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The Chieftains : the authorized biography

Author: John Glatt
Publisher: [New York?] : Da Capo Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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Draws on interviews with members of the band, their families and friends, and musicians who have recorded with them to chronicle the thirty-five-year history of the Chieftains.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Glatt
ISBN: 0306809222 9780306809224
OCLC Number: 42289725
Notes: Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1997.
Includes index.
Description: xvii, 331 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Planting the seeds --
Learning the ropes --
High society --
Ceoltoiri Cualann --
The birth of the Chieftains --
Reaping the harvest --
The sixties --
Taking off --
Going down the road --
Storming the Albert Hall --
Year of the Chieftains --
Hail to the Chieftains --
Round the house and mind the dresser --
The ace and deuce of pipering --
Boil the breakfast early --
By papal request --
Cotton-eyed Joe --
The Chieftains in China --
The ballad of the Irish horse --
Broadening horizons --
Irish heartbeat --
A Chieftains' celebration --
The bells of Dublin --
An Irish evening --
Another country --
A pilgrimage to the Grammys --
Chieftains and friends --
The long black veil --
A pilgrimage to Galicia.
Responsibility: by John Glatt.
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