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Brokenhearted I'll Wander
Dolores Keane & John Faulkner
Brokenhearted I'll Wander
Genres: Folk, World Music, Pop
 
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Dolores Keane's strong west of Ireland music roots are combined with John Faulkner's English/Scottish folk music influences to produce a fresh approach to traditional songs and tunes. The use of varied instruments (hurdy-g...  more »

      
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All Artists: Dolores Keane & John Faulkner
Title: Brokenhearted I'll Wander
Members Wishing: 3
Total Copies: 0
Label: MULLIGAN RECORDS
Original Release Date: 1/1/2008
Re-Release Date: 6/10/2008
Genres: Folk, World Music, Pop
Styles: British & Celtic Folk, Celtic, Europe, British Isles
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 766397303321

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Dolores Keane's strong west of Ireland music roots are combined with John Faulkner's English/Scottish folk music influences to produce a fresh approach to traditional songs and tunes. The use of varied instruments (hurdy-gurdy, concertina, flute and whistles) is tasteful and well-controlled. A beautiful album.

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My early introduction to traditional Celtic music
T. Morrison | Eagan, MN | 03/19/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Years ago, I first heard "The Bonny Light Horseman" (from this album) on an Irish music program broadcast on St. Louis public radio. When I discovered the album from which it came was readily available on CD, I immediately got a copy on the strength of this one song.It was my first real introduction to traditional Celtic music, the real stuff -- not this retreaded New Age stuff that passes for "real" Celtic music today.Today I got out my copy and listened to it and remembered how truly wonderful it is. Dolores Keane's voice, to me, embodies all that Celtic music is: earthy, lyrical, rough yet soft, capable of evoking tears as well as joy. John Faulkner's understated instrumentation/arrangements and equally capable voice set a consistent tone throughout the entire album.As the album title suggests, these tunes aren't exactly light and happy, but then again, Celtic music embodies real life. If you're looking for a fine introduction to the "real stuff," one cannot go wrong with this album."