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October 5, 2017

Program 1793: Atlantic Bridge (October  05, 2017) Week 40

From dance tunes to Gaelic airs, the musical links between old world and new come alive with Scotland’s Alasdair Fraser, Cape Breton’s Dougie MacDonald, Ireland’s Maeve Donnolly and more.

Atlantic Bridge….by Davy Spillane from Atlantic Bridge  (Tara Music
The Brown One: Strathlorne/Ciaran Kelly’s/The Golden Brown Chevette…by Dàimh from Moidart to Mabou (Goat Island Music)   
Cape Breton Song…by Capercaillie from Delirium (Survival)  
St. Joseph’s Hornpipe/Crossing the Minch…by Hamish Moore from Stepping on the Bridge (Greentrax
Captain John’s/The Queen of May…by Geraldine Cotter from The Independence Suite  (Celtic Crossings) 
Hè Mo Leannan...by Navan from The Independence Suite (Celtic Crossings) 
Lime Hill/Trip to Miriam’s/The Jinkin’ Mermaid/Mutt’s Favourite…by Liz Doherty from Last Orders (Foot Stompin’
ID Excerpt: A Miner….by Dougie MacDonald from A Miner (Dougie MacDonald)  
Prince Albert’s Reel/Drowsy Maggie/Jenny Dang the Weaver/Lord Kinnaird…by Kilt from Four in the Crib  (Kilt Music Group)
Distant Son…by Dougie MacLean from Riof (Dunkeld)
Nova Scotia January/Waltz from Cape Breton…by Chris Norman from Portraits (Dorian)
Shrip’s Clog/Virtuoso Hornpipe...by Maeve Donnolly from The Independence Suite (Celtic Crossings) 
Haidh O…by Maggie MacInnes from Peaceful Ground (Marram)  
The Duke of Kent’s Lodge at Glentilt/Malts on the Optics/Farewell to Decorum…by Tracey Dares from  Crooked Lake  (Ground Swell Recordings)  
The King’s Reel/Old Time Wedding Reels/The Cape Breton Symphony’s Welcome to the Shetland Isles/Father Francis  Cameron/Sandy McIntyre’s Trip to Boston…by Alasdair Fraser and Jody Stecher from The Driven Bow (Culburnie)  

 
September 21, 2017

Program 1791: The American Folklife Center at 40, Part 2 (September 21, 2017)  Week 38

This week Fiona and her guests conclude a two-part exploration of the American Folklife Center’s extensive sound archive.  It features rare recordings from collectors Jean Ritchie and John Matheson.

Poor Wayfaring Stranger...by Jean Ritchie from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
Gudeen To You Kimmer (The Noddin' Song)...by Christine Kydd and Rod Paterson from The Complete Songs of Robert Burns, Volume 1 (Linn)  
The Dodger...by Emma Dusenbury  from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
Nottamun Town...by Bert Jansch from Jack Orion (Transatlantic)
[ID Excerpt] Afterwards...by Bert Jansch from Sketches (Temple)
Dreg Song (excerpt)...from The Carpenter Collection at American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
Dreg Song (excerpt)...by Boatie Blest Rowing Club, Port Seton (Field recording by Michal Jankowski and Dr. Paul Ferguson of Edinburgh Napier University)
Dreg Song...by Archie Fisher from Will Ye Gang, Love (Topic)
Gabhaidh Sinn a' Rathad Mòr (excerpt)...by John Matheson from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
Gabhaidh Sinn a' Rathad Mòr (excerpt)...by Laura MacKenzie with Dáithí Sproule and Andrea Stern from From Uig to Duluth (lauramackenzie.com
A Mhàiri Bhàn Òg (excerpt)...by John Matheson from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
A Mhàiri Bhàn Òg (excerpt)...by Laura MacKenzie with Dáithí Sproule and Andrea Stern from From Uig to Duluth(lauramackenzie.com
Zebra Dun...by Romaine Lowdermilk from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
House of the Rising Sun (excerpt)...by Georgia Turner from The House of the Rising Sun Album (Boulevard)
House of the Rising Sun (excerpt)...by The Animals from The House of the Rising Sun Album (Boulevard)

 
September 28, 2017

Program 1792: Cathy Jordan at Swannanoa (September 28, 2017)  Week 39

Join Fiona and Irish singer Cathy Jordan of the internationally acclaimed band Dervish as they share conversation and music at the Swannanoa Gathering in the North Carolina Mountains.

