More Makem clips

Here’s another wonderful old Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem clip, showing the boys in concert singing The Irish Rover, one of my favorites as kid. (Sean and others can attest that I used to sing it during recess when I was in elementary school.)

And here’s a clip from a BBC documentary showing, among other things, Makem and the Clancys performing for President Kennedy:

I know I said this in yesterday’s post about Tommy Makem’s declining health, but since it was after the jump and thus most readers probably missed it, I’ll say it again: if anybody is reading this from South Bend, would you mind lighting a candle for him at the Grotto for me? Thanks!

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