Celtic Tides by Martin Melhuish

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During the past few years, a spring tide of Celtic culture and folklore has washed ashore, with Celtic dance, Celtic history and traditional Celtic music enjoying a renaissance throughout the world. Celtic musicians from Ireland, Scotland, and Canada - like The Chieftains, Enya, Clannad, Altan, Mairead Sullivan, Dougie MacLean, Capercaillie, Alisdair Fraser, Martyn Bennett, Ashley MacIsaac, Natalie MacMaster, The Rankins, The Barra MacNeils, Mary Jane Lamond, Leahy, and Loreena McKennitt, among many others - are enjoying an unprecedented surge in popularity. "Celtic Tides is the first book to tell the story of this Celtic invasion through profiles of the traditional music scene in the old world and the new. The book features extensive interviews with the most influential Celtic artists, the first comprehensive discography of Celtic music, a complete guide to international Celtic music festivals, and forty pages of photographs. For fans of contemporary music and popular culture, "Celtic Tides is indispensable.

Quarry Music Books: 1998.
ISBN: 9781550822052. 240 pp.
Softcover. Very good.