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the film itself wasn't a hit, but the chieftains were, especially one track called "women of ireland," which began getting played heavily on fm progressive rock stations, and even managed to get onto the playlists of some top 40 stations.
the chieftains are their own culture and i hear traces of not only celtic history but global history in their work, echoing back to the beginning of time.
paddy says no, the chieftains' album "celtic harp" was recorded primarily in frank zappa's basement "when we were there filming something for the bbc with some tibetan (sic) throat singers." he said frank invited them to record something and they ended up recording a good portion of the album there in the basement.
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 the Chieftains - A Musical History
Chieftains 7 brought about another evolution for the group as each musician was given the chance to arrange a piece of music for the album.
Chieftains 8, signified the passing of one era for the group.
Chieftains 9: Boil The Breakfast Early, the impact that he was going to have on the group.
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 The Chieftains - Biography - AOL Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Chieftains were first formed in Dublin during 1963, as a semi-professional outfit, from the ranks of the top folk musicians in Ireland.
The film itself wasn't a hit, but the Chieftains were, especially one track called "Women of Ireland," which began getting played heavily on FM progressive rock stations, and even managed to get onto the play lists of some Top 40 stations.
Suddenly, the Chieftains were hot in America, and a U.S. tour and a series of performances on television -- especially the network morning news/feature shows -- brought them into demand.
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 The Chieftains
Included is the moving medley "Derek's Tune" composed by Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney as a fitting send-off for the late, lamented Derek Bell.
Yet, for all the world class talent displayed on Live From Dublin, it is, first and foremost, The Chieftains who provide the creative catalyst that make this one of the most notable offerings in a career that spans forty-two years, forty-one albums and countless concert appearances.
Now, on the heels of the release of their brilliant and beguiling new album comes news of a major new Chieftains tour, set to launch in the US in early 2005 and continuing through the spring.
www.irish.com /bio.html   (1118 words)

 The Chieftains - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chieftains are an Irish musical group founded in 1963, 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.
The Chieftains 9: Boil the Breakfast Early (1979)
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The mission of Chieftains Museum / Major Ridge Home is to preserve and interpret the heritage represented by the Chieftains house and campus, a National Historic Landmark.
Chieftains Museum, Inc. operates as a private, non-profit organization committed to telling the story of the house while preserving the site for future generations.
Today Chieftains Museum / Major Ridge Home is open to the public as a historic site and interpretive museum for a nominal charge thirty hours per week.
www.chieftainsmuseum.org   (379 words)

 The Chieftains - The Essential Chieftains (Album Review)
The Chieftains uses only traditional Celtic instruments, playing them with care and precision, and it never resorts to employing modern instrumentation, such as the guitar.
The latter half of The Essential Chieftains boasts an impressive review of the Irish outfit’s frequent collaborative efforts with pop music artists, and as such, it is likely to be of greater interest to casual fans.
Some of the highlights of this portion of the endeavor are Shenandoah, which features the soulful voice of Van Morrison; The Squid Jiggin’ Ground, which is uniquely styled by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; and an incredible rendition of Cotton-Eyed Joe, a pairing with Ricky Skaggs.
www.musicbox-online.com /reviews-2006/essential-chieftains.html   (447 words)

 Chieftains Discography at CD Universe
The Chieftains: Kevin Conneff (vocals, bodhran); Sean Kane (fiddle); Paddy Maloney (tin whistle, Uilleann pipe, accordion); Matt Molloy.
Uncut (8/02, p.100) - 3 out of 5 - "...The Chieftains are a treasure and every home should have at least one of their albums..." The Chieftains: Kevin Conneff (vocals, bodhran); Martin Fay (fiddle, bones); Sean Keane (fiddle); Derek Bell (harp, tiompan, oboe, organ); Matt Molloy...
Led by Paddy Moloney on uilleann pipes and tin whistle, The Chieftains (along with The Clancy Brothers) have been one of the most influential Irish music groups of the latter 20th century years.
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 MetroActive Music | The Chieftains
But Paddy Moloney, the bandleader who has guided the Chieftains through a 37-year history that has seen the group earn their place as the world's premier practitioners of Irish music, is quick to say he doesn't necessarily agree with that marketing spin.
But the 1990s would see the Chieftains rise to even greater heights of popularity as the group recorded several albums with all-star casts of guest stars.
Considering the Chieftains' many achievements, it might seem that the group could feel considerable pressure to live up to expectations with every project.
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 The Chieftains
If the recording wins in the best contemporary folk category, it will be the seventh award on the Chieftains mantelpiece, one for each of them and a few left over.
The lovely Caroline Lavelle chimed in on a cello that featured some impressive classical chops and there were assorted step dancers in trios, quartets and pairs and a local harper and whistle player who wandered in from time to time.
The result, which the Chieftains call “global roots music,” had the audience clapping its collective hands and stamping its feet long into the rainy Northern California night.
www.culturevulture.net /Theater/Chieftains.htm   (610 words)

