We've had a wide mix of Celtic music over Irish American Heritage Month. So much so that I think we should play totally Trad Irish Celtic music. Don't you? So that's the plan! Awesome, serious, indie Celtic music from Rattle the Boards, SloanWolfe, Sligo Rags, Trinity River Whalers, Ceann, Brobdingnagian Bards, Whirly Jig, Emerald Rose, Stout Pounders, Battlelegs, Beatnik Turtle, Doug Folkins, Paddy's Pig, McFlooseys.
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This Week in Celtic Music
0:31 “Jigs: Jimmy's Jig/Jig Gan Ainm” by Rattle the Boards from The Parish Platform
4:15 “Looking Ahead” by SloanWolfe from SloanWolfe
6:26 “We're Irish Tonight (Hung Over in the Morning)” by Sligo Rags from Roll Me Down the Mountain
10:00 “Doctor's Orders” by Trinity River Whalers from Both Barrels
13:10 “Pittsburgh Makes Me Drunk” by Ceann from Rave, Rant, Lose Pants
15:56 “The Orange and the Green” by Brobdingnagian Bards from The Holy Grail of Irish Drinking Songs
18:38 CELTIC MUSIC NEWS
20:16 “The Night Pat Murphy Died” by Whirly Jig from Thing-A-Ma-Jig
25:16 “The Chicken Raid of Cymru” by Emerald Rose from Rants and Rambles
32:47 CELTIC FEEDBACK
35:40 “The Mermaid” by Stout Pounders from 3 Drink Minimum
38:42 “Whiskey Johnny” by Battlelegs from The Very Best of Battlelegs, Vol. 1
40:25 “Finnegan's Wake” by Beatnik Turtle from Sham Rock
44:03 “Park the Car” by Doug Folkins from Another Last Call
46:50 “Henry Me Son” by Paddy's Pig from Maple & Wire
52:03 “Slides” by McFlooseys from One Night in Dublin
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