Best Folk podcasts — News, history, and music (Updated July 2017; image)
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
If you love Celtic music, then welcome to Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. Each week, you'll receive an hour-long award-winning Celtic radio show featuring some of the best independent Irish & Celtic music, and all 100% FREE! It is one of the top music podcasts on iTunes and receives over 10,000 downloads of each show each and every week. You can subscribe to have it automatically download through your favorite podcast player. Did I mention, it was FREE?
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
Monthly+
 
Americana, folk and country music show featuring independent musicians from all over the world. The show is presented from Scotland by Karen Miller and is updated most weekends.
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
Weekly
 
THE MIKE HARDING FOLK SHOWwww.mikehardingfolkshow.com will take you into the world of folk – links to artists you hear on the show / folk clubs & session near you / other folk radio sites / folk record labels / folk festivals and much more. The very best in folk, roots and acoustic.
 
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Mountain Folk
Weekly
 
A weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
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FolkCast
Monthly
 
The acclaimed folk music podcast from the United Kingdom, bringing you the best in folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots-based music. If you are looking for a podcast that is fun, entertaining, a little bit educational and a fine mix of music both old and new, look no further! Presented and produced by journalist Phil Widdows with regular guest musician Ken Nicol (Albion Band/Steeleye Span) and resident folk historian Babba. FolkCast - OUR finger in YOUR ear! See our website: www.folk ...
 
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Every Folk Song
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A podcast where a guy with no expertise on anything explains the history and evolution (to the best of his researched knowledge) of every folk song, in order by Roud Index number. Why? Even he doesn't know.
 
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Under The Mason's Apron Folk Show
Monthly
 
A monthly-ish podcast featuring folk music old and new for aficionados and the uninitiated alike. From the famous to the obscure, signed or unsigned, live or dead, good or ...erm... whatever.Join Tinker Mal and Planxty Gramster for an hour of heart-warming songs and tunes and infantile wit. If we like it, we'll play it. Don't say we didn't warn you.
 
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Newcastle Roots Music Radio
Monthly
 
Newcastle Roots Music Radio A monthly musical guide to World , Roots , Americana , and Folk music. Newcastle Roots Music Radio also has a North East England roots music gig guide each month but is suitable for World, Roots and Folk music lovers the world over.
 
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CiTR -- Folk Oasis
Weekly
 
Kumbaya-free folk music!(*currently on hiatus)
 
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Klezmer Podcast (Enhanced Podcast)
 
Interviews, Music, and News from the world of Klezmer and Jewish music.
 
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Balkan Beat Box In Hollywood Klezmer Podcast 133- Ori Kaplan of Balkan Beat Box. Balkan Beat Box was back in Los Angeles and put on a wonderful show. Ori Kaplan was kind enough to spend a few minutes with … Continue reading → The post Klezmer Podcast 133- Ori Kaplan of Balkan Beat Box appeared first on Klezmer Podcast.…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 23 Jul 2017 Intro: Shove The Pig’s Foot Set – The Unwanted – Music From The Atlantic Fringe 01 Black Jack Davy – Johnny Dickinson – Castles & Old Kings 02 Carry On Regardless – Rob Richings – Single 03 Clasped To The Pig – Fourwinds – Fourwinds 04 The Pig Ankle Rag – Critton Hollow String Band – The Dulcimer Collection 05 Maps – Martin ...…
 
Listen to this week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
The Celtic music of tomorrow is here today with lots of new music from Rattle the Knee, Peat in the Creel, Kellswater Bridge, Bridgid's Cross, Sarah Copus, Jesse Ferguson, Cormac Gannon, Shauna Mullin, Devils Water, Robbi McMillen, Laura McGhee, Battlelegs, Sprag Session, Preab Meadar, The Changing Room. Listen. Like. Share. Then download 34 Ce ...…
 
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Under The Mason's Apron Folk Show
 
