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The Thistle & Shamrock: Words, Verses, Music

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Words, Verses, Music

The Thistle & Shamrock: Words, Verses, Music

The Thistle & Shamrock: Words, Verses, Music

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Loreena McKennitt appears on this week's show. Courtesy of the artist. hide caption

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Loreena McKennitt appears on this week's show.

Courtesy of the artist.

Poetry tells the story this week, with an assortment of tunes inspired by poets' lives and works.