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Album Review

Some of the fire is gone from their arrangements, but a few of the songs are their best ever.

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Ticks Me Off

I hate when to get the one song you really want, they force you to buy the album.

Great non-traditional traditional !

I really love this album because of the different feeling it gives. It's like i've been transported to a different world. Check out "True Love Knows No Season" for a Celtic flavored American Western story, somehow more real than the country and western standards. Or the last song, "Little Musgrave". I get a sense of actually living back then. More than any other song I have ever heard, this one gives the sense of living in that time, that era, with it's own assumptions and viewpoints, and makes it both natural and beautiful. Several artists have done this traditional piece, but non better than this. My favorite album by this group.


Formed: 1970 in Prosperous, County Kildare, Irela

Genre: World

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '00s

Along with groups like the Bothy Band, Planxty helped to usher in a new era for modern Celtic music. While their sound remained rooted to traditional music, the band's virtuosic musicianship and high-energy delivery reflected modern influences, while their unique vocal harmonies and instrumental counterpoint were unprecedented in Irish music. The founding members of Planxty -- Christy Moore, Dónal Lunny, Liam O'Flynn, and Andy Irvine -- initially came together to provide instrumental accompaniment...
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