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MUSIC

Afro Celt Sound System
Volume 1: Sound Magic
Volume 2: Release

Christina Aguilera
My Kind of Christmas

Albion Band
A Christmas Present from the Albion Band

John McLean Allan
Stand Easy

All Hands Around
Irish Music

Altan
Harvest Storm
25th Anniversary Celebration

Amadan
Sons of Liberty

Anam
Riptide

Neil Anderson
Dante's Local
Full Circle

Arcona Reel Band
The First Draught

Diane Arkenstone
Aquaria: A Liquid Blue Trancescape

The Arrogant Worms
Christmas Turkey
Idiot Road
Live Bait
Toast!

Baby Celtic
Wigglyjigs & Irish Lullabies

The Baileys
A Song for Ireland

Ballycotton
A La Cut
Fairytale

BareBones & WildFlowers
Barebones & Wildflowers
Days Will Go By

Barleyjuice
self-titled

Linn Barnes & Allison Hampton
The Dark Island

Barra MacNeils
Closer to Paradise
In Session
Rock in the Stream
The Traditional Album

Basque
Falling Forward

Les Batinses
Tripotages

Dawn & Margie Beaton
Taste of Gaelic

Martyn Bennett
Bothy Culture

Beolach
Beolach

Bevel Jenny
Above the Clouds

The Bilge Pumps
Greatest Hits Vol. VIII
The Idiodyssey
A Pirate's Christmas Wish
We Don't Know

Birch Book
Fortune & Folly

Blackbeard's Tea Party
Heavens to Betsy

Black 47
Live from New York City

Blackmore's Night
Under a Violet Moon
The Village Lanterne
Winter Carols

Blackthorn
The Other Side

The Blarney Brothers
A Fine Line Between Ambition & Delusion
Lager Than Life

Blazin' Fiddles
Fire On!

Blou
Rythm 'n Blou

Bogside Rogues
Rogue Mahone

The Bog Wanderers
Here's to You

Boiled in Lead
Songs from the Gypsy

The Boston Camerata
A Renaissance Christmas

The Bothy Band
Old Hag You Have Killed Me

La Bottine Souriante
La Mistrine
Xième

Bowfire
Bowfire

Turlach Boylan
The Tidy Cottage

Sandra Boynton
Philadelphia Chickens

Bourque, Bernard & Lepage
Matapat

The Brobdingnagian Bards
A Faire to Remember
Marked by Great Size

Broceliande
Broceliande

Broderick
Kissing Fishes

Brogue
Rhythm of the Celts

Brother
Pipe Dreams

Brothers 3
No Turning Back

Brule
Star People

Burach
Deeper

Moira Cameron
Lilies Among the Bushes
One Evening as I Rambled...

Capercaillie
Sidewaulk

Margo Carruthers
Speech from the Crone: Scarytales

Eliza Carthy
Red
Rice

Johnny Cash
At Folsom Prison

Causeway
In the Footsteps of Finn McCool

The Ceili Bandits
The Ceili Bandits
Hangin' at the Crossroads

Ceilidh Friends
The Spirit of Giving
Yellowknife Evening

Ceilidh Minogue
There Y'are Now

Celtic Clan
The Big Jig
To Beat the Band

Celtic Soul
Wee Blue Man

Celtic Tide
Kindle

Ceolbeg
Seeds to the Wind

Ceol na gCapall
Breath of Fresh Air

Levi Chen
Celtic Zen

Cherish the Ladies
Live!

The Chieftains
The Essential Chieftains
Fire in the Kitchen
Tears of Stone

Duncan Chisholm
The Door of Saints

Chulrua
Barefoot on the Altar

The City Waites
The English Tradition: 400 Years of Music & Song

Aoife Clancy
Silvery Moon
Soldiers & Dreams

Clandestine
Music from Home
To Anybody at All

Clann An Drumma
Tried & True

The Clarke Sisters
self-titled

Classical Spirit
Classical Spirit

Santa Claws & the Naughty but Nice Orchestra
The Green Days of Christmas: The Holiday Tribute to Green Day
Hell's Bells of Christmas: The Holiday Tribute to AC/DC

Cliar
self-titled

The Clumsy Lovers
After the Flood

Harry Connick Jr.
When Harry Met Sally

J.P. Cormier
Looking Back: The Instrumentals
Looking Back: The Songs

Maxim Cormier
Maxim Cormier

Cormorant's Fancy
An Evening at the Fairfield Inn

The Corrs
Home

Laura Cortese
Blow the Candle Out
Even the Lost Creek
Hush

Nonie Crete
Moonlight Dreams

The Crimson Pirates
Putrid & Disgusting
self-titled
Your Day in the Barrel

A Crowd of Bold Sharemen
self-titled

Chrissy Crowley
Chrissy Crowley
The Departure
Last Night's Fun

Mary Custy
After 10:30
The Mary Custy Band
The Ways of the World, with Eoin O'Neill
With a Lot of Help from Their Friends, with Eoin O'Neill

