINNEALLAIGH
-Slán agus Beannacht (Macaronic)
-Silent Night in Irish
-Mo Paistin Fionn (Macaronic)
-Óró, Sé do Bheatha 'Bhaile
-The Irish National Anthem
Our Sing a Long Song list includes:
-When Irish Eyes are Smiling
-Tura Loora, An Irish Lullaby
-If Your Irish, come into the parlour
-I'll take you home again Kathleen.....
Our mailing address in the U.S. is: Irish Roots Cafe, Box 7575, Kansas City, MO 64116 USA