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Postby Steve » Sat Oct 17, 2009 3:36 am

Hi to the Moya fans! I'm a fan, too (though a "newbie").

I'm from the central part of California (midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco) and I work in the public sector in government service. I grew up in a house in the mountains filled with a lot of music of different kinds. I was raised by a dad who played trumpet; a mom who played piano; a grandfather who played violin, trombone, clarinet; and a grandmother played piano, organ, and accordion.

Over the past four years, I have learned to appreciate more fully the outstanding music coming from Ireland. The recent starting point for me was rock/pop: first U2, then the Corrs, then Cara Dillon. A couple years ago, I was introduced to Moya's brilliant music by a good friend, Katie (a member here). It's difficult to put into words the powerful, soul-fortifying effect of her music and that amazing voice of hers. I have started to build up my solo Moya CD collection (I have 8 CDs now but still have a lot of Clannad to discover!). I also appreciate what a kind soul Moya is, from all accounts, which makes me all the more a fan.

Anyway, I'm happy to stop in as a new member and salute all you fans of Moya Brennan!

Greets!
~Steve
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Postby Dab051176 » Sat Oct 17, 2009 10:37 am

Greetings from Wales, Steve. Welcome to the forum!

Always good to see new people turning up! :D Hope you enjoy your time here.
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Postby Dubhy63 » Sat Oct 17, 2009 4:58 pm

A big hello from Dublin,Steve and welcome to the fantastic world of Moya's music and anything related of course. :D
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Postby cantilena91 » Sat Oct 17, 2009 6:04 pm

Welcome from my side as well Steve, and greetings from Finland! Nice to have you here with us all!

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Postby Sandy » Sun Oct 18, 2009 12:03 am

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Greetings newbie :D :D :D

Hope you enjoy your time here - I think you'll find us quite a friendly lot :D

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Postby kevinkells » Sun Oct 18, 2009 11:18 am

A big welcome from down-under! ... enjoy the forum Steve! :D
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Postby wonky_eggs » Sun Oct 18, 2009 12:21 pm

Welcome to the forum, we're glad to have you here :D
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Postby Anya » Sun Oct 18, 2009 2:32 pm

Hi Steve, welcome to the forum. :D
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Postby Eternal_Silence » Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:08 pm

Welcome to the forum, Steve! I hope you will enjoy this place ^^!.
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Postby Steve » Sun Oct 18, 2009 11:26 pm

Wow! Thank you all for the very friendly world-wide welcome! :)
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Postby Angoid » Mon Oct 19, 2009 7:45 am

Greetings Steve, and welcome aboard :)

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Postby Grania » Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:45 am

Welcome to the forum! It's always nice to see new faces! Make yourself comfortable and come and talk to us often!!!!!
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Postby Susann » Mon Oct 19, 2009 11:32 am

Welcome from Germany. Enjoy the Forum :).
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Postby Steve » Tue Oct 20, 2009 5:48 am

Thank you all very much. :)

I have a lot of reading to do in order to catch up!
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Postby Hester » Tue Oct 20, 2009 7:39 am

Welcome Steve :D
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