Post-St. Patrick’s Day Blues #252
What do you when St. Patrick’s Day is over and the green begins to disappear? Keep the music going with the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast of course. We’re still here each and every Thursday with the best indie Celtic music from Burning Bridget Cleary, Flashpoint, John Byrne Band, Jonathan Milton, Alizbar & Ann’ Sannat, The Persephone Pickers, Karan Casey, Mithril Duo, West of Eden, Cliudan, The Mighty Regis, LQR, Tuatha Dea, The Whiskeydicks, The Tea Merchants.
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This Week in Celtic Music
0:34 «Scones of Boxty» by Burning Bridget Cleary from These Are The Days
6:12 «Kerfeunteun Jig/Tatter Jack Walsh/Old Favorite» by Flashpoint from Jammed
10:51 «Betsy Ross Bridge» by John Byrne Band from The Immigrant and the Orphan
14:52 «@Jackie_Dot» by Jonathan Milton from Just One More…
18:14 «Sleepy Maggie» by Alizbar & Ann’ Sannat from Welcome to the Morning
21:23 CELTIC MUSIC NEWS
23:26 «Settlers Shindig» by The Persephone Pickers from Sounds of the Verse
26:27 «Buile Mo Chroi» by Karan Casey from The Winds Begin to Sing
30:38 «Maids of Mitchelstown» by Mithril Duo from Bottom of the Punch Bowl
34:00 «On She Goes» by West of Eden from Safe Crossing
37:56 «Jonny Don’t Go» by Cliudan from Anymore
42:02 CELTIC FEEDBACK
44:02 «Murphy’s Broken Heart» by The Mighty Regis from County Sligo
47:55 «Misery Loves Company» by LQR from 10 Pinter
50:13 «Hum and Shiver» by Tuatha Dea from Tufa Tales: Appalachian Fae
54:30 «The Only Traitor» by The Whiskeydicks from Time Distortion
59:26 «Alice’s Reel» by The Tea Merchants from One Lump Or Two?
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