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Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Irish Pairs

March 20, 2013 – Few musical sounds make a more honest and direct statement than duos in the Irish tradition.


Mary Ann Kennedy

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Mary Ann Kennedy

March 13, 2013 – Broadcaster and musician Mary Ann Kennedy visits The Thistle And Shamrock.


Robin Huw Bowen

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Wales

March 6, 2013 – Explore the diverse indigenous musical traditions of Wales.


Donal Lunny

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Live And Kicking

February 27, 2013 – Live performances electrify this episode with Donal Lunny, Jim Malcolm, Skolvan, and Capercaillie.



Listen Thistle And Shamrock: A Different Kind Of Love Song

February 20, 2013 – Hear of a love of landscape, of whisky and of the natural world.


Sheila Kay Adams

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Sheila Kay Adams

February 13, 2013 – Enjoy Appalachian ballads and stories with a unique singer and tradition bearer: Sheila Kay Adams.


Robert Burns

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Songs Of Robert Burns

February 6, 2013 – Hear various artists in the intoxicating embrace of the songs of Scotland's National Bard.



Listen Thistle And Shamrock: New Sounds

January 30, 2013 – Hear some of the recent musical deliveries to the Thistle mailboxes in the U.S. and Scotland.


Antoni O'Breskey

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Celtic Piano

January 23, 2013 – Antoni O'Breskey, Micháel Ó Súilleabháin headline an hour of Celtic piano music.



Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Northern Highlights

January 16, 2013 – Music from Scandinavian artists this week and their mates in northerly reaches of the Celtic world.


Afro Celt Sound System

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: What In The World

January 9, 2013 – Circumnavigate the world of Celtic music with Afro-Balkan-Latin-Urban-Country-Celtic fusion.


Heidi Talbot

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: New Year Sounds

January 2, 2013 – Prepare your way for the year ahead with a fresh musical start and a chance to discover new artists.


Mary Ann Kennedy

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Nollaig

December 31, 2012 – Hear traditional carols, along with seasonal favorites and dance tunes.


Turtle Island String Quartet

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Solstice

December 19, 2012 – Travel into the traditions of midwinter through some spellbinding music of the season.


Alan Stivell

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Essential Celtic

December 12, 2012 – It's a tall order but we have some suggestions this week to enhance any collection.


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