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The Thistle & Shamrock: Jean Redpath

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Jean Redpath

The Thistle & Shamrock: Jean Redpath

The Thistle & Shamrock: Jean Redpath

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Fiona Ritchie met up with Jean Redpath to reminisce about her five decades of recording and performing. Redpath, who has an encyclopedic knowledge of folk songs, discusses her role as a great interpreter of the music of Robert Burns. The Scottish singer has also won the hearts of public radio listeners through her many appearances on A Prairie Home Companion. Enjoy the singing and anecdotes of a music legend.