 The Chieftains - traditional Irish music - Dara Records
The Chieftains are Ireland’s leading traditional band - famous for exciting Irish jigs and reels as well as haunting airs.
The Chieftains return to the Irish and Celtic tradition for this 2000 release.
The Chieftains team up with singers Roger Daltrey (yes, of The Who) and Nanci Griffith for this 1991 live concert release at the Grand Opera House in Belfast.
www.dararecords.com /irish_music_artists/the_chieftains.html   (582 words)

 Amazon.ca: Santiago: Music: The Chieftains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
When the Chieftains' intrepid bandleader, Paddy Moloney, first heard Carlos Núñez, a young recorder and bagpipe virtuoso from a far-flung Celtic outpost in Spanish Galicia, he was mightily intrigued.
The Chieftains have plenty to choose from their own catalogue of just-Chieftains-stuff, and it's all good, including the currently out of print Chieftains 5.
The Galician pieces they chose to record are unique in and of themselves, and the Chieftains bring their own inimitable style to them.
www.amazon.ca /Santiago-Chieftains/dp/B000003G5O   (1245 words)

 Chieftains Trail Sites
The Chieftains Trail was designated by the 1988 Georgia General Assembly a state historic trail for the purpose of preservation, promotion and commemoration of Northwest Georgia's Native American heritage.
The Chieftains Trail guides travelers to nine public sites representative of the Indian cultures which once thrived here in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
The Chieftains Museum tells the story of Major Ridge, the prominent Cherokee leader who struggled to adapt to the white man's culture while retaining his Indian heritage.
www.ngeorgia.com /travel/chieftan.html   (900 words)

 The Chieftains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Chieftains are never afraid of experimentation, as this Moloney arrangement of various reels and jigs shows.
The group expands to seven members with the introduction of Derek Bell on harp, a momentous development bearing in mind the influence Bell is to have in the future.
Also included are notes on the foundation of Claddagh Records and the formation of the Chieftains, written by Michael O'Sullivan with Garech Browne, well worth reading and featuring a delightful photo of the group's second lineup.
www.rambles.net /chieftains_box.html   (1090 words)

 The Chieftains News - Page 2
He should have been as the Chieftains rolled up 397 yards of offense in downing the Bulldogs 42-20 in Region 22...
Michael Duffy Chieftain member and Westport publican Matt Molloy will have a special role to play at one of the social events of the year this weekend as he acts as groomsman for his good friend Michael...
The Chieftains jumped out to an early 14-point lead over visiting Gardner and never looked back, earning a big 21-10 win over the...
www.topix.net /who/the-chieftains/page2   (791 words)

 Very Faery Celtic House
The history of a unique Irish musical group that has achieved world-wide recognition during its thirty-five year career is based on interviews with all the members of the band, their families and friends, plus other stars who have recorded with the Chieftains.
Since their humble beginnings in the folk clubs and bars of Ireland in the early '60s, The Chieftains have built a worldwide reputation and following based on their brilliant musicianship, their rediscovery and reinvention of traditional Irish music, and their own original music and Oscar-winning soundtracks.
Based on exclusive interviews with all the band's members, their families and friends, this is the intimate and comprehensive history of one of the most acclaimed Irish bands of all time.
www.veryfaery.com /chieftains.html   (296 words)

 The Chieftains News
News about The Chieftains continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
The Chieftains were 20-of-24 on foul shots in the fourth quarter.
Unlike the teams' first meeting back in September, Winthrop and Masconomet, champions of the Northeastern Conference and the Cape Ann League's Large Division, battled to the final gun, and it took a diving...
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 Book The Chieftains - Booking Corporate Event, Meeting, Private Party - Your Booking Agent for The Chieftains
They have uncovered the wealth of traditional Irish music that has accumulated over the centuries, including the compositions of the legendary harpist Carolan, making the music their own with a style that is as exhilarating as it is definitive.
The Chieftains, who are Irish film star Pierce Brosnan's favourite band, were invited to attend, and perform at his wedding to Keely Shaye Smith in Ireland.
Then, in September, The Chieftains performed at the new Mile One Stadium in St. John's, Newfoundland and broke the venue's previous attendance record.
www.grabow.biz /Contemporary/The-Chieftains.htm   (635 words)

 Ink 19 :: The Chieftains
After 40 years of making Celtic music, The Chieftains are inexorably tied to the tin whistle and Irish drum sound.
As time progressed, The Chieftains have conquered their early sound territory, and thought a combination of musical skill and sheer niceness; they've become friends with just about anyone of any musical stature in the business today.
The sound is no longer completely Irish, but more of where Irish music headed after the migration from the Emerald Isle to the new world.
www.ink19.com /issues/november2002/musicReviews/musicC/chieftains.html   (322 words)

