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Welcome to Pub Songs & Stories, the virtual Public House for Celtic culture and change through music.

I am Marc Gunn. I play Sci F'Irish music. I want to take you on an adventure. I'll share the stories behind my songs as we explore pop culture media through the lens of Irish & Celtic music. You will have fun and sing along, and maybe get a far too real glimpse of yourself.



Nov 16, 2021

How a musician saved the lives of hundreds of people on a sinking cruise ship. A story of bravery, leadership, and extreme cowardice.

Is Wild Mountain Thyme an Scottish song or an Irish song?

And guess which recorder player can be heard in a jewelry shop in the Highlands of Scotland?

It’s Pub Songs & Stories #244.

Nov 9, 2021

Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer play music for Contra Dances. Find out why there aren’t more songs sung at such dances.

What is the D song? Marc Gunn shares how a New Orleans jam session found a little gospel in an old Scottish song.


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