Andy Walsh wrote:
><snip>.....But I have to admit I passed by on Karan Casey's solo album
>of that cover photo. I think if they had her meditatively hunched
>over a gorgeous old fiddle with a dreamy look on her face, I might
>have sprung for it. I don't even care if she can really play.
>I guess I'm driven by some warped biology thing.
Indeed you are :-)
I don't know if she can play, but I am sure she can sing :-) and
beautifully too. I can only say that whatever was driving you....it was
your loss - - the album IMHO is one of the best singing albums that has
been released in some time . I keep playing it over and over again. Her
voice is crystal-clear and powerful and I loved her choice of songs. I was
so taken by her CD that I got carried away and played 6 tracks of her
album on my last radio show. People loved it, even those who do not usually
like or listen to Irish trad. music.
I guess there is one advantage in not being able to get Irish music CD's in
Israeli shops and having to order them via mail - - I don't get to see the
Promoting Irish music in Israel