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Vocalist Triona Ni Dhomhnaill of the Bothy Band formed the Touchstone in the early 1980s after immigrating to North Carolina. Made up of North American musicians Claudine Langille, Zan McLeod, and Mark Roberts, Touchstone wove threads of American bluegrass and old-time music Irish traditional music. The quartet recorded two albums, The New Land (Green Linnet, 1993) and Jealousy (Green Linnet, 1993).