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This Week in Celtic Music
0:36 "Moped in the Sky" by Stonecircle from Metamorphosis
4;26 "Roarie Bummlers" by Solas from All These Years
8:35 "Her Heart Was Buried" by Blarney Castle from Her Heart Was Buried
12:14 "Island Orchard" by We Banjo 3 from String Theory
16:14 "The Ewe Buchts" by Ed Miller from Come Awa' Wi' Me
22:42 CELTIC POCAST NEWS
24:27 "The Mountain" by Burning Bridget Cleary from These Are the Days
28:28 "Connemara Ponies" by Chris Murphy from The Tinker's Dream
31:30 "Satisfied" by Andrew McKee from The Irish Bard
34:37 "Shandon Bells Set" by Black Market Haggis from upcoming CD
38:41 CELTIC FEEDBACK
41:10 "Barnyards of Delgaty" by Battlegs from Lost My Shoes
43:11 "Blackstone Cuil" by Blackstone Cuil from Blackstone Cuil
48:17 "If I Ever Lived Before" by The Brazen Heads from Who's Your Paddy
52:05 "Elevator" by Booze Brothers from Elevator
56:48 "Sally Gardens" by The Shanties from Fear Not
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