Blarney Pilgrims Irish Music Podcast

Episode 80: Joanie Madden Interview (Whistle)

December 13th, 2020  •  1 hr 28 mins  •  Download (61.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Joanie Madden the hardest working woman in folk music. Hearing Mary Bergin and the beginnings of a career in the entertainment business. New York, the drive to succeed and picking up the phone thirty times a day to get a gig. Balls, weddings, county dances, and the circuit. An American in Ireland. Tour(s), interrupted. 'It's a tough old racket.' Keeping going and being present for the opportunity. Cherish The Ladies and more. Traditional Irish music podcast interview with Joanie Madden.