Journey with The Chieftains to the special places and people of the home counties that formed the band's musical soul. Derek Bell, Kevin Conneff, Martin Fay, Sean Keane, Matt Molloy and Paddy Moloney tell the tales of their earliest memories of Irish music. Their thoughtful and often amusing stories capture the emotion behind the scenes of every performance.
Prolific and popular since the 1970s, the band members of the Chieftains -- Derek Bell, Kevin Conneff, Martin Fay, Sean Keane, Matt Molloy, and Paddy Moloney -- talk about what Irish music means to them, what inspired them in the past, and what continues to motivate them. Included are guest appearances and performances by noted Celtic music groups and individuals such as Ashley Mac Isaac, Altan, Steve Cooney, Van Morrison, The Ballyfin Set Dancers, Tommy Peoples, Michael Kelleher, Seamus Hynes, and Los Lobos. Irish scenes are shown while the band members tell stories and share anecdotes about people and places in Ireland. ~ Leslie Birdwell, Rovi