Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Traditional Scottish folk
Most recent album, Tickettyboo (Orain Chloinne--Songs for Children), 2002; most recent regular release, Orosay, 2001
A little like Karen Matheson of Capercaillie
Traditional and own music
Recommended first album:
1989--Lismor Recordings (U.K.)--LCOM 9018
See website for availability
Recommended for those who like traditional folk, especially anyone who likes Gaelic singing. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Phil Cunningham--keyboards, accordian, whistles, guitars, backing vocals
This is an album of Scottish folk music, mostly traditional songs, and the majority in Gaelic. There are a few songs in English, which I don't like nearly as much as the others, and also a short piece of mouth music. Mairi MacInnes voice is excellent: very full and powerful, with good range, but also capable of a lot of delicacy. Her renditions of this music are excellent. (email@example.com)
Mairi MacInnes has worked with: Martin Swan's Mouth Music on their "Green Door/Blue Sea" CD single; the North Wales Llangwm male voice choir; and the Glasgow Gaelic Choir on the Gaelic Women compilation.
Thanks to Anthony Kosky for his work on this entry
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