Best Folk podcasts — News, history, and music (Updated October 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
 
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. FolkCast - OUR finger in YOUR ear! See our website: www.folkcast.co.uk
 
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Every Folk Song
Monthly+
 
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
 
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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Mostly Folk
Weekly+
 
Mostly Folk is a podcast from the Catskill Mountains New York, playing newly released albums, classic folk, indie folk and bluegrass music as well as some traditional music that may or may not be true to the genre. That's why it's called Mostly Folk. Mostly Folk has interviewed and will continue to interview both upcoming and established singers and songwriters from around the world and offers special programs featuring local writers and actors. You may even hear a radio "magic trick" every ...
 
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Klezmer Podcast (Enhanced Podcast)
 
Interviews, Music, and News from the world of Klezmer and Jewish music.
 
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Fiddle Hangout Top 100 Folk Songs
 
Top 100 Folk Songs fiddle songs which Fiddle Hangout members have uploaded to the website.
 
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Ceol FM - Irish Traditional and Folk Music
 
24/7 Internet Radio
 
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Alastair Moock/ Make It Great /Alastair Moock Sultans of String feat. Gündem Yayli Grubu/Turkish Greensleeves/Christmas Caravan Ruston Kelly/Wildflower/Halloween Bill Scorzari/Time, It Goes By /Just the Same Robin Greenstein/I Heard The Road Call Me/ Tears And Laughter Patrick Sampson/Everosa/The Wanderer Bob Warren/A Boy, A Glove, A Ball, And ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 15 Oct 2017 01 Rubber Band – Lal & Mike Waterson – Bright Phoebus 02 Mary And The Soldier – Andy Irvine And Paul Brady 03 Killing The Blues – Chris Smither – Live As I’ll Ever Be 04 Margaret’s Waltz – Banter – Yes 05 Can’t Be Satisfied – Long Note – Two 06 Bonny Greenwoodside – Susan McKeown – Lowlands 07 King Kong’s Visit To Glasgow – ...…
 
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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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives: Time Don't Wait (Way Out West,Humphead) Justin Currie: Sydney Harbour Bridge (This Is My Kingdom Now,Endless Shipwreck) Del Amitri: Move Away Jimmy Blue (live) (Into The Mirror,Groovy Tunes) James Hodder: Forbidden Fruit (In The Beginning,self-released) Chris Hillman: Wildflowers (Bidin' My Time,Rounder ...…
 
Ellis /Freedom /Tigers Above Tigers Below Andrew Adkins/Throw Down Your Guns/...To Become Immortal Then Die The Old Time String / Take Me Away/Cat's Got the Measles Kate Rusby/The Wild Goose/Ten Curtis & Loretta/What Each One Needs/When There's Good To Be Done Efrat/Keep On The Sunny Side/The Silver Lining Hezekiah Goode/Get That Fiddle Fired U ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Irish & Celtic Music Podcast #329 features spreads the truth with great Celtic music from Bellow Bridge, Telenn Tri, Brenadan Nolan, Nava, Rowan, The Beggarmen, Old Blind Dogs, Ella, The Elders, Bad Haggis, Secret Sky, Kilrush, Jiggy. http://celticmusicpodcast.com Please listen and share this podcast. Then download 34 Celtic MP3s for free when ...…
 
Timothy Zieger/Moon Song/North Light Michael and Jennifer McLain/Do I Ever Cross Your Mind/Hit The Road And Go Matt Patershuk /Sparrows/Same As I Ever Have Been Janie Barnett & Blue Room/Wrap Me Up/You See This River Bett Padgett/At The End Of The Day/At The End Of The Day Yusuf/Grandsons/The Laughing Apple Shawna Caspi/Brave Parade/Forest Fire ...…
 
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Under The Mason's Apron Folk Show
 
Greetings October songsters........... For this show we thought we would turn the clock back to the early days of the folk scene as we remember it. No new stuff. The 'newest' track is from 1989 in fact, and that's quite modern (but still 28 years ago). Lots of classic sounds and musicians, some of whom are sadly no longer with us, or have disba ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 08 Oct 2017 01 Penny In The Slot – Luke Daniels – Singing Ways To Feel More Junior 02 Annabel Lee – Sarah Jarosz – Transatlantic Sessions V Vol 1 03 Le Reel Du Pendu (The Hangman’s Reel) – John Faulkner – Nomads / Fánaithe 04 Alabama Jubilee – R. Crumb And His Cheap Suit Serenaders – Chasin’ Rainbows 05 Noran Water – Robyn Stapleton – ...…
 
