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June 28, 2018

Program 1831: Dear Jean (June 28, 2018) Week 26

We mark the 10th anniversary of the Swannanoa Gathering’s Traditional Song Week with a celebration of the ‘Mother of Folk” who helped start it all, as artists celebrate Jean Ritchie (1922-2015).

My Dear Companion…. by Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt from Trio (Warner Bros)   
Blue Diamond Mines… by John Doyle from Evening Comes Early (Shanachie)
Wintergrace…. by Atwater.Donnelly from When Winter Calls (Rabbit Island Music)
Wondrous Love… by Sarah McQuaid from I Won't Go Home 'Til Morning (sarahmcquaid.com)
Black Waters…. by John McCutcheon, Tim O'Brien, Suzy Boguss, Kathy Mattea, Stuart Duncan and Bryn Davies from Dear Jean ~ Artists Celebrate Jean Ritchie (Compass
Now is the Cool of the Day… by Molly Andrews from Dear Jean (Compass
The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore …by Robin and Linda Williams with John Jennings from Dear Jean (Compass)
[ID excerpt] Shady Grove… by Sparky and Rhonda Rucker from Dear Jean (Compass
One I Love… by Karan Casey from Songlines (Shanachie
Songwriting Process ~ Jean Ritchie interview excerpt from The Thistle & Shamrock®
I Celebrate Life …by Pete Seeger from Dear Jean (Compass)  
Young Man Who Wouldn't Raise Corn ….by Peggy Seeger… from Dear Jean (Compass)   
Jubilee…. by Kathy Mattea and Friends from Dear Jean (Compass
Let the Sun Shine Down on Me …by Kim and Reggie Harris from Dear Jean (Compass)   
Advice to Singers ~ Jean Ritchie interview excerpt from The Thistle & Shamrock®
I've Got a Mother… by The Starry Mountain Singers from Dear Jean (Compass)  
The Peace Round… by Jean Ritchie and Friends from Dear Jean (Compass)