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Keith Harkin is well known in Ireland and the UK for his distinctive alt-folk/pop and alt-country sound, is better known to US

audiences as a member of Celtic Thunder – in fact the only member to have his original Музыка included on the sm

ash hit show. A seasoned musician, who has been gigging with his own material since he was a teenager, Keith has just recorded his own album which will be out by the end of march! Keith also has his own Музыка Label “Busty Музыка LTD,” this is the label both he and his sister will be released on this year.

www.keithharkin.com

www.myspace.com/keithharkin

www.twitter.com/keithharkin...
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Here it goes again eh?!?!
Well im back on the road and it the sun is shining, so all isnt bad! After the promo trip Ryan and I done at the start of the month, I had 1 week of to sort my life out before I left and it just wasn’t enough time….ive left everything behind me and I have packed the most ridiculous pile of C**P that I possibly could have but sure hi….. “Rock n Roll!”

Only good thing is I have a week to chill out and have a few laughs before the real hard work starts to begin!!! So I had a день of in NY and now im heading to philly for a few days, so im looking for ward to that…....
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Hi everyone,
Sitting on the train here after having a nice Показать and good sushi in St.Louis, and on my way to Kansas I thought I’d write another blog for Ты guys!!!

Soooo Glasgowbury 2010 eh?!?!? For all of Ты who could make it, I hope Ты had a BLAST, (I know I did) and thanks for coming and Показ your support… it was the most fun ive had playing at a двуколка, концерт in a long time and fair play to the band, the boys played a blinder considering some of them only had a день to learn the songs!!! And not forgetting the beautifull Rebecca harkin…you played a blinder too on those shakers!!!! All I...
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Hello everyone,
Sorry i havnt been on here in a while i just kinda got Остаться в живых in a million & one other things over the past few months with moving house and recording and celtic thunder stuff...i have been busy to say the least......

So im on the bus now heading to see a good friend in Phily, its has been a hectic few days that we have all just went through....
We done a huge двуколка, концерт for the Rotary club up in Montreal which was class we sung to over 30, 000 people in one день and it went down a treat!
it was such a long night, the night before we were there all evening and день rehearsing to stupid...
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Ok a friend a Опубликовано this little diddy on Keith and Neil when she was watching their PBS promo--


Anyhoo..Keith and Neil were on the MPT PBS Показать tonight.

Meet and Greets are gone! Had to add a секунда number again tonight!

They were adorable and funny. They сказал(-а) that the fall Показать will have two parts. The first part will be ALL Irish music. The секунда part will be IE.

Neil says "you know" alot.

They took Вопросы from the callers...the usual...but then they asked Keith to tell something about Neil that no one knows. He сказал(-а) "He wears розовый underware and paints his toenails red"
Then Neil сказал(-а) that...
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Howdy ya'll, i hope that Ты are all behaving per usual and not doing anything that I wouldn't do!!!

I've been kept busy the past few week's doing anything and everything, to stay active. I wrote quite a cool wee tune last night on my 12 string fender, there is a class sound outa it and I'm glad i own it. It's funny sometimes when Ты lift a different гитара and just get a completely different buzz outa it and write a style of song that Ты wouldn't normally, (well thats my excuse for owning all those guitarz!!!)!

The surf Hasn't been all that great since i got Главная which is a pity but i reckon...
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Well to start id just like to say if the blog about the radio interview is still at the bottom of the screen its because i cant get rid of it and it wont go away!.... if it is on the other hand and is away.... HAPPYDAYS!

The new Показать just got released and I hope Ты are all enjoying it and the new tracks, I only heard them today myself, and they sound great.... well done to all the lads on a great job!

I've been getting up to loads the past week или so... painting, soldering, surfing, changing windscreens on 38 год old VW bugs, ripping up carpets and Письмо a few songs in between too!

Came up...
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"Hello to all,"

"I hope that Ты have all settled into the New год as swimmingly as i have, the surf really wasn't much to talk about from the time i got home, but the New год has had еще than enough tasty swells for myself and my mates to freeze our wee toe's off in!!!"

