We head back to the Embankment, Tallaght, Co.Dublin 1976 for today’s Song of the Day, a great horse-racing classic – ‘Plains of Kildare’. It’s performed by Andy Irvine, Paul Brady and Dónal Lunny.
Glenn Simpson is an artist from the north of Ireland whose main instrument of choice is a gazouki. By way of introduction we spoke to Glenn about his musical past and his influences from Cohen to Planxty
Masters of Their Craft is a new compilation CD from Tara Music, a label that was set up in 1972 to license the release of Christy Moore’s Prosperous Album. This release picks some of the cream of the crop!