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August 8, 2013 Print E-mail

Program 1576: Song Beat (August 08, 2013)  Week 32 

Hebridean tweed workers' songs, rowing songs, hiking songs, mouth music:  their lyrics take a back seat to their integral rhythms, lightening the work and keeping the singers going.  Get into the rhythm of the song this week, with Catherine-Anne MacPhee, Ossian, Christy Moore, The Poozies, Alasdair Fraser and more.

Celtic Society’s Quickstep/42nd Highlander's Farewell…by John Cunningham from Fair Warning (Green Linnet)
Sunny…by The Poozies from Changed Days, Same Roots (Compass)
Alasdair Mhic Cholla Ghasda…by Capercaillie from Sidewaulk (Green Linnet)
Miss Campbell of Sheeness/Balindore/Irish Jig…by Capercaillie from Sidewaulk  (Green Linnet)
Don't Forget Your Shovel…by Christy Moore from The Time Has Come (Green Linnet)
Tunnel Tigers…by Sean Keane from Turn a Phrase (Kells)
Mouth Music/ Eddie Curran’s Favourite…by Dolores Keane &  John Faulkner from Broken Hearted I’ll Wander  (Mulligan)  
The Lady's Dance…by Daimh from The Pirates of Puirt (Goat Island Music
ID Excerpt: Sitting in the Stern of a Boat…by Alasdair Fraser from Return to Kintail (Culburnie)  
Iomramh Eadar Il‘a‘s Uist/The Source of Spey…by Ossian from St. Kilda Wedding (Iona)
Charlie, Oh, Charlie…by Ossian from Borders (Iona)
Arran Boat Song…by Darol Anger with Alasdair Fraser from Diary of a Fiddler (Compass)
Pull Down Below…by Forebitters from Ships May Come…And Ships May Go (Forebitters)   
The Waulking of the Fauld…by Ferintosh from Ferintosh (Ferintosh.com)
Puirt…by Catherine-Ann MacPhee from Suil Air Ais (Greentrax
Long Distance Runner…by The Easy Club from Chance or Design (R2 Records)