Category Archives: Celtic Folk

Ravenblog: Covers Wishlists, Josh Groban, Rhydian, and Celtic Thunder

One of my favorite things about local/regional music scenes is that the musicians that dominate many local music scenes is original, songs I have never heard before, written by or for the bands that perform them. With how unoriginal mainstream … Continue reading

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Weekly 20 Songs: 13 November 2014

Weekly playlists are back!!! I am never sure how many people ever listen to the songs I list on these posts, but I like making them, and I need more new music in my life again, which was what the … Continue reading

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Weekly Playlist Special Edition: George

In light of the terrible, sudden loss of one of the Celtic Thunder singers, George Donaldson, who died yesterday, this week’s playlist is 15 songs, all Celtic Thunder, focusing on songs George sang. There will be more Irish music coming … Continue reading

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RIP George Donaldson (Feb 1, 1968 – Mar 12, 2014)

What a way to start a day! For the first hour or so after the news broke on George Donaldson’s website, Thunderheads and all the rest of his fans have been hoping that the sudden news of his passing was … Continue reading

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Ravenmount Playlist- March 9

This week’s playlist is up on spotify now. There won’t be a long-winded list-post to go with it, as I am in the middle of packing and subletting my apartment. But, I did put together 20 great songs I highly … Continue reading

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Weekly 20 Songs Playlist: Feb 22

It’s been a little while since the last one of these songlist posts. There are over 1000 songs already on past songlists, so I’m sure most of my readers have not yet heard most of those songs, but it is … Continue reading

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Weekly 20 Songs Playlist: Feb 1

This past month I made a whole $5, which offset the cost of my sodas when I was out at Avogadro’s Number, but obviously won’t cover groceries, let alone rent. So, while I am too stubborn to give up on … Continue reading

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Weekly Playlist: Rewind 2

This week’s playlist is the second ‘rewind’ list, drawing from the songs that have already appeared on earlier lists. This week I stuck to songs I posted this year, and whittled down my favorites to just 60, a daunting task … Continue reading

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Irish Music Award Nominees

There are quite a few familiar names on the lists this year as nominees for the various categories of the Irish Music Association‘s annual Irish Music Awards. Here, from their website, are the nominees for each category. Only paid members … Continue reading

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Celtic Thunder’s Mythology Show (Part 2)

11/26/2013 in Loveland, Colorado   Part 2 – My Own Reactions First, what I loved most- I always loved the Celtic Thunder arrangement of “She Moved Through the Fair” ever since I first heard it, but tonight’s live performance of … Continue reading

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