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The Pub Songs Podcast is a show dedicated to the music of and loved by Marc Gunn, The Celtfather. Enter a world of Irish pub songs, Scottish drinking songs, traditional Irish tunes, Celtic rock, Renaissance festival music, filk, stories from Science fiction conventions and Ren Faires. This is your chance to hear The Celtfather’s personal mix of Celtic and not-so-Celtic music.

The Pub Songs Podcast is a show dedicated to the music of and loved by Marc Gunn, The Celtfather. Enter a world of Irish pub songs, Scottish drinking songs, traditional Irish tunes, Celtic rock, Renaissance festival music, filk, stories from Science fiction conventions and Ren Faires. This is your chance to hear The Celtfather’s personal mix of Celtic and not-so-Celtic music.
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Birmingham, AL

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The Pub Songs Podcast is a show dedicated to the music of and loved by Marc Gunn, The Celtfather. Enter a world of Irish pub songs, Scottish drinking songs, traditional Irish tunes, Celtic rock, Renaissance festival music, filk, stories from Science fiction conventions and Ren Faires. This is your chance to hear The Celtfather’s personal mix of Celtic and not-so-Celtic music.

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512-470-4866


Episodes

Happy Halloween Songs of Death #170

10/22/2018
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Halloween is just around the corner. I'm celebrating with my 5th annual Celtic Halloween Music Special on YouTube and by sharing my album Happy Songs of Death, in its entirety. You can watch my live streaming concert this Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 8:30 PM. Find out more on my song about Bugs Bunny and Witch Hazel. If you enjoy this show, LIKE it, SHARE it, post in the comments, or tell a friend. Then subscribe to the podcast and my mailing list at http://pubsong.net/ WHO'S PLAYING...

Duration:00:45:48

Acoustic Scotland #169

6/17/2018
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If all goes well, I should be on the Isle of Skye when you listen to this episode of Geek Pub Songs. So I'm highlighting acoustic Scottish songs with music from Jesse Ferguson, The Sorries, Emerald Accent, Ed Miller, Marc Gunn, Mikey Mason, Madison Metricula Roberts, Rimbo with Brobdingnagian Bards, Library Bards, Lauren Mayer, Kilted Kings. If you enjoy this show, LIKE it, SHARE it, post in the comments, or tell a friend. Then subscribe to the podcast and my mailing list at...

Duration:00:44:49

Memorial Day Pub Songs #168

5/20/2018
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We're gonna honor those who died while serving in the armed forces for Memorial Day. I picked a few songs for soldiers as well as those of parting and even one that's an satirical twist on how people celebrate the holiday. I also have my own little memorial for a musician friend who passed away recently. We have music from Marc Gunn, The Selkie Girls, The Rogues, 3 Pints Gone, Jed Marum, Bedlam Bards, Jiggernaut, Scooter Muse, The Changing Room. If you enjoy this show, LIKE it, SHARE it,...

Duration:00:51:45

Funny Cat Songs #167

4/15/2018
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I have a new album up on Kickstarter. It's Sea Shanties for Cat Lovers. I have an extremely ambitious goal. So I need your support and I need your help sharing the project. You'll find a link in the shownotes. For that reason, today's Geek Pub Songs is dedicated to funny cat songs. With two albums of Irish Drinkings for Cat Lovers, I have quite a few cat songs. But I also found a few funny cat songs by other artists. This week in the Geek Pub, you'll enjoy music from Marc Gunn, Jamie...

Duration:00:40:14

Canton Radio #166

3/4/2018
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You are listening to K.M.U.D - Canton Radio, bringing you the finest music on Higgins' Moon. Marc Gunn join us live today right here in the Canton Inn to tell us about this awesome new Browncoats album As Long As I'm Flyin'. So poor yourself a tankard of Mudder's Milk and relax. If you enjoy this show, LIKE it, SHARE it, post in the comments, or tell a friend. Then subscribe to the podcast and my mailing list at http://pubsong.net/ This week in the pub, you'll enjoy music from Marc Gunn,...

