Don Baker (musician)

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Don Baker
Don Baker 2014.jpg
Baker in 2014
Background information
Birth nameDon Baker
Born (1950-08-26) 26 August 1950 (age 68)
OriginWhitehall, Dublin, Ireland
GenresRock, Blues
Occupation(s)Musician, singer, songwriter, actor
Years active1960–present (musician)
1991–present (actor)
Labels[Own Label]
Associated actsSonny Boy Williamson, Sonny Terry, Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Blake, Robert Johnson, Scrapper Blackwell, Charlie McCoy

Don Baker (born 26 August 1950) is an Irish blues musician, television personality, and actor.

Baker was born in Whitehall, Dublin. He is a singer-songwriter who plays the harmonica and the guitar. He appeared in several films, his most notable appearance being in In the Name of the Father and On the Nose.[1] He has published harmonica instruction books and videos.[citation needed]

In August 2008, he appeared in RTÉ's reality show Fáilte Towers,[2] finishing in third place, earning money for his charity Health Action Overseas.[citation needed]


  • Almost Illegal
  • Duckin' & Divin
  • Miss You
  • No Regrets "Live in Concert"
  • Four for the Road with Jimmy McCarthy, Mick Hanly and Finbar Furey
  • Born With the Blues
  • Just Don Baker
  • No Nonsense


  • The Winner in Me
  • Beginning Blues Harp
  • Beginning Rock Harp
  • Famous Harmonica Styles
  • Complete Harmonica Techniques
  • Learn to Play Blues Harmonica
  • Soodlums Harmonica Pack


  1. ^ Don Baker on IMDb
  2. ^ Byrne, Andrea (10 August 2008). "Why I want to check into crazy Failte Towers". Sunday Independent. Retrieved 11 August 2008.

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