An Irish Musical Education (#712)
Over 10 pieces of music, Mike takes you on an Irish musical journey that shaped his growing awareness and appreciation of the Irish music that surrounded him. As he plays the tracks, he chats about Irish history, surname, culture and much more.
This is a musical episode (with a running commentary) of the Letter from Ireland show. Over 10 tracks, Mike takes you through an Irish musical journey that shaped his growing awareness and appreciation of the Irish music that surrounded him. As he plays the tracks, he chats about Irish history, surname, culture and much more.
You will hear references to the Green Room members as this episode was previously released inside the Green Room. However, I think everyone enjoys a little Irish music. What do you think?
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The Letter from Ireland Show is a weekly podcast that goes out each Thursday from our cottage in County Cork. Tune in to this episode – and dive straight in to a bit of Irish caint, ceóil agus craic (conversation, music and craic!).
Played or Mentioned in this Show:
This episode features the following Music:
- “The County of Armagh” – performed by Bridie Gallagher.
- “The Bould Thady Quill” – performed by The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem.
- “Whiskey in the Jar” – performed by Thin Lizzy.
- “Sandy McLennane” – performed by The Pogues.
- “All I Remember” – performed by Christy Moore.
- “Coney Island” – performed by Van Morrison.
- “Cotton-Eyed Joe” – performed by The Chieftains and Ricky Skaggs.
- “My Irish Molly-O” – performed by Maura O’Connell and Dé Danaann.
- “Grace” – performed by Jim McCann.
- “Ae Fond Kiss” – performed by Karen Matheson and Paul Brady.
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This Episode is Brought to You by:
The Green Room! The Green Room is run by Irish people, out of Ireland – and focused on people of Irish ancestry all over the world. We know Irish culture, history, the language – and many of the issues people have with understanding complex Irish Heritage and Ancestry. While genealogy record sites bring you part of the way – we’ll bring you all the way home! So, break down those Irish Ancestry Brick Walls when you join today – see all about the Green Room here.
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Slán for now, Mike and Carina.