Duration:00:46:31

Hopeful Love Songs are Shiny! #165

2/13/2018
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Welcome to the all new Geek Pub Songs. I say "new" but in all honesty, it's the same as the old Pub Songs Podcast but with a shiny new title and a new format. I changed to the title to fit a new niche. Yes, this show features a lot of Celtic music. As I am the host of the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast, I get a lot of awesome Celtic music. So you can expect that. But I wanted a title that better fits my music as well. Most of my original music is Geek Pub Songs. So I decided to make that the...

Duration:00:57:01

Famous Irish Songs #164

1/23/2018
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We all have our favorite traditional Irish songs. I was curious what the most-popular ones were this year. I found a nice list on the web. I compiled my own list of Famous Irish Songs using music from bands featured in the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. What songs are missing from this short list? Post in the comments. Then subscribe to the podcast and mailing list at http://pubsong.net/ Enjoy music from Screeched Inn, The High Kings, Skully, The Gothard Sisters, Kilted Kings, Sligo Rags,...

Duration:00:37:09

Winter Pub Songs #163

12/12/2017
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Christmas is almost here. Originally, I wanted to share some Winter Pub Songs, but as I picked some songs, they were just some fun Christmas songs. If you enjoy the music, please share your love of Christmas with a link to pubsong.net. What's your favorite Christmas song? Post in the comments. Then subscribe to the podcast and mailing list at http://pubsong.net/ Who's Playing in the Pub Today? 0:03 "Christmas in the Shire" by Marc Gunn from Celtic Christmas Greetings 4:32...

Duration:00:44:29

Carnac Celtic Concert #162

11/21/2017
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Join my Celtic Invasion of Brittany as I share a live concert from our cottage in Carnac, France. Learn about my next Coffee With The Celtfather and some big Christmas sales. Where would you like to go on a Celtic Invasion Vacation? Post in the comments. Then subscribe to the podcast and mailing list at http://pubsong.net/ Who's Playing in the Pub Today? 4:01 "Star of the County Down" 7:55 "A Pirate's Confession" 11:04 "When She Held Me in Her Arms" 14:31 "Wild Mountain Thyme" 18:52...

Duration:00:55:26

Celtic Adventures #161

10/10/2017
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We're going off on Celtic Adventures with music from my various bands that tell stories of travel and adventure. Do you have a favorite adventure song? Post in the comments. Then subscribe to the podcast and mailing list at http://pubsong.net/ You can find out more about the bands in this week's show right here: Marc Gunn, The CeltfatherBrobdingnagian BardsKilted Kings Who's Playing in the Pub Today? 0:16 "Happily Ever After" by Brobdingnagian Bards from Brobdingnagian Fairy Tales 3:40...

Duration:00:34:26

Halfway to St Patrick's Day Pub Songs #160

9/12/2017
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September 17th is the halfway point to St. Patrick's Day. So this month, we're gonna celebrate with some traditional Celtic pub songs from my huge catalog. I'll share a little about the history of Halfway to St Patrick's Day, reveal the new Brobdingnagian Bards album, explain why you can get 5 classic CDs of mine for an incredibly low price this month only, and let you know where you can see The Celtfather LIVE. Listen and subscribe, then get free music at http://pubsong.net Pub...

Duration:00:38:03

Autoharp Pub Songs #159

8/8/2017
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What is the autoharp? Why do I play it? I don't answer those questions but I do share some of my autoharp music with you as I prepare to re-launch Autoharp Radio. Listen. Subscribe. Get free music at pubsong.net. I started to seriously play the autoharp in 1997. I was amazed by its versatility and 5-octaves that one could play on it. That's led a life-long journey of exploration of the instrument. Now, I am primarily a singer. However, I have done my best to offer a new sound to the...

Duration:00:51:27

Best Celtic Geek Pub Songs #158

7/25/2017
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I've released 22 albums since I started recording solo in 2004. I have so many albums that I wasn't sure what to put on my Celtic Geek compilation that I giveaway free to everyone who signs up to my mailing list. I decided to give one song from my first 20 albums. I've often wondered if I should've just put together a "Best of Marc Gunn" album instead. The problem is picking those songs. I have a LOT of albums. Well, I finally sat down and thought about my most-requested songs over the...