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
 
Tom Petty: American Girl (Greatest Hits,Warner Bros) Marty Stuart: Sundown in Nashville (Country Music,Columbia) Eilen Jewell: Walking With Frankie (Down Hearted Blues,Signature Sounds) Whitney Rose: Time To Cry (Rule 62,Six Shooter Records) Blue Rose Code: Nashville Blue (Water of Leith,) Ricky Ross: Goin' Back (Short Stories Vol. 1,earMUSIC) ...…
 
Nanci Griffith/From a Distance/Lone Star State of Mind Elliott Peck/Goin' Down To Laurel/An American Troubadour: The Songs Of Steve Forbert Megan Palmer/Running On Love/An American Troubadour: The Songs Of Steve Forbert Terry Kitchen/Enjoy It While It Lasts/ The Quiet Places Emily Barnes/Alongside Lonely/Let in the Light Guy Clark/Cornmeal Walt ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS EDITION: Brand new scrumpings from the FolkCast orchard which is groaning under the weight of this season’s fruity folk, ripe folk-rock, scrumptious singer-songwriter and rather tasty roots type music. We sing songs of trees, of gallows ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast won it's third award for Best Podsafe Music in the 2017 Podcast Awards. We're celebrating with indie Celtic music from Telenn Tri, Mike Katz, Lochlainn, Boston Blackthorne, Cormac Gannon, Cormorant's Fancy, The Changing Room, Charmas, Jesse Ferguson, Devils Water, The Crazy Rogues, Tuatha Dea, Dom Duff, Forkroot ...…
 
Dina Maccabee /The Photograph/Land So Sweet - Instrumental Tunes From Sweet Land, The Musical Anna Tivel/Saturday Night/Small Believer Bill Booth/City Of Rubble/Some Distant Shore Emily Mure/Waiting For Change/Worth Uncle Bonsai/The Rise and Fall of an Inevitable Clown/The Family Feast Chip Taylor/The Last Video/Block Out The Sirens Of This Lon ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 01 Oct 2017 01 John Cherokee – Goats Don’t Shave – The Rusty Razor 02 Cruel Mother – Naomi Bedford – Songs My Ruiner Gave To Me 03 The Road To Glounthane/Joe Banne’s – Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta – An Rithim Réidh 04 Way Over Yonder In A Minor Key – Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage – Single 05 I Ain’t Got No Home – Hans Theesink – Call Me 06 S ...…
 
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
 
Heather Lynne Horton: You're The One That I Want (feat. Michael McDermott) (Don't Mess With Mrs Murphy,promo) Ed Dupas: Heading Home Again (Tennessee Night,self-released) Karen and The Sorrows: Can't Miss What You Never Had (The Narrow Place,self-released) Kayla Luky: The Bar Is Closing (Back To Dirt,self-released) Justin Currie: I'll Leave It ...…
 
Sylvia Bullett/Here/Flying Machine Sylvia Bullett/Earth / Single Sylvia Bullett/Sounds Good To Me/Sounds Good To Me Sylvia Bullett/Falling/Flying Machine Sylvia Bullett/It Wouldn't Be A Lie/Flying Machine Sylvia Bullett/Flying Machine/Flying Machine Sylvia Bullett/Life Is But A Dream/Flying Machine Sylvia Bullett/Sweet Ether/Flying Machine Sylv ...…
 
Emily Mure/Worth/Worth Emily Mure/Where I Began/Where I Began Emily Mure/Something That Grows/Odyssey Emily Mure/Mexico/Odyssey Emily Mure/Ireland To Me/Where I Began Emily Mure/Waiting For Change/Worth Emily Mure/ Come Clean/Worth Emily Mure/Roommates Predicament/ Worth Emily Mure/Cope And Thread/Worth Emily Mure/Almost Everything/Worth Emily ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Get ready to dance and sing with rockin' Celtic music from Jiggy, Ciana, Jim Sharkey, Forkroot, Marc Gunn, The Ugly Mugs, Eilis Crean, The Wee Heavies, Mike Katz, Roads to Home, Coast, Kilmaine Saints, Sharon Shannon, Tim Edey. Listen and download 34 Celtic MP3s for Free! http://celticmusicpodcast.com Subscribe to the Celtic Music Magazine. Thi ...…
 
Alice Howe/In Arms/The Clearing Steve Earle/City Of Immigrants/Washington Square Serenade Dori Freeman/Make You My Own/Letters Never Read Billy Strings/On the Line/Turmoil & Tinfoil Dina Maccabee /The Photograph/Land So Sweet - Instrumental Tunes From Sweet Land, The Musical Bob Wright & Bill Doerge/When the Wild Geese Return (Featuring Bob Har ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 24 Sep 2017 01 Oh The Wind And Rain – Kim Lowings and The Greenwood – Wild And Wicked Youth 02 Ibson, Gibson, Johnson – Pilgrims’ Way – Stand & Deliver 03 Jimmy Mo Mhile Stor – Niamh Dunne – Portraits 04 Tanglony – Kevin Crawford – Carrying The Tune 05 Gypsies – Georgia Lewis – The Bird Who Sings Freedom 06 The Coast Of Malabar – Sean ...…
 
