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April 27, 2023 67 mins

Living the life of a rover with the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast #604.

The Fire, The Wild Clover Band, Emma Langford, Tommy Fakem, Karan Casey, Seldom Sober, Lunasa, Railcar Graffiti, The Bards Of Sweeney, Irishtown Road, Kalos, Slugger's Rule, The Langer's Ball, Mick Citern Walsh, Shades of Green, Alli Johnson, Hanneke Cassel


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0:02 - Intro: Hillary

0:16 - The Fire "Perilous Pipe Jigs" from Marigold

5:07 - WELCOME

6:30 - The Wild Clover Band "Crested Hens Set" from Behind the Blarney

10:16 - Emma Langford "A Song For My Younger Self" from Sowing Acorns

11:51 - Tommy Fakem "Cooper's" from Johnny Irish

14:20 - Karan Casey "Nine Apples of Gold" from Nine Apples of Gold

19:29 - FEEDBACK

22:24 - Lunasa “Road to Barga” from Se

25:25 - Seldom Sober "As I Roved Out / The Musical Priest" from Six Months in Confession

30:02 - Railcar Graffiti "Frosty Morn" from Going Across The Sea

32:30 - The Bards Of Sweeney "The Parting Glass" from We were Kings, once.

36:13 - Irishtown Road "The Blond and the Piper" from On the One Road

39:07 - Kalos "Grasshoppers/Spiff, Spaceman/Inappropriately Hoppy" from Headland

43:18 - THANKS

45:17 - Slugger's Rule "Life of the Rover" from Greatest Hits: Volume II

47:56 - The Langer's Ball "Whiskey in the Jar"

50:48 - Mick Citern Walsh "Dublin City That Old Man Is Me" from Dublin City That Old Man Is Me

55:36 - Shades of Green "Conversations We Never Had" from Conversations We Never Had

58:19 - Alli Johnson "Geordie" from Into the Hollows

1:01:23 - CLOSING

1:02:31 - Hanneke Cassel "We are Dancer / The Goat Whisperer" from For Reasons Unseen

The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast was produced by Marc Gunn, The Celtfather and our Patrons on Patreon. The show was edited by Mitchell Petersen with Graphics by Miranda Nelson Designs. Visit our website to subscribe to the show. You’ll find links to all of the artists played in this episode. You’ll get access to our Best of this Year Playlist.

Todd Wiley is the editor of the Celtic Music Magazine. You can subscribe to our Celtic Music Magazine and get 34 Celtic MP3s for Free. Plus, you’ll get 7 weekly news items about what’s happening with Celtic music and culture online. Best of all, you will connect with your Celtic heritage.

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