The Thistle & Shamrock Award-winning radio host Fiona Ritchie explores evolving music from Celtic roots in Europe and North America.

The American Folklife Center's collections include recordings of Woody Guthrie, taken at the Library of Congress. Al Aumuller/Library of Congress hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The American Folklife Center At 40, Part 1

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This week's show is a tribute to Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (right), seen here with Kevin Burke, whom he recorded with. Courtesy of Compass Records hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Mícheál Ó Domhnaill

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The Thistle & Shamrock: More New Sounds For Summer

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Celtic Guitar

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Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac. Riley Smith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: ThistleRadio

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Kathryn Tickell, accomplished player of the Northumbrian pipes, is featured in this week's show. Tony McAnaney/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads Of The Border

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Irish trio Socks in the Frying Pan, whose music is featured in this week's show. Kevin Murphy/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thistle & Shamrock

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Jazz

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Mike Katz and Alasdair White of Battlefield Band, whose music is included in this week's show. John Slavin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Best Of The Best

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American fiddler Liz Carroll is part of the U.S.'s evolving Irish traditional music scene. Suzanne Plunkett/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Made In America

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Dream Time

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Archie Fisher

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The critically acclaimed Irish group Beoga (which means "lively" in Gaelic) is featured in this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thistle & Shamrock

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The Tannahill Weavers, who are named for poet Robert Tannahill, are featured in this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thistle - Robert Tannahill

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Compositions by Maggie MacInnes are featured in this week's show. John Slavin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Writing

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A man painted green takes part in a Beltane May Day celebration on May 1, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. Matt Cardy/Getty Images hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Season Of Light

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Celtic Piano

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Hear Altan's "Gweebarra Bridge" in this week's Thistle & Shamrock. Colm Hogan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Bridges

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Hear music from Battlefield Band in this week's episode. John Slavin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Singer-Songwriters

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Hear new music by Molly's Revenge in this week's episode. Rick Ahern/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Spring Sounds

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Common Currency

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Great Tapestry

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