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Jun 2, 2016

Put on your golden gloves and lets have another round of indie Celtic music from Poor Man's Fortune, Wicked Tinkers, Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, Green Tea, Julia Lane, Damh the Bard, Across the Pond, Skeleton McKee, Sean Orr, Jiggernaut, Saor Patrol, Sons of Malarkey, The Canny Brothers Band, Rising Gael.

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* If you enjoy the music in this show, then you might also enjoy our Facebook video shows. The New Celtic CDs show is broadcast on Fridays and the Celtic Music News takes place on Mondays. Each show is between 3-5 minutes. I had fun pre-recording the shows last week. So I'm gonna try that again this week.

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Shai wrote in the shownotes: "Hey Marc! I’ve been listening on and off for about.. 4 years now? i really enjoy the podcast, all the songs have really surprisingly good production quality compared to the indie artist here in Israel. Can u please link in the shownotes to any songs that have a vid on youtube? Can u also maybe write In the shownotes the bands and songs by the time they show? Huge thank you if you do any of those things, and also for keeping up the podcast for so long!"


This Week in Celtic Music

0:42 "The Tar Road to Sligo/Maid at the Spinning Wheel" by Poor Man's Fortune from Blow Hard

4:16 "Swing Set" by Wicked Tinkers from Rant

6:53 "The Golden Glove" by Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer from Paper of Pins

12:23 "Imelda's Shoes" by Green Tea from All Ages

16:25 "The Fishwidow's Song" by Julia Lane from Song of the Sea


21:20 "Silent Moon" by Damh the Bard from Antlered Crown and Standing Stone

26:00 "Castle Set" by Across the Pond from Kid on the Mountain

30:03 "Strathmartine Mains (Love and Freedom)" by Skeleton McKee from Leave The World Laughing

31:39 "Oiche Na Gaoithe Moire" by Sean Orr from Celtic Texas


35:12 "My Love Is in America" by Jiggernaut from Evolution

40:22 "Spirit of the Planet" by Saor Patrol from Outlander

45:06 "Great Calm" by Sons of Malarkey from Sons of Malarkey

49:56 "Oro Se Do Bheatha Bhaile" by The Canny Brothers Band from One Drop of Whiskey

55:05 "He Moved Through the Fair" by Rising Gael from One More Day

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