Mary Black is one of Ireland’s great singers, an interpreter of folk and popular music without equal. A member of the famous Black Family of Irish musicians, she grew up surrounded by traditional music, and has gone on to become one of Ireland’s top singers. She was named Best Irish Female Artist in the Irish Recorded Music Awards Poll (IRMA) in 1987, 1988, 1992, 1994 and 1996, and while she records infrequently, every disc is a gem and in Ireland they routinely go gold and platinum.
Black was born and raised in Dublin, in a family steeped in traditional music. Her father Kevin was a fiddler and her mother Patty sang folk songs around the house. The Black sons, Shay, guitar, piano,... Read More