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Paddy Moloney, Who Died Last Week, Put Irish Music On The Map

The Chieftains became bigger stars than the Rolling Stones in 1975, when Stanley Kubrick used their music in the movie Barry Lyndon – and that’s when they quit their day jobs to perform Irish folk music full-time. – BBC
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Paddy Moloney: The man who put Irish music on the map

We look back on the career of Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney, whose funeral takes place later.
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Paddy Moloney, founding member of The Chieftains, has passed away.

Paddy Maloney, who over a span of decades has entertained hundreds of thousands with his wit, warmth and talent, has passed away at 83 years of age. One of the founding members of The Chieftains, Paddy, along with his band mates not only returned traditional Irish music to popularity in the Republic of Ireland, he championed it, internationally, for decades, bringing tunes once played around kitchen tables, in county halls and at sessions to the world stage. — Read the rest
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Paddy Moloney, Founder Of The Chieftains And Hero Of Irish Folk Revival, Dead At 83

For nearly 60 years, playing his tin whistle and uilleann pipes, he and his supergroup brought Irish traditional music to the world, making nearly 40 albums, winning six Grammys, and selling many millions of concert tickets and records. – The Washington Post
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The Chieftains Leader Paddy Moloney Dead At 83

Irish musician Paddy Moloney, who co-founded the Grammy-winning traditional folk act the Chieftains, has died. He was 83.
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Tributes paid to musician Paddy Moloney

The piper founded the Irish traditional music group, The Chieftains, in 1962.
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Paddy Moloney: Irish president leads tributes after death of Chieftains founder

The piper founded the Irish traditional music group, The Chieftains, in 1962.
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Paddy Moloney: Chieftains founder dies

The piper founded the Irish traditional music group, The Chieftains, in 1962.
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Hear Peter Gabriel Sing “That’ll Do” At Terry Wogan Memorial Service

Famed UK broadcaster Terry Wogan passed away in January, and today, on the 50th anniversary of his first BBC radio broadcast, a number of celebrities honored him with a celebratory memorial service at London's Westminster Abbey. During the tribute, Peter Gabriel performed "That'll Do," his Oscar-nominated, Randy Newman-penned song from Babe: Pig In The City, … More »
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Now this is really something – since forming eight years ago, Sultans of String’s music has hit #1 on national radio charts in their native Canada, and have received multiple awards and accolades, including two JUNO nominations, 1st place in the ISC (out of 15,000 entries) and two Canadian Folk Music Awards while head honcho Chris McKhool was awarded a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work in creating community through music. Over the years, this group has shared stages and recording stud...
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