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The Pogues' 'The BBC Sessions 1984-1986' Honors Working-Class Heroes

The Pogues' BBC Sessions 1984-1986 is a welcome chapter in the musical story of these working-class heroes, who reminded listeners of the beauty and dignity of the strong, sooty backs upon which our industrialized world was built.

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The Fretless Meld Traditional Irish Tunes With "Jenny Bear" (premiere)

Arranging two Irish string tunes into a set, Juno-winning quartet the Fretless pay homage to their traditional roots.

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Seamus Fogarty - "Van Gogh's Ear" (Singles Going Steady)

Thoughtfully surreal imagery gives Seamus Fogarty’s earthy folk music an airy touch in the whimsy-tinged video for "Van Gogh’s Ear".

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Liz Carroll & John Doyle: Double Play

The beauty of this album lies in the way the instruments manage to keep a buttery, human impressionism even while they're playing swiftly.


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