#17: Celtic Music Awards of the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast

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This week:

#10 Great Big Sea

“Captain Kidd”
Great Big Sea
from The Hard & Easy

#9 Blaggards

“Bog Songs”
Blaggards
from Standards

“The Chieri”
Avalon Rising
from Storming Heaven
also from The Secret World of Celtic Rock

#8 Dervish

Dervish

#7 Dropkick Murphys

Dropkick Murphys

#6 Charm City Saints

“Never Go Home Again”
Charm City Saints
from Never Go Home Again (EP)

“Born to Be a Bachelor”
Gaelic Storm
from How Are We Getting Home

#5 Flogging Molly

“Factory Girls” with Lucinda Williams
Flogging Molly
from Within A Mile of Home

“The Orange and The Green”
Brobdingnagian Bards
from Brobdingnagian Fairy Tales

#4 Amadan

“Johnny Cope/Green Groves of Erin”
Amadan
from Hell-Bent 4 Victory

“Banshee's Jigs”
Switchback
from Bolinree

#3 Fardaxu

“El Pericote”
Fardaxu
from Revolucion Celta

“Gwydion's Song to Lleu”
Emerald Rose
from Archives of Ages to Come

#2 The Elders

“Moore St. Girls”
The Elders
from American Wake

“Back When the Craic Was Grand”
Boston Blackthorne
from Better Late Than Never

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Next time music from Niamh Parsons, Sarah Dinan, and Heather Dale in a special feature on Celtic women. Call 512-879-6398 or email marc at the bards.net to make a song request. Find out more about the podcast at http://www.celticmusicpodcast.com/

#1 The Bloody Irish Boys

“Drunk Tonight”
The Bloody Irish Boys, http://www.thebloodyirishboys.com/
from Drunk Rock

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#16: St Patrick’s Day MP3 Special

St Patrick's Day MP3 music from Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, The McCabes, Clandestine, Emerald Rose, Ed Miller, Flook, Bow Triplets, Brobdingnagian Bards, Paisley Close, Sarah Dinan, Marc Gunn & The Dubliners Tabby Cats, Serious Kitchen, Sligo Rags, Murder the Stout, StoneRing, The Tea Merchants, 3 Pints Gone, Celtic Stone, Queen's Gambit, The Rogues, Tullamore, Jesse Linder, 4 Irish Whiskey, Jonathan Ramsey, Black 47.

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This week:

“The Traditional Set”
Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer
from Scatter Pipes

“Paddy's Day”
The McCabes
from Dark Before the Dawn

“Babylon”
Clandestine
from To Anybody At All

“Come to the Dance”
Emerald Rose
from Archives of Ages to Come

“Jock Stewart”
Ed Miller
from Many's the Fine Tale

“Pod: Baldy Hollow/Empty Pod”
Flook
from Rubai

“Miramis”
Heidi, Stef, & Bow Triplets
from One Spot on Earth

“The Unicorn Song”
Brobdingnagian Bards
from Songs of Ireland

“Sovay/Halting March”
Paisley Close
from All On A Day
from Secret World of Celtic Rock

“May Morning Dew”
Sarah Dinan
from From the Ashes

“The Mining Ship the Red Dwarf”
Marc Gunn & The Dubliners Tabby Cats
from Irish Drinking Songs for Cat Lovers

“Young Hunting”
Serious Kitchen
from Tig

“The Irish Rover”
Sligo Rags
from The Night Before the Morning After

“Whisky in the Jar”
Murder the Stout
from Murder the Stout

“Wild Colonial Boy”
StoneRing
from Samhain

“High Fiddle Reels”
The Tea Merchants
from The Tea Merchants

“The Beaches of St. Valery”
3 Pints Gone
from The Beaches of St. Valery

“Drowsy Maggie”
Celtic Stone
from Digital Flashbacks

“If I Was A Blackbird”
Queen's Gambit
from Pawn to King Four

“Pressed for Time”
The Rogues
from RogueTrip

“I”ll Tell My Ma”
Tullamore
from The O'Malley's Sessions – One for the Road

“The Humors of Whiskey”
Jesse Linder
from The Bramble and The Rose

“The Holy Ground”
4 Irish Whiskey
from Irish Whiskey Pub Songs

“Black Velvet Band”
Jonathan Ramsey
from Jonathan Ramsey

“Danny Boy”
Black 47
Home of the Brave

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#15: North Texas Irish Festival Wrap Up, Part 2

