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Pub Songs aren't just songs about drinking. For host Marc Gunn, The Celtfather, these are fun songs you can sing-along and enjoy. Some are Irish. Some are Scottish. Others are smash hits at science fiction conventions. Pub Songs Podcast highlights the music of Marc Gunn and the music he loves, while occasionally commenting on Celtic and Geek topics. You'll enjoy this music over a pint at your local pub or while hanging out in your local game store. It's a show to make you smile.

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Aug 8, 2017

What is the autoharp? Why do I play it? I don't answer those questions but I do share some of my autoharp music with you as I prepare to re-launch Autoharp Radio. Listen. Subscribe. Get free music at pubsong.net.

I started to seriously play the autoharp in 1997. I was amazed by its versatility and 5-octaves that one could play on it. That's led a life-long journey of exploration of the instrument. Now, I am primarily a singer. However, I have done my best to offer a new sound to the autoharp community. 

The songs I picked for this show are a mix of vocal and instrumental music where the autoharp plays an important part in the individual song or tune. I created it primarily for my AutoharpRadio.com website in conjunction with AutoharpMusic.com where you can find all sorts of great autoharp music tips and suggestions on how you can get started playing the autoharp. If you would like to see some tutorials, please email me.

 

Pub Talk

If you like what you hear, go to my website and buy a CD or some MP3s. 

You'll find me in the coming weeks at GenCon and DragonCon

Plus, I have an internet concert on Sunday, August 13, 2017.

On Monday, August 14, 2017, you'll be able to buy a copy of my brand new single "Wherever I May Roam (acoustic solo)". Or get it free when you join the Gunn Runners Club.

The Gunn Runners Club is my home on Patreon. Right now, 123 people generously pledge $1 per month or more to support my life as a musician. Patrons get free music, early versions of songs and lyrics, behind-the-scenes podcasts, a stereo version of the Pub Songs Podcast and first look at new videos. You can see all the cool gifts you get for just $1 at http://marcgunn.com/us/

In addition to all of the amazing goodies I mentioned earlier. You also get a digital copy of my next album. It's for the Browncoats, fans of Joss Whedon's Firefly and Serenity. It's called "As Long As I'm Flyin'". It'll be out this Fall 2017. And yours as a gift for subscribing.

Special thanks to my newest patrons: Mary Kathleen Heidenberg.

 

 

Who's Playing the Pub Today

0:15 "Name On My Soul" by Kilted Kings from Name On My Soul

6:52 "Fairy Tale Waltz" by Marc Gunn from Heart's Ease

9:58 "Peggy Gordon" by Marc Gunn from The Bridge

14:16 "Cloghden More" by Kilted Kings from Name On My Soul

17:52 "Paddy McCollough" by Brobdingnagian Bards from Songs of Ireland

21:16 "Tolkien" by Brobdingnagian Bards from Songs of the Muse

25:44 PUB TALK

27:40 "Johnny Jump Up" by Marc Gunn from Happy Songs of Death

31:16 "Return to Lonely Mountain" by Marc Gunn from Heart's Ease

35:40 "Pirates vs. Dragons" by Marc Gunn from Pirates vs Dragons

39:57 "Breaking of the Fellowship" by Brobdingnagian Bards from Memories of Middle Earth

46:34 "Stardust Serenade" by Marc Gunn from Heart's Ease

The Pub Songs Podcast was produced by Marc Gunn. If you enjoyed this episode, please support the musicians who support this podcast, buy their CDs, then share the show. Special thanks to all of my patrons in the Gunn Runners Club. Would you like 5 of my MP3s for Free? Plus get regular updates of what's new. Subscribe to the podcast and newsletter at  www.pubsong.net.