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August 09, 2018

Program 1837: Ballads of the Border (August 09, 2018)  Week 32

Music is your roadmap through the border country between Scotland and England, an area rich in the ballads of battles, cattle raids, and the supernatural.

Bonnie Border Lass...by Archie Fisher from Windward Away (Red House
Both Sides the Tweed ...by Capercaillie from Sidewauk (Green Linnet
Braw Lads o' Gala Water...by Ed Miller from Lyrics of Gold (Wellfield)
Dowie Dens of Yarrow...by Karine Polwart from Threshold (Borealis)
The Fairest of all Yarrow...by Kate Rusby from Sleepless (Pure
Stories from the Debateable Lands...by Kathryn Tickell from The Best of Kathryn Tickell (Park
[ID excerpt Kilt Thy Coat Maggie...by Mike Katz and Iain MacLeod from Reclaimed (Greentrax
The Broom o' the Cowdenknowes...by Archie Fisher from Will Ye Gang, Love (Green Linnet)
May Colvin...by Sileas from Play on Light (Greentrax)
The Battle of Otterburn...by June Tabor from An Echo of Hooves (Topic)
Young Hunting/Elzig's Farewell...by Sheila Kay Adams from All the Other Fine Things (Granny Dell)
Young Emily...by Alasdair Roberts & Friends from Too Long in This Condition (Navigator)
Scottish border Waltzes...by The Gary Forrest Ceilidh Band from Both Sides of the Border (Gary Forrest Ceilidh Band)