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This week:

“Buttermilk Mary”
Brothers 3
from The Journey That Lies Before

“Bedlam Boys”
Sarah Dinan
from From the Ashes

“The Prince of Darkness”
Ed Miller
from Lolander

“Madam I'm a Darlin”
Poor Man's Fortune
from Blow Hard

“Crazy (Like Everyone)”
Brother
from Urban Cave

“Mama's Lily”
Jed Marum
from Miles from Home

“Rivers and Reivers”
Ed Miller
from Lolander

“La Belle Dame Sans Merci”
Paisley Close
from All On A Day

“The Worn Torn Petticoat /This Is My Love Do You Like Her”
Seamus Stout
from On Tap

“High Fiddle Reels”
The Tea Merchants
from The Tea Merchants

“Jedi Drinking Song”
Brobdingnagian Bards
from Brobdingnagian Fairy Tales

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#14: North Texas Irish Festival Wrap Up, Part 1

North Texas-sized Irish and Celtic music from Ed Miller, Brother, Robbie O'Connell, Seamus Stout, Onya, Poor Man's Fortune, Heirloom, Marc Gunn & The Dubliners Tabby Cats, Jed Marum, Boru's Ghost, Trinity River Whalers, The Tea Merchants, Makem & Spain, Brobdingnagian Bards. Shownotes at celticmusicpodcast.com/014

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Notes

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* Special Feature: North Texas Irish Festival. Next show is Part 2 of the North Texas Irish Festival wrap up featuring interviews and promos from listeners.

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This Week in Celtic Music

0:13 “The Devil Made Texas” by Ed Miller from The Edinburgh Rambler

7:55 “Crazy (Like Everyone)” by Brother from Urban Cave

11:29 “Love of the Land” by Robbie O'Connell from Recollections, Vol. 1

15:09 “Humors Of Tulla/The Merry Blacksmith/Rare Old Mountain Dew” by Seamus Stout from On Tap

19:22 “Black Soul” by Onya from Onya

22:08 “Bale Lann Bihoue-Dans Plinn” by Poor Man's Fortune from Blow Hard

28:14 “The Star of the County Down” Heirloom from Heirloom

32:47 “The Cat Came Back… The Cat's Perspective” by Marc Gunn & The Dubliners Tabby Cats from Irish Drinking Songs for Cat Lovers

38:15 “The Rose of Tralee” by Jed Marum from Miles from Home

40:51 “The Pawn” by Boru's Ghost from Rites of Passage

45:27 “Galway Farmer” by Trinity River Whalers from Knotty Tales

51:42 “Polkas & Slides” by The Tea Merchants from The Tea Merchants

58:09 “Donegal” by The Makem and Spain Brothers from The Makem and Spain Brothers Live

1:04:38 “Health to the Company” by Brobdingnagian Bards from A Faire to Remember

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#13: Irish & Celtic Music from Karen Mal, Fardaxu, Seamus Kennedy

Irish & Celtic music from Karen Mal, Fardaxu, Seamus Kennedy, Kevin Behan, Boru's Ghost, The Tea Merchants, Brothers 3, Jed Marum, Thomas “Doc” Grauzer, Queen's Gambit, Empty Hats, The Wicked Tinkers, Canned Haggis, Marc Gunn. Shownotes at celticmusicpodcast.com/013

If you enjoy this podcast, then please rate the show on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Then subscribe to our Celtic Music Magazine. This is our free newsletter and your guide to the latest Celtic music and podcast news. Subscribe today to download 34 Celtic MP3s for free. Remember to support the artists who support this podcast: buy their CDs, download their MP3s, see their shows, and drop them an email to let them know you heard them on the Irish and Celtic Music Podcast. And remember to Vote in the Celtic Top 20 to help me create next year’s Best Celtic Music 2016 episode.

Notes

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* Special Feature: North Texas Irish Festival

* Special Feature: The Circle, a Renaissance Festival compilation CD with a lot of Celtic music. The CD benefits the Red Cross for Hurricane Katrina Relief.

