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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 Thistle & Shamrock: Best Of The Best

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Chieftains peforming for World Cafe at Windmill Lane Recording Studios in Dublin, Ireland Kimberly Junod/WXPN hide caption

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The Chieftains On World Cafe

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Noel Duggan, Ciaran Brennan, Moya Brennan, Padraig Duggan and Paul Brennan of Clannad on November 24, 1982. H. McCarthy/Getty Images hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Kickstarters

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The Chieftains, Ambassadors of Celtic Folk

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Grandma Sara Garcia holds Jasmine's mother, Marta. Courtesy of Jasmine Garsd hide caption

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¡Mami! Four Latin Songs For Mother's Day

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The Chieftains kicked off their North American tour at WGBH's Fraser Studio in Boston. WGBH hide caption

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The Chieftains In Concert On 'A Celtic Sojourn'

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Ry Cooder (bottom left) collaborated with the Irish music icons in The Chieftains on San Patricio. Judith Burrows hide caption

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Ry Cooder (left) and Paddy Maloney of The Chieftains. Judith Burrows hide caption

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