Damp in the Attic
I was ... Flyin' It

Tracey Dares
Crooked Lake

David Davidson
Celtic Fantasy

Rachel Davis
Rachel Davis
Turns

Dead Can Dance
Toward the Within

Deanta
Deanta
Ready for the Storm
Whisper of a Secret

Aselin Debison
Sweet is the Melody

De Dannan
Welcome to the Hotel Connemara

Delerium
Karma

deLillos
Hjernen er Alene

Charles de Lint
Old Blue Truck

Sandy Denny
No More Sad Refrains: The Anthology

Dervish
The Boys of Sligo
Harmony Hill
Midsummer's Night
Playing with Fire

Michele de Wilton
Myths & Legends

Ani DiFranco & Utah Phillips
Fellow Workers

Cara Dillon
self-titled

Liz Doherty
Last Orders
Quare Imagination

Double Indemnity
Cows in the Castle
The Soul of the Wild Seed

The Dreamsicles
Luv Songs for Grownups

Maggie Drennon
Just Now
Maggie Drennon

Dulaman
self-titled

Dursey Sound Connection
Forgotten Moons

Danette Eddy
Motion Potion

Mari Eggen & Helene Høye
Glød (Glow)

Danny Elfman
Serenada Schizophrana

Tania Elizabeth
Something
This Side Up

Empty Hats
Captured
Greatest Hats

Enter the Haggis
Aerials
Let the Wind Blow High
Live!

Enya
Amarantine

Evans & Doherty
Sailing Ships & Sailing Men

The Fables
A Time

Fairport Convention
Fairport unConventional
In Real Time: Live '87
Old New Borrowed Blue

Fallen Angels
self-titled

Faun
Renaissance

Fergus
Green St.

Fiddlers 3
self-titled

Fiddlestickers
Pass It On

Fine Crowd
Poverty's Arse

Cady Finlayson
Irish Coffee
Shines Like Silver

Archie Fisher
The Man with a Rhyme

The Flash Girls
Maurice & I
Play Each Morning Wild Queen

Folk Underground
Buried Things
Get Y'er Hands Off 'Me Booty

Fonnmhor
self-titled

Fortune's Hand
Live at Dolan's Pub
Rhythm of the Wind

Edel Fox & Ronan O'Flaherty
Edel Fox & Ronan O'Flaherty

Alasdair Fraser & Tony McManus
Return to Kintail

Gaelic Storm
Gaelic Storm
Herding Cats

Neil Gaiman
Where's Neil When You Need Him?

Ian Gallagher
My Ireland

Lennie Gallant
Breakwater

James Galway
The Celtic Minstrel

Lisa Gerrard
The Mirror Pool

Great Big Sea
Great Big Sea
The Hard & the Easy
Play
Rant & Roar
Sea of No Cares
Turn
Up