Greetings July wakers! Here we are again with a lightly Scottish flavoured show - not planned, it's just the way things fall occasionally. Despite this, not much in the way of a Gaelic challenge for the Gramster but he stumbles over a bit of German. As he is no longer a member of the EU this is acceptable. We've a nice bit of classic Carthy & S ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 16 Jul 2017 01 The Ghost Of Hobo Bill – Charlie Roth – Oh My Stars 02 Rufford Park Poachers – Martin Simpson – Trails & Tribulations 03 Erin – Martyn Bennett – Martyn Bennett 04 The Fair Maiden – Madigan – Uncorked 05 We Are Everywhere (A Tramplin') – Commoners Choir – Commoners Choir 06 Be Low From London – Commoners Choir – Commoners ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. A ton of great new sounds from the Folkosphere to share with you, plus there’s nudity… with a steampunk morris dancer, there’s sex… with a cuckoo, and there’s an Insanely Mental Instrumental that will drive Homer Simpson crazy, and there are ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Scotland is our musical destination this week with Scottish music from Claymore, Albannach, Cormorant's Fancy, The Sorries, Rachel Hair Trio, Old Blind Dogs, Christine Primrose, The Eben Brooks Band, NUA, New Shilling, Solas, McCrae's Battalion, Black Market Haggis, Battlefield Band, Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac, Sons of Malarkey, Marc Gun ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 09 Jul 2017 01 Grand Amuseur De Filles - De Temps Antan - Les Habits De Papier 02 Over The Mountains - Amy McAllister - String On String 03 The Entertainer - Claudio Mandonico - Spaghetti Rag - Rag Music With Mandolins 04 Lady Margaret - Maggie Boyle - Gweebarra 05 Factory Girl - Ralph McTell - The Very Best Of Ralph McTell 06 The Fact ...…
 
Listen to last week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Chuck Prophet: Jesus Was A Social Drinker (Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins,Yep-Roc) John Mellencamp: Sugarhill Mountain (Sad Clowns and Hillbillies,Universal-Island Records Ltd) The 81s w/ Luella: Cranes (Big Man,599537 Records DK2) Hannah Aldridge: I Know Too Much (Gold Rush,Rocksnob) Sarah Shook and the Disarmers: Dwight Yoakam (Sidelong,Bloo ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Irish and Celtic music from Brett Lipshutz and Randy Lee Gosa, Kindred Spirits, Steve Hawson, Carey Street, Terry Griffith, Runa, Seamus Kennedy, King Laoghaire, McGinty, Rambling Sailors, String Theory, The Here & Now, Dom Duff, The Gobshites, Greenwich Meantime, Lexington Field, We Banjo 3. Listen. Like. Share. Then download 34 Celtic MP3s fo ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 02 Jul 2017 01 Pay Bo Diddley - David Lindley and Wally Ingram - Twango Bango Deluxe 02 Thousands Are Sailing - Déanta - Déanta 03 Toss The Feathers - Kevin Burke - Sweeney’s Dream 04 For Sophie (This Beautiful Day) - Reg Meuross - Faraway People 05 Phil And Elvis Eating Lunch In Morrisons Cafe - Reg Meuross - Faraway People 06 Slaggy ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Del Amitri: Just Like A Man (Change Everything,A&M) Justin Rutledge: No One Knows (East,Outside Music) Ron Sexsmith: Our Way (The Last Rider,Cooking Vinyl) Cash Brothers: Nebraska (How Was Tomorrow,Zoe Records) Blue Rodeo: Try (Outskirts,WEA) Jim Cuddy: Will I Be Waiting (The Light That Guides You Home,Warner Canada) Bop Ensemble: When I Think ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. We run away with the gypsies, we ask “who da man?”, we have slip jigs, reels and Slip Jigs And Reels. We’ll stop to smell the roses, we go crazy with goblins and people drop by to tell us the stories behind their songs. Oh, and Yellow Car! Fo ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Irish and Celtic music from Peat the Creel, The Willis Clan, Jesse Ferguson, Kennedy's Kitchen, Shishonnah, Laura McGhee, Jamie Smith's MABON, The Gothard Sisters, Murray McDowell, Ciara Considine, Gaelic Storm, Leaping Lulu, Celtic Cross, Brian O h'Uiginn. Listen. Like. Share. Then download 34 Celtic MP3s for Free! http://celticmusicpodcast.co ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 25 Jun 2017 01 A Lyke-Wake Song - Johnny Dickinson - Border Ballads 02 Sir Patrick Spens - Nic Jones - Ballads And Songs 03 Hughie Graeme - June Tabor - An Echo Of Hooves 04 The Bonnie Hoose O Airlie - Malinky - Far Better Days 05 Helen Of Kirkconnel - The Iron Horse - The Iron Horse: Hits And Highlights 06 Derwentwater's Farewell - Ri ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Slaid Cleaves: Still Be Mine (Ghost On The Car Radio,Candy House Media) Sarah Jane Scouten: Coupe de Ville Rag (When The Bloom Falls From The Rose,Factor) The Henry Girls: Oh Why (Far Beyond The Stars,self-released) T Sisters: Shadoop (T Sisters,Three-headed Sounds) Justin Townes Earle: What's Goin' Wrong (Kids In The Street,New West) Bap Kenne ...…
 
