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September 01, 2016 Print

Program 1736: Kickstarters (September 01, 2016) Week 35

In the 1970s a handful of globetrotting bands kicked off the international following for music from Celtic roots. Hear vintage sounds from some of the trailblazers including The Chieftains, Battlefield Band, Clannad, Boys of the Lough, Planxty, Silly Wizard, De Dannan, Ossian, Tannahill Weavers and hear how they all combined to feed a growing worldwide interest.

The Sunny Banks/The Rising Sun...by De Danann from The Best of the Irish Folk Festival ~ The Seventies (WunderTüte)
Mhaire Bruineall...by Clannad from Clannad in Concert (Shanachie)
Planxty Burke...by Clannad from Clannad in Concert (Shanachie)
The Flower of Magherally...by Boys of the Lough (featuring Cathal McConnell) from Live at Carnegie Hall (Sage Arts)
The Geese in the Bog/The Jig of Slurs...by the The Tannahill Weavers from Live & In Session (Compass)
Ready for the Storm...by Dougie MacLean from Live From the Ends of the Earth (Dunkeld)
Logan Water/Pennan Den...by Ossian from The Carrying Stream (Greentrax)
[ID excerpt] Edmonton Airbus...by Dougie MacLean from Craigie Dhu (Dunkeld)
The Longford Weaver...by Andy Irvine & Mick Hanly from The Best of the Irish Folk Festival ~ The Seventies (WunderTüte)
Master's Return/Kitty's Wedding...by Liam O'Flynn, Mick Hanly and Andy Irvine from The Best of the Irish Folk Festival ~ The Seventies (WunderTüte)
Fionnguala...by The Bothy Band from Live in Concert (Green Linnet)
The Blackbird...by Silly Wizard from LIve Wizardry (Green Linnet)
Miss Shepherd/Sweeney's Buttermilk...by Silly Wizard from LIve Wizardry (Green Linnet)
Rantin' Rovin' Robin...by Battlefield Band from The Best of Battlefield Band (Temple)
March of the King of Laois...by The Chieftains from The Wide World Over ~ A 40 Year Celebration (RCA Victor)