Mudcat Café message #4094251 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #169403   Message #4094251
Posted By: Vic Smith
22-Feb-21 - 06:49 AM
Thread Name: 2021 Obit: Joe Burke Irish 'box' player
Subject: RE: Obit: Joe Burke of Galway
I remember going to a recording of a BBC Scotland concert for their folk music programme in Edinburgh decades ago. The two memorable performances were by The Boys of The Lough and by Joe. As well as compering the concert, Archie Fisher was interviewing the artists. Joe seemed a little distant and was stumbling over words. He apologised for being rather incoherent but he had been very busy and moving around a lot. He had been in concert in Dublin the night before and the night before that in Seattle and the night before that in Anchorage, Alaska!