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January 12, 2023 80 mins

Who needs sex, drugs, and rock’n’roll when you have Kilts, Craic, and Rock’n’Roll on the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast #589.

The Rumjacks, Steel City Rovers, Garry O'Meara, The Celtic Kitchen Party, The McDades, Will Macmorran, The Elders, The Tan and Sober Gentlemen, Hearthfire, Screaming Orphans, Ockham's Razor, Turf Fire Liars, Hard Green, Haggis Rampant, Brave The Sea, Jiggy, Clover's Revenge, Eileen Ivers


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. Your vote helps me create next year's Best Celtic music of 2023 episode.  Vote Now!

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0:02 - Intro: Heather Dale at GaFilk

0:06 - The Rumjacks "Through these Iron Sights" from Hestia

New: 2 new EPs out. One with Flatfood 56

4:11 - WELCOME

6:17 - Heather Dale “Mordred’s Lullaby” from The Trial of Launcelot

9:27 - Steel City Rovers "Seven Beer Itch" from Grand Misadventures

New: CD of The Dear and Flick'ring Glow

12:39 - Garry O'Meara "Stealth" from Pickin' Time Mastered

16:45 - The Celtic Kitchen Party "The Ottawa Jail Song" from Lobster Tail and Beer

21:44 - The McDades "The Lonely Road" from The Empress

25:42 - Will Macmorran "The Generator" from Glen Echo

28:46 - FEEDBACK

32:48 - The Elders "We Are Same" from Well Alright Then

37:13 - The Tan and Sober Gentlemen "Waterbound" from Veracity

New: Regressive Folk Music

39:30 - Hearthfire "Wasted Years" from After the Fall

43:31 - Screaming Orphans "John Barleycorn" from Sliabh Liag

48:24 - Ockham's Razor "Buile Shuibhne (The Frenzy of Sweeney)" from Secrets and Silence

53:31 - Turf Fire Liars "Home at My Local" from Long Memories Short Fuses

57:16 - THANKS

1:00:25 - Hard Green "RISING ON THE MOON" from Rare Old Mountain Dew

1:03:47 - Haggis Rampant "Cork Hill (feat. Ken Petrie)" from Burly! Haggis Rampant Plugged In

1:05:37 - Brave The Sea "Oath Of The Seafarer" from A Pirates Life

1:09:33 - Jiggy "Silent Place" from Translate

1:12:07 - Clover's Revenge "The Maid Behind The Bar" from Truants And Absolution

1:14:35 - CLOSING

1:16:07 - Eileen Ivers "Chase the Blues Away" from Scatter the Light

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.

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