All Songs Considered



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Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton spin new music from emerging bands and musical icons.


Music from the British Isles

February 12th, 2008

Episode 146 of 714 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.