Tommy Makem (1932 - 2007)

Irish singer of mainly traditional songs.

(Tommy has also recorded with the Clancy Brothers)


Title.year.Label. No
Songs of Tommy Makem1961Tradition Records TLP 1044
[Reissue]?1997Tradition Records TCD 1054
Sings Tommy Makem1968 ColumbiaCS 9545
In the Dark Green Woods1969 ColumbiaCS 9711
Bard of Armagh1970 GWPST 2006
Love Is Lord of All1971 GWPST 2033
Listen for The Rafters Are Ringing 1972BARDBLP PM 110B
[Reissued as "An Evening With Tommy Makem"] 1985Shanachie 52008
Recorded Live 1973Columbia ES 90203
In the Dark Green Woods 1974Polydor 2383 280
Ever Winds 1975Polydor 2383 328
4 Green Fields 1975HALP 136
Lonesome Waters 1985Shanachie 52011 
Songs of the Working People1988 Flying Fish483
Rolling Home 1989Shanachie 52021 
Songbag1990 Shanachie52023 
Ulster Ballad Singer1968Topic12T182
Live at the Irish Pavilion1993 Shanachie 52036 
Tommy Makem's Christmas1995 Shanachie 52041 
Ancient Pulsing1996 REDBID 3001
The Song Tradition 1998 Shanachie 52045

Tommy Makem and Liam Clancy.

Title.year.Label. Number
We've Come A Long Way 1964   
[Reissue] (Vinyl) 1990Shanachie  
Two for the Early Dew (*) 1992Shanachie 52004
Live 1999  
Tommy Makem and Liam Clancy1999Shanachie 
The Dutchman1999   

(* Recorded 1970s)

The Makem and Spain Brothers.

Title.year.Label. Number
The Makem and Spain Brothers 2005? ?
Home Away From Home     

The Spain Brothers.

Title.year.Label. Number
Fields to the Stones ?? ?

Collaboration - Liam Clancy, Tommy Makem, Family and Paddy Tunney.

Title year. Label. number.
The Lark in the Morning 1955 Tradition Records TLP 1004
[Reissue] 1996 Rykodisc/ Tradition TCD 1001


Title. year. Label. number.
From the Archives 1995Shanachie 52040 
Best of Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem 2002Sony 5063692
Legendary Tommy Makem Collection (2 CDs) 2007? ?

Best albums(*).

Best of Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem (compilation)2002

(*) Based on critical opinion.

Anthologies - various artists.

Title year. Label. number.
Newport Folk Festival 1959 1959 VanguardVRS 9062
Newport Folk Festival 19601960 Vanguard VRS 9083

Anthology - various artists including John Mellencamp, Kris Kristopherson, Stevie Wonder, Lou Reed, Neil Young, Tom Petty, Tommy Makem, Clancy Brothers, Eric Clapton et al

Title year. Label. number.
Bob Dylan - The 30th Anniversary Concert (2 CDs)1997 Columbia?

The Lark in the Morning. Recorded 1955. Running time: 48 mins 40secs. 
Liam Clancy (vocals), Tommy Makem (vocals), Paddy Tunney (vocals), Padraig O'Keefe (fiddle), Joan Butler (vocals), Peg Power (vocals), Joan Clancy (vocals), Dennis Murphy (fiddle, accordion), Sean Mac Donnchadha (vocals), Sarah Makem (vocals), Peter Bates (fiddle), Thomas Baynes (vocals).
Title. Peformer. Author
2. The Cobbler Tommy Makem Trad
12. The Little Beggarman Sarah Makem & Tommy Makem  Trad

Last updated on 20/03/2010