Its hard to say what is exceptional in the face of such a wealth of good
music that was released this year. But I guess it`s all one can do to be
objective when writing a review.
For my two cents worth "Guidewires" and Pauline Scanlon and Éilís Kennedy's
group "Lumiere" could have been in that mix as well.
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From: "Philippe Varlet" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, January 22, 2010 1:35 PM
Subject: Re: Irish Echo Top 10 Trad LP, 2009
>I want to make it clear (clearer?) that I do not necessarily disagree with
>some of Earle's selections. Mike Rafferty and Willie Kelly's CD is a
>wonderful album, possibly the best thing Mike has recorded (and is still
>featured on my Celtic Grooves page), and so are the new Mulcahys' CD
>"Reelin' in Tradition," and Holly Geraghty and Jonathan Roche's "Ceolmhar."
>Liam O'Connor and Sean McKeon's "Dublin Made Me" really blew me away. I
>think of it as the new "Doublin'."
> Philippe Varlet
> Hard-to-find imported Irish CDs
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