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Deaf Shepherd

Described by The Scotsman as 'quite simply the best folk band Scotland has produced in many a year', Deaf Shepherd are a traditional celtic band based in Edinburgh who play both contemporary and traditional Scottish tunes and songs. They are notable for their lively and inventive arrangements as well as their energetic and accomplished live performances.

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Kathryn Tickell

Kathryn Tickell (b. 1967) is an English player of the Northumbrian smallpipes and fiddle. She has recorded eleven albums, and toured widely. Kathryn Tickell took up the smallpipes aged nine, inspired by her family - especially her father Mike, who was heavily involved in the local traditional music scene - and by the music of an older generation of traditional musicians such as Willie Taylor, Will Atkinson, Joe Hutton, Richard Moscrop and Tom Hunter.

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Paddy Keenan

Paddy Keenan (b.1950) is an Irish player of the . Keenan was born in Trim, County Meath. His father and grandfather were both uilleann pipers, and his father, Johnny Keenan, spent many nights playing along with piper Johnny Doran. He began playing at the age of nine, and at the age of fourteen he played at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin. He then turned towards blues and rock and toured England and Europe when he was seventeen.

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Clandestine

There are several artists by this name
#1 Clandestine is a Progressive Rock/Metal band from Los Angeles, CA
#2 Clandestine is a Celtic music group from Houston, Texas
#3 Clandestine were a Melodic Death Metal from Swinoujscie, Poland
#4 Clandestine is a rock band from Belgium
#5 Clandestine is an alias of musician Arthur Russell #2
Clandestine is a Celtic music group from Houston, Texas. Featuring bagpipes, guitar, fiddle, and drums (bodhrán and conga drums), they play traditional Celtic music (both instrumental and vocal) as well as some modern tunes (including some originals).

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In Extremo

In Extremo is one of the most famous bands, originating from Berlin, Germany in 1995. The band's musical style combines heavy metal with medieval traditional songs, blending the sound of the standard metal instruments with traditional instruments such as the bagpipes, harp, hurdy-gurdy and shawm. Versions of well-known traditional/medieval ballads make up the main part of their repertoire, though over the years the band has also begun to write some original material using the German language.

Read more about In Extremo on Last.fm.

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Isla St Clair

Isla St Clair (born 2 May 1952), born Isabella Margaret Dyce, is a Scottish singer, actress and former TV game show co-host. In 1971 St Clair was voted Folk Singer of the Year by the New Musical Express. In 2003 St Clair was awarded an honorary degree as a Master of the University of Aberdeen for her lifelong contribution to the traditional music of Scotland. She was born in Grangemouth, central Scotland, in 1952. Her mother, Zetta, sang in folk clubs and wrote songs. The family moved to Aberdeen, where she sang with the Aberdeen Folk Singing Club from the age of 10.

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Red Hot Chilli Pipers

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers are the winners of the Prime Time BBC One show 'When Will I Be Famous', with a blistering set Rock Bagpipes that astounded the viewers and critics! In 2004 the group appeared on the main stage at T in the Park with the headline band, rock group The Darkness, and a track from the new Red Hot Chilli Pipers CD was recently played on Radio One. The band features Stuart Cassells, the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2005...

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