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November 2, 2023 61 mins

IrishFest Atlanta is this weekend. Join the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast #634 at the festival for even more great Celtic music.

Ed Yother, Ryan Roubison, Dervish, W. Ed Harris, The BorderCollies, Eimear Arkins, John Doyle, Dave Howard Coons, Ashley Davis Band, Olivia Bradley, The Inland Seas, Mànran, The Muckers, Roehind


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0:02 - Intro: Robby Hilliard

0:11 - Ed Yother "Oak Cliff Road / O'Dowd's Pitch / Kitty on the Rail" from First Figure

4:39 - WELCOME

6:25 - Ryan Roubison "Kid on the Mountain" from Songs from the Willow Glen

9:00 - Dervish "The Galway Shawl" from The Great Irish Songbook

13:58 - W. Ed Harris "Toss the Feathers" from Cares of Tomorrow Can Wait

16:30 - The BorderCollies "For All That" from Single

19:36 - FEEDBACK

22:47 - Eimear Arkins "Fair of Sixmilebridge" from What's Next?

26:46 - John Doyle "Elevenses (Tune)" from The Path of Stones

31:15 - Dave Howard Coons "Sea Fever" from Sea Fever



36:13 - Ashley Davis Band "Here By My Side" from When the Stars Went Out

40:34 - THANKS

42:10 - Olivia Bradley "Molly Malone" from Misty Morning Shore

44:44 - The Inland Seas "Heather on the Moor" from Crown of Clover

48:15 - Roehind "J'ai Vu Le Loup" from Buile

51:51 - The Muckers "Whiskey Tango" from Whiskey Tango

56:42 - CLOSING

58:04 - Mànran "Fingal's Cave" from Mànran

1:01:04 - 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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