The Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads Of The Border

Kathryn Tickell, accomplished player of the Northumbrian pipes, is featured in this week’s show.

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This week’s show features music inspired by the rolling hills and moorland of the border country between Scotland and England, a landscape of forbidding beauty with a turbulent history of feuds, raids and conflict. Hear songs from Archie Fisher, Capercaillie, Kathryn Tickell and more.

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Source:: http://www.npr.org/2017/08/09/542385584/the-thistle-shamrock-ballads-of-the-border?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=music

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