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Thistlepod with Fiona Ritchie

Here's your chance to explore Fiona Ritchie's unique radio archive and sit in on some of her most memorable conversations with artists who help define the sound of today's music from Celtic roots.More from Thistlepod with Fiona Ritchie »

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Pete Seeger memories

Travel with Fiona Ritchie to the home of Pete Seeger for a conversation with the legendary folk siniger and activist Pete Seeger, a man  whose music and message became universal.

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Solas

Seamus Egan and Winifred Horan, founding members of Solas, talk about the roots of this quintessential Irish-American band.

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Archie Fisher

The legendary Scottish singer, songwriter, song interpreter, guitarist and radio broadcaster joins host Fiona Ritchie to talk about his connection with Americana music and reveals why he rarely records studio albums.

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Bearer of Gifts

Fiona Ritchie narrates a folk legend from Lapland that retells the traditional nativity tale: Scottish writer Kenneth Steven's 'Bearer of Gifts'. Music from Nordic traditions accompanies the reading.

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Little Windows

Julee Glaub and Mark Weems share their blend of Irish and Appalachian music, performing live in the studio with host Fiona Ritchie.