Tommy Makem



Tommy Makem

Rating
Active
1956 to 2007
Born
November 4, 1932 in Armagh
Died
August 1, 2007
Location
Keady, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Biography
Thomas "Tommy" Makem (4 November 1932 – 1 August 2007) was an internationally celebrated Irish folk musician, artist, poet and storyteller. He was best known as a member of the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem. He played the long-necked 5-string banjo, tin whistle, low whistle, guitar, bodhrán and bagpipes, and sang in a distinctive baritone. He was sometimes known as "The Bard of Armagh" (taken from a traditional song of the same name) and "The Godfather of Irish Music". Makem was born and raised in Keady, County Armagh (the "Hub of the Universe" as Makem always said), in Northern Ireland.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem (7 Original AlLbums)

The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem (7 Original AlLbums)

The Clancy Brothers April 24, 2019

50 Tracks

Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem

Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem

The Clancy Brothers November 16, 2017

14 Tracks

Folk Cult: Best Of Tommy Makem

Folk Cult: Best Of Tommy Makem

Tommy Makem July 27, 2015

8 Tracks

Irish Rebel Songs & Irish Drinking Songs

Irish Rebel Songs & Irish Drinking Songs

The Clancy Brothers May 28, 2015

30 Tracks

Brennan on the Moor

Brennan on the Moor

The Clancy Brothers February 25, 2015

15 Tracks

Simply Celtic - 14 Essential St Patrick's Day Tracks

Simply Celtic - 14 Essential St Patrick's Day Tracks

The Clancy Brothers February 20, 2015

14 Tracks

The Boys Won't Leave the Girls Alone (Original Album)

The Boys Won't Leave the Girls Alone (Original Album)

The Clancy Brothers December 19, 2014

13 Tracks

Hearty and Hellish! (Original Album)

Hearty and Hellish! (Original Album)

The Clancy Brothers December 18, 2014

15 Tracks

A Spontaneous Performance Recording

A Spontaneous Performance Recording

The Clancy Brothers December 17, 2014

12 Tracks

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