"Its good to be home, it always takes at least a месяц i've now found to get your head back into normal life after touring, its just a different world when your on the road! As some of Ты already know i have created a studio @ Главная now so thats been keeping me pretty busy, also i've been Письмо loads again and been writing...
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From Granny Peg....

I wish to send my thanks and appreciation for the beautiful blanket I received. I am overwhelmed with your generosity and kindness and the many hours of hard work put into it. It has taken pride of place in my home. I really Любовь it. Also thanks to all the people for the lovely gifts and good wishes, and for the great support Ты gave my darling grandson Keith and the sweetest grand-daughter Rebecca. May I wish Ты and yours all the peace and happiness in this New Year.
May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back
And may god hold in the palm of his hand
An Irish blessing to all the lovely America and Canadian people
God Bless

From: Keith and Rebecca's Mum and Dad ...

We would like to thank Ты for the lovely gifts and kind wishes which we received and take this opportunity to wish Ты all a very peaceful and happy New Year. We are so grateful for the encouraging support Ты continue to give Keith and Rebecca.
Thank Ты so much
God Bless
Still in progress, but here's the first bit!


Transcript: 29 December, 2009

BBC Radio Foyle with Mark Patterson

Mark: And so, folks, to our People in Профиль where all week here on the program for the секунда час I’m just taking time to talk to a local person who’s made their mark in one way или another. Today, a surfer, singer, songwriter who started out with an acoustic guitar, as I remember it, at the local bar scene. He made his mark, and he then took the plunge and joined Phil Coulter’s Celtic Thunder tour of America. That decision has led to three Billboard chart world Музыка number one...
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 Keith playing 'Surf Medly'
Keith playing 'Surf Medly'
Two girls for every boy

I bought a '30 Ford wagon and we call it a woody
(Surf City, here we come)
You know it's not very cherry, it's an oldie but a goody
(Surf City, here we come)
Well, it ain't got a back сиденье, место, сиденья или a rear window
But it still gets me where I wanna go

And we're goin' to Surf City, 'cause it's two to one
You know we're goin' to Surf City, gonna have some fun
Ya, we're goin' to Surf City, 'cause it's two to one
You know we're goin' to Surf City, gonna have some fun, now
Two girls for every boy

Two girls for every.....

.....(guitar solo).....


Well she got her daddy's car
And she cruised through...
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BBC RADIO FOYLE, NEW год SPEACIAL!!!
Эй, guys and gals.... Hope Ты have all had a great Christmas, if any of Ты are interested, I will be on the radio tomorrow talking about the past год and how it has been, playing songs from my child капот, худ and there's a chance i will be doing an acoustic number aswell!!!! the Показать starts @ 4' o clock and i'll be on shortly after that.... Ты can listen by simply clicking on the link below....
(Or cutting and pasting into your Поиск bar) link I hope Ты all have an amazing new year!!!! All the best Keith
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"Everybody needs a little time away," I heard her say, "from each other."
"Even lover's need a holiday far away from each other."
Hold me now. It's hard for me to say I'm sorry. I just want Ты to stay.

After all that we've been through, I will make it up to you. I promise to.
And after all that's been сказал(-а) and done,
You're just the part of me I can't let go.

Couldn't stand to be kept away just for the день from your body.
Wouldn't wanna be swept away, far away from the one that I love.
Hold me now. It's hard for me to say I'm sorry. I just want Ты to know.
Hold me now. I really want to tell Ты I'm sorry. I could never let Ты go.

After all that we've been through, I will make it up to you. I promise to.
And after all that's been сказал(-а) and done,
You're just the part of me I can't let go.

After all that we've been through, I will make it up to you. I promise to.

You're gonna be the lucky one.
 Keith in Hawaii
Keith in Hawaii
MERRY Рождество TO ALL OF YOU, YOUR FAMILIES, LOVED ONES, AND FRIENDS!