Á Stór Mo Chroí...by Dervish from Harmony Hill (Whirling Discs
A Bunch of Violets Blue...by Cathy Jordan - Recorded Live at Traditional Song Week, Swannanoa Gathering
Welcome Poor Paddy Home...by Cathy Jordan -  Recorded Live at Traditional Song Week, Swannanoa Gathering
Baba Chonraoi...by Dervish from The Thrush in the Storm (Whirling Discs
[ID excerpt] The River Field Waltz...by Cathy Jordan from All the Way Home (Blix Street
Sadly Grows the Rose...by The Unwanted from Music From the Atlantic Fringe (Compass
Snoring Biddy...by Cathy Jordan - Recorded Live at Traditional Song Week, Swannanoa Gathering
All the Way Home...by Cathy Jordan - Recorded Live at Traditional Song Week, Swannanoa Gathering
The Jordan Jig...by Cathy Jordan from All the Way Home (Blix Street

 
September 14, 2017

Program 1790: The American Folklife Center at 40, Part 1 (September 14, 2017)  Week 37

Join Fiona and guests as they explore selections from the American Folklife Center’s collection of about half a million sound recordings, including songs from Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Carrie Grover.

Gypsy Davy...by Woody Guthrie from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
As I Roved Out...by Seamus Ennis from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
My Son David...by Jeannie  Robertson from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
Highlander's Farewell to Sicily...by Hamish Henderson from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
The Times They Are a-Changin'...by Bob Dylan from The Times They Are a-Changin' (Columbia)
[ID excerpt] The Homes of Donegal...by Paul Brady from The Best of Paul Brady (Compass)
Arthur McBride & The Sergeant...by Carrie Grover from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
Arthur McBride...by Paul Brady from The Best of Paul Brady (Compass)
Selections from a recording made of Jean Ritchie and Norman Kennedy at the Newport Folk Festival, 1966:
Lay Ye Doon
Fair and Tender Ladies
Hop Up My Ladies
Mrs. McLeod's Reel
Troubles So Hard…by Vera Hall from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
Natural Blues...by Moby from Play (V2.Mute.EMI)

 
September 07, 2017

Program 1789: Harpers (September 07, 2017)  Week 36

Hear innovation on an ancient instrument with harpers William Jackson, Wendy Stewart, Maire Brennan, Grainne Hambly, Savourna Stevenson, and Alan Stivell all feature in an hour dedicated to small harps.

Harp de Vies…by Alan Stivell from Back to Breizh (Disques Dreyfus)    
Calman the Wolf...by Savourna Stevenson from Celtic Harp (Cooking Vinyl)
The Pure Land...by William Jackson from Inchcolm (Linn)
The Crib of Perches/Garrett Barry’s...by Gráinne Hambly from Between the Showers  (Shamrock)
Mo Robairneach Gaolach...by Catherine-Ann MacPhee from Sùil Air Ais: Looking Back (Greentrax)
6/8 and Jigs...by Wendy Stewart from Standing Wave (Greentrax)
Johnnie Cope...by Ceolbeg from Seeds to the Wind (Greentrax)
ID EXCERPT: Flying to the Fleadh…by Gráinne Hambly from Between the Showers (Shamrock
Harpsong...by Moya Brennan from Two Horizons (Decca
Full Fathom Five...by Méav from Silver Sea (Celtic Collections
Comb Your Hair and Curl It...by Kim Robertson from The Spiral Gate (Narada
Sunny...by The Poozies from Changed Days, Same Roots (Compass)  
The Great Debate...by The Poozies from Changed Days, Same Roots (Compass)  
E Kreiz Breizh...by Alan Stivell from Beyond Words (Disques Dreyfus)  

 

 
August 31, 2017

Program 1788: Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (August 31, 2017)  Week 35

Exploring recordings he made over three decades with The Bothy Band, Relativity and Nightnoise, Fiona explores the music of the late Mícheál Ó Domhnaill, of Ireland’s most influential musicians.

