The Wolfe Tones
The Wolfe Tones is an Irish band that is deeply rooted in traditional Irish music. It belongs to the subgenre of Irish Rebel Music.
Is named the group after the Irish rebel and patriot Wolfe Tone, one of the leaders of the Irish Rebellion of 1798. Moreover tone is called an emerging instruments of the violin disturbing noise in English with wolf.
The Wolfe Tones began her career in the early 1960s and continued recording and performing until today. They originally consisted of the brothers Derek and Brian Warfield and Noel Nagle her boyfriend. Tommy Byrne joined the group shortly thereafter added.
Her fearless advocacy of the Irish Republican movement led to controversies surrounding it, which is why their music could not be played until the 1980s in the Republic of Ireland in broadcasting. More recently, their music was banned from Aer Lingus flights, after the Northern Irish politicians of the conservative Ulster Unionist Party Roy Beggs Jr. songs with their speeches by Osama bin Laden had compared.
2002 Derek Warfield left the group to pursue a solo career. He later founded the "Young Wolfe Tones " on the go with much success. The remaining musicians toured continue without interruption until 2004, although they occurred mostly in small halls. According to their website they came in 2007 to only on selected occasions. During the " Irish Summer Tour 2009", they played regularly in Ireland and gave a concert in Switzerland.
- The Foggy Dew (1965 )
- Up the Rebels ( 1966)
- The Rights of Man (1968 )
- Rifles of the I.R.A. (1969)
- Let the People Sing ( 1972)
- ' Till Ireland a Nation (1974 )
- Irish to the Core (1976 )
- Across the Broad Atlantic (1976 )
- Belt of the Celts (1978 )
- As Gaeilge (1980 )
- Spirit of the Nation ( 1981)
- A Sense of Freedom ( 1983)
- Profiles (1985)
- Sing Out for Ireland ( 1987)
- You'll Never Beat the Irish (2001)
- The Troubles (2004)
- Live Alive -Oh! (1980)
- 40th Anniversary Live (2004)
- The Teddy Bear 's Head (1971 )
- 20 Golden Irish Ballads (1984 )
- Greatest Hits (1986 )
- 25th Anniversary ( 1989)
- Millennium Celebration (2000)
- Rebels & Heroes ( 2003)
- Celtic Symphony (2006)
- 1916: The Easter Rising ( 2006)
- The Platinum Collection (2006)
- The Anthology of Irish Song ( 2008)
- The Teddy Bear 's Head (1967 )