Aug 25, 2016
This one is for the indie Celtic musicians who share their music with the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. Big thanks to Poitin, The Selkie Girls, Ed Miller, TJ Hull and Jeff Ksiazek, Abby Green, Two O'Clock Courage, Derek Byrne and Paddygrass, Reel Treble, Rambling Sailors, Shillelagh!, The Bog Hoppers, Highland Reign, Skeleton McKee, Emish, Pipedance and all of the awesome bands on our podcast.
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0:12 "F Reels: Poor but Happy At 53 / The Road to Errogie / Sporting Paddy" by Poitin from Wish
5:15 "Toss the Feathers" by The Selkie Girls from Long Time Traveling
8:27 "The Song of the Hammers" by Ed Miller from Lolander
11:29 "The Drunken Gauger (jig)" by TJ Hull and Jeff Ksiazek from Eist
14:44 "Molly Ban" by Abby Green from Fig for a Kiss
18:51 CELTIC PODCAST NEWS
20:02 "My Love Is In America" by Two O'Clock Courage from Postcards from Home
24:01 "Captured Dream" by Derek Byrne and Paddygrass from Half and Half
26:01 "Martin Wynne's #2/DunmoreLasses/The Coalminer" by Reel Treble
30:01 "Davey Jones" by Rambling Sailors from Ports of Call
33:21 "Si Beg Si Mor (reprise) / Banish Misfortune" by Shillelagh! from A Turn of Fortune
37:48 CELTIC FEEDBACK
40:18 "Die Hard" by The Bog Hoppers from Top Shelf
43:02 "Gallant Murray" by Highland Reign from Brother
46:56 "Ireland" by Skeleton McKee from Leave the World Laughing
51:25 "Remember These Bones" by Emish from Sinners Make The Best Saints
52:55 "A Lady in Her Father's Garden" by Pipedance from The Pleasures of Hope
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