Irish Cultural Artifacts - From aran sweaters to claddagh rings, many of the patterns and designs used in traditional Irish clothing and jewelry have hidden symbolism and can be traced to intriguing Irish stories and legends. Image Credit: http://www.murphyofireland.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Murphy-of-Ireland-Infographic.jpg
“What I find interesting about American country music is that essentially, as I understand it now, it’s folk music. And folk music wherever you are is an expression of the authentic soul of a country, whether that’s Scottish folk music, Irish folk music, English folk music, or Spanish folk music." — Tom Hiddleston http://www.soundslikenashville.com/news/tom-hiddleston-discusses-his-view-on-country-music-role-of-hank-williams/?utm_source=share-tw&utm_medium=button
Loretta Lynn (born: April 14,1935, 1932, Butcher Hollow, KY, USA) is an American country singer, songwriter, author and philanthropist. She was one of the leading country vocalists and songwriters during the 1960s and 1970s. She is called the First Lady of Country.
Orthodox Celts - Star Of The County Down / If you've ever read famed Irish story-teller, Patrick Taylor's 'Irish Country' novels, you'll appreciate hearing the song that features prominently in 'An Irish Country Girl'! (volume 4 of 8 in the series)