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Thomas "Tommy" Makem (November 4, 1932 – August 1, 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, guitar, tin whistle, 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)…

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  • my boy
  • Nice "Irish sound" as always.......
  • Don't forget to visit http://irishdsd.com Irish Drinking Songs Daily - for your daily dose of Irish drinking songs. Sláinte
  • great songs
  • A great guy.
  • I went to hear Tommy in the opera house in belfast not to many years ago, Thank God I did...
  • Yeah!
  • Amen.
  • R.I.P. Tommy. http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/08/02/arts/NA-A-E-MUS-US-Obit-Makem.php

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