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October 19, 2023 60 mins

Let's go roving with the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast #632.

Jared Bogle, The Bordercollies, Rover's Way, Mary - Kate Spring Lee, Eimear Arkins, Seldom Sober, Avery LeVine, Blame Not the Bard, Dervish, Brian Quigley, Eclectic Revival, The Muckers, Marc Gunn, Sam Gillogly, Dancing With Hobbits


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0:02 - Intro: John Kennedy

0:19 - Jared Bogle "Found and Lost / The Final B (Jigs)" from The Old Road Home

4:04 - WELCOME

5:21 - The Bordercollies "The Ivy Leaf/Hanleys/The Milky Way" from Sticks and Stones

9:01 - Rover's Way "Cruiscin Lan" from The Journey

12:58 - Mary - Kate Spring Lee "From Galway to Dublin/McGlinchey's Hornpipe" from Tunes in the Morning

17:27 - Eimear Arkins "Slán Le Máigh" from What's Next?

23:48 - FEEDBACK

27:42 - Seldom Sober "Raggle Taggle Gypsy / King of the Fairies" from Six Months in Confession

31:51 - Avery LeVine "Give Us a Drink of Water/Martin Wynne's No. 1" from The Rainy Day

33:50 - Blame Not the Bard "The Leaving of Liverpool" from Now and Again

37:06 - Dervish "The May Morning Dew" from The Great Irish Songbook

41:07 - THANKS

43:29 - Brian Quigley "Party Without Pants" from Tales of Distant Shores

47:50 - Eclectic Revival "Jack Haggarty" from Life & Love

51:20 - The Muckers "God Save Ireland" from One More Stout

53:32 - CLOSING

55:42 - Marc Gunn, Sam Gillogly "October Waltz" from Dancing With Hobbits

59:17 - 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 subscribe to the show. You’ll find links to all of the artists played in this episode.

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