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Feb 10, 2022

Nowhere is more sacred than our hearts as we celebrate Celtic culture through music on the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. The Carroll Sisters, One Street Over, Wolf & Clover, Poitin Band, Vintage Wildflowers, The Rogues, The Dustbunnies, Wooden Legs, Hugh Morrison, Rising Gael, Hearthfire, The Ogham Stones, Hot Griselda, Kilmaine Saints, Duncan McLauchlan I hope you enjoyed this week's show. If you Heard a song, tune or artist that you loved, I’d like you to share this episode and tag the artist on social either on your page or in a Celtic group you’re a part of. Include the show time so they can quickly listen and enjoy.

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0:06 - The Carroll Sisters "Reels For Three Brothers" from Daybreak

4:42 - WELCOME

5:44 - One Street Over "Castle Kelly" from Beyond the Gate

8:28 - Wolf & Clover "The Unquiet Grave" from twelvemonth and a day

13:26 - Poitin Band "Red River Jig" from Banks of Red River

16:35 - Vintage Wildflowers "In My Prime" from Lovely Madness

19:07 - FEEDBACK

22:56 - The Rogues "Hollerin' For Haggis!" from Made In Texas

29:56 - The Dustbunnies "Paddy Lay Back" from What Goes Around

33:35 - Wooden Legs "Billy" from Animali

37:39 - Hugh Morrison "Welcome To Skye/Mary Of Skye" from Under A Texas Skye

41:16 - Rising Gael "Never Know" from One More Day

45:57 - THANKS

48:34 - Hearthfire "A Bad Day (Can Be a Good Story)" from After the Fall

51:28 - The Ogham Stones "Minstrel Boy / Cadence to Arms" from One, Two, Feck You [Explicit]

53:17 - Hot Griselda "Black Molly  -  Rockall" from Sunbox

57:54 - Kilmaine Saints "The Whiskey's Calling" from Drunken Redemption

1:01:00 - CLOSING

1:03:58 - Duncan McLauchlan "Eilean a' cheo" from A different flag

The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast was edited by Mitchell Petersen with Graphics by Miranda Nelson Designs. The show was produced by Marc Gunn, The Celtfather. Subscribe through your favorite podcatcher or on our website where you can become a Patron of the Podcast for as little as $1 per episode. Promote Celtic culture through music at



* Helping you celebrate Celtic culture through music. I am Marc Gunn. I’m a musician and podcaster. I share my love of Irish and Celtic music from around the globe with you. I want to introduce you to some amazing Celtic bands and musicians.

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Two weeks after the episode is launched, I compile the latest Celtic Top 20 votes to update a playlist on Spotify and Amazon Music. These are the results of your voting. You can help these artists out by following the playlists and adding tracks you love to your playlists.

The newest band added to the playlist: Tuatha De Dannan

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Miranda Nelson commented on the Celtic Top 20 polls: "These polls were a great idea Marc! I love being able to go back to see what songs everyone voted for. I'm excited to see how they turn out through the year as everyone gets a chance to listen (and maybe listen multiple times like do lol)."

Stephen M Romeo emailed: "Mark, in case you have not heard, Clan Gunn will be the honored clan for the Northeast Florida Scottish Games & Festival on February 26 in Green Cove Springs, Florida. I hope to see you there. I play with First Coast Highlanders, the host band for the Games."