Sep 29, 2022
I am Ireland and Ireland is me. Enjoy a Celtic Story from Altan on the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast.
Flynn Cohen, Jocelyn Pettit & Ellen Gira, Jackie Oates, Anne Roos & David Blonski, The Ugly Mugs, Tulua, Dylan Walshe, Socks in the Frying Pan, Derek Byrne, Altan, The Fretless & Lady Phyl, Tuatha Dea, Wakefire, The Muckers, Banshee in the Kitchen
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0:02 - Intro: Ed Hart
0:08 - Flynn Cohen "Fletch Taylor / The Cleveland Boy (Flynn Cohen)" from Dead String Rhythm
2:48 - WELCOME
4:00 - Jocelyn Pettit & Ellen Gira "Atholl Brose" from All It Brings
9:42 - Anne Roos & David Blonski "Worthy Gentlemen" from A Winter's Dance
12:39 - The Ugly Mugs "Seaweed & Sand" from Songs in the Key of Sea
17:00 - FEEDBACK
19:58 - Tulua "Liberty Sweet Shore" from Rising
25:48 - Dylan Walshe "Luck Is a Beggar, Luck Is a King" from All Manner of Ways
28:37 - Socks in the Frying Pan "Box It & Ship It, Bag It & Tag It (Live)" from Raw & Ríl (Live)
34:10 - Derek Byrne "Rolling Down to Old Maui (feat. Paddygrass)" from The Unexpected Voyage
37:37 - CELTIC STORY: DAITHI SPROULE OF ALTAN
41:02 - Altan "A Tune for Mairéad and Anna" from The Widening Gyre
44:48 - THANKS
51:11 - Tuatha Dea "Take This Child" from Irish Eyes
54:31 - Wakefire "Storm Warning" from Meaning of Life
57:27 - The Muckers "Day Drinking" from One More Stout
61:39 - CLOSING
1:03:13 - Banshee in the Kitchen "Connemara" from Band O' Shees
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Alexander Randall 5th emailed: “Marc: I was delighted to hear the Achendoun set by Chivalrous Crickets. Their handling of the Bonnie Prince Charlie March is the best I have ever heard. It is so energetic that I began to think, "If I were on my death bed, I'd want to hear this. If my hand taps my thigh, then I am still alive, but if not, then I am dead."
This got me to thinking what would my "deathbed playlist" include? If I am in hospice and on the verge of death and a band were to come into my room to play music, what would I want on that list?
The Chivalrous Crickets playing this Auchendoun set would top the list.
St. Anne's Reel would be next.
Capricalle playing Argyle Ladies is third...
All from your podcast!!!
I wish I could get a read on the third part of this attached tune. It starts as the humoresque and ends with one of the coolest riffs ever... The liner notes say "An Old Man Comes in and Sits Down" I wish I knew where to find other versions of this...
Thank you for reading what your listeners say.”
He followed that up with another email: “The Old Man Walks Into The Room And Sits Down’
I found one recording of this by Celtic stone.
DId anyone else record this?”
Woodland Folk sent pictures of what he described as Eden. See those pictures in the shownotes.