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Celtic Christmas Podcast

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Dec 20, 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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0:04 - "Away in a Manger" by Jil Chambless, Ed Miller and Scooter Muse from Nollaig Chridheil / Songs of the Christmas Season

3:12 - CHRISTMAS 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.

3:48 - "Top of the Bow" by Matt & Shannon Heaton from Fine Winter's Night

7:19 - "Gloomy Winter" by The Selkie Girls from Winter Lore: Songs of Celtic Christmas

10:27 - "On A Cold Winter's Day" by David Pedrick from Wintertide EP

12:32 - "The Holly and the Ivy" by Alexander James Adams from Wintertide

15:30 - "Good King Wenceslas/Gooding Carol" by A Shamrock in Kudzu from Kudzu for Christmas

17:20 - "Christ Child's Lullaby" by The Wee Heavies from A Christmas Minding

21:33 - "Cutty Wren/Drive the Cold Winter Away" by Peat in the Creel from Winter


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** If you enjoy this podcast, you might also enjoy our Joyful Celtic Christmas Music playlist on Spotify. Follow the link in the shownotes.

** Want more Celtic Christmas music? I have a webpage dedicated to it with playlists, Christmas albums,videos and more.

** 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.

29:18 - "In the Bleak Midwinter" by Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra from Song Of Solstice: Celtic Music For Midwinter

34:40 - "Torches" by Sarah Marie Mullen from In the Moon of Wintertime

36:48 - "I Wonder As I Wander" by Betsy McGovern from The Poor Clares: Songs for Midwinter

40:00 - "Peace Carol" by Carolina Ceili from Holiday Hooley

44:19 - "Miss Fogarty's Christmas Cake" by Eira from Glen Tidings

48:29 - "Lo How a Rose" by Susan Toman from Angels on High

51:13 - "Christmas at the Pub" by Lexington Field from Single

54:16 - "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear" by Heather Dale from Spark

57:12 - 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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58:23 - "Oiche Chiuin (Silent Night)" by The Jig Is Up! from A Penny for the Wren

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