Friday 28 November 2008

Clare’s Martin Hayes tops the list of most popular music CDs

Live in SeattleMartin Hayes and Dennis Cahill’s Live in Seattle was the most popular CD borrowed from the library’s music collection in 2008, beating the Beatles into second place. Martin was born in East Clare and grew up playing traditional music with his father, P.J. Hayes, leader of the famed Tulla Ceili Band. The Beatles claimed second and third place with The Beatles and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. AC/DC’s Back in Black was the fourth most popular CD in the library’s collection with Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours in fifth place. The next five places went to the Clash’s London Calling, Norah Jones’s Come Away With Me, Legend by Bob Marley, Brasileiro – an introduction to Brazilian music and The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd. Music CDs are available for borrowing from the libraries in Ennis, Shannon and Scariff with traditional music being available in Miltown Malbay. Music and film will shortly be available in Ennistymon Library.

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