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WSIU Public Radio serves a region of rural southern Illinois known as "Little Egypt". The 30-county region is defined by the Mississippi, Ohio and Wabash Rivers. WSIU signed on the air in September of 1958. WSIU operates FM stations in Carbondale, IL; Mt. Vernon, IL; and Olney , IL. WSIU is also home to the Southern Illinois Radio Information Service providing reading services for the blind and visually impaired.

Series

Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
46 Pieces

Public Radio's Weekly Hour of Music From the Celtic Traditions

  • From: WSIU
  • Updated: Jan 11, 2013

Latest Pieces

Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
Taking our title from the 1922 book by Chicago's Irish police Chief Francis O'Neill, "Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody," we picked up some stray t...

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
Scottish and Irish immigration to the New World inspired a lot of songs and tunes, with stories about the sadness of leaving the green fields of ho...

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
Join Celtic Connections this week for some of the latest from the Celtic music world. Featuring Kennedy's Kitchen, Lilt, We Banjo 3, Back West, Da...

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  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
Our friendly neighbors to the north provide all of this week's music as we sample Canadian Celtic, French, and Anglo music from coast to coast.

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:36
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
This week we raid the record shelves to highlight tracks from no-longer-new releases, some going back several decades ago.

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
Celtic Connections Program #1933, "Songs of the Selkies" In Scottish and Irish mythology, the legend of the selkies figures prominently, the crea...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
2017 marked the 55th anniversary of Ireland's best known traditional music band, The Chieftains. To help us celebrate some the highlights of those ...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:35
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
Join us for a roundup of some of the best new songs and tunes from both sides of the Atlantic.

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
County Derry comes to the foreground this week as we feature songs about Derry, and performers who come from Co. Derry.

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:39
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
The high-powered Scottish band Dallahan visits our studio for some live music as well as tracks from their CDs.

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18