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This week in Celtic Music

#10 Great Big Sea

0:13 “Captain Kidd” by Great Big Sea from The Hard & Easy

#9 Blaggards

“Bog Songs” by Blaggards from Standards

“The Chieri” by Avalon Rising from Storming Heaven also from The Secret World of Celtic Rock

#8 Dervish


#7 Dropkick Murphys

Dropkick Murphys

#6 Charm City Saints

“Never Go Home Again”  by Charm City Saints from Never Go Home Again (EP)

“Born to Be a Bachelor” by Gaelic Storm from How Are We Getting Home

#5 Flogging Molly

“Factory Girls” with Lucinda Williams by Flogging Molly from Within A Mile of Home

“The Orange and The Green” by Brobdingnagian Bards from Brobdingnagian Fairy Tales

#4 Amadan

“Johnny Cope/Green Groves of Erin” by Amadan from Hell-Bent 4 Victory

“Banshee's Jigs” by Switchback from Bolinree #3 Fardaxu

“El Pericote” by Fardaxu from Revolucion Celta

“Gwydion's Song to Lleu” Emerald Rose from Archives of Ages to Come

#2 The Elders

“Moore St. Girls” by The Elders from American Wake

“Back When the Craic Was Grand” by Boston Blackthorne from Better Late Than Never


#1 The Bloody Irish Boys

“Drunk Tonight” by The Bloody Irish Boys from Drunk Rock

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