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June 29, 2023 69 mins

What’s that you hear high up on an Irish cliff, soaring with the birds? It’s the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast #612.

Willos', Irishtown Road, The Jig Is Up!, Arise & Go, Amelia Hogan, We Banjo 3, The Carroll Sisters, Giant's Dance, Logical Fleadh, Tan and Sober Gentlemen, Ockham's Razor, Band O'Brothers, Highlander Celtic Rock Band Australia, Jim Sharkey


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0:02 - Intro: Christa Burton

0:14 - Willos' & Massimo Giuntini feat. Martino Vacca "Pipers Paradise" from From Now On

5:03 - WELCOME

7:23 - Irishtown Road "O'Keefe's Slide / Kerry Dance / Michael's Farewell To Glasgow" from On the One Road

12:19 - The Jig Is Up! "When First Unto This Country  -  Christmas Eve" from On Yer Toes!

16:22 - Arise & Go "Waltz & Reels: The Jewels Of The Ocean / The Humours Of Tulla / Last Summer's Reel" from Meeting Place

19:47 - Amelia Hogan "Manx Lullaby" from Taking Flight

23:16 - FEEDBACK

27:38 - We Banjo 3 "High On A Mountain (Live)" from Live in Galway

31:29 - The Carroll Sisters "Fairy Queen" from Daybreak

35:46 - Giant's Dance "Cunla/The Frieze Breeches" from Giant's Dance

40:22 - Logical Fleadh "The Ballad of Saint James" from Logical Fleadh (17 - Track Album)

44:33 - THANKS

46:21 - Tan and Sober Gentlemen "Heart is Haunted" from Regressive Folk Music

49:17 - Ockham's Razor "Buile Shuibhne (The Frenzy of Sweeney)" from Secrets and Silence

54:30 - Band O'Brothers "Nancy Whiskey" from Band O'Brothers

58:47 - Highlander Celtic Rock Band Australia "Galloway" from North of the Wall

1:02:46 - CLOSING

1:04:04 - Jim Sharkey "Vignettes" from Misty Morning Rain

1:09:03 - 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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