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The Thistle & Shamrock: Chansons

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Chansons

The Thistle & Shamrock: Chansons

The Thistle & Shamrock: Chansons

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Le Vent du Nord.

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From the chant de marin, or sea shanties, of Brittany to the songs of the voyageurs of the Canadian fur trade, many French-language songs extend branches of the Celtic music tree from the old world to the new. Enjoy them here, in a new episode of The Thistle & Shamrock.