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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast

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Apr 18, 2019

Ferrets and bagpipe music? What's next kilt lifting and pirates? Yup! Plus harps, dance tunes, Celtic rock and more. Subscribe now!

The Jig Is Up!, Dublin Harpers, Runa, Larry Mallette, Ciana, Ravens Three, Rose Rock, Rambling Sailors, Matthew Dickerson, Irish Whispa, Raglan, The Kilt Lifters, Master Bones Jangle and The Voodoo Island Cannibals, Bangers and Mash, Haggis Rampant, Scooter Muse

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With the new year comes a new votes in the Celtic Top 20. This is our way of finding the best songs and artists each year. Just list the show number, and the name of as many bands in the episode as you like. Your vote helps me create next year's Best Celtic music of 2019 episode.  Vote Now!

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0:03 "Paddy Fahey's No. 1 - Bus Stop - Peeler's Jacket" by The Jig Is Up! from On Yer Toes!

6:02 "The Straight and Yellow" by Dublin Harpers from Shenanigans

8:53 "Again for Greenland" by Runa from Ten: The Errant Night

13:09 "Porthole of the Kelp" by Larry Mallette and Kevin Kane from A Stroll in the Park

16:50 "Mo Nion O" by Ciana from Loneliest Road


23:18 "Tell Me Ma" by Ravens Three from Flight

27:34 "Carrickfergus" by Rose Rock from Aire Loom

30:56 "Randy Dandy O" by Rambling Sailors from Kenways Favorites

32:47 "St. Kilda's Wedding" by Matthew Dickerson from When I'm Happy and I Know It

35:09 "Bold ODonohue" by Irish Whispa from Irish Whispa


39:32 "Smugglin' Men" by Raglan from A New Dawn

42:31 "Whup! Jamboree" by The Kilt Lifters from Pour Another Round

45:06 "Funeral Dirge" by Master Bones Jangle and The Voodoo Island Cannibals from Sail Into the Wind

47:56 "Summer in Dublin" by Bangers and Mash from Quicksand Cafe

51:27 "The Pumpkin's Fancy / Andy Renwick's Favourite Ferret (feat. Ken Petrie)" by Haggis Rampant from Burly! Haggis Rampant Plugged In

55:54 "The Parting" by Scooter Muse from Saddell Abbey

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