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TMP 4: Go Lassie Go – The Wild Mountain Thyme

Posted on 7 Aug 2020

This month my special guest Robin James Hurt and I explore The Wild Mountain Thyme or Go Lassie Go.
And you get to hear Robin James Hurt‘s studio version and a live singalong version from myself and Helena Byrne. The melody we couldn’t quite remember the name of was The Three Carls of Buchanan. We mention Brendan Hickey who has a website and podcast show called sráidbhaile of unique recordings that goes out regularly.

Here’s the podcast to listen to share or download now or To subscribe to the Musical Pint click on itunes  or Spotify Show link  or Stitcher click those links!

Here’s the video playlist starting with the live version we did in Whelan’s. Lots of different takes on it here.

And here’s the spotify playlist with lots of tracks of interest to listener’s of The Musical Pint episodes.

TMP 3 – Sam Hall

Posted on 7 Jul 2020

This month in The Musical Pint 3 we explore Sam Hall, where it came from, who has recorded it, a bit of history and still some mystery. And you get to hear for the first time my new versions of Sam Hall and Jack Hall! Sláinte Mhaith!

Have a listen on your favourite podcast provider, or right here.

My usual live version which is available as a bonus on my album “From The Live Stream”

The Sam Hall Youtube Playlist with lots of great versions on it.

Many thanks to Dara McGabhann and to Jerry O’Reilly for their help on this one!

More info


Against All Odds — “Sam Hall” and “The Man in Black”: From British Social Disparagement to American Defiant Individualism


To subscribe to the Musical Pint click on itunes  or Spotify Show link  or Stitcher

TMP 1: The Star Of The County Down and Carrickfergus

Posted on 8 Jun 2020

We are launched!! Our first 2 sups of The Musical Pint are well known Irish songs, The Star Of The County Down and Carrickfergus.

The high quality audio of each track is available to listen to or download on www.themusicalpint.com aka my bandcamp page

You can subscribe to the podcasr at you’re favourite place

Enda’s Youtube Channel

The Musical Pint on itunes 

Spotify Show link 


The Musical Pint – Trailer

Posted on 4 Jun 2020

I’m starting a podcast. ( There I said it! )

Here it is on itunes

and the Spotify Show link

The first two episodes will be available from the 8th of June. Each month on the 8th you’ll get two new recordings of Irish folk songs which will be available as both an audio podcast and as a video on Youtube. They’ll be mainly new versions of popular Celtic songs, ballads or Irish pub songs plus some of my originals in the folk style, maybe. The show will be 10 minutes long with a short introduction and the high quality audio of the songs from each episode will be available from www.themusicalpint.com which is my bandcamp page for the time being.

Video version. –

The video version will be available on my Youtube channel as part of The Musical Pint Playlist.

Podcast – audio version.

The Musical Pint Podcast is available on



Spotify Show link

and directly on the Podbean channel 

If you can’t find it through your podcast provider let me know thanks.


If you’ve any traditional Irish song you’d like me to perform then do let me know! If I know it or it’s a good fit for me I may arrange a version and put it in the show.