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Paul Brady (Irl)

Troubadour music presents

Paul Brady (Irl)

7:30pm, Fri 15 March, 2013

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Paul Brady is quite simply one of the finest musicians Ireland ever produced.

His fans include Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen and his musical partnership with Andy Irvine is the stuff of legends.
His songs have become anthems and among them are 'Nothing but the same old story', 'The island' and 'Nobody knows'.
Dont miss the chance to see one of the worlds finest acts in person.

Paul Brady, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist is one of Ireland's most
highly regarded and successful artists. He crosses musical boundaries again and
again, incorporating folk, rock, blues traditional Irish & classic pop styles into his
songwriting. His live performances, whether solo or with full band, incorporate
songs from his extensive catalog of 40 years. Often
classified as a musicians' musician, Paul Brady's songs
have been covered by a huge array of major artists.
He began to write songs in the early 80s and has since
forged a reputation as one of Ireland's finest singersongwriters,
releasing many popular and critically
acclaimed records. Songs such as The Island, Crazy
Dreams, Nothing But The Same Old Story, Nobody
Knows, Follow On, The Long Goodbye, The Homes of
Donegal and Paradise Is Here have, over the years,
given joy and emotional sustenance to generations of
Irish at home and abroad.
Soon after the release of 'Hard Station', his first album
of his own compositions in
1981, his songwriting began to come to the attention of artists worldwide and his
first 'cover' came the following year when Carlos Santana recorded 'Night
Hunting Time'. Since then his songs have been sung by many international
artists including Tina Turner, Cliff Richard, Cher, Carole King, Art Garfunkel,
Bonnie Raitt, Joe Cocker, Trisha Yearwood and Phil Collins and, closer to home,
Ronan Keating, Joe Dolan, Dickie Rock, Maura O'Connell, Liam Clancy and
Mary Black.
An evening with Paul Brady on stage is a captivating experience, and this great
talent can easily be compared to his contemporaries such as Jackson Browne,
Van Morrison, Richard Thompson and Mark Knopfler.
Paul continues to garner huge respect from the younger writers and performers
of today, including Glen Hansard, Sarah Siskind and Shawn Colvin, who are
among the many that hold him in high regard.
For more information on Paul's music and his career please visit