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Welcome to The Celtfather Podcast... I'll take good care of ye!

Explore the world of Celtic Geeks, the people who love all things Celtic and science fiction. That's a thing?! You betcha. Don your kilt and experience inspiration, exciting travels to Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Italy, Brittany and more. Enjoy stories and lessons about Irish music and drinking songs in a way you never before imagined, with Star Wars, Star Trek, hobbits, Firefly, and even cats. Join me a couple times a month as we celebrate the Celtic Geek Revolution!

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Oct 29, 2014

My friend Nancy Flynn emailed me some Christmas lyrics a couple years ago. We both love JRR Tolkien, The Hobbit, and Lord of the Rings. The lyrics were inspired by A Long Expected Party, a hobbit gathering that happens every few years in Central Kentucky. It's a magical place and the lyrics do it justice. After...


Oct 28, 2014

I'm pleased to share another rough mix of from my Celtic Christmas Greeting Cards. This is a slight modification of "Frosty the Snowman". There are no substantial changes to the song we all love. But since it doesn't snow too often in Ireland, I had to take a few creativity licenses. Thanks to Samantha Gillogly...


Oct 27, 2014

It was an absolute crazy week with a stomach bug, a tooth pulled, a birthday and a family visit. I'm exhausted. There's no rest for the weary because Celtic Halloween approaches. Then I'm off to the Louisiana Renaissance Festival for 6 weekends. I still have a Celtic Christmas Kickstarter to promote with just 8...


Oct 23, 2014

Here's another rough cut from my Celtic Christmas Greeting Cards and CD that are now on Kickstarter. Everyone in America, at least, knows "Jingle Bells". It's a favorite for kids especially. So I decided to keep the rhythm and mood of it more traditional Christmas than Celtic. Samantha Gillogly add a beautiful...


Oct 21, 2014

This is perhaps my favorite Christmas song ever written. Obviously, it's not a Celtic Christmas song. So to give it that Celtic edge, I had Samantha Gillogly add some brilliant fiddling. The result is sheer perfection.

You can get this and other Celtic Christmas music as part of my Celtic Christmas Greeting Cards...