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
 
Eilen Jewell: You Gonna Miss Me (Down Hearted Blues,Signature Sounds) The Wynntown Marshals: Low Country Comedown (After All These Years) The Orphan Brigade: Town Of A Hundred Churches (Heart of the Cave,At The Helm Records) Steve Grozier: Where The Roses Grow (A Place We Called Home,1232 Records) The Grande: Country Blue (The Grande,self-relea ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS EDITION: Help yourself to another collection of tangy and tasty choice pickings from the musical buffet that we call 'folk'. FolkCast is produced and presented by 'Folkie' Phil Widdows. WEBSITE: www.folkcast.co.uk Music featured: THE INT ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Stephen Bernhardt is another Patron of the Podcast who shared his top 20 songs featured on the show with awesome Celtic music from Tania Opland, Sligo Rags, The Wee Heavies, Celtic Stone, SeaStar, Serious Kitchen, Oona McOuat, George Murphy, Young Dubliners, New Shilling, Martyn Wylde, Emerald Rose, Willie McCullouch, Ockham's Razor, Susan Haml ...…
 
Shawna Caspi/Love In A Moving Van/ Forest Fire Kat Goldman/It's Ovaaah/The Workingman's Blues Bill Booth/Wild Geese /Some Distant Shore Chris Hillman/Different Rivers/Bidin' My Time Charles Lyonhart/Sweet Release/Down To The Hard Line The Wailin’ Jennys/Swing Low Sail High/Bright Morning Stars Bill Staines/The Philosopher's Song/The Second Mill ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 17 Sep 2017 01 Will It Ever Stop Raining? – The Saw Doctors – Songs From Sun Street 02 Stockyard Hill – Sam Gleaves & Tyler Hughes – Sam Gleaves & Tyler Hughes 03 The Ivy Leaf – Kevin Crawford – Carrying The Tune 04 This Boy – The Jeremiahs – The Femme Fatale Of Maine 05 Song Of The Jay – Edgelarks – Edgelarks 06 Dance Around The Gallo ...…
 
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
 
Believers: Crashyertown (Crashyertown,Bona Fide Recordings) The Grande: Hard Way Out (The Grande,self-released) The Orphan Brigade: Osimo (Come To Life) (Heart of the Cave,At The Helm Records) James Hodder: Top of the Hill (In The Beginning,self-released) The Black Feathers: Holy Water (radio edit) (CD Single,self-released) Zervas and Pepper: U ...…
 
Jack Hardy/Fool For The Dancer (Movin' On Down The Road)/Civil Wars Lara Herscovitch/Wingspan/ Single Joe Crookston /Blue Tattoo/Able Baker Charlie & Dog Night Tree/A Wish On The Wind/Night Tree Art Podell/Blame It On The Russians/Single Humbird/Leave A Light On/Where Else Chris Hillman/Bells Of Rhymney/Bidin' My Time Jeffrey Martin/Long Gone N ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
We are just 6 months away from St. Patrick's Day. So we're gonna celebrate with an extended show of Halfway to St Patrick's Day Celtic music from Black Market Haggis, Sharon Shannon, Lochlainn, Coast, Forkroot, Screeched Inn, Peat in the Creel, Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac, Mark Davies, Seamus Kennedy, Crepuscule, Screaming Orphans, Ed Mil ...…
 
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Mostly Folk
 
Mara Levine with Gathering Time/By My Silence /Facets of Folk John McCutcheon/ The Machine/ single Gathering Time with Mara Levine/Too Far to Turn Back Now /Lessons Learned Lessons Spurned Tom Paxton/What Did You Learn In School Today?/ Ramblin' Boy Christine Lavin /Hole In The Bottom Of The Sea/Spaghettification Dire Straits/Romeo and Juliet/S ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 10 Sep 2017 01 Oyster Girl – Kim Lowings and The Greenwood – Wild And Wicked Youth 02 Homeland Blues – Alice Howe – You’ve Been Away So Long 03 Hey John Barleycorn – Jack Rutter – Hills 04 Three Kerry Polkas – Brendan Power & Tim Edey – Harmonica And Button Box 05 Stonecutter Boy – Georgia Lewis – The Bird Who Sings Freedom 06 Banks Of ...…
 
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
 
Jim Lauderdale: I Can't Do Without You (London Southern,Proper Records) Nick Lowe: Stick It Where The Sun Don't Shine (Nick The Knife,Yep-Roc) Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives: Please Don't Say Goodbye (Way Out West,Humphead) Danny & The Champions of the World: It Hit Me (Brilliant Light,Loose) Slaid Cleaves: If I Had A Heart (Ghost On ...…
 
