Mar 11, 2021
Enjoy a mind-blowing St Patrick’s Day Tribute as we celebrate the 500th episode of the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast.
The Tannahill Weavers, Poitin, The Selkie Girls, Doolin', Brad Reid, Jesse Ferguson, Seasons, Flook, Tuatha de Danann, A Shamrock in Kudzu, Colleen Raney, Dun Aengus, The Gatehouse Well, Brigid's Crossing, Andrew D. Huber, 3 Pints Gone, The Flying Toads, Avourneen, Emma Langford, THE DIVINERS, Deirdre Graham, BassPipes, Beth Patterson, Caliceltic
Ed Miller, Cady Finlayson, Kinnfolk, The Rowan Tree, Clover's Revenge, Jim Sharkey, Crépuscule, Dublin Abbey, Emerald Accent, Matt & Shannon Heaton, Lissa-Kathe, Claire Roche, Trip McCool, Kellswater Bridge, Old Man Flanagan's Ghost, Medusa's Wake, Lilt, Roads to Home, Skeleton McKee, Katherine Nagy, Stephanie Claussen
Dave Howard Coons, Billy Treacy & the Scope, Conleth Kane, Reilly, Tiffany Schaefer, Dylan Walshe, The Wild Irish Roses, The Muckers, Triskele, Poor Man's Gambit, The ipaddies, Eamonn Flynn, Seldom Sober, Heavy Blarney, Kyle Gryphon, Poisoned Dwarf, John McLean Allan/Stand Easy, Marc Gunn, Sam Gillogly
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0:00:29 - Gordon Duncan Set
0:05:08 - WELCOME
0:07:39 - Poitin
0:12:17 - The Selkie Girls
0:16:14 - Doolin’
0:19:23 - Brad Reid
0:22:49 - Jesse Ferguson
0:26:53 - Seasons
0:27:27 - Seasons "Cambridge Town" from Seasons
0:30:44 - Flook Sarah
0:31:13 - Reel for Rubik / Toward the Sun
0:36:14 - Tuatha de Dannan
0:40:00 - A Shamrock in Kudzu
0:42:39 - Colleen Raney
0:46:29 - FEEDBACK
0:47:58 - Harper Denhard Feedback
0:48:14 - Three Pints and a Glass Feedback
0:48:34 - Botany Bay
0:51:55 - Top of the World
0:56:15 - High Cooley's Reel
0:59:50 - Safe Passage Home
1:03:17 - Donald McGillavry
1:06:51 - The Flowing Tide
1:11:46 - The Wind that Shakes the Barley
1:14:43 - Sailor's Wife
1:18:11 - Daychovo Horo
1:21:04 - Air Fàir an Là
1:24:18 - BassPipes "Roots & Reeds" from Single
1:24:50 - Roots & Reeds
1:30:34 - Before the Blaze
1:35:19 - The Foxes
1:37:27 - CELTIC INVASION VACATIONS
1:37:53 - The Wark O' the Weavers
1:41:53 - The Earl of Dalhousie's Happy Return to Scotland
1:43:13 - Kinnfolk "Right All Right" from Kinnfolk
1:43:39 - Right All Right
1:46:38 - SS Carthage
1:53:18 - Big Strong Man
1:55:37 - Mother Jones
2:01:41 - Donald Morrison Set
2:06:13 - Dublin Abbey "Bodhran Man" from Single
2:06:21 - Bodhran Man
2:09:20 - June Apple / Blackberry Blossom
2:13:30 - Where The Moorcocks Crow
2:17:36 - Lissa - Kathe "The Sprite" from Calanais
2:18:05 - The Sprite
2:20:55 - THANKS
2:21:44 - Dedication
2:27:14 - The Selkie Girl
2:31:52 - Archibald MacDonald of Keppoch
2:36:16 - On Yonder Bay
2:39:05 - Lawlor's Lament
2:43:13 - The Price of My Pig / The Coming of Spring / Paddy Fahy's
2:47:12 - The Month of January
2:52:30 - When I'm up I Can't Get Down
2:56:00 - Katherine Nagy "Lay With Me" from Single
2:56:22 - Lay With Me
2:59:46 - Planxty Drew / Miss Noble
3:03:11 -GET MORE FREE
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live. It all happens this Sunday. So mark your calendar. Or just subscribe to our Celtic Music Magazine. And send an email to address in the episode for additional freebies.
