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Artist Profiles: Relativity

Relativity

Relativity was a groundbreaking Celtic super group that played traditional Irish and Scottish music with a new edge” as well as original tunes.

It tied together the talents of some of the best Irish and Scottish contemporary folk musicians, featuring members from The Bothy Band (Micheal O Domhnaill and Triona Ni Dhomhnaill) and Silly Wizard (Johnny and Phil Cunningham).

Several members of the band went on to create another band called Nightnoise which became very popular.

Musicians:

Johnny Cunningham – fiddle
Micheal O Domhnaill – guitar
Phil Cunningham – accordion, keyboards
Triona Ni Dhomhnaill – vocals, keyboards

Discography:

Relativity (Green Linnet, 1985)
Gathering Pace (Green Linnet, 1987)

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Artist Profiles: The Bothy Band

The Bothy Band

The Bothy Band evoked universal praise from audiences and critics alike. Siblings Micheal O Domhnaill and Triona Ni Dhomhnaill, percussionist Donal Lunny, master piper Paddy Keenan, flute virtuoso Matt Molloy, and brilliant fiddler Kevin Burke stood at the very summit of Celtic music.

Eventually, the band members went their separate ways in 1979, joining celebrated groups like The Chieftains, Relativity, Nightnoise, Touchstone and Patrick Street.

Discography

* The First Album: 1975 (Mulligan Lun 002/Green Linnet 3011, 1975)
* Old Hag You Have Killed Me (Mulligan/ Green Linnet 3005, 1976)
* Out of the Wind, Into the Sun (Polydor 2383456/Green Linnet 3013, 1977)
* After Hours-Live in Paris (Green Linnet 3016, 1979)
* The Best of the Bothy Band (Polydor 3170583/ Green Linnet 3001, 1983)
* BBC Radio One: The Bothy Band Live In Concert (Green Linnet, 1996)

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