Casadh an tSugain…by The Bothy Band from After Hours (Green Linnet
Fionnghuala…by The Bothy Band from The Best of the Bothy Band (Green Linnet)
An Cailín Gaelach…by Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill from No Dowry (Gael Linn)
The Sailor Boy…by The Bothy Band from Out of the Wind Into the Sun (Green Linnet)
The Green Groves of Erin/The Flowers of Red Hill…by The Bothy Band from The Best of the Bothy Band (Green Linnet
Breton Gavottes…by Kevin Burke and Mícheál Ó Domhnaill from The Flight of the Green Linnet (Green Linnet)
Maudabawn Chapel/The Wild Irishman/The Moher Reel…by Kevin Burke and Mícheál Ó Domhnaill from Green Linnet 20th Anniversary Collection (Green Linnet)
ID Excerpt: Something of Time…by Nightnoise from Something of Time (Windham Hill)
Gile Mear…by Relativity from Relativity (Green Linnet)
Leaving Brittany/The Pernod Waltz…by Relativity from Relativity (Green Linnet)
One for the Lad…by Nightnoise from Something of Time (Windham Hill)
The March Air…by Nightnoise from Shadow of Time (Windham Hill)
The Cricket’s Wicket…by Nightnoise from The White Horse Sessions (Windham Hill)
Siún Ni Dhuíbhir…by Relativity from Relativity (Green Linnet)

 
August 24, 2017

Program 1787: More New Sounds for Summer (August 24, 2017)  Week 34

Tune into more of the great new sounds, from both sides of the Atlantic, that artists and their record labels are launching during the music festival season.

Southall...by Matt Tighe from Matt Tighe (Greentrax)
The Dear Green Place...by Alan Reid and Rob Van Sante from The Dear Green Place (reidvansant.com)
Bill Cheatum/Kitchen Girl/The Donegal Lass...by We Banjo 3 from Live in Galway (We Banjo 3)
Get Onboard...by We Banjo 3 from Live in Galway (We Banjo 3)
Synnwyr Solomon...by Calan from Solomon (calan-band.com)
Big D...by Calan from Solomon (calan-band.com)
[ID Break] Wild Geese...by Matt Tighe from Matt Tighe (Greentrax)
Shadow of the Mountain...by Dougie MacLean from New Tomorrow (Dunkeld)
New Tomorrow...by Dougie MacLean from New Tomorrow (Dunkeld)
Thunderbolt...by Dougie MacLean from New Tomorrow (Dunkeld)
Merlin L'Ascenseur...by OgalO from Décousu (OgalO)
Vive les Marins...by Musique á Bouches from Jusqu'aux Oreilles (musiqueabouches.com)
Rantin' Rovin' Robin...by Battlefield Band from The Producer's Choice (Temple)
Wild and Windy Night...by Dougie MacLean from New Tomorrow (Dunkeld)


 
August 17, 2017

Program 1786: ThistleRadio (August 17, 2017)  Week 33

Hear classic tracks from ThistleRadio, our round-the-clock music channel.

Steel and Stone (Black Water)...by Kris Drever from Black Water (Compass)  
Reel de Chicoutimi/Reel St. Jean/Reel Eboulement...by Chris Norman from The Beauty of the North (Dorian)
Shanagolden...by Dervish from The Thrush in the Storm (Whirling Discs)
Keeping up with Calum...by Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac from Seinn (Factor
Hoireann ó Rathill iù ó...by Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac from Seinn (Factor)
The Devil's Courtship...by Battlefield Band from Happy Daze (Temple
Ridee...by Session A9 from Session A9 (RAJ)
ID EXCERPT Bard Dance...by Enya from Enya (Atlantic)
The Sailor Boy...by The Bothy Band from Out of the Wind Into the Sun (Green Linnet)  
Spike Island Lasses...by Dan Ar Braz from Made in Breizh (Tinder)
May Colven...by Emily Smith from Ten Years (White Fall)
Parting Friends...by Stuart Mason from Tradition (Native Home Music)  
Jig-Só...by Calan from Dinas (Sain)
Cutting the Chord...by Savourna Stevenson from Cutting the Chord (Eclectic)

 
August 10, 2017

Program 1785: Celtic Guitar (August 10, 2017)  Week 32

Virtuoso players from old world to new are raising the bar for Celtic roots-inspired guitar music.

