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Scottish folk singer Julie Fowlis

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: One, Two...

August 15, 2012 – Enjoy an hour dedicated to solo artists and duos that deliver uncluttered acoustic arrangements.

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A 12-inch record tips onto the spindle at EKS Manufacturing.

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Digital Imperfection

August 8, 2012 – Hear artists who resist the digital perfection of the studio and mix old vinyl into their tracks.

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Loreena McKennitt

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: New Releases And Debuts

August 1, 2012 – The best new sounds from rising artists along with the latest from some of your favorite artists.

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An Irish landscape

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Notes In The Wilderness

July 25, 2012 – Our music this week sings of wild and unspoiled landscapes and challenges us to preserve them.

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Whistlebinkies

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Bridges

July 18, 2012 – Music is our bridge across time and place and our way to connect with one another.

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Fiddler Laura McGhee

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: For Freedom Alone

July 11, 2012 – The Declaration of Arbroath, is remembered today in fiddler Laura McGhee's "Arbroath Suite."

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Annbjorg Lien

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: New Releases

July 4, 2012 – Hear the best new releases from Celtic roots.

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Solas

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Solas

June 27, 2012 – The music of Solas is always exciting perhaps because it's constantly evolving.

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Alain Genty and Patrick Molard.

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Bass Rock

June 20, 2012 – Hear acoustic and electric bass contributions to Celtic music.

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Archie Fisher

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Archie Fisher

June 13, 2012 – Hear music from decades of Fisher's remarkable career in the Celtic and American folk scene.

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Pierre Bensusan in 1975.

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Classically Celtic

June 6, 2012 – Hear music that draws upon traditional roots whilst oozing classical style.

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Nightnoise

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Underneath The Stars

May 30, 2012 – As the days grow longer our music looks to the Northern and Western skies for inspiration.

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Kevin Burke

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Irish Classics

May 23, 2012 – Hear our nostalgic browse through Irish classics of the '70s and '80s.

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Celtic band Solas.

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Celtic Romance

May 16, 2012 – Lose yourself in the sound of soulful ballads and traditional Celtic music of the heart.

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A member of the Beltane Fire Society is seen celebrating the coming of summer on April 30, 2006, in Edinburgh, Scotland. The procession is a revival of the ancient Celtic festival of Beltane.

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Beltane Bash

May 9, 2012 – Join in our celebration with a Beltane-themed hour of music.

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