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Welcome to the official online home for:

Fiona Ritchie, The Thistle & Shamrock and

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You've arrived at thistleradio.com, the place for everything you want to know about Fiona Ritchie's NPR radio shows and online content. On radio and online, we have an endless supply of great music for you to explore. Miss something on the radio? LISTEN AGAIN to the most recent episodes of The Thistle & Shamrock® via NPR Music, and view the show's latest radio playlists. Browse upcoming program descriptions and archived interviews and articles. Off the radio airwaves, you can tune into our ThistleRadio music channel - more than 700 great tracks streaming round-the-clock and available only via our partners: listener-supported, commercial-free SomaFM. Listen Now via the widget on this page.

ON YOUR RADIO THIS WEEK: WORDS, VERSES, MUSIC RECENT RADIO SHOWS NOW STREAMING: FROM VINYL TO MP3, SONGS OF THE BARD, THE ROAD OF TEARS, NEW WRITING, RAISE A GLASS, NEW YEAR: NEW MUSIC, A FESTIVE CELTIC CELEBRATION, MIDWINTER MEDITATION, JAZZ, THE GATHERING EXTRAS FROM RADIO ARCHIVE: JEAN RITCHIE

The New York Times called Wayfaring Strangers "A gorgeous gift book, including a CD of various artists' renditions of the songs whose origins the authors so beautifully recount." Also a New York Times Best Seller, Wayfaring Strangers is the winner of the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award 2015. Put a copy under the Christmas tree!

THE STORY BEHIND "WAYFARING STRANGERS" ~ Q&A ON FIONA'S BOOK

Fiona in her studio

Fiona Ritchie MBE ~ radio host/music producer (photo: ©Roy Summers/Scottish Field)

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