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The Best of Old-Time Country Music

The Makem Brothers (#802)

The Makem Brothers perform traditional Irish and Celtic music with special guest Siobhan Egan. The brothers, Shane, Conor and Rory are from Dover, New Hampshire and are sons of Irish folk music legend Tommy Makem. They have played Irish festivals from Newport, Rhode Island to Santa Rosa, California and have been featured on several public broadcasting station specials with their father Tommy Makem, The Shaw Brothers and Judy Collins. The Makem Brothers are talented singers producing fine harmony and are skilled multi-instrumentalists. Shane plays the 12-string guitar and bodhran, an Irish dance drum. Rory plays the 5-string banjo, guitar, mandolin and bouzouki. The show features an eclectic collection of traditional ballads and lively Irish folk songs. [28 minutes] Closed Captioning

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