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Tír na nÓg

Tír na nÓg
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Tír na nÓg are an Irish folk band formed in Dublin, Ireland, in 1969 by Leo O'Kelly and Sonny Condell. They are often considered as one of the first progressive folk bands with other artists like Nick Drake or groups like Pentangle. Their music mainly consists of their own compositions, based on strong Celtic roots and typically featuring intricate acoustic guitar playing and close harmony singing
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Tír na nÓg — Live at the Half Moon Tír na nÓg — Live at the Half Moon
(Mega Dodo , 2016, LP/CD)
Tír na nÓg — The Dark Dance Tír na nÓg — The Dark Dance
(TNN 002, 2015, CD)
Tír na nÓg — Ricochet Tír na nÓg — Ricochet
(Fruits de Mer Crustacean 65 , 2015, 7")
Tír na nÓg — I Have Known Love Tír na nÓg — I Have Known Love
(Fruits de Mer Crustacean 49, 2014, 7")
Tír na nÓg — Strong in the Sun Tír na nÓg — Strong in the Sun
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2351, 1973/2012, CD)
Tír na nÓg — A Tear and a Smile Tír na nÓg — A Tear and a Smile
(Edsel ED CD 334, 1972/1991, CD)
Tír na nÓg — Tír na nÓg Tír na nÓg — Tír na nÓg
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2357, 1971/2012, CD)

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