Episode 78: Liam Thomas Bailey Interview (Fiddle, five-string banjo, singing)


Manage episode 278941667 series 2528691
By Darren O'Mahony, Dominic Black, Darren O'Mahony, and Dominic Black. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Stories of a life in music, so far. Ancient tunes and new ones, losing a loved one and finding her again through tunes. The Irish connection. Out of The Wind, Into the Sun: depression, loss, and the therapeutic power of psilocybin mushrooms. Recovery into music. All of everything in a single tune. 'Keeping myself in the air as an artist.' Country song-smithing, Darren's unending love of pop, Dom's unending love of neon COLD BEER signs. The road, the weight, a writer not writing. Bruce Springsteen, Cillian Vallely, Jon Bon Jovi and a little bit o' John Denver.

The tunes:
Castle Kelly's and Brelydian (Bob Brozeman and Donal O'Connor)
Two Bird Stone
The Broken Parts + The Maids of Michelstown
Sinead Maire’s Jig (Cillian Vallely) and the Sporting Pitchfork
Lucy Farr's and 'The 99'

To listen, stream or download simply click a link below:

Our website: https://blarneypilgrims.com
iTunes: https://apple.co/2A6tUPm
Google Podcasts: http://bit.ly/3cPTkis
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3eIwBFy

Or alternatively, simply search your favourite podcast app for the Blarney Pilgrims.

You can listen to Liam's other podcast about depression, psilocybin mushrooms, psychedelics and recovery over here: https://soundcloud.com/thecuriosityhourpodcast/s08-e156-liam_thomas_bailey

You can buy Liam's music and band (Two Bird Stone) from here: https://liamthomasbailey.com/

And you can follow him here:

Finally, the Triúr series by Máirtín Hayes, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Peadar Ó Riada that Liam mentioned can be bought here: http://www.peadaroriada.ie/shopstoresiopa/

Thanks Liam. This was a cracker.


Become a Patron Saint of the Blarney Pilgrims Podcast.

We want the podcast to be free to listen to for as many people as possible. But without the support from at least some of you we couldn’t keep putting out an episode a week. That’s why we’re asking you to become a Patron (Saint) of the podcast. www.patreon.com/blarneypilgrims

So, for the price of a pint, or a half pint for that matter, you can help keep this show on the road and be safe in the knowledge you have a halo above your head.

For your good deed you will secure your place in traditional Irish music podcast heaven. But most importantly, you’ll have helped pay for the other 99% of listeners that don’t or can’t chip in.

And that, my friend, is a hell-of-a-nice thing to do.

Darren & Dom


94 episodes