Marianne Green, with Andy Irvine
Dear Irish Boy

Green Crown
Washed in Her Blood

Greenland Whalefishers
The Mainstreet Sword

Groupa
Lavalek

Vince Guaraldi
A Charlie Brown Christmas

Rufus Guinchard
Humouring the Tunes

Marc Gunn & the Dubliners' Tabby Cats
Irish Drinking Songs for Cat Lovers

Gypsophilia
Free Inside
Occidentally on Purpose

Hadrian's Wall
Glengarry
Hadrian's Wall
Tonight's Lineup

Kaitlin Hahn
Nice to Meet You

Hair of the Dog
At the Parting Glass
Release the Hounds

Jen Hamel
Fine Small Storm

Marie-Lynn Hammond
Impromptu

MaryAnn Harris
Crow Girls

Christina Harrison
Bonnie Scotland I Adore Thee

Michael William Harrison
First Time 'Round

Hart Rouge
Une Histoire de Famille

Haunted By Waters
Like the Dust

Bob Hay & the Jolly Beggars
Toils Obscure

Hayseed Dixie
A Hillbilly Tribute to Mountain Love

HeartSounds
Behind the Green Bushes

Ivonne Hernandez
Playing with Fire

Christy Hodder
Celtic Energy

Jerry Holland
Fiddler's Choice
The Fiddlesticks Collection

Jerry Holland & John Doyle
Helping Hands

Hot Toddy
Three Sheets to the Wind

House Red
Uncorked

Ashley Hutchings
Street Cries

Ilgi
Saules Meita

The Indulgers
Celtic Tiger
In Like Flynn
Tan & Black

The Irish Brigade
Live at the Half Time Rec

The Irish Descendants
Gypsies & Lovers

Eileen Ivers
An Nollaig: An Irish Christmas
Crossing the Bridge
Eileen Ivers

JCB with Jerry Holland
A Trip to Cape Breton

Jethro Tull
The Jethro Tull Christmas Album

Jiggernaut
Jiggernaut

Jock Tamson's Bairns
May You Never Lack a Scone

Bill Jones
Turn to Me

Ingrid Karklins
A Darker Passion
Anima Mundi
Red Hand

Kathleen Keane
self-titled

Keltik Elektrik
Edinburgh Hogmanay Party Mix
Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Sit Down...

Nuala Kennedy
The New Shoes
Noble Stranger

Seamus Kennedy
Bar Rooms & Ballads
Let the Music Take You Home
Sailing Ships & Sailing Men
A Smile & a Tear

Kilbrannan
Bedlam Boys

The Killdares
A Place to Stand

Kirkmount
Mittens for Christmas

Larry Kirwan
Celtic Invasion
Keltic Kids

Peter Knight
The Gemini Cadenza

Knot Fibb'n
Knot Loitering

Krauka
Stiklur

The Laggan
I am the Common Man

Robin Laing
The Angels' Share

Lalla Rookh
Book One -- Tales & Tradition
Do You Want Kilts with That?

Bill Lamey
Full Circle

Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac
Seinn

John Langstaff
The Christmas Revels

Grey Larsen & Paddy League
The Green House

Christine Lavin & the Mistletones
The Runaway Christmas Tree: Favorite Holiday Songs & Bedtime Stories

Lazy Jacks
Journey's End

Leahy
Leahy

Legacy
Navan

Lenahan
Hooligans in Suits: Live in the UK

Laurie Lewis
Birdsong

Tom Lewis
Mixed Cargo

Annbjorg Lien
Aliens Alive

Gordon Lightfoot
Complete Greatest Hits

Wolf Loescher
Holy Grail

Lorraine a' Malena
Mirror Mirror

Loscoe State Opera
Dawnbird

Jez Lowe & the Bad Pennies
Tenterhooks

Lunasa
Otherworld
With the RTE Concert Orchestra

Lindsay Mac
Small Revolution

Pol MacAdaim
If We Don't Help Them Now

Alasdair MacCuish & the Black Rose Ceilidh Band
Stepping Out

Catriona MacDonald
Bold

Buddy MacDonald
Getting Dark Again, with John Ferguson
Live: A Night at the Pub
We Remember You Well

Howie MacDonald
The Ceilidh Trail
The Dance Last Night
Howie's Celtic Brew
Live ... & Lively
WhY2Keilidh

Mairi MacInnes
Orosay

Sandy MacIntyre
Steeped in Tradition

Ashley MacIsaac
Crossover
Helter's Celtic
self-titled

Wendy MacIsaac
That's What You Get
Timeline

MacKeel
Plaid

Bob MacLean
Dancing on a String

Joe Peter MacLean
Back of Boisdale

Cynthia MacLeod
Head Over Heels
Riddle

Buddy MacMaster
The Judique Flyer

Natalie MacMaster
In My Hands
Live
My Roots Are Showing
No Boundaries
Yours Truly

Scott Macmillan
The Minnie Sessions, Vol. 1-3

Mac Umba
Don't Hold Your Breath

Mad Pudding
Dirt & Stone

Majorstuen
Skir

Mannheim Steamroller
Christmas
A Fresh Aire Christmas

Anna Massie
Glad Company

Beth May
Ciuin Ceol (Peaceful Music)

The McCarrel Sisters
Wide Awake & Dreaming

Dennis McCarthy
Enterprise

Ted McCormac
Rough & Ready

The McDades
For Reel

Steve McDonald & Hollie Smith
Winter in Scotland: a Highland Christmas

Eleanor McEvoy
Yola

Eileen McGann
Heritage

McGinty
Atlantic Favorites
Sea Songs

Loreena McKennitt
Elemental
Parallel Dreams
The Visit

Dan McKinnon
Between Wind & Water

The McKrells
Merry Christmas

Larkin McLean
X-Rated Musical

Katie McMahon
Celtic Christmas
Shine

Kirk S. McWhorter
Brambleshire Wood
Eye of the Storm

Méav
Méav

Men of the Deeps
Coal Fire in Winter
Diamonds in the Rough

Michele Mercure
Giving Up the Ghost

Anais Mitchell
Hadestown

Moher
Over the Edge

More Power to Your Elbow
Fingers of Fun
Sold Out: Live at the Arena

Morgaine Le Fay
Up She Flew

Mac Morin
self-titled

Morning Star
Away Ye Go Now!
Grá

Jo Morrison
Christmas Gifts: Holiday Music on Celtic Harp
The Three Musics
A Waulking Tour of Scotland

