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Tommy Makem
Birth: Nov. 4, 1932
Keady
County Armagh, Northern Ireland
Death: Aug. 1, 2007
Dover
Strafford County
New Hampshire, USA

Folk Musician. One of the leading Irish folk musicans, he was a member of the legendary "Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem" band from 1955 to 1969. In 1969 he left the Clancys to pursue a successful solo career. His records include "Four Green Fields", "Gentle Annie", "Red is the Rose", "The Rambles of Spring", "The Winds Are Singing Freedom", and "Farewell to Carlingford", and "The Bard of Armagh". (bio by: Erik Lander) 
 
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  Mary Shanahan Makem (1942 - 2001)*
 
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Burial:
New Saint Mary Cemetery
Dover
Strafford County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Aug 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20747498
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Tommy Makem
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- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Aug. 1, 2014
RIP
- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Aug. 1, 2014
R.I.P.
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 16, 2014
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