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August 31, 2017

Program 1788: Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (August 31, 2017)  Week 35

Exploring recordings he made over three decades with The Bothy Band, Relativity and Nightnoise, Fiona explores the music of the late Mícheál Ó Domhnaill, of Ireland’s most influential musicians.

Casadh an tSugain…by The Bothy Band from After Hours (Green Linnet
Fionnghuala…by The Bothy Band from The Best of the Bothy Band (Green Linnet)
An Cailín Gaelach…by Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill from No Dowry (Gael Linn)
The Sailor Boy…by The Bothy Band from Out of the Wind Into the Sun (Green Linnet)
The Green Groves of Erin/The Flowers of Red Hill…by The Bothy Band from The Best of the Bothy Band (Green Linnet
Breton Gavottes…by Kevin Burke and Mícheál Ó Domhnaill from The Flight of the Green Linnet (Green Linnet)
Maudabawn Chapel/The Wild Irishman/The Moher Reel…by Kevin Burke and Mícheál Ó Domhnaill from Green Linnet 20th Anniversary Collection (Green Linnet)
ID Excerpt: Something of Time…by Nightnoise from Something of Time (Windham Hill)
Gile Mear…by Relativity from Relativity (Green Linnet)
Leaving Brittany/The Pernod Waltz…by Relativity from Relativity (Green Linnet)
One for the Lad…by Nightnoise from Something of Time (Windham Hill)
The March Air…by Nightnoise from Shadow of Time (Windham Hill)
The Cricket’s Wicket…by Nightnoise from The White Horse Sessions (Windham Hill)
Siún Ni Dhuíbhir…by Relativity from Relativity (Green Linnet)

 
August 24, 2017

Program 1787: More New Sounds for Summer (August 24, 2017)  Week 34

Tune into more of the great new sounds, from both sides of the Atlantic, that artists and their record labels are launching during the music festival season.

Southall...by Matt Tighe from Matt Tighe (Greentrax)
The Dear Green Place...by Alan Reid and Rob Van Sante from The Dear Green Place (reidvansant.com)
Bill Cheatum/Kitchen Girl/The Donegal Lass...by We Banjo 3 from Live in Galway (We Banjo 3)
Get Onboard...by We Banjo 3 from Live in Galway (We Banjo 3)
Synnwyr Solomon...by Calan from Solomon (calan-band.com)
Big D...by Calan from Solomon (calan-band.com)
[ID Break] Wild Geese...by Matt Tighe from Matt Tighe (Greentrax)
Shadow of the Mountain...by Dougie MacLean from New Tomorrow (Dunkeld)
New Tomorrow...by Dougie MacLean from New Tomorrow (Dunkeld)
Thunderbolt...by Dougie MacLean from New Tomorrow (Dunkeld)
Merlin L'Ascenseur...by OgalO from Décousu (OgalO)
Vive les Marins...by Musique á Bouches from Jusqu'aux Oreilles (musiqueabouches.com)
Rantin' Rovin' Robin...by Battlefield Band from The Producer's Choice (Temple)
Wild and Windy Night...by Dougie MacLean from New Tomorrow (Dunkeld)


 
August 17, 2017

Program 1786: ThistleRadio (August 17, 2017)  Week 33

Hear classic tracks from ThistleRadio, our round-the-clock music channel.

Steel and Stone (Black Water)...by Kris Drever from Black Water (Compass)  
Reel de Chicoutimi/Reel St. Jean/Reel Eboulement...by Chris Norman from The Beauty of the North (Dorian)
Shanagolden...by Dervish from The Thrush in the Storm (Whirling Discs)
Keeping up with Calum...by Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac from Seinn (Factor
Hoireann ó Rathill iù ó...by Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac from Seinn (Factor)
The Devil's Courtship...by Battlefield Band from Happy Daze (Temple
Ridee...by Session A9 from Session A9 (RAJ)
ID EXCERPT Bard Dance...by Enya from Enya (Atlantic)
The Sailor Boy...by The Bothy Band from Out of the Wind Into the Sun (Green Linnet)  
Spike Island Lasses...by Dan Ar Braz from Made in Breizh (Tinder)
May Colven...by Emily Smith from Ten Years (White Fall)
Parting Friends...by Stuart Mason from Tradition (Native Home Music)  
Jig-Só...by Calan from Dinas (Sain)
Cutting the Chord...by Savourna Stevenson from Cutting the Chord (Eclectic)