Hear some Irish music from Shannon Heaton's amazing podcast Irish Music Stories. You'll enjoy music from John Williams, Keith Murphy, Kevin Griffin, Eoin O’Neill, Sharon Shannon, Shannon Heaton, Maeve Gilchrist, Paddy League, Karan Casey, John Gannon, Tina Lech, Kathleen Conneely, Sean Clohessy, Matt & Shannon Heaton, Seamus Connolly, Sean McCo ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 18 Jun 2017 01 Them Old Bones - Jo Carley And The Old Dry Skulls - Them Old Bones 02 Shout, Sister Shout - Koerner, Ray & Glover - One Foot In The Groove 03 Hedger & Ditcher - Jane And Amanda Threlfall - Revisited 04 Dodd Wood - Jamie Francis - The Patient Neighbour 05 Walk Right In - Cannon's Jug Stompers - American Epic: The Collecti ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Belleville Outfit: It's A Good Day (Wanderin',self-released) Bruce Robison and The Back Porch Band: Rock and Roll Honky Tonk Ramblin' Man (Bruce Robison and The Back Porch Band,Motel Time Music) Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives: Old Mexico (Way Out West,Humphead) Jaime Wyatt: Stone Hotel (Felony Blues,Forty Below Records) Hannah Aldridg ...…
 
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Under The Mason's Apron Folk Show
 
Greetings Juneisms from both sides of The Pond simultaneously. Not to worry, summer will soon be here! But we thought it prudent anyway to play a January song to remind you all what you're really missing. 13 crackin' tracks brand new and old this month and we also commemorate Swarb with a set of tunes from the maestro in his heyday. We tried to ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. The latest releases from the Folkosphere, plus a tribute to Vin Garbutt. FolkCast is produced and presented by ‘Folkie Phil’ Widdows. MUSIC FEATURED: Wings by Vin Garbutt from the album "Plugged!" (1995) http://www.vingarbutt.com Jolly Good J ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Grinning Beggar is taking over the show with Celtic punk from The Biblecode Sundays, The Pourmen, California Celts, McScallywag, Nevermind Nessie, The O'Reillys and the Paddyhats, Firkin, SMZB, The Wakes, Handsome Young Strangers, Black Water County, Hoist The Colors, The Peelers, In For a Penny. Listen. Like. Share. Then download 34 Celtic MP3 ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 11 Jun 2017 01 All Around My Hat - Steeleye Span - A Parcel Of Steeleye Span [Their First Five Chrysalis Albums 1972-1975] 02 So Do I - Christy Moore - This Is The Day 03 The Outside Track - Garnet Rogers - The Outside Track 04 Donal Óg - Sheila Chandra - Weaving My Ancestors' Voices 05 The Cottagers Reply - Chris Woods - Trespasser 06 ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Chris Stapleton: Them Stems (From A Room: Volume 1,Decca) Sarah Jane Scouten: Paul (When The Bloom Falls From The Rose,Factor) Pine Street Ramblers: High Wind (Hazy Shade of Gold,self-released) Lachlan Bryan: Travelling Companion (The Mountain,ABC Music) Bruce Robison and The Back Porch Band: Lake of Fire (Bruce Robison and The Back Porch Band, ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Celtic Music Journal and 67 Music take over the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast with music from their video journal. Enjoy great Celtic music from Poitin, Na Rosai, Ciana, The Fire Inside, Celtica Pipes Rock, Andrea Tophoj and Rune Barslund, Peter Daldry, The Gothard Sisters, Crossbow, Old Man Flanagan’s Ghost, Marc Gunn, The Fire, Beltaine, Journ ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 04 Jun 2017 01 Doctor Slime - Robin & Barry Dransfield - Up To Now (2) 02 House Carpenter - Low Lily - Low Lily 03 Doffin Mistress - Moirai - Here And Now 04 Lord Inchiquin - Dave Swarbrick - It Suits Me Well: The Transatlantic Recordings 1976-1983 05 A Man Walks Into A Bar - Charlie Dore - Cheapskate Lullabyes 06 Three Jolly Burglars ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Jason Ringenberg: He's A Moose On The Loose (feat. Todd Snider) (Rocking In The Forest,Laughing Outlaw) Brennen Leigh and Noel McKay: Breaking Up and Making Up Again (Before The World Was Made,B&N Records) Dwight Yoakam: Streets of Bakersfield (with Buck Owens) (The Very Best Of,Rhino Records) Rosanne Cash: Silver Wings (feat. Rufus Wainwright) ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. Take a spin back down the years to catch up with artists featured in June podcasts past. We hear new music from old favourites, plus brand new music from new friends with the latest releases. FolkCast is produced and presented by ‘Folkie Phil ...…
 
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Klezmer Podcast (Enhanced Podcast)
 
