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Paddy Moloney

Paddy Moloney has been the leader of the popular Irish band The Chieftains since 1963. He has always had a love of traditional music, which he received from his parents who had a strong music tradition from their native County Laois. His grandfather was a flute player and his uncle belonged to the Ballyfin Pipe Band. His first instrument was a ... See full bio »
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 2009 Capitalism: A Love Story (Documentary) (writer: "The Last Rose Of Summer")
 2002 Gangs of New York (arranger: "Paddy's Lamentation", "Kerry Slides")
 1999 Agnes Browne (arranger: "My Bonnie", "The Last Rose of Summer")
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City (writer: "Protected by Angels")
 1996 Two If by Sea (writer: "You Love Who You Love")
 1994 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Magical Golden Singing Cheeses/Hard Day's Luck (1994) ... (music: "Jacksons Morning Brush" - uncredited)
 1991 Only the Lonely (writer: "MARIE'S WEDDING")
 1982 The Grey Fox (arranger: "Sea Image")
 1975 Barry Lyndon ("TIN WHISTLES")
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Show Show Self (16 credits)

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The Chieftans

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[on being asked by Stanley Kubrick to arrange soundtrack music for Barry Lyndon (1975)] I hadn't seen 'A Clockwork Orange' or any of his films, so I said, 'Well that sounds great, Mr. Kubrick. Is there any chance you could call me back on Monday? I'm a little busy at the moment.' And there was this fellow who was a journalist, standing there with his mouth open: "Don't you know who you were ... See more »


Ceoltóirí Cualann also provided music for the films "Mise Eire" (1959) and "Playboy of the Western World" (1962). See more »

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