The Thistle & Shamrock: The Great Tapestry Maggie MacInnes, Jean Ritchie and others share songs that tell the story of a musical migration from Scotland to Appalachia.
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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Great Tapestry

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Great Tapestry

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Great Tapestry

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Follow the great musical migration from Scotland, through Ulster, all the way to Appalachia. Maggie MacInnes, Tim O'Brien, Cara Dillon, Jean Ritchie, Sheila Kay Adams and others share songs that tell the story of a remarkable musical diaspora.