Phyllis Morrissey
Woman of the Island

Karla K. Morton & Howard Baer
Wee Cowrin' Timorous Beastie

Mouth Music
Seafaring Man

Moving Cloud
Moving Cloud
Foxglove

Patricia Murray
Failt Eilein a' Phrionnsa (Welcome to Prince Edward Island)

Darcy Nair
I Feel My Heart Fly

Natterjack
Hop 2 It

Neck
Here's Mud in Yer Eye

NeidFyre
Duck Feet Waddling

Nerea
Footprints

Lasairfhiona Ni Chonaola
An Raicin Alainn

Nicole
Passion Spirit

Sierra Noble
Spirit of the Strings

NorthCregg
Mi.da:za

North Sea Gas
Edinburgh Toon
Lochanside

Carlos Nunez
Finisterre: The End of the Earth

Karie Oberg
Hard Times

Sinead O'Connor
Sean-Nos Nua

Old Blind Dogs
The World's Room

Old World Folk Band
Crossing New Borders

Gavin O'Loghlen & Cotters Bequest
In the Home of My Ancestors
My Mother's Country

The Once
The Once
Row Upon Row of the People They Know

Oysterband
Holy Bandits

The Paperboys
Molinos

Parcel o' Rogues
Parcel o' Rogues

Peatbog Faeries
Welcome to Dun Vegas

Caroline Peyton
Celtic Christmas Spirit

Katy Pfaffl
self-titled

Pig's Eye Landing
Sparrows in the Buckthorn

William Pint & Felicia Dale
When I See Winter Return

The Pogues
Red Roses for Me

Colleen Power
Face & Eyes

The Prodigals
The Prodigals

Puirt a Baroque
Bach Meets Cape Breton
Return of the Wanderer

The Pyrates Royale
Black Jack
Hello Sailor
Lyve Behind Bars

Frank Quinn
If You Are Irish

The Rankin Family
Fare Thee Well Love
North Country
The Rankin Family

Mairi Rankin
First Hand

Rawlins Cross
Make It On Time

Ed Reavy
The Music of Ed Reavy

Dan Reeder
Sweetheart

Regina Kate
This Fiddle

Bonnie Rideout
Gi'me Elbow Room: Folk Songs of a Scottish Childhood
Kindred Spirits
A Scottish Christmas, with Maggie Sansone & Al Petteway

Bonnie Rideout & the City of Washington Pipe Band
Scottish Rant

Laura Risk
The Merry Making

John Roberts & Tony Barrand
Across the Western Ocean

Samantha Robichaud
Just Being Me
Twistin' the Bow

Stan Rogers
Home in Halifax
Turnaround
The Very Best of Stan Rogers

The Rogues
Off Kilter

Rondellus
Sabbatum

Adrian Rose
Nothing But Pearls

Valerie Rose
Petals of Stone

Joe Ross & Friends
The Crazy Zoo: An Animal Songfest

Rowan
Grandfather's Horse

Rua
Dream-Teller
self-titled

The Ruffians
Together for Christmas

Kate Rusby
Hourglass

Ryan's Fancy
What a Time! A Forty Year Celebration

Salsa Celtica
The Great Scottish Latin Adventure

Gordie Sampson
Stones

Lissa Schneckenburger
Lissa Schneckenburger
Song

Claude-Michel Schonberg, et al
Les Miserables

Eric Schwartz
Pleading the First: Songs My Mother Hates
That's How It's Going to Be

The Scottish Stepdance Company
Sole Music

Seanachie
A Quarrel With Whisky
Telling Tales

Seven Nations
A Celtic Rock Tribute to The Cure
Road Kill, Volume 1
Road Kill, Volume 2

Pamela Wyn Shannon
Nature's Bride

The Shards
Beggar's Road

Shave the Monkey
The Unseelie Court

Sheela Na Gigh
Live by the Aire

Shenanigan
Mortal Daze

Shenanigans
Forest Through the Trees

Shooglenifty
A Whisky Kiss
Venus in Tweeds

Silly Wizard
Live Wizardry

Arielle Silver
3 Minute Song

Alan Silvestri
Van Helsing

SixMileBridge
No Reason
No Strangers Here
Unabridged

Jennifer Clarke Skromeda
The Great Silkie: Tales of the Celts

Christina Smith & Jean Hewson
Like Ducks!

