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    Music : Singers, Bands, Pop & Rock Stars

    cardiff bay, port building and opera houseWales has a fantastic musical heritage. One of the few things the Romans ever wrote about the celtic tribes refered to the songs Britons would sing.

    Roman author Athenaeus describes songs performed by guests at Celtic feast and ceremonies, the signers were known as 'Bards'.

     

    Two thousand years later we have bards like Tom, Kelly and Aled Jones, Andy Low, Bryn Terfel, Cerys Matthews, Charlotte Church, Dave Edmunds and many many more!

    Meinir Gwilym singer and writer from Anglesey

    meinir playing her guitar

    Meinir Gwilym, new talent from the old country.

    Meinir has established herself as one of the best selling Welsh language artists ever, and she's just getting into her stride!

    Born and raised in the small village of Llangristiolus in the heart of the Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn) off the North Wales coast, singer-songwriter Meinir Gwilym has established herself as one of the best selling Welsh language artists ever.

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    Tom Jones. Singer from Pontypridd, Wales

    Tom Jones

    Long show business career with many stage and TV appearances. He also appears in the hit movie 'Mars Attacks' with Jack Nicholson, Danny Devito, Michael J Fox and lots more. With 36 hits in the UK and 19 in the USA he's a world class act!

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    Kelly Jones singer guitarist with the Stereophonics from Cwm, Aberdare

    kelly jones 1 courtesy c4Kelly Jones

    Singer, guitarist and songwriter!

    Kelly (born 3 June 1974) is a Welsh born and bred singer, songwriter and lead guitarist with the Stereophonics. Influenced by classic rock bands such as The Who, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC (Mmm, seems to like Gibson SG guitars like Angus Young plays) and punk rockers too. He is noted for his strong but grainy voice. Kelly's song lyrics seem to show influences from many British artists as well as American mega stars such as Neil Young and arguably Bob Dylan.

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