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Dec 9, 2014

Renaissance Festivals offer a huge assortment of Irish Celtic music as we'll explore in show #186 with music from Clandestine, Empty Hats, Brobdingnagian Bards, Celtic Stone, Craig of Farrington, Albannach, Rambling Sailors, NeidFyre, Merry Mischief, Nancy Daily-Green, New Minstrel Revue, Abby Green, Leah Jorgensen, Thyme Awaye, Haggis Rampant, Merry Wives of Windsor.

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Rambling Sailors - Ports of Call

This Week in Celtic Music

"Lucy Cassidy" by Clandestine
from The Ale Is Dear

"Inesheer Air/Scarce's Tatties/Black Nag" by Empty Hats
from Greatest Hats

"Lily the Pink" by Brobdingnagian Bards
from Brobdingnagian Fairy Tales

"Drowsing Maggie" by Celtic Stone
from Celtic Stone

"Song for Ireland" by Craig of Farrington
from Lute Etouffee

"Drinking Cataloochee Kool Aid" by Albannach
from Bareknucle Pipes & Drums

Celtic Music News

"Royal Oak" by Rambling Sailors
from Ports of Call

"Red Haired Boy/Kitchen Girl" by NeidFyre
From Anatidaephobia

"Lament Of The Fisherman's Wife" by Merry Mischief
From ScallyWags

"Britches Full of Stitches John" by Nancy Daily-Green
From Delia's Hearth

"Thank You For Asking" by New Minstrel Revue
from Far and Away


"My Johnny Was a Shoemaker" by Abby Green
from Fig For a Kiss

"Butterfly" by Leah Jorgensen
from Peace - Love - Harp

"Month of January" by Thyme Awaye
from Thyme Awaye

"High Road to Gairloch/Brown Haired Maiden" by Haggis Rampant
from Tri

"Lass of Aughrim" by Merry Wives of Windsor
from Happy Endings

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