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Celtic, British, etc.

I have a long standing love affair with music from the British Isles
Here are just a few of the many albums in my collection

Old Blind Dogs
Kate Rusby
Karan Casey
Old Blind Dogs
The World's Room
Kate Rusby
Little Lights
Words & Music
Karan Casey
The Winds Begin to Sing
I have twice seen this band live
Wonderful vocals and instrumentals
Track 6 is a gem
From Barnsley, in South Yorkshire, England ..... a lovely voice
Tracks 3, 5, 10, 11
This is the band that got me hooked on Celtic music.
Track 4 is my favorite Celtic song
Unique female vocalist with tremendous range
Tracks 4, 7, 8, 9, 10

In the Mud
Susan McKeown
Scottish Lute
Scatter the Mud
In the Md
Susan McKeown
Ronn McFarlane
The Scottish Lute
Sunny Spells and Scattered Showers
Fine Canadian Celtic group
Tracks 1, 3, 8, 9, 10
Lovely, dusky vocals
Track 7 is another version of my favorite Celtic song, Lord Baker
A fine recording of this wonderful, ancient instrument
Tracks 6, 7, 11-15, 20, 37, 46
Karan Casey's old band
Tracks 3, 11, 13

Jez Lowe
Niamh Parsons
The Visit
Jez Lowe
Niamh Parsons
Blackbirds & Thrushes
Kevin Burke & Micheal O'Domhnaill
Loreena McKennitt
The Visit
I saw this fine artist at the Celtic Festival in Cincinnati, Ohio
Tracks 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 11
Her first name is pronounced "Neeve"
A fine vocalist
Tracks 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12
Good guitar, fiddle and vocals
Tracks 2, 5, 8
Lovely vocals and Celtic harp
One of several good albums
Tracks 4, 7, 9

Book of Secrets
John Renbourn
Traveller's Prayer
Mary Black
Babes in the Woods
Think Before You Think
Loreena McKennitt
The Book of Secrets
One of the founders of Pentangle
A superb guitar player
Tracks 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10

One of Mary's best albums
The whole disk is very good

A good Irish band that I have heard live several times
Tracks 2, 5, 8, 10, 13
The Mummers' Dance got a fair amount of air play
The entire album is enjoyable

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