The Makem & Spain Brothers press quotes
(The Makem Brothers with Mickey and Liam Spain) show people of many different backgrounds that old songs don't have to die, if a small group of men or women love them and make sure to get together once in a while to sing them.Pete Seeger
This is a great new CD. It's warm, joyful, and full of life. It makes me smile when I listen to it!
Conor, Rory, Shane, Liam and Mickey, who began touring the United States and Ireland as a folk supergroup in 2003 have now produced an inspired recording of their traditional and original music that captures the magic and infectious energy of their live stage show…The Makems and the Spains have every reason to be proud for carrying on a family tradition that has set the bar for folk musicians the world over.
The Rochester Times,
Like Others Did Before us is an important musical milestone...Three of the 13 tracks are originals, and would be standouts if only the other tracks were not so darned good.
Foster's Daily Democrat,
The Makem Brothers with Mickey and Liam Spain are the definitive Irish folk singers of their generation.
This album is nothing less than 'OUTSTANDING.' This is the best album I have received in a long time. I love the great selection of songs and the fantastic arrangements. What a sound! Great job!
WBET Radio, Brockton, MA.
What a great CD!
KROS Radio, Clinton IA
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