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Explore the world of Celtic Geeks, the people who love all things Celtic and science fiction. That's a thing?! You betcha. Don your kilt and experience inspiration, exciting travels to Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Italy, Brittany and more. Enjoy stories and lessons about Irish music and drinking songs in a way you never before imagined, with Star Wars, Star Trek, hobbits, Firefly, and even cats. Join me each and every other week as we celebrate the Celtic Geek Revolution! http://celtfather.com/
Most Recent Episode
St. Patrick's Day Troubles & Freedom!
This year's St. Patrick's Day promotions have been a lot easier and far more worth my time than they have in past years. That doesn't mean I still haven't run into Troubles with both time... and people! But I am finding a bit of freedom with a big success on the charts. What kind of St Patrick's Day music I am I sharing this year? St Patrick's Day & Wild Rover Pub Songs #154 #299: St Patrick’s Day Celtic Top 20 #298: 17 for St Patrick’s Day #297: San Patricio Fantasy I also finished my annual article "17 Free Celtic MP3s for St. Patrick's Day". Subscribe to the Celtic Music Magazine to be notified about where you can download that on March 15, 2017. This week, I will release episode #300 of the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast, featuring 2-Hours of St Patrick's Day Music! The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast is also featured on the Podcast Homepage on iTunes!!!! The Troubles Last year, one of my podcast assistants was emailed by a Celtic musician saying he took offense to me using the moniker "The Celtfather". I thought we were friends, even if not close. So I emailed the musician directly and inquired. Six months later, I got a response. His trouble with me stems from two things. That I don't know much about "traditional [Irish or Scottish] music". That I make money off of other musicians through the podcast. Both accounts are true. Last year, when I was writing tunes (instrumental Celtic music) with Kilted Kings, I realized I still don't intuitively know the difference between jigs, reels, polkas and hornpipes. I'm still crap at determining different types of tunes. I am slow