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'Know when you've landed.' A first trip to New York and painting the town with Joe Burke and friends. Bill Fuller's ballroom empire, The Woodworm Hotel, and the John Barleycorn. Overcoming adversity and reaching some sort of contentment. Paul Brady, Michael D. Higgins and staying with the music.
The tunes in this episode, recorded beautifully by Kate O'Connell:
The Lament for the Battle of Aughrim
The Stone in the Field, The Steeplechase and The Coolfada
Jimmy Giblin's, Throw It Across and The Humours of Tuama
James is the recipient of the 2020 Irish Artist in America Achievement Award at the O'Flaherty Irish Music Retreat.
To attend this year's virtual O'Flaherty Irish Music Retreat go here:
James's Irish Music Therapy YouTube page is a collection of tunes and memories, and as you'll hear in our second part of this two part interview, played a major part in helping James recover from throat cancer. Check it out:
Thanks again to James and Theresa for an awesome chat.
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