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Fiona Ritchie and The Thistle & Shamrock

NEWS: Hamish Henderson Award for Fiona

You've arrived at thistleradio.com, the place for everything you want to know about Fiona Ritchie's NPR radio shows and online content. On radio and online, we have an endless supply of great music for you to explore. Miss something on the radio? LISTEN AGAIN to the most recent episodes of The Thistle & Shamrock® via NPR Music, and view the show's latest radio playlists. Browse upcoming program descriptions and archived interviews and articles. Off the radio airwaves, you can tune into our ThistleRadio music channel - more than 700 great tracks streaming round-the-clock and available only via our partners: listener-supported, commercial-free SomaFM. Listen Now via the widget on this page.

ON YOUR RADIO THIS WEEK: MORE NEW SOUNDS

RECENT RADIO SHOWS NOW STREAMING: MADE IN AMERICA, THE LONG VIEW, KICKSTARTERS, MUSIC MIGRATION, ISLANDERS, BRITTANY, COMBOS, HOT PICKS, CLEAR SOUNDS, ESSENTIAL CELTIC

FIONA TO RECEIVE THE HAMISH HENDERSON AWARD FOR SERVICES TO TRADITIONAL MUSIC

THE STORY BEHIND "WAYFARING STRANGERS" ~ Q&A ON FIONA'S BOOK

Fiona in her studio

Fiona Ritchie MBE ~ radio host/music producer (photo: ©Roy Summers/Scottish Field)

The New York Times called Best Seller Wayfaring Strangers "A gorgeous gift book, including a CD of various artists' renditions of the songs whose origins the authors so beautifully recount." Wayfaring Strangers won the 2015 Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award.

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