Episode 87: Aidan Crossey Interview (Mandolin)
Stiff Little Fingers, punk rock, rebel songs and finding your tribe. Getting your head shard. Good listening makes good music. An Achill Island session and a musical awakening. Losing good friends and finding solace in music. GameStop, countercultures, DIY creativity, Inflammable Material, and of course, The Irish Mandolin... 1-2-3-4!
In this episode Aidan plays:
My Singing Bird / The Bird In The Bush
Junior Crehans / Nightcap
McQuillans Hill (Original)
Michael Gregory's (Original)
Kilnamona Barndance (From the playing of Martin Hayes)
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I bloody loved this chat Aidan. Thank you so much for sharing your stories, your tunes and for being the kick up the arse I needed to finally listen to The Stiffs.
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