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The Clancy Brothers were an influential Irish folk music singing group. Most popular in the 1960s, they were famed for their woolly Aran jumpers and are widely credited with popularizing Irish traditional music in the United States. The brothers were Patrick "Paddy" Clancy, Tom Clancy, Bobby Clancy and Liam Clancy. Paddy, Tom, Bob, and Liam are best known for their work with Tommy Makem, recording dozens of albums…

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  • http://www.lastfm.de/music/The+Clancy+Brothers
  • shit sux
  • Whack fol the diddle o the die do day
  • The only company you need when drunk.
  • These guys are so great. Definitely listening to them next time i drink
  • Don't forget to visit http://irishdsd.com Irish Drinking Songs Daily - for your daily dose of Irish drinking songs. Sláinte
  • Caught some B&W televised footage of them from the mid-sixties, they were - no, are - amazing singers and players of Irish music!
  • The best.
  • The Dubliner's are hardcore Irish pub folk musicians that achieved their fame in Ireland. The Clancey Brothers Had to come to America to find Fame. Plus their lineup kept changing through the years. My feeling is that The Clancey Bros. (especially with Makem) presented the music as and art form, using their stage and acting experience to present the songs. The Dubliners were more traditional, using traditional instruments (tenor banjo, fiddle, tin whistle) with Ronnie Drew giving it all a rough around the edges feel.
  • Still can't figure out why the dubliners have so many more plays. The Clancy Brothers are so much better.

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