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Screaming Orphans, Colleen Raney, Hanneke Cassel, Ashley Davis, Cady Finlayson, Jennifer Licko, Eilis Crean, Sarah Copus, Sharon Shannon, Linda Relph, The Gothard Sisters, Joseph Carmichael

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0:12 “Winnie’s Tunes” by Screaming Orphans from Ballads Rule OK

4:22 “Sorrowlessfield” by Colleen Raney from Standing in Doorways

8:01 “The Goblin and the Mouse/The Fiddling Twin” by Hanneke Cassel from Trip to Walden Pond


14:52 “Leanim Thu (I Follow You)” by Ashley Davis from Night Travels

18:33 “A Midwinter Waltz” by Cady Finlayson from Irish Coffee

22:00 “Fill Iu O” by Jennifer Licko from Sing

25:36 “The Old High Reel/The Lane to the Glen/The Trip to Durrow” by Eilis Crean from Searbh Siucra (Bitter Sweet)

30:58 “She Moved Through the Fair” by Sarah Copus from Moorland Winds


38:03 “Frenchie’s Reel” by Sharon Shannon from Sacred Earth

40:40 “Woman - Man - Long” by Linda Relph from Fiddlinda: There & Then, Here & Now

44:56 “Grace O’Malley” by The Gothard Sisters from Mountain Rose


50:48 “Lady Susan” by Joseph Carmichael, official theme song of Thunder on the Plains

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