Dec 14, 2021
What’s Yuletide? What’s the difference between Yuletide and Christmas? What is Celtic Christmas music? Plus, hobbits show up in my latest Christmas single.
It’s all on Pub Songs & Stories #246.
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Dec 7, 2021
Loreena McKennitt shares the story about how Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem “The Lady of Shalott” became a song on her 1991 album The Visit. Classic poetry and books are often used as inspiration for modern songs. Marc Gunn shares why he wrote a song inspired by Anne of Green Gables.
It’s all on Pub Songs & Stories...
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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Oct 27, 2021
Jim McKenna shares a lament for Irish famine victims and his relatives. Bugs Bunny gets chased by Witch Hazel in a song by Marc Gunn.
It’s Pub Songs & Stories #242.
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