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July 13, 2023 69 mins

We're rocking the barley on the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast #614.

Chance the Arm, The High Kings, Réalta, Brad The Piper, Alexander James Adams, Brynmor, SeaStar, River Driver, The Langer's Ball, Ewen McIntosh, Brad Tuck, Paddyman, the commoners, Blaggards, The Elders, Derina Harvey Band


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0:02 - Intro: Hillary

0:17 - Chance the Arm "Toss the Feathers" from The Green Groves of Erin

5:35 - WELCOME

6:24 - The High Kings "Go With The Flow" from The Road Not Taken

9:15 - Réalta "The Wind That Shakes The Barley" from Thing Of The Earth

13:30 - Brad The Piper "Eye Wall" from The Forgotten Game

15:39 - Alexander James Adams "The Apple Changes You" from The Blue Rose Rare and Other Faerie Tales

19:20 - FEEDBACK

22:30 - Brynmor "Temprance Reel / Billy in the Lowground" from The Great Hill

25:47 - SeaStar "Luaidh Mo Cheile" from Never Go Back

30:08 - River Driver "Lukey" from Traces

34:01 - The Langer's Ball "Poor Paddy" from Hold Tight

36:52 - Ewen McIntosh "The Devil Dog of Glen Roy" from Ma's Math Mo Chuimh

41:03 - THANKS

42:52 - Brad Tuck "Off to Sea" from The Rocky Isle

45:38 - Paddyman "You Will Be Missed" from One for the Road

48:27 - the commoners "Where the Pretty Girls Are" from What's Your Whiskey For

54:23 - Blaggards "Spanish Lady" from BLAGMATIC

58:01 - The Elders "Moore St. Girls" from The Secret World of Celtic Rock and American Wake

1:02:16 - CLOSING

1:04:31 - Derina Harvey Band "Waves of Home" from Waves of Home

1:08:38 - 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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* Helping you celebrate Celtic culture through music. I am Marc Gunn. I’m a musician and podcaster out of Atlanta, Georgia. This Podcast is here to build our diverse Celtic community and help the incredible artists who so generously share their music with you. If you hear music you love, please email artists to let them know you heard them on the Irish and Cel

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