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Jun 11, 2020

Toss the feathers with a great mix of Celtic music on the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast.

Stringer's Ridge, Emerald Accent, Seasons, Plaid Menagerie, Christine Primose, Bua, Blame Not the Bard, The Homespun Ceilidh Band, IIsabeau Corriveau et Les tisseurs de rêves, Skeleton McKee, Highland Reign, Hugh Morrison, Brave the Sea, Jennifer Licko

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0:03 - "Mouth of the Tobique / Old French / De Saint Paul a Terrebonne" by Stringer's Ridge from Handmade

4:33 - WELCOME

5:33 - "Toss the Feathers/Oak Tree/Foxhunters" by Emerald Accent from The Oats Field

11:16 - "I Care Not For These Ladies" by Seasons from Seasons

14:56 - "Captain Horne/In and Out the Harbor/Dinky Dorian's" by Plaid Menagerie from Plaid Menagerie

18:23 - "An Gille Donn (The Brown-haired Lad)" by Christine Primose from Gràdh is Gonadh - Guth ag aithris (Love and Loss - A Lone Voice)


27:28 - "The Killashandra Lasses / Down the Green Fields" by Bua from Down the Green Fields

30:32 - "Johnny Jump Up" by Blame Not the Bard from Soundcheck

34:39 - "Nine Points of Roguery / Gravel Walk / The High Reel" by The Homespun Ceilidh Band from Demo

38:51 - "Are You Sleeping" by IIsabeau Corriveau et Les tisseurs de rêves from Leap of Faith
Robert Tannahill


45:10 - "This Is the Life" by Skeleton McKee from Edinburgh Underground

48:32 - "Bonnie Eilidh" by Highland Reign from Bring Forrit the Tartan

52:41 - "Dance Hall Girl" by Hugh Morrison from The Other Side

56:50 - "Put Me On A Boat" by Brave the Sea from The Kraken

58:33 - CLOSING

59:55 - "Fill Iu O" by Jennifer Licko from Sing

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Max Flight emailed: "I was listening to Libsyn's The Feed podcast and heard your immediately identifiable voice talking about chapters. Even though it takes more production time, I've started using chapters in my podcast. I overruled my co-hosts who thought it would make it too easy for listeners to skip content. My logic is whatever makes it easier for listeners to get value is good. If they skip a segment in an episode and concentrate on what they want to hear, great! That's better than them unsubscribing because they are tired of listening to stuff they don't care about. As for your show (which I'm very fond of, by the way), I've hoped for chapters because I could easily re-listen to songs. Sometimes I'm listening to an episode and I'd really like to go back and re-listen to a piece. Maybe it was so good I want it again. Maybe I was distracted and didn't realize until half way through that I've missed something wonderful. Chapters would make that super-easy. Anyway, just my thoughts."

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