Barney McKenna

Barney McKenna

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bernard No l "Barney" McKenna or Banjo Barney as he is known amongst his fellow musicians, (born December 16, 1939 in Donnycarney, County Dublin) is an Irish musician who plays the tenor banjo, mandolin, and melodeon. He is most renowned as a banjo player. McKenna has played the banjo since an early age, beginning because he could not afford to buy the instrument of his choice, a mandolin. He has been a member of The Dubliners since 1962 and remains the only living member of the original (1962) formation; prior to joining the Dubliners, he had spent a few months with The Chieftains. In addition to his work on traditional Irish music, he also plays jazz on occasion.show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135940872
  • 9786135940879