Category Archives: Music

Bard: Rock Star of Gaelic Ireland

One of the things I enjoy doing every Sunday afternoon is listening to Into the 70s on WGHN – five hours of happy memories. As a kid, growing up in the dead coal-mining town of Export, PA in the 1970s, I … Continue reading

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Pulling Strings

Since many of us have a chance to enjoy outdoor music festivals this summer, I thought it would be fun to examine the history of some ancient Irish musical instruments. First up – the big one – the harp, or … Continue reading

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