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Loreena McKennitt was Celtic before Celtic was cool. 

The Canadian musician/singer/composer became fascinated with Celtic music and lore decades ago, and has been delighting audiences ever since. 

Good thing for her fans that she did not follow through on an earlier plan to become a veterinarian. 

For this year's mix of the Best Songs Of 2015, NPR Music surveyed program directors, music directors, hosts and editors at Member stations across the country to find out their absolute favorite song of the year. Well, the results are in, and you can hear those special songs right here:

Launch the Mix!

More than 50 public radio music experts took part, including JPR's own Eric Teel and Dave Jackson, making for a four-hour mix that touches on rock, pop, jazz, folk and everything in between.