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The Rough Guide to Irish Music

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Taking Irish traditional music as its starting point and focus, this guide traces the music's history, describes its fundamental elements and provides a detailed directory of all the key singers, musicians and bands, listings of venues, festivals, record companies, and instrument makers.
Paperback, 608 pages
Published June 4th 2001 by Rough Guides Limited
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Eric Hines
This is a real insiders view of Irish music. I'm a fairly knowledgeable fan, and there are plenty of groups and recordings I'd not heard of here. And lots of tidbits about the history and development of the music. This is generally a well-written and well-planned series of music book, but Irish Music stands out as one of the best.[return][return]One caveat: some of the recordings discussed may not be easy to find.
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