Made with MAGIX © M M 2012 Home BB Some nices tunes & some Barneyisms.  Click to listen to the  programme. RTE Radio 1 - A special Programme of music and memories of the late Barney McKenna, musician, singer and member for 50 years of the famous folk & ballad group the Dubliners Miriam meets... the late Barney McKenna and his fellow Dubliner John Sheahan LIVELINE - Thursday fifth of April 2012  Click to listen to the  programme. The Liveline programme was presented by Damien O’Reilly.As the show opened we learned of the death of Dubliner’s Banjo Player Barney McKenna.Damien started by speaking to Eamon Campbell of the Band who had just learnt of the death.Shay Healy also just heard the news and remembered Barney.Mick Foster of Fosterand Allen also rang in as did Noel V Ginnity who had been his warm up act.Michael Howard, Guitar player was a friend of Barney for years.Kieran Hanrahan of RTE spoke about how hugely influential Barney was as a Banjo player.Stephen who rang explained how his mother was stage manager for noel Pearson and Barney showed him some banjo chords.Sean Mc Guinness plays banjo with Dublin City Ramblers.Gerry o’connor filled in for Barney in the Dubliners whilst he was ill. Some nice memories of Barney McKenna. To celebrate the life of the legendary Dubliner Barney McKenna, here is Miriam O'Callaghan's interview with Barney and his friend John Sheahan. Beautiful tribute to Barney McKenna by Tony McMahon. Tony Mac Mahon gives a personal memory of the late Barney McKenna and we hear some music they recorded together on accordion and banjo. Also two pieces related to the Titanic: a song from Bud Frazer and some instrumental music from Moving Hearts.  Click to listen to the  programme. The Rolling Wawe. Traditional and folkmusic in Ireland presented by Peter Brown Céilí House Traditional music and song with Kieran Hanrahan. Miriam Callaghan's guests are Barney Mc Kenna and John Sheahan, the two surviving original members of The Dubliners, in a programme of stories, poems, music and song celebrating the fascinating life and times of the most famous traditional Irish music group in the world. Barney and John recount, with wit and flair, some of the highlights of a musical life that spans forty seven years - from their unlikely beginnings in O'Donoghure's Pub in Dublin to their appearance on Top of the Pops with their infamously banned song "Seven Drunken Nights" and a musical career packing venues all over the world including The Albert Hall in London.
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