Duration:01:17:49

Women Pub Songs #157

6/6/2017
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Women are under-represented in music in general. Even more so when it comes to pub songs. I'll be honest. I can't think of one women from Ireland focusing on pub songs. In fact, the first place I think of women singing drinking songs is at Renaissance festivals. And so, you'll note several bands in this show from there. Get FREE MP3s at http://pubsong.net. Do you have a favorite female musician or band? Post in the comments. Pub Talk There are new Irish & Celtic Music Podcast t-shirts....

Duration:00:36:04

Rebel Pub Songs #156

5/9/2017
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This is a show of Rebel Songs. From traditional Irish rebel songs to rebel songs inspired by Firefly, you'll hear a fun mix of songs to get your blood boilin' with music from Marc Gunn, Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones, Brobdingnagian Bards, The Kilt Lifters, Crikwater, Marc Gunn & The Dubliners' Tabby Cats, Bedlam Bards, 3 Pints Gone, Kilted Kings, Ed Miller. Listen and share. Then subscribe for 5 Free MP3s at http://pubsong.net/. Before we get started, I want to let you know that my...

Duration:00:48:54

St Patrick's Day Pub Songs Playlist #155

3/17/2017
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Nearly 3 hours of St. Patrick's Day pub songs in one giant playlist with music from House of Hamill, The Selkie Girls, Spencer Murray & Pipeslinger, Sons of Malarkey, Andrew McKee, Poitin, NUA, The Muckers, Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, Runa, Connemara Stone Company, Black Market Haggis, Boston Blackthorne, Marc Gunn & Samantha Gillogly, The Ne'er Duwels, Claire Roche, Seamus Kennedy, Marc Gunn & Jamie Haeuser, Plastic Paddy, Johnsons Motorcar, FIMM, We Banjo 3, Abby Green, The Dubliners' Tabby...

Duration:02:53:02

St Patrick's Day & Wild Rover Pub Songs #154

3/7/2017
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St Patrick's Day is almost here. I thought I'd celebrate with nearly 2-hours of St. Patrick's Day pub songs, including a special feature on the famous Irish song "Wild Rover. Enjoy music from Marc Gunn, Jamie Haeuser, Barleyjuice, Poitin, Noel Nash, Danny O'Flaherty, Brobdingnagian Bards, Bedlam Bards, Dan the Bard, Bret Blackshear, Spirited Lads, Norah Rendell, Mason Brown, Black 47, Beltain, Kilted Kings, The McCabes. Download 5 Free MP3s at pubsong.net Pub Talk Watch me perform live for...

Duration:01:37:50

Valentine's Day Love Pub Songs #153

2/14/2017
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Happy Valentine's Day with Celtic love pub songs from Marc Gunn, 3 Pints Gone, Lady Moon, Shillelagh!, Abby Green, Emerald Rose, Black 47, Gaelic Storm, Kilted Kings. Download 6 MP3s free, including "When She Held Me In Her Arms" at pubsong.net Pub Talk Live internet show on Concert Window on Feb 16, 2017 at 8 PM Special thanks to new patrons: J Lynn Baker Join the Gunn Runners Club. Get a free autographed copy of Not Every Day Is St Patrick's Day Who's Playing the Pub Today 0:16...

Duration:00:43:32

Kilted Kings & Andrew McKee CD Release Party #152

1/24/2017
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The official CD release of Kilted Kings' new album "Name On My Soul" is just over a week away. So I wanted to highlight more songs from the album and share lots of news, including the daily Facebook Live videos I am doing. It is also the CD release of Andrew McKee's debut album. You'll enjoy some fun music from Marc Gunn, Andrew McKee, Battlelegs, Chris Murphy, Tom Smith, Kilted Kings. Download 6 MP3s for free at pubsong.net/152 Pub Talk Make a donationScottish music on this week's Irish &...

Duration:00:42:03

Pub Song Craic for the Soul #151

1/10/2017
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Kilted Kings will officially release our debut album on Thursday, February 2, 2017. We're planning a big CD Release to launch the album up the charts. You can help. In the meantime, I have a bunch of fun Celtic pub songs for you to enjoy this week. Enjoy music from Kilted Kings, The Rogues, Marc Gunn, Wild Colonial Bhoys, Matt Hughes, Crepuscule, House of Hamill. Get 5 free Mp3s at pubsong.net. This Week in the Pub O:12 "The Prettiest Hobbit" by Kilted Kings from Name On My Soul 2:32...

Duration:00:33:24