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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast

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May 30, 2019

Whiskey is so funny... wait, that's not what you mean by humours. Hmm. Find out what in the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast.

Cady Finlayson, Culann's Hounds, Tullamore, NUA, Dervish, Bardic Rose, Jennifer Licko, Prydein, Three Weird Sisters, Peat in the Creel, Jesse Linder, Duncan Cameron, Garry O'Meara, Maggie Sansone, Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones

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The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast is dedicated to growing our community and helping the incredible artists who so generously share their music. If you find music you love, buy their albums, shirts, and songbooks, follow them on Spotify, see their shows, and drop them an email to let them know you heard them on the Irish and Celtic Music Podcast.

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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!


00:03 "New Moon March" by Cady Finlayson from Celtic Purple

01:43 "Rainy Day: High Road to Linton/Killarney Boys of Pleasure" by Culann's Hounds from Year of the Dog

05:05 "One of Ireland's Children" by Tullamore from Two To Get Ready

07:52 "Manic Breakfast" by NUA from FLOW

09:33 "Donal Og" by Dervish from The Great Irish Songbook


18:01 "O'Carolan's Quarrel/O'Carolan's Draught" by Bardic Rose from Out on the Ocean

21:55 "Light the Way" by Jennifer Licko from Sing

25:26 "The $17 Red Head" by Prydein from Loud Pipes (Save Lives)

29:04 "Like Their Feet Have Wings" by Three Weird Sisters from Hair of the Frog

32:44 "McMahon's (The Banshee)" by Peat in the Creel from The Barn Session

35:15 "The Humors of Whiskey" by Jesse Linder from The Bramble and the Rose


43:18 "Miss Shanahan's/The Three Dogs/Geese in the Churchyard" by Duncan Cameron from The Whistling Thief

48:04 "Pickin' Time" by Garry O' Meara from Pickin' Time

50:59 "Wind Drift" by Maggie Sansone from Wind Drift: Celtic Grooves, Mystic Moods

54:23 "The Three Flowers" by Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones from Let Ye All Be Irish Tonight

1:00:16 "Winter Has Come" by The Gatehouse Well from Bring You Ashore

The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast was produced by Marc Gunn, The Celtfather. To subscribe, go to Apple Podcasts or to our website where you can become a Patron of the Podcast for as little as $1 per episode. Promote Celtic culture through music at



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The Scotsman in Shanghai, Ian Shaw emailed: "Hi Marc, Great podcast No. 400 .. listened 3 times. Happy birthday on Thursday 16th.. guess show 402 is celebration date. Keep it coming."

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