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February 04, 2016

Program 1706: From Vinyl to mp3 (February 4, 2016) Week 5

Music collections have migrated from record shelves to disc drives but a great performance is there for posterity regardless of the storage media.  Enjoy an hour of Celtic masterpieces from across a quarter century.

Oró…by Máire Brennan from Máire (Atlantic
Sevens/Michael Kennedy’s/The Cup of Tea…by Liz Carroll from Lost in the Loop (Green Linnet
Stór, A Stór, A Ghrá…by Altan from Blackwater (Virgin)    
The Savage Wee Beastie/the Limerick Lasses/The Bird in the Bush…by Robin Bullock with John Doyle from Rosewood Castle (Dancing Wolf)  
Firethief…by Karine Polwart from This Earthly Spell (Hegri Music)
Steel and Stone (Black Water)…by Kris Drever from Black Water (Compass
Planets…by Kate Rusby from Awkward Annie (Pure Records)  
[ID excerpt] Between Earth and Sky…by Robin Bullock from Between Earth and Sky (Maggie’s Music)
Jig Gwengamp…by Alan Stivell from Live in Dublin (Dreyfus)   
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face…by Christy Moore from Voyage (Platinum)
Crossing the Bridge…by Eileen Ivers from Crossing the Bridge (Sony Classical)
This Love Will Carry…by Dougie MacLean and friends ~ MP3 recorded exclusively for The Thistle & Shamrock  (not available) {Other version of this song are available on Dougie MacLean’s cds  “The Essential Dougie MacLean,” “Live,” and “Singing Land”}  (dougiemaclean.com)
Black River…by Lúnasa from Sé (Compass
Dance Pourlet…by Gordon Duncan from Thunderstruck (Greentrax)