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November 23, 2023 65 mins

Thank you so much for listening to the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. It’s Thanksgiving here in the US. I can’t help but share about how grateful I am to each of you for listening and even more to all of our generous patrons. Over 300 people make a pledge of as little as $1 per episode to support this show. It allows us to keep this show running each and every week. We greatly appreciate your support of the show. Thank you and have a Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast #637

Hanneke Cassel, Dave Wiesler, The Gothard Sisters, Dervish, Brad Reid, The High Kings, Strings & Things, Faoileán, Willos', Massimo Giuntini, Brendan Monaghan, Firinn, Mànran, Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening, Olivia Bradley


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This is our way of finding the best songs and artists each year. You can vote for as many songs and tunes that inspire you in each episode.

You have until December 8 to vote for your favorite songs in this show. Then the polls close. There will be one final Highlight Reel with just a week to vote for your favorite songs and tunes so that we can compile the end - of - year Best of 2023 episode.

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Remember, you can also follow our playlists on Spotify and YouTube. These feature the top songs two weeks after the polls open. It also makes it easier for you to add these artists to your own playlists.


0:37 - Hanneke Cassel and Dave Wiesler "On the Morning Tide" from Many Happy Returns

5:26 - WELCOME

7:39 - The Gothard Sisters "Winterberry Set" from A Celtic Christmas

10:58 - Dervish "She Moved Through The Fair" from The Great Irish Songbook

14:55 - Brad Reid "The Lame Duck" from The Conundrum

18:11 - The High Kings "Song For Kelly" from The Road Not Taken

22:26 - FEEDBACK

24:36 - Strings & Things "Fuaim Gathering" from The Unsolicited Dance

29:09 - Faoileán "Hares on the Mountain" from Far Hills

35:01 - Willos' & Massimo Giuntini "The Donegal Brew" from From Now On

39:23 - Brendan Monaghan "The One I Left Behind" from Lovers Always Win

42:42 - THANK YOU

44:16 - Firinn "MacArthur Road, Pipe Major John Campbell" from The Long Lunch

48:32 - Mànran "Puirt Ùrar" from Ùrar

52:18 - Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening "One Night In Moaña" from Cloud Horizons

56:36 - CLOSING

58:36 - Olivia Bradley "Mountains of Pomeroy" from Misty Morning Shore

1:05:00 - CREDITS

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 follow the show. You’ll find links to all of the artists played in this episode.

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