The Thistle & Shamrock: Best Of The Best Explore the world of Celtic music with songs from the most beloved names.
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The Thistle & Shamrock: Best Of The Best

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Best Of The Best

The Thistle & Shamrock: Best Of The Best

The Thistle & Shamrock: Best Of The Best

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The Bothy Band, active 1974-1979, is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Val Wilmer/Redferns hide caption

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The Bothy Band, active 1974-1979, is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock.

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Take some of the most well-loved names in the world of Celtic music — Paul Brady, The Chieftains, The Bothy Band and Capercaillie — distill their recordings down to a pure essence and what do you have? The crème de la crème, the best of the best.