The Evolution of Irish Music in 12 Tracks (#724)

In todays episode we bring you a very personal selection of Irish music from Mike. Playing his way through a very personal selection of music, he chats about Irish history, culture and just why he selected each track for inclusion in this show.

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The Evolution of Irish Music in 12 Tracks (#724)

In todays extended Irish Musical episode – called “The Evolution of Irish Music in 12 Tracks” – we bring you a very personal selection of Irish music from Mike. As he works (enjoys!) his way through a very personal selection of music, he chats about Irish history, culture and just why he selected each track for inclusion in this show.

Enjoy!

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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 in this Show:

This episode features the following Music:

  • “Lonely Woods of Upton” performed by Seán Dunphy.
  • “The Irish Rover” performed by The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem.
  • “Paddy on The Railway” performed by The Dubliners.
  • “A Selection of Polkas” performed by The Chieftains.
  • “Michael Hayes” performed by Planxty.
  • “Mo Mháire” performed by Clannad.
  • “A Song for Ireland” performed by Mary Black.
  • “The Fields of Athenry” performed by Paddy Reilly.
  • “The Body of An American” performed by The Pogues.
  • “I Use’ta Love Her” performed by The Saw Doctors.
  • “Samhradh Samhradh” performed by The Gloaming.
  • “Will The Circle Be Unbroken” performed by The Chieftains and Friends.

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