The Thistle And Shamrock: John Doyle

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Thistle and Shamrock

Guitar master, singer, producer John Doyle is one of the most versatile artists in Irish music. Find out about his signature rhythmic guitar style, how he develops his irresistible arrangements and his life as a transplanted Dubliner in the mountains of North Carolina.

This episode originally aired the week of Jan. 11, 2010.

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