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Old March 18th, 2011, 04:04 PM   #1

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For the discussion and Appreciation of Celtic Folk Music


As the Title says, A great idea by Olly.

Let's start with those two timeless classics


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Great idea, General! Three excellent versions of my personal favorite:



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And not to forget the great Luke Kelly's version!

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Sorry I had to...
(more punk than folk I know but...)

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You guys dont need much encouragement for this sort of thing and thats what i like, i was going to do some hard research on this 1st but away yous go
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Speaking of Dropkick Murphys...

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If you'd like a song from both branches of the Celtic language family, here's one about the Irish High King Brian Boru in both Gaelic and Breton...

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You guys dont need much encouragement for this sort of thing and thats what i like, i was going to do some hard research on this 1st but away yous go
What kind of Research? The careful selection of your favourite?
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Speaking of Dropkick Murphys...
Sounds exactly like my night last night...
Classic tune.

PS. I like the Crazy Horse quote Salah, never heard it before.
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If you'd like a song from both branches of the Celtic language family, here's one about the Irish High King Brian Boru in both Gaelic and Breton...

YouTube - Brian Boru Lyrics + Translation
I must admit I have never heard that, or anything like it before!
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