Best Folk podcasts — News, history, and music (Updated December 2017; image)
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
Weekly
 
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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Phil Ochs/There But For Fortune/Greatest Folksingers of the 'Sixties Meghan Carey/ River Rock/Sing Louder Bruce Davies/There But For Fortune/Blowin' In The Wind : The Other Great American Songbook Vol 1 Jayme Stone/That's All Right/Jayme Stone's Folklife Gathering Time/There But For Fortune/When One Door Closes... Kat Goldman/ Put Your Toolbox ...…
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Eric Westbury: Stupid Answers to Stupid Questions (Atomic Wilderness,Barreltown Records) Stephen Clair: Heavy Load (Stephen Clair and The Pushbacks,self-released) Peter Bruntnell: John (Live In The Firth,Domestigo Records) Robbie Cavanagh: Sleep Now (To Leave/To Be Left,At The Helm Records) Van Morrison: Bring It On Home To Me (Roll With The Pu ...…
 
Barry Oreck/Baby Boomer/Barry Oreck Rachael Sage/Hanukkah In The Village/Joy! Jeremy Aaron/Filthy Old Farm/In The Magic Light Alicyn Packard/ Bigger Heart/Heartbeat Of The Universe Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams/The Other Side of Pain/Contraband Love Roy Zimmerman/End of the Ship/Real American Jaeger & Reid/Close My Eyes/From Way Up Here Rupe ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Get your mind blown with over two hours of Celtic RAWWWWK. We're not holding anything back. You'll enjoy Celtic rock from The Elders, Syr, Jiggy, The Gleasons, Coast, Ryan MacNeil , The Ne'er Duwells, Dom DufF, Screaming Orphans, West of Mabou, The Kilt Lifters, Barleyjuice, The Crazy Rogues, Seagulls are Drunk, Claymore, Emish, Blackstone Cuil ...…
 
Jeff White-Donna Ulisse-Doug Flowers/Picture I Still Carry/Doug Flowers Favorites Bob Wright & Bill Doerge/The Falling Song (Featuring Bob Harris & Gary Oleyar)/Hamburger Sandwich Sultans of String feat. Rebecca Campbell/Hallelujah/Christmas Caravan Martin Swinger /Christmas Blues/Scrapbook Mike McKenna Jr./Ye Witches/Pacific Northwest Bound Ji ...…
 
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
 
Dean Owens: The Last Song (Southern Wind,At The Helm Records) Birds of Chicago: American Flowers (American Flowers,Signature Sounds) Silver Torches: At The Lantern (Let It Be A Dream,self-released) Stu Larsen: What If (Resolute,) The Orphan Brigade: Flying Joe (Heart of the Cave,At The Helm Records) Jeremy Pinnell: Ain't Nothing Wrong (Ties of ...…
 
Quarter Horse/Push Me Away/Quarter Horse Mike McKenna Jr./The Shepherd/Pacific Northwest Bound Mike McKenna Jr./The Wake/Pacific Northwest Bound Kathleen Healy /N'affirmation Song/Spark The Toby Tobias Ensemble/Don't Say/Africa You Belong to Me Bett Padgett/Birds Of Winter/At The End Of The Day Kim Moberg/Goodbye To Yesterday/Above Ground Tracy ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS EDITION: An unofficial theme of Sisterhood develops throughout the show. Folkie sisters are doing it for themselves! And the brothers join in the fun, too. FolkCast is produced and presented by 'Folkie' Phil Widdows Music featured: The I ...…
 
Jack Hardy/Fool For The Dancer (Movin' On Down The Road)/Civil Wars Lara Herscovitch/Wingspan/Wingspan - Single Joe Crookston/Blue Tattoo/Able Baker Charlie & Dog Terry Holder/When Will I Be Loved/Ticket To The Moment Ellis/Hurricane/Break The Spell Montgomery Delaney/Broken Balloons/Walking In The Light Jeffrey Martin/Long Gone Now/One Go Arou ...…
 
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
 
Richard Shindell: Confession (Somewhere Near Paterson,Signature Sounds) Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: Disappearing Man (Drum Hat Buddha,Signature Sounds) Rod Picott: Haunted Man (Tiger Tom Dixons Blues,Welding Rod Records) Josh Ritter: Harrisburg (Golden Age of Radio,Signature Sounds) Eliza Gilkyson: Richmond Boy (Lost & Found,Red House Records) ...…
 
Taarka/Polyamorous Pollyann/Fading Mystery Brian Green/Close/The Breaking Jude Johnstone /Turn Me Into Water/A Woman's Work Michael Johnathon/Chinatown/Evening Song Trout Steak Revival/Loving Is Leaving/Spirit To The Sea Amy McCarley/ Cellophane City/An American Troubadour: The Songs Of Steve Forbert John Gorka/Love is Our Cross to Bear/Before ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
We're giving thanks to you and all of our listeners for this Thanksgiving show with Celtic music from Sarah Marie Mullen, Beth Patterson, Margaret Davis, Patrick D'Arcy, Hearthfire, Adam Beattie, William Coulter & Friends, Nick Hennessey, String Thaw, Celeste Howard, Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, Mark Davies, Calasaig, Maidens IV. http://celticmusic ...…
 
