Category Archives: Ireland

Music Notes- September 27

I know about way more music (and book) stuff than ever makes it into blog posts, so here’s some of what caught my attention today wrt music news- Neil Byrne’s new youtube video- “I Can’t Tell You Why” (Eagles Cover) … 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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Weekly 20 Songs Playlist: Dec 29

The year is almost over, and here is the last Ravenmount 20-song playlist for 2013. These lists will continue until Ravenmount is no more, or until I run out of music to list, so hopefully these will continue forever. Next … 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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Celtic Thunder 2013: The Adventure Begins

As unlikely as it seemed for a while there, I am just about to head out to the Celtic Thunder concert in Loveland. I bought my tickets back in April, the very first day they were available, two tickets because … Continue reading

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Weekly 20 Songs Playlist: October 20

Some weekends just seem to conspire against these lists getting posted on time. This weekend my home internet is not working and the customer service number for my provider kept kicking me off during regular business hours yesterday so that … Continue reading

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Weekly 20 Songs Playlist: September 29

Have you had a chance to listen to this playlist yet? This week’s list includes a few more mainstream songs than usual, along with the usual random assortment of local music, regional music and classics. The List: 1. Darrell Coyle¬†(All … Continue reading

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