This episode features recordings of Kentucky-born folk singer Jean Ritchie. State Library and Archives of Florida hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The American Folklife Center At 40, Part 2

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The American Folklife Center's collections include recordings of Woody Guthrie, taken at the Library of Congress. Al Aumuller/Library of Congress hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The American Folklife Center At 40, Part 1

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Salsa Celtica. Archie MacFarlane/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Winter Heat

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This episode features music from The Lost Songs of St. Kilda, an album of recently rediscovered melodies from a remote archipelago off Scotland's western coast. YouTube hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Fall Sounds

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Nuala Kennedy is featured on this week's show. Louis Decarlo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Myth And Legend

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This week's show includes music from composer and harpist William Jackson. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Sea Sound

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Listen Now

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Hear new music from Socks In The Frying Pan in this week's show. Kevin Murphy/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: More New Sounds

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This week's show includes songs from Celtic Fiddle Festival's latest album, Storm In A Teapot. Ben Costello/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Sounds

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American fiddler Liz Carroll is part of the U.S.'s evolving Irish traditional music scene. Suzanne Plunkett/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Made In America

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Long View

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Music Migration

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Islanders

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Brittany

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Pierre Bensusan's song "Water Music" is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Hot Picks

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Ross Ainslie's "Wedding Waltzes" is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Clear Sounds

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Karen Matheson's song "Puirt a beul" is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Essential Celtic

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Baka Beyond's song "Braighe Locheil" is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: World Beat

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The Thistle & Shamrock: More New Summer Sounds

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