Mudcat Café message #3823789 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: Tattie Bogle
30-Nov-16 - 09:16 PM
Thread Name: Are the sessions real in Ireland?
Subject: RE: Are the sessions real in Ireland?
I remember being in Ireland in the late 1960s and seeing these blackboard signs outside pubs for "Ballad Sessions": that meant Engelbert Humperdinck, Andy Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and the like: about as far removed from traditional irish as you could get!