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Richard Gilpin

Listen to his song 'General Munro'

Originally from Belfast and now living in Convoy, Co. Donegal, Richard Gilpin has been busy in the music scene from the late 80s, when he joined Lisburn band Admiral Speers.

Richard Gilpin

Touring Europe extensively for the last fifteen years, he has notched up appearances alongside artists like Guy Clark, Republica, Sean Keane, Kila, Juliet Tuner, Colin Reid, Niamh Parsons, Arty McGlynn and The 4 Of Us, among others. He recorded an album with Portstewart band "Greengrass", toured Scandinavia with them and has performed at countless folk festivals from Belfast to Jerusalem.

One of Richard's compositions "You Bring me Love" was commissioned by RTE for the film "Quando ", and he has made numerous radio & TV appearances in France, Holland Britain and Ireland. He currently has a song "Tears in the End" included on "A Sample Of Northern Irish Music", a compilation album which showcases emerging talent from that part of Ireland.

The track featured here is from Richard Gilpin's debut ablum 'Beautiful Mistake'. What Jackie Hyden had to say about Richard's music: "There's plenty here to tickle the toes, shiver the spine and gladden the heart. This kind of talent rarely fades". For more info on Richard and his music check out www.richardgilpin.com

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