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It’s the start of the summer here and sunshine is beginning to appear. It’s about this time that I start thinking about the tunes to accompany my summer night drives down the country and round the place. Doing a few races and that this summer means more time in the car but at least I […]

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I have lamented before on the lack of Irish female americana artists around. Considering I’m writing about a niche genre in a place that is not even the natural home of the genre, I suppose I should not be doing too much lamenting. Still when I discover another solo artist like Stef Campbell, it is […]

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Back on the trail of Irish americana this week. It has been a few days since I posted and after searching high and low, I have come across someone that fits the bill nicely. With his distinctive red beard, Mat McGinn would remind you of (well, me at least), one of the Dubliners. His music […]

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Only the second Irish dwelling American to be featured on this blog, Gentry Morris is a man bringing wholesome americana from the homeland to these shores. Gentry was raised in the state of Georgia. At the age of 20, the man moved to Nashville to learn his craft and after five years of Nashville, he […]

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Back on the straight and narrow for this post which means a simple artist profile. This time it is an Irish lady producing charming americana from the spiritual home of americana: Nashville. In this regard, the lady in question is Jayne Trimble. Hailing from Coney Island Co. Down,(a favourite spot of Van Morrison’s I think?) […]

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