 
August 10, 2017

Program 1785: Celtic Guitar (August 10, 2017)  Week 32

Virtuoso players from old world to new are raising the bar for Celtic roots-inspired guitar music.

Inveran/The Devil’s in the Kitchen/Locheil’s Away to France…by Tony McManus from The Maker’s Mark (Greentrax)   
The Hungry Rock/The Sleuce Gate/Evening Comes Early…by John Doyle from Evening Comes Early (Shanachie)   
Blue Diamond Mines…by John Doyle from Evening Comes Early (Shanachie)
Wild Goose Chase…by Arty McGlynn, Chris Newman, Nollaig Casey, Máire Ni Chathasaigh from Heartstring Sessions   (Old Bridge
Jenny Picking Cockles/An Gabhrán/Jack Keane’s Reel…by Patrick Street from Compendium (Green Linnet)    
The Bleacher Lass o’ Kelvinhaugh…by Rod Paterson from Up-To-Date (Greentrax
The Girl That Broke My Heart/Mary McMahon…by Tony Cuffe from Sae Will We Yet (Greentrax)
[ID excerpt] St. Christopher and the Magpie…by Brian McNeill from To Answer the Peacock (Greentrax
Pretty Polly…by Al Petteway & Amy White from Land of the Sky (Maggie’s Music)  
Sprig of Thyme…by Sarah McQuaid from When Two Lovers Meet (Sarah McQuaid)      
Estampie…by John Renbourne from Traveller’s Prayer (Shanachie) 
La Veillée du Voisin…by La Bouttine Souriante from J’ai Jamais Tant Ri  (OnQueueArtists)
Take Six…by Nicholas Quemener from Kedren (Gwerz)
Trois Matelots Du Port-de-Brest…by Arcady from After the Ball… (Shanachie)   
Mrs. Jamieson’s Favourite…by Ross Kennedy from Scottish Voice and Acoustic Guitar (Greentrax)

 
August 03, 2017

Program 1784: Ballads of the Border (August 03, 2017)  Week 31

Bonnie Border Lass...by Archie Fisher from Windward Away (Red House)
Both Sides the Tweed ...by Capercaillie from Sidewauk (Green Linnet)
Braw Lads o' Gala Water...by Ed Miller from Lyrics of Gold (Wellfield)
Dowie Dens of Yarrow...by Karine Polwart from Threshold (Borealis)
The Fairest of all Yarrow...by Kate Rusby from Sleepless (Pure)
Stories from the Debateable Lands...by Kathryn Tickell from The Best of Kathryn Tickell (Park)
[ID excerpt Kilt Thy Coat Maggie...by Mike Katz and Iain MacLeod from Reclaimed (Greentrax)
The Broom o' the Cowdenknowes...by Archie Fisher from Will Ye Gang, Love (Green Linnet)
May Colvin...by Sileas from Play on Light (Greentrax)
The Battle of Otterburn...by June Tabor from An Echo of Hooves (Topic)
Young Hunting/Elzig's Farewell...by Sheila Kay Adams from All the Other Fine Things (Granny Dell)
Young Emily...by Alasdair Roberts & Friends from Too Long in This Condition (Navigator)
Scottish border Waltzes...by The Gary Forrest Ceilidh Band from Both Sides of the Border (Gary Forrest Ceilidh Band)

 
July 27, 2017

Program 1783: New Sounds for Summer (July 27, 2017)  Week 30

Tune into the great new sounds, from both sides of the Atlantic, that artists and their record labels are launching during the music festival season.

