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August 2007

Off to Cropredy

Salut! Live is going live. For the first time in far too many months, I am about to attend a gig in Britain. There has been plenty of excellent music to savour so far this summer in the sunny south... Read more →

Making Smiley smile

Paddy Maloney of the Chieftains Picture: Bryan Ledgard Early in the short life of Salut! Live, I offered a prize of three CDs, randomly chosen, to the reader who came up with the best suggestion "for what Salut! Live should... Read more →

Why do the Clancy Brothers sing? Because Tommy Makem

Tommy Makem Picture: hockeyvoice2000 The sad news of Tommy Makem's death, aged 74 from lung cancer, was lightened just a little by that charming little recognition of his role as the driving force behind a very successful band. According to... Read more →

The year so far (3)

Maggie Holland: attractive and peculiarly English style Picture: Happy Dave A pressing desire to write a little more about Martin Simpson gives me an opportunity to update the lists of albums reviewed by me so far this year. Prodigal Son... Read more →