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February 12th, 2008
Episode 146 of 797 episodes
All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen chats with Myron Bretholz and Gus Vorhees about the evolution of British and Irish folk music. Myron and Gus are both gifted musicians and aficionados of music from the British Isles. They look back at the thriving Irish and British folk music scene of the 1970s and share music from some of the artists reshaping that scene today, including Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill, Eliza Carthy and John Doyle.