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Celtic Christmas Music

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Dec 11, 2019

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Celtic Christmas music from Matt & Shannon Heaton, The Gothard Sister, Carolina Ceili, Jennifer Licko, Cherish the Ladies, The Barra MacNeils, Irish School of Music, Harper Denhard, The Jig Is Up!, Seamus Kennedy, Rosanne Cash, Jim Sharkey, Prydein, The Grenaways, Marc Gunn, The Selkie Girls

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0:03 - "It Came Upon The Midnight Clear" by Matt & Shannon Heaton from Fine Winter's Night

2:42 - HEARTY WELCOME - Welcome to the Celtic Christmas Podcast. My name is Marc Gunn. I am a Celtic musician and host also of the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. My goal is to introduce you to Celtic musicians who are making and sharing Christmas music.

3:18 - "Joy to the World" by The Gothard Sister from Falling Snow

7:18 - "Christmas Contra Dance" by Carolina Ceili from Holiday Hooley

9:31 - "The First Noel" by Jennifer Licko from The Lights of Christmas

12:21 - "O Christmas Tree / Road Dust Slip Jigs" by Cherish the Ladies from Christmas in Ireland

17:23 - "Ann am Baile Ri'oghail Dhaibhidh (Once In David's Royal City)" by The Barra MacNeils from The Christmas Album

20:48 - "Falling Leaves/New Year's Night" by Irish School of Music from Winter Air

24:11 - "Mary's Song" by Harper Denhard


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** If you enjoy this podcast, you might also enjoy our Joyful Celtic Christmas Music playlist on Spotify. I can only play podsafe music here. So there is a more robust list of Celtic Christmas music on our 2019 Spotify playlist.

** If you find a song in this show that you love, you can find out more about the artist by visiting the shownotes at I list the show times and URLs for each artist in the notes.

28:42 - "The Holly She Bears a Berry" by The Jig Is Up! from A Penny for the Wren

31:20 - "Christmas in the Trenches" by Seamus Kennedy from Bar Rooms & Ballads

37:35 - "The Enniscorthy Christmas Carol" by Rosanne Cash from The Wexford Carols

43:00 - "The Christmas Comet" by Jim Sharkey from Single

46:40 - "Merry Christmas Everybody" by Prydein from Single

51:10 - "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" by The Grenaways from Port Isaac Christmas Album

54:49 - "Slainte Mhaith Christmas" by Marc Gunn from Single

56:49 - NOLLAIG SHONA DAOIBH - If you enjoyed this show, please LIKE and SHARE this episode. If you found a song you loved in this show, follow the link in the shownotes to support the artists who support this podcast. Buy their music and merch, subscribe to their newsletters, and tell a friend about the great music you found.

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58:11 - "Wexford Carol" by The Selkie Girls from Winter Lore: Songs of Celtic Christmas

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