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4 Yn Y Bar

This Welsh folk group contains Iwan Roberts (b. 24 Oct 1953, Carmarthen, Dyfed, South Wales; mandolin, mandola), Tudur Huws Jones (b. 29 Oct 1955, Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales; banjo, mandolin, whistle, bouzouki), Tudur Morgan (b. 8 Might 1958, Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales; electric guitar, bass, vocals), and Huw Roberts (b. 1 Sept 1957, Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales; fiddle, vocals). Fiercely nationalistic, they make a spot of only using Welsh traditional and modern songs and music within their repertoire. They initial performed in 1983, and implemented up using the discharge of Byth Adra (We’re Hardly ever IN THE HOME), on Sain Information. Byth Adra features ‘Nos Galan’, a normal Welsh tune that your Americans ‘lent’ and converted into ‘Deck The Halls’. The indie Christmas discharge, Seren Nadolig, was accompanied by a tour of Scotland, in Apr 1986, as well as the group’s second Sain launch, Newid Cynefin, in Oct of the same yr. In 1987, on St David’s Day time, the group made an appearance at London’s Royal Albert Hall, and their second self-employed production Ffiwsio, noticed them tinkering with bluegrass and reggae In 1988, Morgan created the first single launch by Plethyn’s Linda Healy, challenging users of 4 Yn Y Pub playing on a number of the songs. In 1989, the group was asked to play in the Orkney Islands Folk Event, in-may, and in November exactly the same yr the group documented their 1st television special. Since that time, 4 Yn Y Pub have abandoned live shows, but Tudur Morgan released Branwen in November 1991, an recording predicated on an Irish, Welsh mythological personality, and containing mainly original materials. 4 Yn Y Pub also released a fresh recording, Stryd America, (America Road), on St. David’s Day time (1 March) 1992.

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