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Folk/Traditional/Cabaret Photo Gallery A-C

Photos A-C      Photos D-H     Photos I-M     Photos N-R    Photos S-Z

Although folk is not strictly related to the showband era, it was during these same years (55-85) that folk musicians came into their own as a major force on the Irish entertainment landscape and in many cases shared the same stages with their showband counterparts. In fact, many folk artists like Johnny McEvoy and Danny Doyle, ended up fronting showbands after successful stints on the folk club circuit. Below is a collection of photos of Irish folk acts from the 60, 70's and 80's.  

Click on any thumbnail to see full sized picture: 170 Photos on this page

Clancy Brothers Paul Brady - 1976 Ceoltoiri Cualann - 1961 Clannad in 1981 Chieftains - 1979

The Barleycorn - 1972

Aileach - 1974 Paul Brady - 1982 Barleycorn (BK) Boru - 1989 (DD)
Chieftains (KS) Bards - 1980 Barleycorn - 1973 Barleycorn - 1982 Blackthorn (DL)
Blarney Folk - 1967 (BA) Croppies - 1968 (BA) Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem Clancys with Tommy Makem in 1966 (LR) Mary Black
The Casement (GW) Clannad (PH) Makem & Clancy  (LR) Blarney Folk - 1967 Chieftains
Barnbrack (TP) Blarney Folk - 1967 Barleycorn - 1989 Clancy Brothers (MB) Anne Byrne-1967
Coterie Folk - 1967 Broadsiders - 1967

Barley Cove Folk-67

Blarney Folk-1967 Broadsiders - 1967

Barley Cove Folk-69

Alma Carroll - 1969

Celts - 1969

Bluegrass Roadshow - 1971 (TF)

Alma - 1970

Alma - 1970

Alma - 1973

Alma - 1968

Alma - 1968

Alma - 1968

Alma - 1973

Alma - 1972

Alma - 1972

Alma - 1969

Barleycorn - 1972
Barleycorn - 1973 Barleycorn - 1973 Barleycorn - 1974 Barleycorn - 1974 Barleycorn - 1974
Barleycorn - 1972 Barleycorn - 1972 Barleycorn - 1972 Barleycorn - 1973 Barleycorn - 1973
Barleycorn - 1974 Big Four - 1974 Big Four - 1960's

Crescendoes - 1971

Crescendoes - 1971

Apples (RF) Arcady (RF) Aslan (RF) Aslan (RF) Bachelors (RF)
Bachelors (RF) Bachelors (RF) Bachelors (RF) Bachelors (RF) Bachelors (RF)
Big Four (RF) Big Four (RF) Bards (RF) Bards (RF) Barleycorn (RF)
Barleycorn (RF) Barleycorn (RF) Barleycorn (RF) Barleycorn (RF) Barleycorn (RF)
Barleycorn (RF) Barleycorn (RF) Barnbrack (RF) Big Four (RF) Big Four (RF)
Big Four (RF) Blarney Folk (RF) Big Four (RF) Big Four (RF) Big Four (RF)
Bloom (RF) Blossoms (RF) Blossoms (RF) Bluebell Quartet (RF) Bluebell Quartet (RF)
Bluebell Quartet (RF) Boomerang (RF)x Boru (RF) Boru (RF) Celtic Storm (RF)
Chieftains (RF) Chieftains (RF) Cherish The Ladies (RF) Chieftains (RF) Chieftains (RF)
Chieftains (RF) Chieftains (RF) City Trio (RF) Clancy Brothers (RF) Clancy Brothers (RF)
Clancy Brothers (RF) Clancy Brothers (RF) Clancy Brothers (RF) Clancy Brothers (RF) Clancy Brothers (RF)
Clancy Brothers (RF) Clancy Brothers (RF) Clannad (RF) Clannad (RF) Clannad (RF)
Clannad (RF) Coll's Collection (RF) Craftsmen (RF) Crescendos (RF) Croppies (RF)
Croppies (RF) Crystals (RF) Crubeen (RF) Crubeen (RF) Crubeen (RF)
Crystals (RF) Crystals (RF) Cuchulain (RF) Bards (RF) Bards (RF)
Bards (RF) Bards (RF) Bards (RF) Barleycorn (RF) Barleycorn (RF)
Barleycorn (RF) Clancy Brothers (RF) Clancy Brothers (RF) Big Four (PL) Big Four (PL)
Bothy Band (RF) Aileach Albany Brothers Albany Brothers Bachelors
Bachelors Bachelors Bachelors Bachelors Black Velvet
Black Velvet Barley Cove Folk Barley Cove Folk Barley Cove Folk Coming
Coming Coming

Chieftains - 75

Chieftains - 75

Chieftains - 75

Chieftains - 74

Chieftains - 75

Chieftains - 75

Chieftains - 75

Chieftains - 73

 
Mary Black (RF) Mary Black (RF) Mary Clifford (RF) Mary Clifford (RF) Coming
         
Coming Coming Coming Coming Coming
         
Coming Coming Coming Coming Coming

Photo Credits:

(DD) = Photo courtesy David Dwane of the Western People
(DL) = Photo courtesy Dick Lynott
(BK) = Photo courtesy Brian "Shorty" O'Kane
(TP) = Photos courtesy Teddie Palmer
(KS) = Photos courtesy Kathleen Smith
(KC) = Photos courtesy Kevin Conlon
(BA) = Photos courtesy Barbara Joyce
(LR) = Photos courtesy Liam O'Reilly
(BF) = Photos courtesy Brian Furey
(PH) = Photos courtesy Peter Harkin
(GW) = Photos courtesy Gabriel Whyte
(MB) = Photos courtesy Mickey Brennan
(DC) = Photos courtesy Danny Carthy
(TF) = Photos courtesy Terry Foster
(KH) = Photo courtesy Keith Hodges
(DM) = Photo courtesy Dermot Magill

 


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