The Thistle & Shamrock: Song Beat On this week's episode, hear music that lightens workloads and keeps its singers going.
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The Thistle & Shamrock: Song Beat

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Song Beat

The Thistle & Shamrock: Song Beat

The Thistle & Shamrock: Song Beat

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Hebridean tweed-workers' songs, rowing songs, hiking songs, mouth music — in all these, lyrics take a backseat to integral rhythms. Hear how music lightens workloads and keeps the singers going.

This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock includes music from John Cunningham, The Poozies, Capercaillie, Ossian and more.