View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "The Heart Is True. Irish Traditional Singer." on Discogs. The Heart Is True: Irish Traditional Singer by Sarah Makem () - Music. When I first developed a love of traditional song, Sarah Makem's Topic LP "Ulster Ballad Singer" was one of my earliest purchases and I was enchanted by her. The first complete CD devoted to the influential Northern Irish Traditional singer Sarah Makem. The Heart Is True is selected and presented. The Heart Is True: Irish Traditional Singer, an Album by Sarah Makem. Released in April on Topic (catalog no. TSCD; CD). Genres: Irish Folk Music. Sarah Makem has been widely regarded as one of the finest Irish singers of Traditional song. This collection has been carefully compiled from classic. Irish Traditional Singer (The Voice Of The People Vol 24). 2 The Banks Of Red Roses 4 The Butcher Boy 5 The Canny Ould Lad Sarah Makem (18 October – 20 April ) a native of Keady, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, was a traditional Irish singer. Voice of the People: Sarah Makem: The Heart Is True () - Sarah Makem. CD album, Slipcase with booklet. for more of Sarah Makem's marvellous, compelling singing to be made account of Sarah's life, surely quintessentially that of a traditional singer: born.