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July 30, 2015

Program 1679: Dear Jean (July 30, 2015) Week 31

Artists celebrate Jean Ritchie (1922-2015), singing the songs she taught them and passing along their wisdom.  Much of this week’s music comes from the commemorative CD which includes Robin and Linda Williams, Peggy Seeger, Kathy Mattea, John McCutcheon and many friends of Jean Ritchie.

My Dear Companion by Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt from Trio (Warner Bros)
Blue Diamond Mines by John Doyle from Evening Comes Early (Shanachie)
Wintergrace by Atwater.Donnelly from When Winter Calls (Rabbit Island Music)
Wondrous Love by Sarah McQuaid from I Won't Go Home 'Til Morning (www.sarahmcquaid.com)
Black Waters by John McCutcheon, Tim O'Brien, Suzy Boguss, Kathy Mattea, Stuart Duncan and Bryn Davies from Dear Jean ~ Artists Celebrate Jean Ritchie (Compass)
Now is the Cool of the Day by Molly Andrews from Dear Jean (Compass)
The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore by Robin and Linda Williams with John Jennings from Dear Jean (Compass)
[ID excerpt] Shady Grove by Sparky and Rhonda Rucker from Dear Jean (Compass)
One I Love by Karan Casey from Songlines (Shanachie)
Songwriting Process ~ Jean Ritchie interview excerpt from The Thistle & Shamrock®
I Celebrate Life by Pete Seeger from Dear Jean (Compass)
Young Man Who Wouldn't Raise Corn by Peggy Seeger from Dear Jean (Compass)
Jubilee by Kathy Mattea and Friends from Dear Jean (Compass)
Let the Sun Shine Down on Me by Kim and Reggie Harris from Dear Jean (Compass)
Advice to Singers ~ Jean Ritchie interview excerpt from The Thistle & Shamrock®
I've Got a Mother by The Starry Mountain Singers from Dear Jean (Compass)
The Peace Round by Jean Ritchie and Friends from Dear Jean (Compass)