Sweeney's Men

    Sweeney's Men

    • Sweeney's Men
    Sweeney's Men

    Sweeney's Men

    • Sweeney's Men

    Sweeney's Men

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        Coming after the Clancy Brothers and before groups like Planxty and the Bothy Band, Sweeney's Men occupy a pivotal place in the history of Irish music, in addition to introducing the Greek bouzouki to the tradition, since which time it's become a staple instrument in so many bands. The original trio came together in Galway in 1966: Andy Irvine, Johnny Moynihan, and Joe Dolan. They picked up on the challenge thrown down by artists like Sean O'Riada and the early Chieftains by ble... Read more

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