 The Chieftains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
With a career that spans forty-two years and forty-two albums, The Chieftains are not only Ireland's premier musical ambassadors but also the most enduring and influential creative force in establishing the international appeal of Celtic music
Paddy Moloney, the group's founder and front man, first brought together a group of local musicians in Dublin in 1962, fashioning an authentic instrumental sound that stood in sharp contrast to the slick commercial output of most Irish music at the time.
The latest from The Chieftains, Grammy-nominated LIVE FROM DUBLIN: A TRIBUTE TO DEREK BELL, was released early in 2005, and celebrates the life and legacy of the long-standing member who passed away suddenly in 2002.
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 The Chieftains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Chieftains is an Irish folk group that started in
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Chieftains have always valued performing live but to
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 Amazon.com: The Best of the Chieftains: Music: The Chieftains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This set was culled from the Chieftains' seventh, eighth and ninth outings on the Irish Claddagh label, recordings that were released in America on Columbia.
The Chieftains were still devoted primarily to Irish and some Scottish Gaelic material on this valuable selection of tunes.
As most of their seminal earlier recordings are now out of print in the United States, this is the only available compilation that traces the Chieftain's history and trajectory before they embarked on their bestselling intercultural expeditions and superstar collaborations.
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 Chieftains Trail - Northwest Georgia's Native American History
From our broad valleys and rolling hills to the rugged mountains deep in the heart of Northwest Georgia, Native Americans called this land home for 80 centuries.
The Cherokee would be last great cultural development in Northwest Georgia before their removal in a tragic event known today as "The Trail of Tears."
Chieftains Trail is a unique combination of sites throughout our region that highlights the history of these First Americans.
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 Amazon.ca: The Celtic Harp: Music: The Chieftains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Chieftains and the Belfast Harp Orchestra met in Belfast for the bicentennial of Bunting's festival and recorded four numbers together two weeks later.
It inspired the Chieftains, who had been recording with American and British pop stars, to return to their strength: new instrumental arrangements of 17th and 18th-century Irish folk songs.
This excellent CD contains twelve traditional Irish tunes that were recorded by the incomparable Chieftains, in conjunction with the Belfast Harp Orchestra.
www.amazon.ca /Celtic-Harp-Chieftains/dp/B000003FE5   (813 words)

Since forming in 1962, The Chieftains have championed an authentic Irish sound that has quickly earned them an international reputation and made them synonymous with Celtic music.
Don’t miss Ireland’s premier band as it brings centuries of the Emerald Isle’s traditional folk songs and ballads to life.
The all femele group, Laiden, has been captivating audiences worldwide since coming together in 2004 with their refreshing take on Irish traditional music.
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 Concert Review: Sarah McLachlan and the Chieftains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Last night Sarah McLachlan and the Chieftains kicked off The Acoustic Tour at the Palace Theater in New Haven, and it was great.
And for the first time in a while we were close enough to the stage that we could actually see her face as she sang, which was a plus.
I really wish Sarah had done more with the Chieftains, but according to Cathy from Nettwerk she doesn't know any more songs yet (though Cathy implied that Sarah may know more by the end of the tour), and she was really tired last night anyway.
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 Amazon.com: Down the Old Plank Road: The Nashville Sessions: Music: The Chieftains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Now that bluegrass is (again) momentarily cool, leave it to the Chieftains to (again) plunge an all-star country cast into the Celtic wellsprings of old-time music, just as they did 10 years ago with 1992's Another Country.
It's no surprise that the Chieftains can handle the rapacious rhythms of a hot fiddle tune; whether they can go toe-to-toe with the likes of Tim O'Brien, Béla Fleck, Ricky Skaggs, and Del McCoury is another matter.
In every case the Chieftain's joy of creating music and the sheer brilliance of their musicianship creates a new blend of their own styles and the styles of the collaborators.
www.amazon.com /Down-Old-Plank-Road-Nashville/dp/B00006AG7G   (1388 words)

 NPR : The Chieftains, Ambassadors of Celtic Folk
More than 40 years later, The Chieftains are going strong, collaborating with everybody from Ziggy Marley to the Rolling Stones.
And while many acknowledge that Celtic music would have survived without them, the band has won fans by whistling and dancing their way around the globe.
The Essential Chieftains has the band working with the likes of Bela Fleck and Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt and Elvis Costello, among others.
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 Celtic MP3s - THE CHIEFTAINS - traditional irish free music downloads
In 1963, uillean piper, Paddy Moloney got together with Martin Fay on fiddle and bones, Seán Potts on tin whistle, Micheal Tubridy on flute, and and David Fallon on Bodhran.
This is one of their finest albums that captures the subtleties of Breton music.
The original collaboration album when The Chieftains hook up with Van Morrison for some stellar performances of "Carrickfergus" and "Star of the County Down".
www.celticmp3s.com /bands/the_chieftains   (514 words)

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