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Christy Moore

Christy Moore
Born: May 7, 1945 in Prosperous, County Kildare, Irela
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock, World
Biography: The older brother of Irish folk-pop singer-songwriter Luka Bloom (Barry Moore), Christy Moore is one of contemporary Irish music's best singer-songwriters. The former lead vocalist and chief songwriter of Planxty and Moving Hearts, Moore helped to bring the musical traditions of Ireland up to modern ...Read full biography
Released: 1999
Label: Sony Music
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It is perhaps not coincidental that Christy Moore's last albums of the '90s, recorded as he struggled with the possibility that poor health would force him to retire from live performance, rank among the ...Read full review
Graffiti Tongue
Released: 1996
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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With Graffiti Tongue, Christy Moore eschews the multi-instrument arrangements of recent albums in favor of a simple, man-and-his-guitar approach which allows an undiluted focus on his crisp and sparing ...Read full review
More Christy Moore albums: Main Albums (27), Compilations (6), DVD/Video (1)
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