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
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Topic
Released
2006

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