The Thistle & Shamrock: On The Road The long-held traditions of traveling artists shine through in the work of many contemporary musicians. This week's episode features Christy Moore, Ossian and Karine Polwart.
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The Thistle & Shamrock: On The Road

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The Thistle & Shamrock: On The Road

The Thistle & Shamrock: On The Road

The Thistle & Shamrock: On The Road

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Today's working musicians offer us contemporary verses to reflect traveling artists' lifestyles, continuing a long-established tradition of celebrating itinerant work ways in song. This week's show features music from Christy Moore, Ossian, Karine Polwart and more.