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Norwegian sailors sing awesome sea shanty as they pull into port (Video) – theCHIVE

It’s a far cry from ‘Way, hey, blow the man down!’ See the full video on thechive.com Source: Norwegian sailors sing awesome sea shanty as they pull into port (Video) – theCHIVE

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Viking Music? New CD of Viking age music climbs the charts – Medievalists.net

Can one recreate the music of the Viking age? A newly released CD called Ice and Longboats: Ancient Music of Scandinavia hopes to do so, and has already earned praise from reviewers and risen into the top 20 of the

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The ancient music and instruments of Ireland (PHOTOS) | IrishCentral.com

Five archaeological finds that reflect the evolution of Irish music. Source: The ancient music and instruments of Ireland (PHOTOS) | IrishCentral.com

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Y Mabinogi – The Verve, Sawing, the Awen, and Autumn – Damh the Bard

Time for an update on the new album. The first words were written in May when me and Cerri travelled to Wales and hired a beautiful cottage. I wrote of the experience here and during that week the … Source:

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Soundweaving: Artist Converts Folk Embroidery Patterns into Paper Scores for Music Boxes | Colossal

How wonderful! Sound out of woven patterns…   Soundweaving is a recent project by Hungarian design student Zsanett Szirmay that turns patterns used in traditional folk embroidery into music by translating them into laser-cut punch cards fed through a custom

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Inside Enya’s fascinating life, living alone in a castle with her cats | Wonderwall.com

Enya lives alone in a castle with 12 cats and her 132 million dollar fortune Source: Inside Enya’s fascinating life, living alone in a castle with her cats | Wonderwall.com

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This hilarious joke involving Prince somehow made it past the TV-G censors — RareRare

I definitely remember this bit!   If you’re familiar with children’s shows at all, then you know that the creators of those shows will do damn near anything to get a more “adult” joke past the pretty strict TV-G censors.

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Top Ten Irish songs to keep the party going!

Are you ready for St. Patrick’s Day? Is your liver??   St. Patrick’s Day was a more solemn occasion in Ireland once upon a time. It was a religious holiday, not a drinking one. But America decided to get a

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Neil Gaiman writes fan fiction explaining David Bowie’s origins

Neil Gaiman AND David Bowie? I think I shall explode from the excess fantastical. Over the years, David Bowie’s work and personae have inspired extraordinary art: Velvet Goldmine, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Starman, The Venture Brothers, and the greatest of all of

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The Green and Red of County Mayo, Ireland

The Green and Red of Mayo – a haunting and evocative song by The Saw Doctors… The song really does give a glimpse into the amazing and stunning landscape of this part of the Emerald Isle. Situated about in the

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