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October 31, 2013 Print E-mail

Program 1588: Brian McNeill at Swannanoa (October 31, 2013) Week 44

Join Fiona Ritchie at The Swannanoa Gathering in the mountains of North Carolina for a conversational, musical encounter with multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and singer Brian McNeill.  Brian chats about his globetrotting years with Battlefield Band, his song and novel writing, and his projects uncovering Scottish connections in North America and Europe.  His travels always inspire new music and Brian shares songs and tunes with the audience.

St. Christopher And The Magpie...by Brian McNeill from To Answer the Peacock (Greentrax)

The Steel Grey Skies/The Boy's Lament for his Dragon...by Brian McNeill performed live at the Swannanoa Gathering - recording not available. (The Boy's Lament for His Dragon can be found on Brian MacNeill's cd "The Road Never Questions", and also on "Live & Kicking" by Brian MacNeill & Iain MacKintosh)

The Lads o' the Fair...by Brian McNeill performed live at the Swannanoa Gathering - recording not available. (The Lads o' the Fair can be found on Battlefield Band's cd "Live Celtic Folk Music")

The Baltic Tae Byzantium...by Brian McNeill from The Baltic Tae Byzantium (Greentrax)

[ID excerpt] The Gilded Shadows...by Brian McNeill from The Busker and The Devil's Only Daughter (Temple)

When the Laverock Sang in the Morning...by Brian McNeill performed live at the Swannanoa Gathering- recording not available. (The Laverock Sang can be found on Brian MacNeill's cd "Unstrung Hero")

Bring the Lassie Hame...by Brian McNeill performed live at the Swannanoa Gathering - recording not available. (Bring the Lassie Hame can be found on Brian McNeil's cd "The Baltic Tae Byzantium")