Creating Fiction with the Celtic Geeks #185
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What makes a Firefly Drinking Songs show and creating friction.

Brobdingnagian Bards, Rambling Sailors, Marc Gunn, Heather Dale, The Rogues, Peat in the Creel, Mary Knickle, The Doubleclicks, Kilted Kings

Welcome to the Pub Songs Podcast, the Virtual Public House for Celtic Geek culture. My name is Marc Gunn. I am a Celtic Geek musician and your guide to honoring our past and adapting for our future.

Today’s show is brought to you by my Gunn Runners on Patreon. Your generous pledge of $5 per month allow me to create music, podcasts, and my weekly video show, Coffee with The Celtfather. Thank you!

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Cead mile failte!



0:17 - “Zombie Love Song” by Brobdingnagian Bards from I Will Not Sing Along

4:35 - “Saucy Sailor/Planxty Hewlett” by Rambling Sailors from Ports of Call

7:13 - “Hero of Canton” by Marc Gunn from As Long As I’m Flyin’

9:10 - Behind the music: Firefly Drinking Songs the Show and In the ‘Verse Podcast Live

15:11 - “Pied Piper” by Heather Dale from Fairytale

18:13 - Creating Friction for Celtic Geeks

25:45 “Reels Again” by The Rogues from 25...and Live!


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28:20 - “Autumn Child” by Peat in the Creel from The Barn Session

31:11 - “The Grail” by Mary Knickle from Weave


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38:22 - “Wonder” by The Doubleclicks from Dimetrodon

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42:51 - “Wild Mountain Thyme” by Kilted Kings from Name On My Soul

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