Christy Moore

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by Christy Moore

Biography

7 May 1945, Prosperous, Co. Kildare, Eire. Moore’s beginnings were fairly typical for a solo folk performer in the 60s: playing the club circuit in Eire, subsequently doing likewise in England while in between working on building sites and road gangs. Influenced by the American styles of Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and the British folk giant, Ewan MacColl, Moore performed in the UK folk clubs alongside the rising stars of the period. It was in England, in 1969, that he recorded his first... Read more

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irish
folk
celtic
singer-songwriter
irish folk
seen live
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