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November 19, 2015

Program 1695: Hometown Song (November 19, 2015) Week 47

From Ewan MacColl’s “Dirty Old Town” to “Festival Lights” by the McCalmans, hear how artists from both sides of the Atlantic are inspired to commemorate their homes.

Dirty Old Town...by The Easy Club from Scottish, Rhythm & Swing (Green Linnet)
March Up Fifth...by Eileen Ivers from Crossing the Bridge (Sony)
Sweet Thames Flow Softly...by Planxty from Planxty (Shanachie)
Lost in the Loop...by Liz Carroll from Lost in the Loop (Green Linnet)
John Cunningham's Return to Edinburgh/Heather Bells/The Bell Reel/The Limerick lasses...by Relativity from Relativity (Green Linnet)
Festival Lights...by Nick Keir from Fishing Up the Moon (Nick Keir)
[ID excerpt] The Smoky Chimney...by Eoghan O'Sullivan, Gerry Harrington, Paul De Grae from The Smoky Chimney (Kells)
Dublin Diner...by Michelle Burke from Step Into My Parlour (Kilcronat)
The Glasgow Lasses/The Scottish Lovers...from Battlefield Band from Beg & Borrow (Temple)
Piccadilly...by Rita Connolly from Valparaiso (Tara)
Farewell to Govan...by Liam O'Flynn from The Given Note (Tara)
To the Homeland...by Maura O'Connell from Walls & Windows (Sugar Hill)
A Glasgow Celebration...by Billy Jackson from The Wellpark Suite (Iona)