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Enjoy Celtic Christmas music this Christmas season. A warm fire glows in the hearth of Celtic culture with this warm compilation CD of Celtic Christmas music. Celebrate the holidays with A Celtic Christmas, featuring a mix of traditional and original songs and tunes about Christmas by indie Celtic bands.

All these artists were hand-selected for outstanding music by the award-winning downloadable radio show, the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. It is the largest Celtic podcast in the world and the #1 promoter of indie Celtic music.

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  1. “Galician Carol” by Mithril
  2. “Hunting the Wren” by Heather Dale
  3. “Gloucestershire Wassail” by John McGaha
  4. “(Without You On) Christmas Day” by George Papavgeris
  5. “Cold Frosty Morning” by Tom Morley
  6. “Banjos We Have Heard on High” by Jed Marum
  7. “Christmas Day” by The Elders
  8. “Christmas in Scotland” by Marc Gunn
  9. “Irish Holiday” by The Gleasons
  10. “Yule Log and Holly Berries” by Rathkeltair
  11. “The Holly and the Ivy” by Pandora Celtica
  12. “I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In/Three Little Boats Went Out to Sea/Christmas Day Isa Moarnin/Christmas Eve Reel” by Iona
  13. “Christmas in Pittsburgh 1943” by Boston Blackthorne
  14. “Bog Down in Christmas” by Brobdingnagian Bards
  15. “We're All Home for Christmas” by The Malarkeys
  16. “Christmas Waltz” by The Brigands' Folie
  17. “Silent Night” by The Gothard Sisters

Ever since I started the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast, and later the Celtic Christmas Podcast, I've sought the best indie Celtic music for Christmas. There are a lot more great Celtic Christmas songs. Howver, the trick is finding the Celtic Christmas music that is truly great.

That's why I decided to create a Celtic Christmas album for the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. I want to highlight some of the Celtic artists who are creating amazing Celtic Christmas music. Find out more at

Don't forget to check out the Celtic Christmas Podcast this holiday season!

Marc Gunn is one of the singers of the rhythm and folk duo, Gunns & Drums. Their latest album “How America Saved Irish Music” is due out in January 2014 and celebrates the Irish diaspora of the 19th century through history and song. He is the Chief Editor of the Celtic Music Magazine and host of the award-winning Irish & Celtic Music Podcast.  He just a released the newest compilation of the podcast.

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