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Feb 4, 2016

I was an interesting interesting mood this week while picking songs for the podcast. So I bring you an extra fun episode that leans towards a little more contemporary Celtic music from Finvarra, John Byrne Band, Jamie Smith's MABON, Cluan, MacTalla Mor, Patrick Penta, Bill Grogan's Goat, John McLean Allan, Poitin, Ockham's Razor, Greenwich Meantime, Sprag Session, Carbon Leaf, Cara Dillon.
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This Week in Celtic Music

0:31 "Kelpie/Cliffs of Moher" by Finvarra from Finvarra

4:43 "A Song With No Words" by John Byrne Band from After the Wake

7:52 "Whiskey Burp Reels" by Jamie Smith's MABON from Windblown

15:50 "Blackwaterside" by Cluan from The High Road

20:53 "New Wave" by MacTalla Mor from The New Colossus

23:42 CELTIC MUSIC NEWS

24:45 "The Honorable John Burke" by Patrick Penta from When I Was a Young Man

26:43 "Greenwood Sidee" by Bill Grogan's Goat from Second Wind

30:50 "Scotland" by John McLean Allan from Stand Easy

34:40 "SaxyJigsies" by Poitin from HOT Days

40:13 CELTIC FEEDBACK

43:09 "The Butcher Boy" by Ockham's Razor from Job's Comforter

48:19 "Celtic Rock Show" by Greenwich Meantime from Proof

52:14 "Dr Hayes" by Sprag Session from Sprag Session

53:39 "The Boxer" by Carbon Leaf from Echo Echo

1:00:18 "Here's A Health" by Cara Dillon from After the Morning

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