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August 3, 2023 68 mins

Paddy’s on the turnpike listening to the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast #619. What about you?

Arise & Go, Corey Purcell, Beltaine, Seán Heely, The Irish Rovers, Low Lily, Irishtown Road, Iain MacHarg, Eclectic Revival, Screaming Orphans, Derina Harvey Band, Caliceltic, Marc Gunn, Juha  Rossi


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0:02 - Intro: Aoife at Bridge O’Malley’s Tower House on Achill Island

0:16 - Arise & Go "The Braes: Dr. MacInnes' Fancy / The Braes Of Mellinish / The Famous Baravan / The Hag At The Churn / Up Leitrim" from Meeting Place

4:41 - WELCOME

6:17 - Corey Purcell "Jigs (Father O'Flynn's/When Sick is it Tea You Want/Mind the Dresser)" from Undaunted

12:19 - Beltaine "Mercy" from Mercy

16:24 - Seán Heely "Journey through Strathmore" from Dramagical

22:14 - The Irish Rovers "Paddy on the Turnpike" from 50 Years

26:15 - FEEDBACK

29:52 - Low Lily "Northern Spy" from Low Lily (EP)

32:42 - Irishtown Road "The Ghosts of Gettysburg" from On the One Road

37:21 - Iain MacHarg "Dr Alasdair" from Ceòl Na Beinne    Music of the Mountain

42:53 - Eclectic Revival "Cry Havoc" from single

47:45 - THANKS

49:25 - Screaming Orphans "Darlin' Girl from Clare" from Paper Daisies

52:36 - Derina Harvey Band "Up All Night" from Waves of Home

56:59 - Caliceltic "No Porter on Paddy's" from 2023 and Me

1:00:55 - The Indulgers “In Like Flynn” from The Secret World of Celtic Rock and In Like Flynn

1:04:10 - CLOSING

1:05:29 - Juha Rossi "The Chieftains' Polkas" from Irish Tunes on Mandolin

1:08:00 - 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 subscribe to the show. You’ll find links to all of the artists played in this episode.

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