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Mar 8, 2013

St Patrick’s Day music from the top 20 Celtic Bands of 2012 featuring Irish Celtic music from Hawp, The Triskells, Lachlan, Colleen Raney & Colm MacCarthaigh, Brobdingnagian Bards, Peter Daldry, SlipJig, Vintage Wildflowers, Hayley Griffith, Tullamore, Stout Pounders, Samantha Gillogly & Tim Maurice, Sons of Malarkey, Susan Kidney and Donna Germano, Sisters of Murphy, First Highland Watch, Hair of the Dog, Shillaly Brothers, Ockham’s Razor, Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones.

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Brobdingnagian Bards - Real Men Wear Kilts

This Week in Celtic Music

“The Cost of Knowing” by Hawp
from Storm and Calm

“John Ryan’s Polka” by The Triskells

“Annachie Gordon” by Colleen Raney & Colm MacCarthaigh
from Cuan

“Cowboy Jig” by SlipJig
from Leaving Plevna

“Daughter of a Gypsy” by Lachlan
from Daughter of a Gypsy

“Holy City” by Peter Daldry
from Familiar Roads

“Donald, Where’s Your Drunken Scotsman” by Brobdingnagian Bards
from Real Men Wear Kilts

“Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears” by Hayley Griffith
from Celtic Rose

“Come out Ye Black’N’Tans” by Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones
from On The One Road

“The Beauties Of Autumn/The Road To Lisdoonvarna/Morrison’s Jig” by Samantha Gillogly & Tim Maurice
from Celtic Chamber Music

“My Johnny Was A Shoemaker” by Tullamore
from Wild and Wicked Youth

“Jack Broke da Prison Door/Aald Stor Back Again” by Susan Kidney and Donna Germano
from Highland Fling

“In My Prime” by Vintage Wildflowers
from Lovely Madness

“Rosin the Bow” by Stout Pounders
from 3 Drink Minimum

“Star of the County Down” by Sons of Malarkey
from Sons of Malarkey

“You Had Me at Goodbye” by Sisters of Murphy
from Holy Show

“Sweet Stephanie” by First Highland Watch
from Drunken Piper

“Too Drunk to Fight” by Shillaly Brothers
from Too Drunk To Fight

“Jock Stewart” by Ockham’s Razor
from Wolves in the Walls

“Whiskey from the Field” by Hair of the Dog
from Liam Left The Lights On Again

Shillaly Brothers - Too Drunk To Fight