3:03:43 - The Emigrant
3:06:52 - The Market
3:10:55 - Conleth Kane "Flourish" from Liberty
3:11:40 - Flourish
3:15:58 - Paddy Works On the Railway
3:19:50 - To Drive the Cold Winter Away
3:26:02 - Lady Lee
3:29:24 - Jenny Nettles
3:32:02 - Maid of Amsterdam
3:35:35 - Im a Lass (Live)
3:37:42 - Rocky Road to Dublin
3:43:04 - VOTE IN CELTIC TOP 20
3:43:47 - The Lonesome Boatman
3:47:17 - Yeah You Right
3:51:27 - Home Boys Home
3:54:53 - Heavy Roddy MacCorley
3:59:05 - Broken Down Sport
4:01:43 - Cloudy Bay
4:06:10 - This Moment
4:11:06 - CLOSING
4:12:37 - Marc Gunn, Sam Gillogly "Brandywine River Reel" from Dancing With Hobbits
4:15:53 - ICMP CREDITS
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We have a bit of a different show today. I told my graphic designer, Miranda Nelson, that the St Patrick’s Day show would be the 500th episode of the podcast. She thought about it and came back and asked, “would you mind if I collected some audio feedback from some of the artists on the show.”
I said,” sure! That sounds great!” I’ll be honest, I didn’t expect much of a response.
But I remembered that she suggested this when I started compiling this 500th episode. She forwarded me some feedback via email. I looked through them and didn’t see any audio. “Oh well,” I thought. “Less than I expected, but that’s fine.”
Then I noticed one band mentioned something about including audio in their email. But I never got that. So I emailed and asked Miranda where that audio was. Her response, “it’s in the folder you set up on Google Drive.”
Oh yeah! I did do that, didn’t I?
I opened up the folder and was floored to find over 60 recordings by Celtic bands wishing me a happy 500th episode. Wow!
Ye know a couple pieces are easy to pop into an episode. But I didn’t think about how to include ALL OF THESE pieces? So what should I do for this show?
Instead of me introducing bands and songs, I’m gonna let the artists do it themselves. I will play their congratulations as a way of introducing their music.
Course that means if you want to find out the name of the song or tune, you will need to visit the shownotes at CelticMusicPodcast.com or just check your podcatcher. Because each track has a time stamp so you can easily look it up.
That said, I’ll have a few moments to break up the music and say hi. But for the most part this is just music and congratulations. I want to thank Miranda Nelson Designs for all of her hard work in making this happen. Miranda has a whole bunch of Celtic shirt designs you should check out at mirandanelsondesigns.com.
And I want to thank everyone who has supported this podcast over the past 16 years.
And without further adieu, let’s meet the bands.
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Anne Smith emailed a St Patrick's Day photo last year: "Dear Marc, Responding to your request for St. Patrick’s Day photos in the newsletter! My husband and I live in Deep East Texas, but on St. Patrick’s Day Eve, we had the rare and wonderful opportunity to see the Chieftains perform in the nearby town of Tyler, Texas! We wore our Celtic finery (photo attached) and enjoyed a splendid show. We also loved the opening act, an Irish/Americana/folk fusion group called Switchback. Thank you for all you do to promote Celtic music!"
Steve Cahill sent a St Patrick's Day photo: "Having a great time holding onto a beautiful night St. Patrick’s Day 2019! Slainte!"
Jan Czenkusch sent some St Patrick's Day photos from 2019: "After church we went to our son's soccer game. Interestingly it was the green team (Celtic Cowboys) against the orange team (don't know their name)."