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The Thistle & Shamrock: Celtic Voices, Part 2

Irish uilleann piper Liam O'Flynn is featured in this weeks episode.
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Irish uilleann piper Liam O'Flynn is featured in this weeks episode.

As NPR reflects on 50 years, we fondly remember more of the artists we've featured on the radio, and who have helped to shape the sound of The Thistle & Shamrock. We celebrate them this week as their music lives on, with artists including Liam O'Flynn, Andy M. Stewart and Jean Ritchie.

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