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St. Patricks Day Special - The Story of the Oldest Irish Folk Bank in the World
Paul MacAree with guest Francis McPeake
Description: The McPeak family folk group began in Belfast in1904, making them the oldest folk band in the world. Each eldest son was named Francis Joseph McPeake. Known the world over for their beautiful Irish music and song, grandfather Francis wrote one of the worlds best known folk songs 'Will Yee Go Lassie Go'. The youngest performing Francis talks to Celtic Connections about his family's music and faith spanning a century of Irish history - and the fascinating story of the McPeaks of Belfast.