Эй, Guys,

I hope Ты are all enjoing your Рождество festivities today!
This is just a quick message to say thank Ты for all of Ты support throughout 2009,
Ты guys really help myself and the guys so much and i thank Ты for that, i would Любовь to thank everyone personally but if i did i would be sending mail until the start of Далее tour! ... lol...
so im just here so say THANK Ты !
Thanks for all the cool presents Ты have sent to both me and my family, they are all greatly appreciated,
All the Рождество cards are hung on the Стена with all the other crazy stuff that Ты send!
So i just want to wish everyone a
~
"VERY VERY MERRY Рождество TO BOTH Ты AND YOUR LOVED ONES,
AND I HOPE Ты ALL HAVE A GREAT DAY!"
~
p.s, "dont forget your turkeys in the oven!"

Loads of Любовь Keith,

xo

go and say hello to everyone one the Форум on Рождество too!
Overture and beginners please... Strike up the band... Stand by for Celtic Thunder... and "It's Entertainment."

This stylish and high energy trip through some of the great songs of the last 30years is pure showbiz! It is a tribute from Celtic Thunder to the legacy they have inherited from the great entertainers of the past, and a mark of how far they themselves have travelled as performers, in a few short years.

It evokes an era of big bands and boulevards, вверх hats and tails and Пение and dancin' in the rain! It makes for irresistible listening as the principals from this generation pay their...
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51. How old were Ты when Ты surfed for the very first time??? 16 или so


52. What 2 things do Ты like most about touring? meeting loads of nice new people


53. Keith, how many of those 400 kids that Ты are going to have will Ты sign to Busty Music? 400 of them


54. Did Ты ever play the bagpipes? или перфоратор, удар, пунш them? yes and yes


55. Did Ты Ever think of being cloned? all the time


56. What is your Избранное reaction Ты have received from someone in the audience? tears and fainting usually get me


57. Do Ты usually stay in a hotel after Ты perform, или spend the night on the road? или does it depend how...
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24. Did Ты guys rag Damian for being the only one to wear his Converse on QVC? nope

25. Did Ты suggest to Phil Coulter that Ты do HOD & Wichita Lineman? yup


26. Do Ты have anymore songs that you've written & discussed with Phil putting Музыка with such as Ты did with Lauren & I for CT? you never know


26. We know about your гитара and surboard collection. Are there any little things that Ты collect? I like a good hat I suppose


27. Do Ты have a Избранное wine? cotes de rhon{think that’s how its spelt}


28. Ты have mentioned being impressed meeting the Obama's. What impressed you...
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1. Crazy glue? или duct tape? duct tape

2. What is your Избранное prank that Ты have pulled on someone? i call people up and tell them they owe me lots of money

3. I enjoyed listennig to your гитара tour of sorts....no Martins??? yeah i just dont know what one to get

4. you've answered so many of our questions.... I think we're all pretty good sports, so... Is there any Вопрос you'd like to ask us? nope

5. Ultimate dream surfboard. What's the Дизайн look like? Bonzer

6. Ты play the гитара and piano. Are there any new instruments Ты would like to learn to play? the trumpet

7. I see Ты like steak...
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"Hello to all!"

"What's the Craic?"

"So its half time at the Показать in LA and i thought to myself, what will i do? So here i am Письмо my blog! today we done an interview in a kilt Магазин somewhere in LA..i think it was еще down near O.C. area, it was for E entertainment and it was good fun... YOU'LL SEE!"

"friday was a день off and it was MENTAL in Las Vegas... would Любовь to back there for a few еще days...went on the New York roller coaster, done a bit of gambling, checked out the dancing water and took loads of cool pix...A good days fun for sure!"

"San Diego was a laugh to even though it was...
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 St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
BLOG "New Wheels" 23/10/09


"yo yo"

"What's the Craic with everyone?"


"Today I'm in Indiana and the sun is shining so all isn't bad! We done our 1st ever matinee and it was great fun, also the venue was class "the fabulous лиса, фокс Theater" in Detroit, (some pixs up on myspace if Ты want a look!) it was the секунда time we played there, so it was nice to be asked back!"

"I got a new set of Wheels in the mall of America earlier in the week, i actually just got the same board as i had before only i now have one in America to keep on tour and one to enjoy at Главная for when ever it is dry (not that often)."...
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