The Thistle & Shamrock: The Songs of Robert Tannahill Hear the music and learn about the short life of an 18th century poet who wrote in the style of Robert Burns and composed well-loved songs that are still widely sung today.
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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Songs of Robert Tannahill

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Songs of Robert Tannahill

The Thistle & Shamrock: The Songs of Robert Tannahill

The Thistle & Shamrock: The Songs of Robert Tannahill

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The Tannahill Weavers, who are named in tribute to poet Robert Tannahill, are featured in this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Tannahill Weavers, who are named in tribute to poet Robert Tannahill, are featured in this week's show.

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Hear the music and learn about the short life of an 18th century poet who wrote in the style of Robert Burns and composed well-loved songs that are still widely sung today. Artists featured include Dougie MacLean, The Tannahill Weavers, and Emily Smith.