Makem and Clancy

Makem & Clancy

  • 1975:
    • After an appearance by Tommy Makem on Liam Clancy's Canadian TV series, a string of events leads to the full time formation of Makem & Clancy.
    • Together the duo performed a mix of old CBTM standards and fresh new material; many of these "new" songs have become staples in the genre, much as the songs they had introduced in the sixties.
  • 1976:
    • Tommy Makem and Liam Clancy release their first self-titled album; co-produced by themselves and Archie Fisher.
  • 1977:
    • In January "And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda" enters The Irish Charts, reaching number one.
      • The song spends a total of 10 weeks in the charts.
    • Makem and Clancy perform in concert at the National Stadium Dublin, in February.
      • The concert is broadcast in Ireland as Makem & Clancy At Home.
  • 1979:
    • In March "Red Is The Rose" enters The Irish Charts, the song reaches #3.
      • "Morning Glory" enters The Irish Charts, in July, the song reaches #7.
  • 1981:
    • Makem and Clancy film a special at Bunratty Castle for Irish TV, titled The Music Makers.
  • 1983:
    • LIVE at the National Concert Hall is released.
      • A companion video to this album is filmed, with songs not included on the LP.
      • This TV special is broadcast in Ireland and the US.
  • 1984:
    • Tommy and Liam join Paddy and Tom Clancy for the long awaited CBTM reunion.
  • 1986:
  • 1988:
    • After 13 successful years, Makem and Clancy amicably split.
  • 1992:
    • In October, CBRO perform at Bob Dylan's 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration at Madison Square Garden.
      • Tommy Makem appears with the group as a "special guest".
      • This is the last public/professional appearance of Tommy Makem with the Clancys.
  • 2007:
  • 2009: