The Thistle & Shamrock: Welsh Roots On this week's The Thistle & Shamrock, acoustic roots sounds from Cerys Matthews, Ffynnon and Ember swell with splendor.
NPR logo

The Thistle & Shamrock: Welsh Roots

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/703044330/703078851" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
The Thistle & Shamrock: Welsh Roots

The Thistle & Shamrock: Welsh Roots

The Thistle & Shamrock: Welsh Roots

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/703044330/703078851" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Ember is one of the featured artists this week on The Thistle & Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

Ember is one of the featured artists this week on The Thistle & Shamrock.

Courtesy of the artist

Some of the acoustic roots sounds of Wales are well worth checking into. Fiona Ritchie features great singers like Cerys Matthews and Julie Murphy, along with enigmatic bands including Rag Foundation, Ffynnon, Ember and Crasdant.