Why Walk When You Can Fly/Highlander's Revenge...by Amy Henderson from Soul for a Compass (AHCD)
Remue-Ménage...by André Brunet from La Grosse Maison Rouge (BrunCD)
Udal Waulking Song...by Far Flung Collective from Far Flung Corners (Andy-Wendy Music)
Dogs Among the Bushes/John Kelly's College Groves/The Whistling Postman...by John Blake, Mairéad Hurley, Nathan Gourley from the Truckley Howl (TruckleyHowl)
The King's Shilling...by Socks in the Frying Pan from Return of the Giant Sock Monsters from Outer Space (Socks)
Up, Down and Around...by Socks in the Frying Pan from Return of the Giant Sock Monsters from Outer Space (Socks)
The Lone Pilgrim...by Socks in the Frying Pan from Return of the Giant Sock Monsters from Outer Space (Socks)
Shakin' Down the Acorns...by Mary Z. Cox from Good Morning Banjo (maryzcox.com)
[ID excerpt} Slow Air...by Donald Black from Bho m' Chridhe - From My Heart (DonaldBlack)
Charles O'Conor...by Robin Bullock from The Carolan Collection (Dancing Wolf Records)
Geordie...by Lindsay Straw from The Fairest Flower of Womankind: Songs of Feminine Triumph (lindsaystraw.com)
Coilsfield House...by Hanneke Cassel from Trip to Walden Pond (Cassel Records)
An Gille Donn...by Christine Primrose from Gràdh is Gonadh - Guth Ag Aithris (Temple)
Leis a' Bhàta...by Whyte from Fairich (whytenoise.co.uk)
Captain Glen's Comfort...by Pons Aelius from Captain Glen's Comfort (ponsaeliusmusic.com)

 
July 20, 2017

Program 1782: Jazz (July 20, 2017)  Week 29

Luka Bloom and Karan Casey are best known for traditional and contemporary folk song. Hear them and others working with jazz artists to steer their music in a different direction.

Moondance...by Nightnoise from The White Horse Sessions (Windham Hill)
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat...by Tony McManus from Ceol More (Greentrax)  
Fishes Will Fly...by Karan Casey from Two More Hours (Crow Valley)  
Little Impulse...by Catriona McKay from Starfish (Glimster)  
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face..by Luka Bloom from Head & Heart (Compass)  
Devil's Advocate..by Chris Stout from Chris Stout's Brazilian Theory - Live in Concert (Creative Scotland)
ID Excerpt: Lord Mayo...by Simon Mayor from The Art of Mandolin (Acoustics
Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight...by The Two Sisters: Hilary James and Janet Giraudo from Songs & Chansons (Acoustics
Slippy...by Nuala Kennedy from The New Shoes (Compass)    
10,000 Miles...by June Tabor from Angel Tiger (Green Linnet)  
Cutting the Chord...by Savourna Stevenson from Cutting the Chord (Eclectic)  
All the Prayer...by Gerda Stevenson from Night Touches Day (Gean Records)  
The Beaten Track/A Certain Smile...by Bachue from A Certain Smile (Culburnie)

 
July 13, 2017

Program 1781: Best of the Best (July 13, 2017)  Week 28

From The Chieftains vintage collection “the Very Best of the Claddagh Years” to “Dusk Till Dawn” which telescopes the long and successful career of Capercaillie, we explore some of the finest “best of” compilations this week.

