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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Viking Invasion

Annbjorg Lien appears on this week's show.
Annbjorg Lien appears on this week's show.

From time to time, where Vikings once held sway, a piece of jewelry, a coin or a tool is unearthed somewhere in northern Scotland or eastern England. What would the Norsemen raiders who left these artifacts in their wake have made of our haul of Nordic music?

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