The Desert Caravan Concert featuring Amos Hoffman and Noam Lemish This episode features and interview with Amos Hoffman and Yale Strom, just prior to the Desert Caravan concert at San Diego State University on April 12, 2017. A Guitar and … Continue reading → The post Klezmer Podcast 132- Amos Hoffman and Yale Strom appeared first on Klezmer Po ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Irish and Celtic music from Poor Man's Fortune, An Triur, Castlebay, Pipedance, Karan Casey, Burning Bridget Cleary, Abby Green, The Changing Room, Bridgid's Cross, John Byrne Band, Damanta, Paddy's Pig, Seagulls Are Drunk, Flook. Listen. Like. Share. Then download 34 Celtic MP3s for Free! http://celticmusicpodcast.com Subscribe to the Celtic M ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 28 May 2017 01 Old Black Crow - Emma & The Professor - Old Black Crow 02 The Good Ship Kangaroo (Live From The National Stadium) - Planxty - Between The Jigs And The Reels: A Retrospective 03 Woe Is Me - Molly Evans - Deep Time And Narrow Space 04 England Blues - Koerner, Ray & Glover - The Return Of Koerner, Ray & Glover 05 The Humour ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Jimmy LaFave: Hideaway Girl (Cimarron Manifesto,Red House Records) Slaid Cleaves: This Morning I Am Born Again (Broke Down,Philo) Woody Guthrie: This Land Is Your Land (Alternate Version) (Woody at 100,Smithsonian Folkways Recordings) Eliza Gilkyson: Peace Call (Land of Milk and Honey,Red House Records) Jimmy LaFave: Walk Away Renee (Austin Sky ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Don your kilts and corsets and listen to Celtic music from Lochlainn, Iona, The New Customs, Iarla O'Lionaird, StoneRing, Bow Triplets, McDerry, Brad Reid, Mishaped Pearls, The Leftovers, The Crazy Rogues, Claymore, Tuatha Dea. Listen. Like. Share. Then download 34 Celtic MP3s for Free! http://bestcelticmusic.net/310 Subscribe to the Celtic Mus ...…
 
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Under The Mason's Apron Folk Show
 
Greetings Maypoles (other nationalities are available). Here we is with yet another crackin' show for you. No language problems this time ( unless you count English) but we seem to be inundated with magical creatures and nobility.And a goose. And it being that time of the year, a tribute to the merry month of May from the wonderful Lisa Knapp w ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 21 May 2017 01 Blues Run The Game - Martin Simpson - Trials And Tribulations 02 Searching For Lambs - The Fates - Now We Are Three 03 The 1973 Camper Crossing The Rhine - Drohne - La Son Du Bois 04 Wintermoon - Lau - Decade The Best Of 2007-2017 05 The King And The Fair Mid - Cara - In Colour 06 Jim Jones - Ian Rob - Hang The Piper 07 ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
The Red Button: She's Going Down (She's About To Cross My Mind,Grimble) Marty Stuart: Going Nowhere Fast (The Pilgrim,MCA) John Mellencamp: Grandview (Sad Clowns and Hillbillies,Universal-Island Records Ltd) Matt Haeck: Dry Bones Dance (Treasure of The Broken Land: The Songs of Mark Heard (V/A),Storm Weathered Records) Buddy Miller: Worry Too M ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. On this edition of FolkCast we’ve got a hold full of songs about the sea! There are songs about racing on the sea, fishing on the sea and coming home from the sea. We’ve mariners, pirates, whalers and lost sailers. We’ve got boats and tides a ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Irish and Celtic music from The Rogues, Alizbar & Ann' Sannat, Navan, Brendan Monaghan, Rambling Sailors, Poitin, The Duplets, Free Range String Band, David Curley & Mick Broderick, The Gothard Sisters, Larkin, Barleyjuice, Athenrye, Dust Rhinos, Robert Doyle. Listen. Like. Share. Then download 34 Celtic MP3s for Free! http://bestcelticmusic.ne ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 14 May 2017 01 A Soulin’ – Broom Bezzums – Round The Houses EP 02 Crawdad – Buffalo Gals – Won’t Get Trouble In Mind 03 Shores Of Lough Gowna/Calliope House – Modesty Forbids – Calliope House 04 If Wishes Were Horses – Kris Drever – Single 05 Rain And Snow – Emma & The Professor – Old Black Crow 06 Felix The Soldier – Ushers Island – U ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Neal Casal: Fell on Hard Times (Anytime Tomorrow,Glitterhouse) John Mellencamp: Sugarhill Mountain (Sad Clowns and Hillbillies,Universal-Island Records Ltd) Willie Sugarcapps: Worry Too Much (Treasure of The Broken Land: The Songs of Mark Heard (V/A),Storm Weathered Records) Jeff Finlin: Lost In Your Blue Eyes (The Guru In The Girl,Man In The M ...…
 
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