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Irish music's direction in the world

Fri, 26 Oct 2012 08:51:01 CDT
By: Charlie Schlenker

Irish music's direction in the world Irish music today is a lot more than a harp, a tin whistle, and a fiddle. WGLT's Charlie Schlenker talks with historian and musician William Williams who is appearing in Bloomington at the McLean County Museum of History.

   
Williams speaks at 1 p.m. Saturday at the McLean County Museum of History on conjunction with the exhibit, the Greening of the Prairie: Irish Immigration and Settlement in McLean County.
Heard during the Interview:
Solas - The Flowing Bowl
1920s Fox Trot
Stefano Algieri - Mother Machree
The Clancy Brothers - Rising of the Moon
Japanese pickup band - a scene from a Tokyo bar
The Pogues - Dirty Old Town
Kate Bush - Mna Na Heireann
   


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