 

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This Week in Celtic Music

0:05 “Dark-Eyed Sailor” by Karen Mal from Dark-Eyed Sailor

6:09 “El Pericote” by Fardaxu from Revolucion Celta

9:09 “Air-Fa-La-La-Lo” by Seamus Kennedy from Favorite Selections

13:42 “The Lonesome Boatman” by Kevin Behan from Celtic Heart

17:28 “The Pawn” by Boru's Ghost from Rites of Passage

21:51 “High Fiddle Reels” by The Tea Merchants from The Tea Merchants

27:00 “Toss de Feddah” by Brothers 3 from The Journey That Lies Before

32:00 “Drill Ye Tarriers” by Jed Marum from Soul of a Wanderer

34:58 “Farewell to Whisky” by Thomas “Doc” Grauzer from Infernal Harp Racket

40:20 “Johnny Jump Up” by Queen's Gambit from Pawn to King Four

43:45 “The Night Visitor's Song” by Empty Hats from Captured

46:43 “Caber Feidh” by The Wicked Tinkers from Whisky Supper

50:01 “Rosin the Beau” by Canned Haggis from Rough Draft

55:25 “Parting Glass” by Marc Gunn from Soul of a Harper

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#12: Irish & Celtic Music from Trinity River Whalers, Barleyjuice, The Killdares

Irish & Celtic music from Mrs. Ferris's Pighouse Collection, Barleyjuice, The Killdares, Piper's Creek, Trinity River Whalers, Poor Man's Fortune, The Makem and Spain Brothers, Sarah Dinan, Ed Miller, Brobdingnagian Bards, The Muses, Bedlam Bards, Michael Murphy and The River Shannon Band. Shownotes at celticmusicpodcast.com/012

If you enjoy this podcast, then please rate the show on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Then subscribe to our Celtic Music Magazine. This is our free newsletter and your guide to the latest Celtic music and podcast news. Subscribe today to download 34 Celtic MP3s for free. Remember to support the artists who support this podcast: buy their CDs, download their MP3s, see their shows, and drop them an email to let them know you heard them on the Irish and Celtic Music Podcast. And remember to Vote in the Celtic Top 20 to help me create next year’s Best Celtic Music 2016 episode.

Notes

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* Meantime, check out the Cleveland Celtic Podcast

* Special Feature: North Texas Irish Festival

* Special Feature: The Circle, a Renaissance Festival compilation CD with a lot of Celtic music. The CD benefits the Red Cross for Hurricane Katrina Relief.

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This Week in Celtic Music

“Wedding reel / Maid behind the bar / Gravel walk” by Mrs. Ferris's Pighouse Collection

“All For Me Grog” by  Barleyjuice from Barleyjuice

“September” by The Killdares from Any Given Element

“Cliffs of Moher/Brest St Marc/Donald Michael Coleman's/Father's Fancy” by Piper's Creek

“Botany Bay” by Trinity River Whalers from Knotty Tales

“The Flight Attendant / Tom Billy's / Tommy Peoples” by Poor Man's Fortune from Blow Hard

“Donegal” by The Makem and Spain Brothers from The Makem and Spain Brothers Live

“Newry Highwayman” by Sarah Dinan from From the Ashes

“Gie the Fiddler a Dram” by Ed Miller from Many's the Fine Tale

“Lily the Pink” by Brobdingnagian Bards from Brobdingnagian Fairy Tales

“Maiden's Revenge” by The Muses from Passing Time

“Ballad of Joss” by Bedlam Bards from On the Drift

“Irish Rover (live)” by Michael Murphy and The River Shannon Band

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#11: Irish & Celtic Music from Switchback, Paisley Close, Ceann

Irish & Celtic music from Seamus Kennedy, Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, Heather Dale, Switchback, Trinity River Whalers, Paisley Close, Amadan, The Jolly Rogues, Brobdingnagian Bards, Green Tea, Ceann, Wicked Tinkers, Jayah, The Black Irish, Iad Fein. Shownotes at celticmusicpodcast.com/011

If you enjoy this podcast, then please rate the show on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Then subscribe to our Celtic Music Magazine. This is our free newsletter and your guide to the latest Celtic music and podcast news. Subscribe today to download 34 Celtic MP3s for free. Remember to support the artists who support this podcast: buy their CDs, download their MP3s, see their shows, and drop them an email to let them know you heard them on the Irish and Celtic Music Podcast. And remember to Vote in the Celtic Top 20 to help me create next year’s Best Celtic Music 2016 episode.

