ComhaltasLive #242 - 6: Joe Madden on Button Accordion

Another outstanding musician who emigrated from East Galway in the late 1950s is button accordion player Joe Madden. Here Joe is joined by his famous daughter Joannie on concert flute while Felix Dolan provides accompaniament on keyboard. Their first reel was composed by the legendary Paddy Kelly from East Galway, the second is “Miss Thornton”, and the third was a very popular reel with the Tulla Céilí Band.

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19 Feb, 2008
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Joe Madden Button Accordion
Joannie Madden Flute
Felix Dolan Piano

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Programme: ComhaltasLive #242: Music from previous North American Comhaltas Conventions

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Convention, Reel, Button Accordion, Flute, Piano, ComhaltasLive