Hollie Smith
Light from a Distant Shore

Smithfield Fair
Highland Call

Smoky Finish
Clear This Planet ... Immediately

Snakes in Exile
Second Skin

Snotty Var
Snotty Var

The Snow Angels
Holidays in Harmony

Solas
Solas
Sunny Spells & Scattered Showers

Sons of Maxwell
Instant Christmas
Sailors Story

The Sparrowses
Lost Love: Songs of Murder & Trouble

Spirit of '16
Out of the Ashes

Spirit of the West
Old Material: 1984-1986
Open Heart Symphony
Save This House

Mary Staunton
Bright Early Mornings

Andy M. Stewart & Manus Lunny
Dublin Lady

Stonecircle
Alchemy
Serendipity

Brenda Stubbert
House Sessions

Sweet Wednesday
Wherever You Go

Swingin' Fiddles
Wir Waanderins

Tanglefoot
Full Throated Abandon

Tannahill Weavers
Are Ye Sleeping Maggie
Cullen Bay
Dancing Feet
Land of Light
Passage

Tarabridge
Gypsys

Tarras
Rising

Taverner Consort, Choir & Players
The Carol Album

Threadneedle St
Havin' a Tune

The Tim Malloys
Drunkards, Bastards & Blackguards
If You Were Walking

Tir na n'Og
The Black Rose

The Tolkien Ensemble & Christopher Lee
At Dawn in Rivendell: Selected Songs & Poems from The Lord of the Rings

The Town Pants
Liverdance

Trans-Siberian Orchestra
The Christmas Attic
Christmas Eve & Other Stories

Trilogy
Two Thousand Years of Christmas

Tullamore
Timber & Stream

Paddy Tutty
In the Greenwood
Prairie Druid

Uisce
Where the Waters Meet

Peter Ulrich
Enter the Mysterium

The Unwanted
Music from the Atlantic Fringe

Urban Celtic
Urban Celtic

various artists
Absolutely Irish
Amber Christmas
Animal Playground
The Bird in the Bush: Traditional Songs of Love & Lust
Blues Around the World
Celtic Dreamland
An East Coast Christmas
Gogarty's Music
Gypsy Caravan
Gypsy Groove
Larry Kirwan's Celtic Invasion
Latviesu Danci
The Merriest Christmas Album
Music from Castle Dracula
Music from the Land of the Vampires
New Orleans Brass
Picnic Playground
The Rights of Man: The Concert for Joseph Doherty
Rogue's Gallery
Rosin the Bow: East Coast Fiddles
Round Cape Horn
Round the House & Mind the Dresser
The Set, Vols. 1-4
Sing Christmas & the Turn of the Year
Songs of Ireland's 1916 Rising
Songs of Seduction
Songs of the Travelling People
Songs of the Wooden Boat
A Thistle & Shamrock Christmas Ceilidh
Traditional Music from Cape Breton Island
We Will Remain: Patriotic Songs of Newfoundland
Wizard Women of the North

Varttina
Aitara
Seleniko

Velvet Hammer
Come Down

April Verch
Fiddelicious
From Where I Stand
Verchuosity

Sharlene Wallace
Journey of Shadows

Buddy Wasisname & the Other Fellers
Greatest Misses!

Patsy Watchorn
The Craic & Porter Too

Whapweasel
Relentless

Whirligig
Spin

Whistlebinkies
Timber Timbre

Jennifer White
Clarsach

Nancy White
Gaelic Envy

Wicked Tinkers
Wicked Tinkers

Wild Flowers
Total Vocal

Wild Mountain Thyme
Scotland's Depraved

Wimme
Gierran

Paul Winter
Canyon
Canyon Lullaby
Celtic Solstice
Common Ground
Earth: Voices of a Planet
Earthbeat
Icarus
Prayer for the Wild Things
Concert for the Earth: Live at the UN
Whales Alive!
Wintersong

Wolfe Tones
Live Alive Oh!

Richard Wood
Come Dance with Me
Fire Dance

Woods Tea Co.
Journey Home
Live!
Standing Room Only

Jennifer & Hazel Wrigley
Mither o' the Sea

Charlie Zahm
Among the Heather
Songs of Highlands, Islands & Home
A Summer's Morning Rare

Hans Zimmer
King Arthur