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David Crosby on World Cafe

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The Irish folk band Altan is featured in this week's episode. Richard McKenna hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Summer Sounds

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Rhiannon Giddens

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Joy Oladokun Finds Her Spotlight

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Hearing Alan Stivell, the celebrated Breton harper and multi-instrumentalist, first inspired The Thistle & Shamrock® host Fiona Ritchie to investigate Celtic musical traditions and bring them to radio. Ralph Gatti/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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From Vinyl To MP3: 50 Classic Celtic Songs That Shaped The Thistle & Shamrock

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Jensen McRae on World Cafe

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