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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast

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Jun 9, 2016

The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast has one last chance to win Best Music Podcast in the Podcast Awards. Will you help the Celts be victorious? Go vote! Then enjoy another episode of indie Celtic music from Black Market Haggis, Reel Treble Band, Bat Kinane, The Flying Toads, The Black Velvet Band, Emerald Rose, Runa, Martyn Wylde, Maidens IV, Byrne and Kelly, The Langer's Ball, Fiddlers 3, The Fisitcuffs, Rathkeltair, Erin's Guild.

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This Week in Celtic Music

0:42 "Shandon Bells Set" by Black Market Haggis from EP

4:50 "Spotted Dog/The Swallow's Tail/Donegal Lass" by Reel Treble

6:56 "A Stonecutter's Journey" by Bat Kinane from The Hills Above the Valley

10:08 "The Exiles" by The Flying Toads from In Stitches

14:35 "Maid of Fife-e-o" by The Black Velvet Band from The Black Velvet Band


18:57 "Castle of Arianrhod" by Emerald Rose from That Night in the Garden

24:45 "The Banks Are Made of Marble" by Runa from Current Affairs

27:47 "Loch Tay Boat Song" by Martyn Wylde from Minstrel's Lament

32:05 "Jolly Rover" by Maidens IV from Four Aflame


37:50 "The Meeting of the Waters" by Byrne and Kelly from Echoes

40:47 "Drinking For Two" by The Langer's Ball from Whiskey Outlaws

43:09 "Billy Thom's/Rannie MacLellan/Growling Old Man And Woman" by Fiddlers 3 from Volume 3: The Rhythm Chapter

46:56 "McKenzie's Daughter" by The Fisitcuffs from Bruised But Not Beaten

49:07 "William Glen" by Rathkeltair from Big White Van

57:06 "Broken Man" by Erin's Guild from Broken Man

VOTE IN THE CELTIC TOP 20. It's easier than ever to do. Just list the show number, and the name of one or two bands. That's it. You can vote once for each episode help me create next year's Best Celtic music of 2016 episode.

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