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Jun 10, 2021

The dragonfly has flown the earth for 300 million years. It is a symbol to overcome hardship. Let’s do it together on the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. Subscribe to get 34 Celtic MP3s for Free!

The Gothard Sisters, Dervish, Runa, Tartanic, Sora, Brad Reid, Andreas Transø, Steve Gibb, Kevin Michael Offord, Willowgreen, Duncan McLauchlan, Blue Alatar, The Badpiper, Wolf Loescher

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THIS WEEK IN CELTIC MUSIC

0:04 - The Gothard Sisters "Wildflower Jigs" from Dragonfly

4:01 - WELCOME

4:56 - Dervish "Palmer's Gate" from Midsummer's Night

10:04 - Runa "Who Will Sing Me Lullabies" from Current Affairs

13:18 - Tartanic "The Layers of Pipe" from Uncivilized

16:40 - Sora "Ghostlines" from Ghostlines

22:04 - FEEDBACK

25:01 - Brad Reid "Northumberland Shores" from New Scotland

29:40 - Andreas Transø "Soldier's Song (Bye for Now)" from The Earth and Everything in It

33:37 - Steve Gibb "Highland Cathedral" from The Boatman

38:13 - Kevin Michael Offord "Wild Rover" from The Street

40:54 - THANKS

42:25 - Willowgreen "Muldoon's Fishing Reel / Morrison's Jig" from Willowgreen III

45:15 - Duncan McLauchlan "The big chase" from A different flag

49:08 - Blue Alatar "Embers" from The Elements

52:53 - The Badpiper "Kilt By Death" from Burn

56:23 - CLOSING

58:08 - Wolf Loescher "Legacy" from Sheep's Clothing

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Darren Wise emailed a photo: "Hi Marc, I listen will driving to work and back in my 1950 Buick. Love the show and thanks for all your hard work to keep music flowing!"

Alexander Randall 5th emailed: "Marc:

I love to podcast.
I love the long instrumental sets.
Rollicking jigs and reels...
in #505, Mary's Jib is my favorite.

Truth be told, after I listen, I take hte podcast into adobe Audition and carve it up so I can listen to the instrumentals without talk, since I write while listening and words from the music get in the way.

Please give us more of your all instrumental sets!

My only advice - change up your patter.

I have been listening since hte mid 300's and your opening patter has never changed. Give it a rest.  I know your opening spiel by heart. Say something new.  Something new for each opening. "