THE THISTLE & SHAMROCK®
with Fiona Ritchie
Spring 2019

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Week 36
190905 (#1893)
The Lost Songs of St. Kilda
Hear the haunting melodies that offer a last link to the ‘island on the edge of the world’.

Week 37
190912 (#1894)
Len Graham
Meet Len Graham, the legendary singer and songwriter from Northern Ireland who carries an equal number of songs and stories in his heart.

Week 38
190919 (#1895)
ThistleRadio New
When the Celtic rhythms go quiet on your radio, you can always stream great songs and tunes through the night and day on ThistleRadio. Enjoy some of the latest additions to the 1,000+ tracks.

Week 39
190926 (#1896)
Song Journeys with Peggy Seeger and Alan Reid
Recorded live at the Birnam Book Festival, American folksinger, songwriter and activist Peggy Seeger is joined by Scots singer and songwriter Alan Reid, with host Fiona Ritchie, to explore the transatlantic travels of songs.

Week 40 
191003 (#1897)
Hometown Song
This week, artists from both sides of the Atlantic commemorate personal connections to their hometowns, including Ewan MacColl’s “Dirty Old Town” and “Festival Lights” by the McCalmans.

Week 41
191010 (#1898)
Fall Compilation 1
Hear an assortment of artists from our New Releases shows whose music is well deserving of more airtime. 

Week 42 
191017 (#1899)
Fiona’s Findings
We feature some unique tracks from Celtic roots, including an Irish traditional version of “Bohemian (Hibernian) Rhapsody” by De Dannan.

Week 43 
191024 (#1900)
Myth and Legend
Ballads and tunes of Celtic origin and inspiration capture the mystery and enchantment of the Hallowe’en season.

Week 44 
191031 (#1901)
Singer-Songwriters
Explore the craft of songwriters this week, and the landscapes that inspire their music.