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Thistlepod Presents: Kate Rusby

Kate Rusby

The Wild Goose...by Kate Rusby from 10 (Compass Records)
Young James...by Kate Rusby from Underneath the Stars (Pure Records)
Instrumental clips are from Kate Rusby's album Make the Light (Pure).

Thistlepod Presents: Cathy Ryan
Cathie Ryan
Tap into the pride and musical heritage of Irish America.  Originally from Detroit, Cathie Ryan talks about her warm upbringing in an immigrant community and sings from the standpoint a 1st generation Irish American.  Fiona met up with her on a rare visit to Scotland for the Celtic Connections Festival a few years back.  Join their get together and enjoy some of Cathie's songs.
Home by Bearna ...by Cathy Ryan from The Music of What happens (Shanachie)
Grace O’Malley…by Cathie Ryan from Somewhere Along the Road (Shanachie)
Mother, Will You Let Me Go to the Fair…by Cathie Ryan from The Music of What Happens (Shanachie)
Celtic Christmas Treats and Tasters

Celtic Christmas Treats and Tasters

December 10, 2010

On Christmas Night... by Cherish the Ladies from On Christmas Night (www.rounder.com)  
Oíche Nollaig (Christmas Eve)... by Cormac Breatnach from Musical Journey (www.cormacbreatnach.com/musicaljourney.asp)
Nouel... by Ensemble Choral du Bout du Monde from Noëls Celtiques (compassrecords.com
I Saw 3 Ships... by Maddy Prior & the Carnival Band from In Concert – Carols at Christmas (www.parkrecords.com)
Breakin’ Up Christmas… by Al Petteway & Amy White from Winter Tidings (www.maggiesmusic.com
The Seven Rejoices of Mary... by Sharon Shannon with Sinead O’Connor from Libertango (compassrecords.com
Apples in Winter…by Eileen Ivers from An Nollaig ~ An Irish Christmas  (Musical Bridge) (www.eileenivers.com )
Lully Lullay… by Nightnoise from Celtic Christmas III  (Windham Hill) (www.tower.com )  
Galician Carol… by Carlos Nuñez from Celtic Christmas (Windham Hill)    
Wintergrace… by Atwater Donnelly from When Winter Calls  (www.atwater-donnelly.com)
Ding Dong Merrily on High… by Frankie Gavin from Narada presents The Best of Celtic Christmas (www.narada.com)
Here’s a Health… by Cara Dillon from After the Morning (Green Linnet)
Cathedral Bells…from The Bells, choir and Organ of Dunkeld Cathedral (www.sweetwords.co.uk)
Oíche Chiún (Silent Night)... by Enya from Oíche Chiún (www.enya.com)


Thistlepod Presents: Eleanor McEvoy

Eleanor McEvoy

She followed her passion for songwriting and penned Only A Woman's Heart, one of the best known Irish songs of recent times. All this after playing violin for 5 years in the National Symphony of Ireland. Join Fiona as she meets up with Eleanor McEvoy who introduces music from her critically acclaimed album "Yola".

I’ve Got You to See Me Through…by Eleanor McEvoy from Yola (Blue Dandelion)
The Rain Falls…by Eleanor McEvoy from Yola (Blue Dandelion)
Music of it All…by Eleanor McEvoy from Special Edition (Market Square)

Thistlepod Presents: Maggie MacInnes

Maggie MacInnes

Scots Gaelic song has enjoyed a great infusion of creativity in recent years, thanks to singers like Maggie MacInnes. Here she talks about her album "Spiorad Beatha" (The Spirit of Life) on which she contributes vocals and clarsach, and provides insight into the inspirational force of her mother, the renowned tradition bearer Flora MacNeil. 

Two Waulking Songs...by Maggie MacInnes from Spiorad Beatha (Spirit of Life) (Marram)
A' Mhic Dhugaill 'ic Ruairidh by Maggie MacInnes from Spiorad Beatha (Spirit of Life) (Marram)

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