Gerry O'Beirne

Half Moon Bay

by Gerry O'Beirne

Released 2000
Released 2000
Rhapsodic acoustic guitar and creative original songs. Many connections with Irish folk and traditional music, but this album goes far beyond that.
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"Gerry O'Beirne has written some of the best new tunes to come out of Ireland's Celtic music scene. O'Beirne's guitar playing is always a thing of wonder and his lyrics have become increasingly poetic and emotionally deep."
- Dirty Linen

"The instrumentals are out of this world. A self taught master of the 6 and 12 string guitar, the playing of O'Beirne is superlative and subtle beyond words."
- The Sunday Times

"His works are simple, elegiac …
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The Bog Bodies And Other Stories: Music For Guitar

by Gerry O'Beirne

Released 2008
Released 2008
Music made on a ragtag collection of stringed instruments, digging deep into the wood and the strings. At times lush, at times raw and emotional, the tunes are epic in scale.
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The music was written and performed on my ragtag collection of guitars
and other stringed instruments including 12 string guitar, National
Steel guitar, Spanish guitar, slide guitar, ukulele, and tiple. Two
tracks feature fiddler Rosie Shipley.

I always had a sense of the kind of guitar music I wanted to make, but
I also wanted to stress the physicality of playing music; the sense of
touch, of graininess, that you get when you dig deep into …
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Yesterday I Saw The Earth Beautiful

by Gerry O'Beirne & Rosie Shipley

A collection of songs and music by Gerry O'Beirne, and traditional tunes from Ireland and Cape Breton played by fiddler Rosie Shipley and Gerry. The poems Free Soul by Paddy Kavanagh and Labasheeda by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill were set to music by Gerry.

Oddities

by Gerry O'Beirne