November 16, 2017

Program 1799: Hometown Song (November  16, 2017) Week 46

From Ewan MacColl’s “Dirty Old Town” to “Festival Lights” by the McCalmans, hear how artists from both sides of the Atlantic are inspired to commemorate their homes.

Dirty Old Town...by The Easy Club from Scottish, Rhythm & Swing (Green Linnet) 
March Up Fifth...by Eileen Ivers from Crossing the Bridge (Sony)
Sweet Thames Flow Softly...by Planxty from Planxty (Shanachie)
Lost in the Loop...by Liz Carroll from Lost in the Loop (Green Linnet
John Cunningham's Return to Edinburgh/Heather Bells/The Bell Reel/The Limerick Lasses...by Relativity from Relativity (Green Linnet) 
Festival Lights...by Nick Keir from Fishing Up the Moon (Nick Keir)
[ID excerpt] The Smoky Chimney...by Eoghan O'Sullivan, Gerry Harrington, Paul De Grae from The Smoky Chimney (Kells
Dublin Diner...by Michelle Burke from Step Into My Parlour (Kilcronat)  
The Glasgow Lasses/The Scottish Lovers...by Battlefield Band from Beg & Borrow (Temple)
Piccadilly...by Rita Connolly from Valparaiso (Tara)  
Farewell to Govan...by Liam O'Flynn from The Given Note (Tara
To the Homeland...by Maura O'Connell from Walls & Windows (Sugar Hill
A Glasgow Celebration...by Billy Jackson from The Wellpark Suite (Iona)