Part of my St. Patrick's Day weekend festivities involved finally seeing the Chieftains in concert. I'd heard the recordings many times, but there's really nothing like hearing/seeing them bring it all together in live concert.
For old fans, and for the curious, here's their site:
Anyone who goes into a negotiation without knowing who's on the other side is going in blindfolded. It doesn't make any sense. You should study the person on the other side of the table. - Richard Holbrooke