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Sarah Makem

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Sarah Makem

Sarah Makem has been played on NTS shows including Death Is Not The End, with I Courted A Wee Girl first played on 22 September 2018.

Legendary source singer Sarah Makem (18 October 1900 – 20 April 1983) was a native of Keady, County Armagh, Ireland.

She was the wife of fiddler Peter Makem, mother of musicians Tommy Makem and Jack Makem, and grandmother of musicians Shane Makem, Conor Makem and Rory Makem (The Makem Brothers). Sarah Makem and her cousin, Annie Jane Kelly, were members of the Singing Greenes of Keady.

In the 1950s, song collectors from the United States toured Ireland recording its musical heritage….

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I Courted A Wee Girl
Mrs Sarah Makem
Topic Records1968
I Courted A Wee Girl
Mrs Sarah MakemTopic Records1968
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