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Patrick Street

Patrick Road is made up of a few of Ireland’s most accomplished music artists. Produced in Dublin in 1986, the existing group contains fiddler Kevin Burke (the Bothy Music group), bouzouki participant and vocalist Andy Irvine (Sweeney’s Guys, Planxty), key accordionist Jackie Daly (DeDanaan) and guitarist Ged Foley (the Battlefield Music group, The House Music group). Previous associates consist of guitarists Arty McGlynn (Truck Morrison, Planxty) and Gerry O’Beirne and Uillean tube and keyboard participant Declan Masterson. Patrick Street’s self-titled debut record was made by multi-instrumentalist Donal Lunny (Planxty, the Bothy Music group, Shifting Hearts). Burke, Irvine, Daly and O’Beirne initial came jointly to tour america as “Legends Of Irish Music”. The enthusiastic reception they received inspired them to help make the music group more permanent. Acquiring the name “Patrick Road”, the four music artists documented four albums and toured america five situations between 1987 and 1993. In nov 1994, O’Beirne was changed by Foley and Patrick Road joined up with with French Canadian music group, La Boutine Sorriente, for the tour of New Britain. While a lot of Patrick Street’s repertoire is normally traditional Irish music, the group provides recorded original music by Irvine, Daly and O’Beirne, in addition to music by Si Kahn, Woody Guthrie, Andy Mitchell, Dave Richardson and Colum Sands. The primary quartet of Patrick Road continues to be augmented by extra music artists on many albums. Donal Lunny performed key pad and bodhran over the group’s initial record. Enda Walsh performed keyboards on the second work, No. 2 Patrick Road. Patrick Street’s third recording, 3 Irish Instances 3, presented the group’s largest preparations with the help of Declan Masterson (Uillean pipes, low whistle, keyboards) and Expenses Whelan (keyboards). The maker of Patrick Street’s 1993 documenting, All In Great Time, Whelan performed keyboards and sang background vocals for the album.

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