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The Chieftains are still one of the best known groups of Ireland. In 1962 the group in Dublin established on the initiative of Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains leader who still is. The other members were from: Seán Potts (1930-2014), Seán Keane (1946), Derek Bell (1935-2002), Martin FayKevin Conneffand Michael Tubridy . After a long period of playing in the traditional Irish style, was at the end of the 1980s this sound leaving and there were several other music styles to the order. Over the years, the occupation of the band changed several times. The main acquisition is Matt Molloy Ireland one of the most famous flute players. The below listed versions is "The Long Black Veil" is a very special; in this CD Act flush with the Chieftains on the famous StingMick JaggerSinéad O'ConnorVan MorrisonMark KnopflerMarianne Faithfull,Ry Cooder, the famous Tom Jones and The Rolling Stones. In memory of the deceased Derek Bell was in 2005 the CD A Life from Dublin. A Tribute to Derek Bell realized.

They have also worked with The Corrs for their song "I Know My Love" from the album Tears of Stone.

Twice-1987 and in 1990-they have recordings made with the famous Irish flute player James Galway that except on his concert flute also played on the tin whistle .

As a special guest, the American singer Nanci Griffith on at three albums; A Chieftans Celebration (1989). Griffith sings The Wexford Carol, a traditional Christmas Carol.The same song at The Chieftains — The Bells of Dublin (1991) and then at The Chieftains — An Irish Evening (1992). She sings in this live concert: Little Love Affairs,Red is the Rose and Ford Econoline mini bus.

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Discography[Edit]Edit

  • 2006 The Essential Chieftains
  • 2005 A Life from Dublin. A Tribute to Derek Bell
  • 2003 Further Down the Old Plank Road
  • 2002 Down the Old Plank Road
  • 2001 The Wide World Over (A 40 Years Celebration)
  • 2000 Water from the Well
  • 2000 From the beginning (Chieftains 1 to 4)
  • 1999 The Very Best of the Claddagh Years. volume 1
  • 1999 The Very Best of the Claddagh Years. volume 2
  • 1999 A Collection of Favorites
  • 1999 Tears of Stone
  • 1998 Silent Night A Christmas in Rome
  • 1998 Long Journey Home
  • 1998 Fire in the Kitchen
  • 1998 Celtic Wedding Music of Brittany
  • 1997 Water from the Well
  • 1996 Santiago
  • 1996 Film Cuts
  • 1995 The Long Black Veil
  • 1993 The Celtic Harp
  • 1992 The Magic of The Chieftains
  • 1992 The Best of The Chieftains
  • 1992 An Irish Evening
  • 1992 Another Country
  • 1991 The Bells of Dublin
  • 1991 Reel Music-The Film Scores
  • 1990 James Galway & The Chieftains: Over the Sea to Skye
  • 1989 Collection
  • 1989 A Chieftains Celebration
  • 1988 Van Morrison & The Chieftains-Irish Heartbeat
  • 1988 The Tailor of Gloucester
  • 1987 Celtic Wedding-Music of Brittany
  • 1987 The Chieftains in Ireland
  • 1987 The Chieftains in China
  • 1987 Ballad of the Irish Horse
  • 1982 The Grey Fox
  • 1982 The Year of the French
  • 1981 The Chieftains 10-Cotton Eyed Joe
  • 1979 The Chieftains 9-Boil the Breakfast Early
  • 1978 The Chieftains 8
  • 1977 The Chieftains 7
  • 1977 The Chieftains Live
  • 1977 The Chieftains 6-Bonaparte's Retreat
  • 1975 Barry Lyndon
  • 1975 The Chieftains 5
  • 1973 The Chieftains 4
  • 1971 The Chieftains 3
  • 1969 The Chieftains 2
  • 1964 The Chieftains 1

Discography The Chieftains or of other images in which staff were concerned[Edit]Edit

  • 1997 The Healing Game-Van Morrison with Paddy Moloney with ' Piper at the Gates of Dawn '
  • 1995 Winnie the Pooh-soundtrack
  • 1995 Circle of Friends-soundtrack
  • 1995 Celtic Christmas-with Paddy Moloney
  • 1994 A Celebration: The Music of Pete Townshend and The Who
  • 1992 Music at Matt Molloy's
  • 1990 Far and Away-music band
  • 1989 Spike-Elvis Costello with Derek Bell with "Any King's Shilling '
  • 1989 Ancient music for the Irish Harp-Derek Bell
  • 1988 Wild Frontier-Gary Moore with Paddy Moloney
  • 1988 The Week before Easter-Kevin Conneff
  • 1988 The Fire Aflame-Matt Molloy, Seán Keane and Liam O' Flynn
  • 1988 Primitive Cool-Mick Jagger with Paddy Moloney with ' Party Doll '
  • 1987 Stoney Steps-Matt Molloy
  • 1985 Contentment is Wealth-Matt Molloy, Seán Keane and Arty McGlynn
  • 1984 From Singing to Swing-Derek Bell
  • 1982 Solofria Milladoiro-with Paddy Moloney
  • 1982 I Can't Stand Still-Don Henley (track Lá Eile with Paddy Moloney and Derek Bell)
  • Mike Oldfield-Five Miles Out 1982 with Paddy Moloney
  • 1982 Derek Bell's Musical Ireland
  • 1981 The Heathery Breeze-with Matt Molloy
  • 1981 The Best of The Bothy Band-with Matt Molloy
  • 1981 Seán Keane
  • 1981-Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder-Rainclouds with Paddy Moloney
  • 1981 Derek Bell plays with Himself
  • 1980 Roll away the Reel World-James Keane with Seán Keane
  • 1980 Carolan's Favourite-with Derek Bell
  • 1979 Afterhours-Bothy Band with Matt Molloy
  • 1978 Prosperous-Christy Moore with Kevin Conneff
  • 1978 Matt Molloy, Paul Brady and Tommy Peoples
  • 1977 Out of the Wind into the Sun-The Bothy Band with Matt Molloy
  • 1977 Jig it in Style-with Seán Keane
  • 1976 watermark-with Art Garfunkel
  • 1976 Old Hag you have Killed Me-The Bothy Band with Matt Molloy
  • 1975 Tin Whistles-Paddy Moloney and Seán Potts
  • 1975 The Bothy Band-The First Album-with Matt Molloy
  • Mike Oldfield-Ommadawn 1975 with Paddy Moloney
  • 1975 Gusty's Frolics-with Sean Keane
  • 1975 Carolan's Receipt-with Derek Bell
  • 1973 The Castle Céilí Band with Seán Keane and Michael Tubridy
  • 1972-Paul McCartney and Mick McGear Gulliver's Travels
  • 1971 The Drones and the Chanter-solo tracks with Paddy Moloney

Charts[Edit]Edit

Albums[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Irish heartbeat 1988 02-07-1988 33 10 with Van Morrison
The long black veil 1995 04-02-1995 23 20
Long journey home 1998 14-02-1998 30 11 Soundtrack
Tears of stone 1999 20-03-1999 85 4
San Patricio 05-03-2010 13-03-2010 57 3 * with Ry Cooder


Album (s) with chart positions in

the Flemish Ultratop 200 albums

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
The long black veil 1995 20-05-1995 40 3
Tears of stone 1999 03-04-1999 37 4
The wide world over 2002 30-03-2002 48 1
San Patricio 2010 20-03-2010 48 2 * with Ry Cooder

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