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Voice of Ages review - The Chieftains

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CELTIC CELEBRATION The Chieftains enlist a host of musical A-listers to help ring in their 50th anniversary

Voice of Ages

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
The Chieftains
music label:
82208
genre:
Folk

We gave it a B

After jamming with Linda Ronstadt and Ry Cooder on 2010’s San Patricio, the Celtic-music legends recruit a younger roster of stars to mark their 50th anniversary on Voice of Ages. The dreamy ”Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies” showcases Miranda Lambert and her Pistol Annies, while the Civil Wars connect Ireland to Appalachia on ”Lily Love.” Prettier still is classic murder ballad ”Down in the Willow Garden,” featuring the characteristically spectral vocals of Bon Iver. B

Best Tracks:
Mini-epic The Chieftains Reunion
Delicately harmonized Peggy Gordon

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