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Joe Derrane

Joe Derrane
Born: Mar 16, 1930
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Genre: Folk, World
Biography: The Boston-born son of Irish immigrants, Joe Derrane is ranked among the finest button accordionists in the history of Celtic music. Although he recorded a series of Irish tunes on 78 rpm in the 1940s and '50s, he disappeared from the traditional music circuit until performing at the Irish Folk Festival ...Read full biography
Give Us Another
Released: 1995
Label: Green Linnet
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Grove Lane
Released: 2010
Label: Compass
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Playing the button accordion is one of those things you can do better than almost anyone on earth and still maintain a comfortable, reasonably private personal life. But although Boston-based accordion ...Read full review
More Joe Derrane albums: Main Albums (8), Compilations (1)