The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem
Did You Know?
In the early 1960s, they brought authentic Irish traditional music to audiences around the world. They paved the way for most of the great Irish bands that followed, including the Furey Brothers, The Dubliners
, The Chieftains
, The Pogues
, and even U2
. The group consisted of Paddy, Tom, and Liam Clancy, and their friend Tommy Makem.