Courting Tales #559
Come courting with the tales of Celtic legends and the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast.
Bret Blackshear, Poitin Band, Téada, Old Blind Dogs, Niamh Parsons & Graham Dunne, Terry Clarke — Coyne & Tony Gibbons, Jacqui McCarthy, Flook, Shillelagh!, Scott Hoye, The Breath, West Awake, Stone Row, Redhill Rats, Willowgreen
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THIS WEEK IN CELTIC MUSIC
0:06 — Bret Blackshear «Whiskey for Breakfast/Staten Island Hornpipe» from Fingers, Frets and Fire
2:18 — WELCOME
2:57 — Poitin Band «Sliabh Luachra Polkas» from Banks of Red River
Pronunciation: Sliabh Luachra — Shleeve Loo — kra
6:35 — Téada «Song — Oileán Dhún an Óir (feat. John C. Reilly)» from Coiscéim Coiligh / As the Days Brighten
Pronunciation: Oileán Dhún an Óir — Ill — awn Doon un Ore
Pronunciation: Coiscéim Coiligh — Kosh — kaym Quil — ig
10:21 — Old Blind Dogs «Knucklehead Circus» from Knucklehead Circus
15:38 — Niamh Parsons & Graham Dunne, Terry Clarke — Coyne & Tony Gibbons «Blackbirds and Thrushes/ The Musical Priest» from So Here’s To You — Live in Vlissingen 2001
18:36 — FEEDBACK
19:54 — Jacqui McCarthy «I Think I Understand» from Courting & Trees
23:27 — Flook «Calico» from Flatfish
26:49 — Shillelagh! «Lish Young Buy — a — Broom» from A Turn of Fortune
29:56 — Scott Hoye «A Neansaí Mhíle Grá» from Black Rose
Pronunciation: A Neansaí Mhíle Grá — a Nancy veela graw
33:01 — THANKS
34:28 — The Breath «All That You Have Been» from Only Stories (Let the Cards Fall Revisited)
38:58 — West Awake «Irish Rover» from Live at The Dublin Pub
42:57 — Stone Row «She Moved Through the Fair» from Alignment
50:02 — Redhill Rats «Tales of Broken Shadows» from Cape Wolf
53:56 — CLOSING
56:00 — Willowgreen «Old Turf Fire» from Willowgreen
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Tom Morley posted on Facebook: “Thanks for including a track from my album «The Raven’s Wing» on this week’s show! Always an awesome honor to be among the great Celtic & Irish artists you promote every week.”