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Mar 4, 2014

Irish Celtic music from Sons of Malarkey, Cleghorn, Caliorne, Brendan Monaghan, Celtic Reggae Revolution, Sisters of Murphy, Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead, The Gleasons, Lexington Field, The Bog Hoppers, Get Up Jack, Devils Water, The Whiskeydicks, The Rolling Kings.

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Songs of Malarkey - Chapter

This Week in Celtic Music

“Morrisons + Kaliope” by Sons of Malarkey
from Chapter (2013)

“Young Free and Celtic” by Cleghorn
from Cleghorn (2012)

“Trad ha Rock” by Caliorne
from Rock Noz Band (2012)

“T’was Only a Lie” by Brendan Monaghan
from Never Too Late to Come Home (2013)

“St Brendan’s Dub” by Celtic Reggae Revolution
from Celtic Dub, Volume 1 (2013)

“The Rehab Song” by Sisters of Murphy
from On the Wrong Side of the Road (2013)

“Rebel Songs” by Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
from Coming soon

“Butterfly/Cooley’s Reel/Reconciliation” by The Gleasons
from Let It Go (2013)

“Cherry Moonshine” by Lexington Field
from Single

“Irish Punk Rock Hippie” by The Bog Hoppers
from Top Shelf (2012)

“Las Vegas in the Hills of Donegal” by Get Up Jack
from The Road Home (2013)

“Get ‘Em In Geordie” by Devils Water
from Small Pictures – Tall Tales (2013)

“The Only Traitor” by The Whiskeydicks
from Time Distortion

“Raise a Glass” by The Rolling Kings
from Raise a Glass

The Gleasons - Let It Go

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