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Archived Interview Transcripts
We've enjoyed the company of some fascinating and funny guests on our radio programs through the years. Browse this ever-growing collection of interview transcripts and learn about the lives behind the music. Too much information? Never!

Pete Seeger
"There is hope for the world".  Pete Seeger: The Power of Song.


Share the reflections of one of the great figures of American folksong.

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John Doyle

He has a rhythmic guitar style like no other and his playing has become one of the defining features of today's contemporary Irish sound. Born in Dublin, John Doyle now makes his home in Asheville, North Carolina. Apart from his own solo work, he has played with Solas for four years, often records and tours with fiddler Liz Carroll and he has produced and appeared on dozens of albums by other artists.

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Frankie Gavin
He is one of Ireland's best loved musicians, and an electric performer on fiddle and flute. Here Frankie Gavin talks with Fiona about the years with De Dannan and his individual projects with Stephane Grappelli and many others. The warmth of the man will radiate from your computer screen.
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Shooglenifty
Luke Plum, mandolin player from Tasmania, and West Highland fiddler Angus Grant are both active in the session scene. That's in-between recordings and tours with the globe-trotting band Shooglenifty. Not to mention adventures with the Funky String Band!
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Kate Rusby
Singer Kate Rusby was born in Yorkshire, England, and spent her childhood traveling to folk festivals and listening to traditional music with her family. She became a teen star with Kathryn Roberts in The Equation, then a member of The Poozies, before launching her solo career to great international acclaim.
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