Barbara Jo Kammer/I Can See Clearly Now/One Song At A Time Barbara Jo Kammer/Choices/One Song At A Time Barbara Jo Kammer/Muleskinner Blues/One Song At A Time Barbara Jo Kammer/Bluegrass Melodies/One Song At A Time Barbara Jo Kammer/So Good /One Song At A Time Barbara Jo Kammer/Hard Promises To Keep/One Song At A Time Barbara Jo Kammer/In A Cab ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Listen and enjoy some great Celtic music from Poitin, The Here & Now, Bard & Company, Eilis Crean, The Jeremiahs, Cady Finlayson, Irish Whispa, Ciana, AmeriCeltic Band, Forkroot, Tim Edey, Sliotar, The Muckers, Screaming Orphans. Listen and download 34 Celtic MP3s for Free! http://celticmusicpodcast.com Subscribe to the Celtic Music Magazine. T ...…
 
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Mostly Folk
 
Lara Herscovitch/Wingspan/ Single Gregg Allman/Black Muddy River/Southern Blood Gigi Love/Yosemite Gold/National Parks Centennial Songs Hege Brynildsen/Please Remember Me/When My Man Comes To Town Jim Gaudet And The Railroad Boys/Ink My Name/When It Rains Antje Duvekot/ Half Light/Toward The Thunder Bob Warren/All The Days Of The World/All The ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 03 Sep 2017 01 Aragon Mill – Dolores Keane – Delores Keane 02 Cotton Mill Girls – Lucky Bags – Food For Thought 03 Cotton Picker’s Rag – The Carolina Jug Stompers – Rooster On A Limb 04 Factory Girl – Ian Bell – Signor Farini And Other Adventures 05 The Doffing Mistress – Maddy Prior – Ballads And Candles 06 The Handweaver And The Fact ...…
 
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.
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS EDITION: A focus on new singles from singer-songwriters and indie-folk bands, plus chamber folk, dance instrumentals and trad. songs. FolkCast is produced and presented by 'Folkie' Phil Widdows. WEBSITE: www.folkcast.co.uk Music featured ...…
 
KC Groves/Lyons Wedding Waltz/Happy Little Trees Uncle Earl/Black-Eyed Susie/Waterloo, Tennessee KC Groves / Snapshots of a Life/Something Familiar Uncle Earl/The Fox/She Went Upstairs Uncle Earl/Orphan Train/She Went Upstairs KC Groves / Something that Happens/Something Familiar Uncle Earl/Streak O' Lean, Streak O' Fat/Waterloo, Tennessee KC G ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
The hot days of summer are waning. It's time for some end of Summer Celtic music from Kennedy's Kitchen, Eilis Crean, Rogue Diplomats, Ciana, Rattle the Knee, Tim Edey, The Jeremiahs, Free Range String Band, Christine Weir, Kailyarders, Templars of Doom, Barleyjuice, Jim Sharkey. Listen and download 34 Celtic MP3s for Free! http://celticmusicpo ...…
 
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Mostly Folk
 
David Massengill/The Great American Dream/The Return Bob Dylan/The Death Of Emmett Till/The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964 (The Bootleg Series Vol. 9) Ben Bedford/Land Of The Shadows/Land Of The Shadows The Show Ponies/The River/We're Not Lost Aztec Two Step/ World Without Walls/Naked John McCutcheon/Our Flag/Mightier Than the Sword The Early Mays/Li ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 27 Aug 2017 01 Who Stole My Monkey? - Boozoo Chavis - Johnnie Billy Goat 02 The Fox - The Where’s Spot Band - Five By Four 03 I Once Had A Dog - Robin Dransfield - Tidewave 04 The Mice Are At It Again - Eddie Clarke - Sailing Into Walpole’s Marsh 05 The Cat Came Back - Sheesham And Lotus And Son - The High Stepping Music Of Sheesham An ...…
 
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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Mostly Folk
 
Chip Taylor/Heroes/Heroes Bob Dylan/Only a Pawn In Their Game/The Times They Are A-Changin' Rod MacDonald/White Flour/Later That Night Jefferson Ross/ Confederate Jasmine/Dogwood Cats Jillette Johnson/ I'm Sorry/All I Ever See In You Is Me Shawn Taylor - Featuring: Wandering Roots/Simpler Then/Balance Charlie Parr/Dog/Dog Charm of Finches/Deep ...…
 
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Mostly Folk
 
Terence Martin /This House/Division Street Deb Ohlinger/Adeline /Favorite Blue Pete's Posse/The Vermont Set /The Conversation Jeffery Straker/Thousand Miles Away/Dirt Road Confessional Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real /Just Outside Of Austin/Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real Flagship Romance/Naïve/Tales From The Self Help Section The Early M ...…
 
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