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Mar 13, 2014

The free St. Patrick's Day music playlist of 2014 features Irish Celtic music from Rathkeltair, Baroque & Hungry, Gwilym Morus, Kevin McCormack, The Gothard Sisters, Jack Carey, Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, Telenn Tri, Burning Bridget Cleary, The Tea Merchants, Marc Gunn, The Rogues, The Shams, Finvarra, La Unica, Heather Dale, The Fire Inside.

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Some Great Irish Resources for St. Patrick's Day.


This Week in Celtic Music

"The Ballad of Colonel John Macintosh" by Rathkeltair
from 8

"The Road to Lisdoonvarna" by Baroque & Hungry
from Mended

"Eryri" by Gwilym Morus
from Awena

"Come My Little Son" by Kevin McCormack
from An Emigrant’s Letter

"Flying Sails" by The Gothard Sisters
from Compass

"The Emigrants Story" by Jack Carey
from The Emigrants Story

"Rambling Shuiler" by Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer
from Red House

"An Andro" by Telenn Tri
from Telenn Tri

"Ballad of Tim Evans" by Burning Bridget Cleary
from Pressed for Time

"Frogg Polkas" by The Tea Merchants
from Gaslights Snaps

"Loch Tay Boat Song" by Marc Gunn
from Scottish Songs of Drinking & Rebellion

"Cullen Anderson" by The Rogues
from Live in Canada, Eh?

"Cruel Sister" by The Shams
from Go On Home Boys

"Kelpie-Cliffs of Moher" by Finvarra
from Finvarra

"Irish Rock Song #4" by La Unica
from La Unica

"Star of the County Down" by Heather Dale
from My Celtic Heart

"Dulaman" by The Fire Inside
from Strike the Match

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