Episode 80

Joanie Madden Interview (Whistle)

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December 13th, 2020

1 hr 28 mins 17 secs

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About this Episode

The legend. 'We just kept climbing up that mountain.' The hardest working woman in folk music. Hearing Mary Bergin and the beginnings of a career in the entertainment business. New York, the drive to succeed and picking up the phone thirty times a day to get a gig. Balls, weddings, county dances, and the circuit. An American in Ireland. Tour(s), interrupted. 'It's a tough old racket.' Keeping going and being present for the opportunity.

And the tunes!

The Palm Tree (Billy McComiskey) and a tune from Brendan Mulvihill
The Cat's Meow
Cailín na Gruaige Doinne (The Girl with the Brown Hair)
A reel and
Hynes's March

You can find out about the 'Cherish The Ladies Concert Christmas In Ireland' here.
http://cherishtheladies.com/

And you can buy tickets from here:
https://boxoffice.mandolin.com/collections/cherish-the-ladies-christmas-in-ireland

And Joanie's website has loads of extra good stuff:
https://joaniemadden.com/

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Joanie Madden: thank you.

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