Music from England and Ireland

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All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen chats with Myron Bretholz and Gus Voorhees about the evolution of English and Irish folk music. Myron and Gus are both gifted musicians and aficionados of music from England and Ireland. They share music from some of the artists reshaping the English and Irish folk music scene today, including Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill, Eliza Carthy and John Doyle.

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Music from England and Ireland

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Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill

  • Artist: Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill
  • Album: Welcome Here Again
  • Song: P. Joe's Reel
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  • "P. Joe's Reel"
  • Album: Welcome Here Again
  • Artist: Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill
  • Label: Green Linnet
  • Released: 2008
 
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Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill

  • Artist: Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill
  • Album: Live in Seattle
  • Song: Martin Rochford's/Green Gowned Lass
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  • "Martin Rochford's/Green Gowned Lass"
  • Album: Live in Seattle
  • Artist: Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill
  • Label: Green Linnet
  • Released: 1999
 
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Andy Cutting & Chris Wood

  • Artist: Andy Cutting & Chris Wood
  • Album: Knock John
  • Song: While Game Keepers Lie Sleeping: Charlie's March
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  • "While Game Keepers Lie Sleeping: Charlie's March"
  • Album: Knock John
  • Artist: Andy Cutting & Chris Wood
  • Label: Ruf
  • Released: 1999
 
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Jerry O'Sullivan

  • Artist: Jerry O'Sullivan
  • Album: O'Sullivan Meets O'Farrell
  • Song: Sir Charles Douglas's Strathspey/Braes of Busbie
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  • "Sir Charles Douglas's Strathspey/Braes of Busbie"
  • Album: O'Sullivan Meets O'Farrell
  • Artist: Jerry O'Sullivan
  • Label: Jerry O'Sullivan Music
  • Released: 2004
 
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Eliza Carthy

  • Artist: Eliza Carthy
  • Album: Rough Music
  • Song: Cobbler's Hornpipe
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  • "Cobbler's Hornpipe"
  • Album: Rough Music
  • Artist: Eliza Carthy
  • Label: Topic
  • Released: 2005
 
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John Doyle

  • Artist: John Doyle
  • Album: Wayward Son
  • Song: Jack Dolan
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  • "Jack Dolan"
  • Album: Wayward Son
  • Artist: John Doyle
  • Label: Compass
  • Released: 2005
 
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The Demon Barbers

  • Artist: The Demon Barbers
  • Album: Waxed
  • Song: The Ballad of Minepit Shaw/Idbury Hill
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  • "The Ballad of Minepit Shaw/Idbury Hill"
  • Album: Waxed
  • Artist: The Demon Barbers
  • Label: DJC UK
  • Released: 2005
 
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Altan

  • Artist: Altan
  • Album: Local Ground
  • Song: Is the Big man Within/Tillyfinn's Reel
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  • "Is the Big man Within/Tillyfinn's Reel"
  • Album: Local Ground
  • Artist: Altan
  • Released: 2008
 
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Bellowhead

  • Artist: Bellowhead
  • Album: Burlesque
  • Song: Hopkinson's Favourite

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Cathal McConnell

  • Artist: Cathal McConnell
  • Album: Long Expectant Comes at Last
  • Song: Bonnie Wee Lass O' the Glen
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  • "Bonnie Wee Lass O' the Glen"
  • Album: Long Expectant Comes at Last
  • Artist: Cathal McConnell
  • Label: Compass
  • Released: 2000
 
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Tim van Eyken

  • Artist: Tim van Eyken
  • Album: Stiffs Lovers Holymen Thieves
  • Song: Barleycorn
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  • "Barleycorn"
  • Album: Stiffs Lovers Holymen Thieves
  • Artist: Tim van Eyken
  • Label: Topic
  • Released: 2006
 

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