Legends Of Irish Music [Radio Ulster]

Series profiling some of the most influential artists in traditional Irish music and song over recent decades.

Episodes

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20080711

6/6.

John Toal profiles some of the leading artists who have helped shape Irish traditional music and song over recent decades.

Paddy Moloney20090111

John Toal talks to the founding member of the Chieftains, Paddy Moloney.

John Toal talks to Paddy Moloney, founding member of the Chieftains, about stretching the boundaries of traditional music through pioneering collaborations.

01Liam Clancy2008060620080607

Series profiling some of the most influential artists in traditional Irish music and song over recent decades.

John Toal talks to internationally-renowned Liam Clancy, who reflects on his years with the Clancy Brothers and pays tribute to fellow legend Tommy Makem who passed away last year.

01Liam Clancy20081221

John Toal talks to internationally-renowned Irish musician Liam Clancy.

John Toal talks to Irish musician Liam Clancy who reflects on his years with the Clancy Brothers and pays tribute to fellow legend Tommy Makem who passed away last year.

0220090104

John Toal talks to Paul Brady about his career and Northern Irish roots.

John Toal talks to Paul Brady about his Northern Irish roots, his years with The Johnstons, Planxty and Andy Irvine, as well as his distinctive solo career.

02Paul Brady2008061320080614

John Toal talks to Paul Brady about his Northern Irish roots, his years with The Johnstons, Planxty and Andy Irvine, as well as his distinctive solo career.

03Paddy Moloney2008062020080621

John Toal talks to Paddy Moloney, founding member of the Chieftains, about stretching the boundaries of traditional music through pioneering collaborations with artists as diverse as Ry Cooder, Sting and the Rolling Stones.

0420090118

John Toal speaks to founding member of Altan, Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh, about her distinctive Donegal fiddle style and how her singing has helped create the group's unique sound.

John Toal speaks to founding member of Altan, Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh.

04Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh2008062720080628

In this programme he speaks to founding member of Altan, Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh, about her distinctive Donegal fiddle style and how her singing has helped create the unique sound of the group.

05Donal Lunny20080704

He talks to musician, composer and music producer Donal Lunny about his life in music, with particular reference to the seminal groups associated with his career such as Planxty, the Bothy Band and Moving Hearts.

05Donal Lunny20080705

He talks to musician, composer and music producer Donal Lunny about his life in music, with particular reference to the seminal groups associated with his career such as Planxty, the Bothy Band and Moving Hearts.

05Donal Lunny20090124

John Toal talks to musician, composer and music producer Donal Lunny about his life in music, including his work with Planxty, the Bothy Band and Moving Hearts.

John Toal talks to musician, composer and producer Donal Lunny about his life in music.

0620090125
0101Liam Clancy20091212

In a tribute to the late Liam Clancy, another chance to hear John Toal talking to the Irish musician about his years with the Clancy Brothers.

In a tribute to Liam Clancy, another chance to hear John Toal talking to the musician.

0104Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh20091214

John Toal speaks to founding member of Altan, Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh, about her distinctive Donegal fiddle style and how her singing has helped create the group's unique sound.

John Toal speaks to founding member of Altan, Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh.

0105Donal Lunny2009121920091221

John Toal talks to musician, composer and music producer Donal Lunny about his life in music, including his work with Planxty, the Bothy Band and Moving Hearts.

John Toal talks to musician, composer and producer Donal Lunny about his life in music.

0201U220100306

John Toal explores the success of U2.

Featuring interviews with Bono, Edge, Larry Mullen, Adam Clayton and manager Paul McGuinness.

0201U220100710

John Toal explores the success of U2.

Featuring interviews with Bono, Edge, Larry Mullen, Adam Clayton and manager Paul McGuinness.

0202Rory Gallagher20100313

John Toal explores the life and music of Donegal-born artist Rory Gallagher.

Featuring rarely heard archive of the musician and interviews with guitarists influenced by Rory.

0202Rory Gallagher20100717

John Toal explores the life and music of Donegal-born artist Rory Gallagher.

Featuring rarely heard archive of the musician and interviews with guitarists influenced by Rory.

0203Horslips20100320

John Toal meets Horslips, one of Ireland's most successful bands of the 1980s.

Barry Devlin and Jim Lockhart remember their years of touring and their recent reunion concerts.

0203Horslips20100724

John Toal meets Horslips, one of Ireland's most successful bands of the 1980s.

Barry Devlin and Jim Lockhart remember their years of touring and their recent reunion concerts.

0204The Undertones2010032720100731

Series profiling some of the most influential artists in Irish music.

4: John Toal looks at one of Northern Ireland's most famous bands - The Undertones.

John Toal meets The Undertones, one of Ireland's most successful bands of the 1980s.

0205Thin Lizzy2010040320100405

John Toal traces the influence which Thin Lizzy had on generations of Irish rock acts.

Series profiling some of the most influential artists in Irish music.

5: John Toal traces the seminal influence which Thin Lizzy had on subsequent generations of Irish rock acts.

0205Thin Lizzy20100807

Series profiling some of the most influential artists in Irish music.

5: John Toal traces the seminal influence which Thin Lizzy had on subsequent generations of Irish rock acts.

John Toal traces the influence which Thin Lizzy had on generations of Irish rock acts.

020620100410
0206 LAST2010041020100412

John Toal presents highlights from the series exploring Irish rock music.

John Toal presents highlights from the series exploring great names in Irish rock music.

Including interviews with U2, Rory Gallagher, Horslips, the Undertones and Thin Lizzy.

0206 LAST20100814

John Toal profiles hugely successful Irish band The Boomtown Rats.

Featuring interviews with Bob Geldof, bassist Pete Briquette, Bono and editor of Hotpress magazine Niall Stokes.