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Mostly Folk
 
Wattle & Daub/ Rocksalt and Nails/Struggles and Love Jackie Bristow/Whistle Blowin'/Shot of gold Na Skylark/Blind Mary-The Snowy Path/Old Ceol Brad Hudson/I Can't Help But Wonder (Where I'm Bound)/Next New Heartbreak Sofia Talvik/7 Miles Wide/The Owls Are Not What They Seem Crasdant/Pibddawns Trefynwy /The Ultimate Guide to Welsh Folk Remington ...…
 
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Mostly Folk
 
Susan Cattaneo/ When Love Goes Right (Featuring Bill Kirchen)/The Hammer & The Heart (The Hammer) Silver Torches/Half A Heart/Let It Be A Dream Buffy Saint Marie/ My Country Tis of Thy People You’re Dying/Medicine Songs The Wakes/Men To Be Feared/The Red And The Green Sofia Talvik/Big Sky Country/Big Sky Country Christine Lavin /Peanut Butter S ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS EDITION: A 2017 retrospective - more music from releases we've featured this year. FolkCast is produced and presented by 'Folkie' Phil Widdows Music featured: GYPSY LADDIE by The Rachel Hamer Band from the album “Hard Ground” (2017) IF Y ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
A listener emailed that they were just getting started with Celtic music. Wouldn't it be great to have an episode that could be a great intro guide? That's what this show is all about. You'll enjoy two-hours of awesome indie Celtic music from Jameson's Revenge, Poitin, Ed Miller, Cady Finlayson, The Elders, Mithril Duo, Jesse Ferguson, The Rogu ...…
 
Hank Woji/She Won't Be Back Again/There Was A Time Harry Chapin/Sniper/The Gold Medal Collection [Disc 2] Susan Cattaneo /Work Hard Love Harder (Featuring The Bottle Rockets)/The Hammer & The Heart (The Hammer) Bruce T. Carroll/These Things Are Mine/Ruckus And Romance Tom Russell/She Talks To God/Rose Of Roscrae Steven Gellman/Peter Yarrow Stor ...…
 
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
 
Martin Stephenson and The Daintees: The Whisky (Bayswater Road,self-released) The Remedy Club: Big Ol' Fancy (Lovers, Legends & Lost Causes,High Flying Disc Records) Eric Westbury: When The Day Is Done (Atomic Wilderness,Barreltown Records) Silver Torches: Half A Heart (Let It Be A Dream,self-released) Wailin' Jennys, The: Boulder To Birmingham ...…
 
Dori Freeman/Yonder Comes A Sucker/Letters Never Read Beppe Gambetta/Il Pescatore /Short Stories Benjamin Dakota Rogers/Whisky and Pine/Whisky and Pine Chip Taylor/I Read It In Rolling Stone/Last Chance - WBY Open Book/Learning to Fall/Grateful Aztec Two-Step/The Bookends Concept (Narration) Time It Was / The Simon And Garfunkel Songbook (Live) ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
You can support Celtic music. Share this show. Then listen to great indie Celtic music from Chambless, Taylor And Muse, Heather Gilmer and Jeff Moore, We Banjo 3, Fiddlinda: Linda Relph, Devils Waterm Alex Sturbaum, Rogue Diplomats, Ryan MacNeil, Charmas, Dark Patrick, In Search of a Rose, Connemara Stone Company, Plastic Paddy, Kilmaine Saints ...…
 
Bruce T. Carroll/When Two Worlds Collide/Ruckus And Romance Lenny Solomon/Test of Time /Under My Hat Laurie Lewis/Trees (Featuring Nina Gerber, Tristan Clarridge, The T Sisters & Tom Rozum)/One Evening in May Michele Lewis/Push On/Single Sweet Potatoes/ Second Hand News/Headin' Home Trout Steak Revival/Loving Is Leaving/Spirit To The Sea Mara L ...…
 
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
 
Tandy: Hello Old Friend (hidden track) (To A Friend,Yellow Slipper) The Steeldrivers: If It Hadn't Been For Love (The Steeldrivers,Rounder) Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives: No Hard Times (Live At The Ryman,Import Music Services) The Time Jumpers: On The Outskirts of Town (The Time Jumpers,Rounder) Vince Gill: This Memory of You (These ...…
 
Meghan Cary / Drive /Sing Louder Meghan Cary / Going Home/ New Shoes Meghan Cary/Moon/Live at Your house Meghan Cary/Old Man Winter/New Shoes Meghan Cary/ Fly and Be Free/Sing Louder Meghan Cary/Dissatisfied/New Shoes Meghan Cary/ Sing Louder/Sing Louder Meghan Cary/ Responsibilty/Sing Louder Meghan Cary/Onion Dream/Onion Dream Meghan Carey/ Li ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS EDITION: A whale of a show! We meet a British naval hero who wasn’t Lord Nelson; hear topical songs about tragedies averted; and play songs that put the “FUN” into funeral. We get Insanely Mental with an Underground Instrumental, and we ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Lift the weight of the world off your shoulders with awesome Celtic music from Cara Wildman, Ciana, Moira Nelson, NUA, Kilted Kings, Gerry O'Beirne & Rosie Shipley, Melanie Gruben, Screaming Orphans, Roads to Home, Eilis Crean, Bard & Company, Syr, Stout Pounders, Solasta, Coast, The Jeremiahs. http://celticmusicpodcast.com/ Like and Share this ...…
 
