Frank Harte

Frank Harte

Top Songs

1
He Rolled Her to the Wall
2
The Row in the Town
3
Matt Hyland
4
The Ship Carpenter's Wife
5
Three Weeks We Are Wed

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Biography

Frank Harte's family ran a typical Irish pub close to the banks of the Liffey river, and the young boy's introduction to Irish singing was hearing a wandering balladeer who was selling song sheets at a fair in Boyle. From this early inspiration, Harte became a great promoter of the Dublin street ballad. His importance on the Irish music scene cannot be denied, except perhaps amongst the ranks of Irish instrumentalists, who might approve of Harte's preference for these ballads to... Read more

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