Paddy Moloney

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Paddy Moloney (Donnycarney, Dublino, 1 agosto 1938) è un musicista e produttore discografico irlandese, co-fondatore del gruppo folk irlandese The Chieftains per i quali ha suonato in ogni album e in cui è il principale compositore ed arrangiatore dei brani.

Iniziò a suonare il tin whistle all'età di sei anni, ed a otto anni iniziò a studiare per suonare le uilleann pipes; spesso suona anche la fisarmonica e talvolta il bodhrán.

Nel 1968 diventò anche produttore, supervisionando la registrazione di circa 45 album e ha composto colonne sonore per film.

Ha collaborato con molti importanti artisti come: Mike Oldfield, The Muppets, Mick Jagger, Sting e Stevie Wonder.

Discografia[modifica | modifica sorgente]

  • 1963: The Chieftains 1 (studio album)
  • 1969: The Chieftains 2 (studio album)
  • 1971:The Chieftains 3 (studio album)
  • 1973: The Chieftains 4 (studio album)
  • 1974: Paddy Moloney and Sean Potts - Tin Whistles
  • 1975: The Chieftains 5 (studio album)
  • 1976: The Chieftains 6: Bonaparte's Retreat (studio album)
  • 1977: The Chieftains 7 (studio album)
  • 1978: The Chieftains Live! (live album recorded in Boston & Toronto during the 1976 american tour)
  • 1978: The Chieftains 8 (studio album)
  • 1979: The Chieftains 9: Boil the Breakfast Early (studio album)
  • 1981: The Chieftains 10: Cotton-Eyed Joe (studio album)
  • 1982: The Year of the French (studio album)
  • 1982: The Grey Fox (soundtrack album)
  • 1982: Concert Orchestra
  • 1985: The Chieftains in China (live album)
  • 1986: Music from Ballad of the Irish Horse (soundtrack album)
  • 1987: Celtic Wedding (studio album)
  • 1987: In Ireland [with James Galway] (studio collaboration album)
  • 1988: Irish Heartbeat with Van Morrison (studio collaboration album)
  • 1988: The Tailor Of Gloucester (narrated album)
  • 1998: A Chieftains Celebration (studio collaboration album)
  • 1990: Over the Sea To Skye: The Celtic Connection with James Galway (studio & live collaboration album)
  • 1991: The Bells of Dublin (Christmas collaboration album)
  • 1992: Another Country (studio collaboration album)
  • 1992: An Irish Evening (live collaboration album)
  • 1993: The Celtic Harp: A Tribute To Edward Bunting with The Belfast Harp Orchestra (studio album)
  • The Long Black Veil (1995 & 2004 Mobile Fidelity Gold CD reissue) (studio collaboration album)
  • 1996: Film Cuts (soundtrack compilation album)
  • 1996: Santiago (studio & live collaboration album)
  • 1998: Long Journey Home (soundtrack album)
  • 1998: Fire in the Kitchen (studio collaboration album)
  • 1998: Silent Night: A Christmas in Rome ("Christmas music" collaboration album)
  • 1999: Tears of Stone (studio collaboration album)
  • 2000: Water From the Well (studio collaboration album)
  • 2002: The Wide World Over (compilation album)
  • 2002: Down the Old Plank Road: The Nashville Sessions (studio collaboration album)
  • 2003: Further Down the Old Plank Road (studio collaboration album)
  • 2005: Live From Dublin: A Tribute To Derek Bell (live album)
  • 2006: The Essential Chieftains (compilation album)

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