Jayme Stone/There Is More Love Somewhere/ Jayme Stone's Folklife Mike Laureanno/English Rose /Tightrope Ray Davies/A Long Drive Home to Tarzana/Americana House Of Hamill/Daydream/Wide Awake Ray Cardwell/Open Your Eyes/Tennessee Moon Tom Russell/Wild Geese/Play One More: The Songs of Ian and Sylvia Zoe and Cloyd /Running On Empty/Eyes Brand New ...…
 
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Under The Mason's Apron Folk Show
 
Greetings double showers! We missed August completely. Where did it go?Best explain the picture first. We had such fun talking about the Basque country (see track11), and the misinterpretation, plus our ancestors' delectation over string vests (remember them?) that it was automatic when the picture was discussed. Phew!Once again Gramie struggle ...…
 
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: You Came To Get Me (London Southern,Proper Records) Blue Rose Code: Ebb & Flow (Water of Leith,Navigator Records) The Grande: Love You 'til My Heart Stops (The Grande,self-released) Whitney Rose: Wake Me In Wyoming (Rule 62,Six Shooter Records) Eric Westbury: In The Court of Ravens (Atomic Wilderness,Barreltown Records) Jeremy P ...…
 
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Under The Mason's Apron Folk Show
 
Greetings October fans! Although that may be a bit chilly right now. In this special 75th special show all the way in its entirety from Nova Scotia, we boys get together behind the same microphone for the first time in 18 months. A plethora of music ensues from the East coast of Canada (and, to be honest, some from elsewhere) as we spin some of ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS EDITION: A short sharp blast of new singles and releases that wouldn't fit into our regular show. FolkCast is produced and presented by 'Folkie' Phil Widdows. FolkCast Theme Music: Fisherman's Priest by Ken Nicol Music featured: WILLOW B ...…
 
Dana Cooper/Summertime Woman/Incendiary Kid Emily Barnes/Don't know who I'll be/Let in the Light Dave Van Ronk/Jesus Met The Woman At The Well/Live In Monterey Rod MacDonald/The Last American Worker/Later That Night Runrig/Eirinn/Scotland's Glory / Runrig's Ballads Erika Kulnys/Rise Up/Single Camela Widad/River/Warriors of Love Leonard Cohen/Di ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
We shall cross the Thin Veil to celebrate Halloween and Samhain with Celtic music from Kiss the Mistress, Rattle the Knee, Heather Dale, Patrick D'Arcy, Chambless, Taylor and Muse, Nava, Crepuscule, Shillelagh, Marc Gunn, Bellow Bridge, Matt Hughes, Faerydae, Shillaly Brothers, Christine Weir. http://celticmusicpodcast.com Listen and share this ...…
 
Michael Veitch /Pledging Allegiance/Wake Up Call Dori Freeman/ Just Say It Now/Letters Never Read Young and Rusty/Shadow On The Wall/Comeback Coming On Citizen Jane/ Your Atmosphere/In The Storm Humbird/Kansas City/Where Else Jeffery Straker/Thousand Miles Away /Dirt Road Confessional Katie Dahl Eric Lewis And Rich Higdon/Hard Times /Solid Grou ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 22 Oct 2017 01 Angeline The Baker – Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys – Pretty Peggy 02 Snake Oil – State Of The Union – Snake Oil 03 The Wind That Shakes The Barley/The Ladies Pantalettes – Steve Tilston – The Greening Wind 04 Carrickmannon Lake – Laura Smyth & Ted Kemp – The Poacher’s Fate 05 Beautiful City – Davy Graham – Large As Life And ...…
 
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: We make a return trip to Glasgow, we’ve a trio of Hallowe'en treats, we have three guests dropping by to tell us the Stories Behind Their Songs, and we take a squint at interesting and topical new recordings from the USA. FolkCa ...…
 
First Aid Kit/Universal Soldier/Universal Soldier - Single Jenai Huff/Unfinished Life/Transitions Jack Hardy/Now And Then/Rye Grass KC Groves / Something that Happens/Something Familiar KC Groves / St. Vrain Waltz/Something Familiar Barbara Jo Kammer/Choices/One Song At A Time Chris Ronald/Grandpa's Wedding Ring/Fragments Abby Lappen/Willow/Dou ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Irish & Celtic Music Podcast #330 speeds on a bonnie boat this week with Celtic music from Chambless, Taylor And Muse, Cara Wildman, Bellow Bridge, Nava, Chambless & Muse, The Kindred Kilts, The Gas Men, Serious Kitchen, StoneRing, The Elders, Ella, Mark Saul, Banna De Dha. http://celticmusicpodcast.com Listen and share this podcast. Then downl ...…
 
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 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
 
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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