planxty


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planxty

(ˈplæŋkstɪ)
n, pl -ties
(Music, other) music Irish a lively Celtic melody, chiefly for the harp
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Irvine then joined the thriving Dublin scene of the late 1960s and the result was the innovative electric folk group, Sweeney's Men, which soon became Planxty and also included Christy Moore.
In the next decade he was to establish himself as one of Ireland's premier folk musicians and songwriters both with legendary band Planxty and solo.
LEGENDARY folk group Planxty are to reform for a series of shows in the new year.
He was a member of The Johnsons in 1969 but joined the legendary Planxty when he moved back to Dublin in 1974.
A founding member of two groundbreaking groups - Sweeney's Men and Planxty - he has inspired Irish traditional music makers for a generation.
TRADITIONAL Irish bands such as Planxty and De Dannan will be celebrated in stamps later this year.
Mr Moore, a singer for more than 40 years, recently reformed his band Planxty after a 21-year break.
FOLK legend Christy Moore reunited with his former Planxty bandmates at a low-key gig to celebrate his return to the live stage.
Down the years, the man who first made his reputation with folk band Planxty in the early '70s has supplied songs for the likes of Tina Turner, Phil Collins, Bonnie Raitt and Cher while building up a superb catalogue of solo work.
A founding member of two groundbreaking groups - Sweeney's Men and Planxty, his voice is one of a handful of truly great ones that gets to the very soul of Ireland.
Master uilleann piper and Planxty stalwart Liam O'Flynn will be playing alongside Dublin-born fiddler Paddy Glackin.
He was vocalist and chief song writer for both Planxty and Moving Hearts and as a solo artist wears his heart on his sleeve.