Inveran/The Devil’s in the Kitchen/Locheil’s Away to France…by Tony McManus from The Maker’s Mark (Greentrax)   
The Hungry Rock/The Sleuce Gate/Evening Comes Early…by John Doyle from Evening Comes Early (Shanachie)   
Blue Diamond Mines…by John Doyle from Evening Comes Early (Shanachie)
Wild Goose Chase…by Arty McGlynn, Chris Newman, Nollaig Casey, Máire Ni Chathasaigh from Heartstring Sessions   (Old Bridge
Jenny Picking Cockles/An Gabhrán/Jack Keane’s Reel…by Patrick Street from Compendium (Green Linnet)    
The Bleacher Lass o’ Kelvinhaugh…by Rod Paterson from Up-To-Date (Greentrax
The Girl That Broke My Heart/Mary McMahon…by Tony Cuffe from Sae Will We Yet (Greentrax)
[ID excerpt] St. Christopher and the Magpie…by Brian McNeill from To Answer the Peacock (Greentrax
Pretty Polly…by Al Petteway & Amy White from Land of the Sky (Maggie’s Music)  
Sprig of Thyme…by Sarah McQuaid from When Two Lovers Meet (Sarah McQuaid)      
Estampie…by John Renbourne from Traveller’s Prayer (Shanachie) 
La Veillée du Voisin…by La Bouttine Souriante from J’ai Jamais Tant Ri  (OnQueueArtists)
Take Six…by Nicholas Quemener from Kedren (Gwerz)
Trois Matelots Du Port-de-Brest…by Arcady from After the Ball… (Shanachie)   
Mrs. Jamieson’s Favourite…by Ross Kennedy from Scottish Voice and Acoustic Guitar (Greentrax)

 
August 03, 2017

Program 1784: Ballads of the Border (August 03, 2017)  Week 31

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)

 
July 27, 2017

Program 1783: New Sounds for Summer (July 27, 2017)  Week 30

Tune into the great new sounds, from both sides of the Atlantic, that artists and their record labels are launching during the music festival season.

Why Walk When You Can Fly/Highlander's Revenge...by Amy Henderson from Soul for a Compass (AHCD)
Remue-Ménage...by André Brunet from La Grosse Maison Rouge (BrunCD)
Udal Waulking Song...by Far Flung Collective from Far Flung Corners (Andy-Wendy Music)
Dogs Among the Bushes/John Kelly's College Groves/The Whistling Postman...by John Blake, Mairéad Hurley, Nathan Gourley from the Truckley Howl (TruckleyHowl)
The King's Shilling...by Socks in the Frying Pan from Return of the Giant Sock Monsters from Outer Space (Socks)
Up, Down and Around...by Socks in the Frying Pan from Return of the Giant Sock Monsters from Outer Space (Socks)
The Lone Pilgrim...by Socks in the Frying Pan from Return of the Giant Sock Monsters from Outer Space (Socks)
Shakin' Down the Acorns...by Mary Z. Cox from Good Morning Banjo (maryzcox.com)
[ID excerpt} Slow Air...by Donald Black from Bho m' Chridhe - From My Heart (DonaldBlack)
Charles O'Conor...by Robin Bullock from The Carolan Collection (Dancing Wolf Records)
Geordie...by Lindsay Straw from The Fairest Flower of Womankind: Songs of Feminine Triumph (lindsaystraw.com)
Coilsfield House...by Hanneke Cassel from Trip to Walden Pond (Cassel Records)
An Gille Donn...by Christine Primrose from Gràdh is Gonadh - Guth Ag Aithris (Temple)
Leis a' Bhàta...by Whyte from Fairich (whytenoise.co.uk)
Captain Glen's Comfort...by Pons Aelius from Captain Glen's Comfort (ponsaeliusmusic.com)

 
July 20, 2017

Program 1782: Jazz (July 20, 2017)  Week 29

Luka Bloom and Karan Casey are best known for traditional and contemporary folk song. Hear them and others working with jazz artists to steer their music in a different direction.

Moondance...by Nightnoise from The White Horse Sessions (Windham Hill)
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat...by Tony McManus from Ceol More (Greentrax)  
Fishes Will Fly...by Karan Casey from Two More Hours (Crow Valley)  
Little Impulse...by Catriona McKay from Starfish (Glimster)  
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face..by Luka Bloom from Head & Heart (Compass)  
Devil's Advocate..by Chris Stout from Chris Stout's Brazilian Theory - Live in Concert (Creative Scotland)
ID Excerpt: Lord Mayo...by Simon Mayor from The Art of Mandolin (Acoustics
Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight...by The Two Sisters: Hilary James and Janet Giraudo from Songs & Chansons (Acoustics
Slippy...by Nuala Kennedy from The New Shoes (Compass)    
10,000 Miles...by June Tabor from Angel Tiger (Green Linnet)  
Cutting the Chord...by Savourna Stevenson from Cutting the Chord (Eclectic)  
All the Prayer...by Gerda Stevenson from Night Touches Day (Gean Records)  
The Beaten Track/A Certain Smile...by Bachue from A Certain Smile (Culburnie)

 
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