Mary Black: ‘We get asked to sing together all the time. But no, it’s not going to happen.'

Four decades into her illustrious career, music is still a family affair for Mary Black – but only up to a point, writes Nadine O’Regan

10th December, 2017
At 62, Black remains one of the most consistent draws on the Irish live music circuit. SAVIN LEANE.

Mary Black doesn’t need to do interviews like this one any more.

At 62, Black has been a household name in Ireland for decades, having released hit records including No Frontiers, Circus and Shine, all albums which catapulted her to the top of the charts and successfully fused traditional music with more contemporary material.

Two years ago, having probably endured more interviews and promotion than you and I have had hot dinners, Black told...

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