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What do you do when language just can’t capture how hilarious—and important—an encounter in Ennis, County Clare was? Write a tune about it. That’s what Brendan Tonra did. Pianist Helen Kisiel recounted one of those tune memories in this month’s off season installment. 

Plenty of music here, too. Full playlist below.

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Thanks to everybody for listening. And a special thank you to James Supplee, Brian Murchison, Michael Todd, Robert Levelle, Mike O'Malley, Parker Abercrombie, Rayburn Vrabel, Mark Haynes, Susan Walsh and Peter Kasin, David Vaughan, Brian Benscoter, Joe Garrett, Gerry Corr for underwriting this episode. And this season of podcast production, as I line up another year of episodes!

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* * * * * * *Music Heard on IMS Episode 37 all music traditional, unless otherwise indicated

Tune: “The Phoenix,” from January EPArtist: The Assembly (FKA Popcorn Behavior)

Tune: “D Chimes,” from Production Music Made for Irish Music StoriesArtist: Matt Heaton

Tune: “Celtic Grooves,” from Production Music Made for Irish Music StoriesArtist: Matt Heaton

Tune: “Ennis Encounter [impressions],” from Parlor Session Artist: Helen Kisiel & Shannon Heaton Composer: Brendan Tonra

Tune: “Ennis Encounter,” from Kitchen Session Artist: Matt & Shannon Heaton

Tune: “Boston Sligo Reel” Artist: Brendan Tonra & Helen Kisiel Composer: Brendan Tonra

Tune: ”When the Saints Go Marching In,” from Field in Autrans, FranceArtist: The New Hot 5

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