The Thistle & Shamrock: Songs Of Tannahill On this week's show, hear from Emily Smith, Rod Patterson and other artists who celebrate the poet Robert Tannahill.
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The Thistle & Shamrock: Songs Of Tannahill

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Songs Of Tannahill

The Thistle & Shamrock: Songs Of Tannahill

The Thistle & Shamrock: Songs Of Tannahill

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Hear the music and learn about the short life of 18th century poet Robert Tannahill, who wrote in the style of Robert Burns and composed well-loved songs that are still widely sung today. We feature artists Emily Smith, The Tannahill Weavers and Rod Patterson.