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Any bluegrass, folk, or country musician could benefit from using any of these songs in their repertoire. While this list is an opinion piece, it does summarize the culture of the coast nicely.
The emerald isle has a rich musical history, but some have risen to the top.
Irish music has been around since before St. Patrick, and it is evidenced by the countless tunes still played and recorded today. Whether it's the ancient hymn Slane (a.k.a. Be Thou My Vision) or gaelic tunes like...
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In 1991, it was entirely unpopular to be marketed as a folk band. The Oysterband, however, has embraced this title with honor and has forged the way ever since with powerful british folk-rock.
Great Big Sea, Newfoundland's globally famous band of folk-rockers, follows up their most successful album/tour with this move into left-field; "Fortune's Favor" features more rock than ever before.