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The Chieftains

The Chieftains are an Irish musical group founded in 1962, known for performing and popularizing Irish traditional music. The band has recorded many albums of instrumental Irish folk music, as well as multiple collaborations with popular musicians of many genres, including country music, Galician traditional music, Cape Breton and Newfoundland music, and rock and roll. They have performed with Van Morrison, Elvis Costello, Tom Jones, Sinead O'Connor, James Galway, and numerous country-western artists. In 1975, the group won praise for their playing of "Women of Ireland" for Barry Lyndon ...read more

The Chieftains are an Irish musical group founded in 1962, known for performing and popularizing Irish traditional music. The band has recorded many albums of instrumental Irish folk music, as well as multiple collaborations with popular musicians of many genres, including country music, Galician traditional music, Cape Breton and Newfoundland music, and rock and roll. They have performed with Van Morrison, Elvis Costello, Tom Jones, Sinead O'Connor, James Galway, and numerous country-western artists. In 1975, the group won praise for their playing of "Women of Ireland" for Barry Lyndon, the Stanley Kubrick film.

They have won six Grammy Awards and have been nominated eighteen times. In 2002 they were given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the UK's BBC Radio 2.

Look at any clover on the face of music today, and tip your bonnet to The Chieftains.









































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LPs
Voice of Ages
01/01/2012

Further Down the Old Plank Road
2003

Down the Old Plank Road
2002

3.3
2 Votes
Water from the Well
2000

3.3
2 Votes
Tears of Stone
1999

Santiago
1996

2.5
1 Votes
The Long Black Veil
1995

4.1
17 Votes
The Celtic Harp: A Tribute to Edward Bunting
1993

Another Country
1992

The Bells of Dublin
1991

3.5
3 Votes
A Chieftains Celebration
1989

A Celtic Wedding
1987

Music from Ballad of the Irish Horse
1986

The Chieftains in China
1985

The Year of the French
1983

The Chieftains 10
1981

Boil the Breakfast Early
1980

The Chieftains 8
1978

The Chieftains 7
1977

4
1 Votes
Bonaparte's Retreat
1976

The Chieftains 5
1975

The Chieftains 4
1973

The Chieftains 3
1971

The Chieftains 2
1969

3.8
4 Votes
The Chieftains
1964

4
2 Votes
Live Albums
Live from Dublin: A Tribute to Derek Bell
2005

An Irish Evening
1992

2.5
1 Votes
Music at Matt Molloy's
1992

The Chieftains Live
1977

Compilations
The Essential Chieftains
2006

The Wide World Over: A 40 Year Celebration
2002

Fire in the Kitchen
1998

Film Cuts
1996

2.5
1 Votes
The Magic of The Chieftains
1992

The Best of The Chieftains
1992

Reel Music
1991

The Collection
1989

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