Notes

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* The Celtic Music Awards were a tremendous success. I haven't tabulated the results yet, but we had thousands of submissions. So I'm glad I have a month to go!

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* DUBLIN INTRODUCES ‘PODCASTS': Dublin Tourism has launched the first in a series of “podcasts” or “iWalks” audio guides which can be downloaded from http://www.visitdublin.com on to an iPod or MP3 player. The “iWalks” tell the story of Dublin as narrated by its author, historian and artist Pat Liddy.

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This Week in Celtic Music

0:06 “Belfast Town” by Seamus Kennedy from Favourite Selections

5:17 “Catch a Cat” by Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer from Thumb Twiddling

8:00 “Black Fox” by Heather Dale from The Road to Santiago

11:09 “Banshee's Jigs” Switchback from Bolinree

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16:20 “Galway Farmer” by Trinity River Whalers from Knotty Tales

20:35 “He Moved Through the Faire” by Paisley Close from All On A Day

28:09 “Smuggler's Run” by Amadan from Hell-Bent 4 Victory

31:22 “The Bonny Ship the Diamond” by The Jolly Rogues from Captain Billy's Privateers

34:24 “Big Strong Man” by Brobdingnagian Bards from Songs of Ireland

37:10 “Rakes Medley” by Green Tea from All Ages

45:47 “We Could Get the Girls” by Ceann from Almost Irish

50:22 “Birds – The Hen's March / The Seagull / The Geese in the Bog” by Wicked Tinkers from Whisky Supper

53;46 “Erin Go Bragh” by Jayah from First Cracked Egg

58:15 “Kerry's Not Irish” by The Black Irish

1:02:23 “Mingulay Boat Song” by Iad Fein from Celtic Song & Story

The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast was produced by Marc Gunn, The Celtfather. To subscribe, go to iTunes or to our website where you can become a Patron of the Podcast for as little as $1 per episode. Promote Celtic culture through music at celticmusicpodcast.com.

#10: Irish & Celtic Music from Blaggards, Highland Reign, The Patched Hats

Irish & Celtic music from Celtic Stone, Amadan, Stonecircle, Ceann, Brobdingnagian Bards, Serious Kitchen, The Patched Hats, Cluan, Murder the Stout, Highland Reign, Blaggards, Bow Triplets. Shownotes at celticmusicpodcast.com/010

If you enjoy this podcast, then please rate the show on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Then subscribe to our Celtic Music Magazine. This is our free newsletter and your guide to the latest Celtic music and podcast news. Subscribe today to download 34 Celtic MP3s for free. Remember to support the artists who support this podcast: buy their CDs, download their MP3s, see their shows, and drop them an email to let them know you heard them on the Irish and Celtic Music Podcast. And remember to Vote in the Celtic Top 20 to help me create next year’s Best Celtic Music 2016 episode.

Notes

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* Grab a pint and join me in this week's: “Dance as if no one were watching,
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* Vicki Swan started a new podcast for the Scottish Smallpipes. If you don't have smallpipes, you can use a highland chanter to start.

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This Week in Celtic Music

0:07 “Drowsy Maggie” by Celtic Stone from Digital Flashbacks

3:34 “Johnny Cope/Green Groves of Erin” by Amadan from Hell-Bent 4 Victory

7:31 “Martinmass Wind” by Stonecircle from Winter Sky

13:05 “Almost Irish” by Ceann from Almost Irish

20:37 “Tolkien (The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings)” by Brobdingnagian Bards, Celtic Weddings from A Celtic Renaissance Wedding and from Memories of Middle Earth

23:39 “Seven Little Gypsies” by Serious Kitchen from On the Mash

30:29 “Spancil Hill” by The Patched Hats from Steppin' Large and Laughin' Easy

34:27 “The Galacian Set” by Cluan from The High Road

42:24 “Whiskey in the Jar” by Murder the Stout from Murder the Stout

46:36 “Camden Town” by Highland Reign from My Roots Are Rockin

49:55 “Bog Songs” by Blaggards from Standards

55:41 “Never Too Early” by Heidi, Stef & Bow Triplets from Never Too Earl

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