Bodachan A Gharaidh/General MacDonald /Craig An Fhithich…by Battlefield Band from The Best of Battlefield Band (Temple)
Do You Love an Apple…by The Bothy Band from The Best of the Bothy Band (Green Linnet
Leitrim Fancy/Round the World for Sport/Rip the Calico/Martin Wynne’s/The Endchanted Lady/The Holy Land…by The Bothy Band from The Best of the Bothy Band (Green Linnet)
Tri Martolod…by Alan Stivell from 70/90 Zoom (Disques Dreyfus)
Ceol Bhriotanach…by The Chieftains from The Very Best of the Claddagh Years Vol 2 (Claddagh)  
Waiting for the Wheel to Turn…by Capercaillie from Dusk Till Dawn (Survival)
ID Excerpt: Jig in the Castle …by Antoni O’Breskey from The Colours of Music (O’Music)
Deep in the Darkest Night…by Maddy Prior from Collections (The Very Best of 1995-2005) (Park Records)
The Maid of Coolmore …by Antoni O’Breskey from The Colours of Music (O’Music)
Leaving the Land…by Eric Bogle from Singing the Spirit Home (Greentrax)
Carolina Rua…by Mary Black from The Collection (Telstar
Trust in You…by Paul Brady from Nobody Knows (The Best of Paul Brady) (Compass)
Scojun Waltz/Rander’s Hopsa…by Dick Gaughan from Prentice Piece (Greentrax)

 
July 06, 2017

Program 1780:  Made in America (July 06, 2017)  Week 27

Travel from the 1920s with legendary fiddlers Michael Coleman and James Morrison, to the thriving 1970s session scene and hear the evolving sound of Irish traditional music in the United States.

Paddy Fay’s / Tatter Jack Walsh/Hole In the Boat…by Laurence Nugent from The Windy Gap  (Shanachie
Lord MacDonald/Ballinasloe Fair…by Michael Coleman from The Wheels of the World, Vol. 1 (Shanachie
The Night Pat Murphy Died…by The Flanagan Brothers from The Wheels of the World, Vol. 2 (Shanachie
The Tractor Driver/ A Tune For the Girls…by Liz Carroll from Lake Effect (Green Linnet)
Barrel Rafferty’s Reel…by Mike Raggerty & Mick Moloney from Traditional Irish Music in America- The East Coast  (Rounder)
I’m Leaving Tipperary…by Pate White from The Wheels of the World, Vol. 1 (Shanachie
Sailing Home…by Frank Quinn & Joe Maguire from The Wheels of the World, Vol.1 (Shanachie
My Irish Molly-o…by DeDanann from The Star Spangled Molly (Shanachie)  
ID Excerpt: The Piper’s Despair/Julia Delaney’s…by Eileen Ivers from Dear Old Erin’s Isle (Nimbus)
Rakish Paddy/The Wheels of the Worlds…by James Morrison from The Wheels of the World, Vol.1 (Shanachie)
Killarney…by Deirdre Connolly from A Song in Turn (Glentrague Records)
Drowsy Maggie/Scotch Mary/Flogging Reel…by Patrick J. Touhey from The Wheels of the World, Vol. 2 (Shanachie)
A Tribute to Ed Reavy…by The Green Fields of America from  Live in Concert (Green Linnet)
The Conspiracy/Nuala’s Bonnet/The Croton Dam/The Invasion…by Jerry O’Sullivan from The Invasion (Green Linnet)

 
June 29, 2017

Program 1779: Summer Sounds (June 29, 2017) Week 26

Breeze into the heart of summer with music from Eddi Reader, William Jackson, Nightnoise and more.

A United Earth I…by Alan Stivell with Youssou N’Dour from Dublin to Dakar (Putumayo)
The Shores of Loch Ghamhna/Aolbhneas Ellis Ui Cheallaigh…by Deiseal from The Long Long Note (Starc)
Swimming Song…by Maddy Prior from Year (Park Records
Water Music…by Pierre Bensusan from Musiques (Windham Hill)
Daire’s Dream…by Davy Spillane from Atlantic Bridge (Tara
California….by Eddi Reader from Angels & Electricity (Warner Music
At The Races…by Nightnoise from The White Horse Sessions (Windham Hill)
ID Excerpt: Baka…by Outback from Baka (Hannibal Records)
The Pearl Wedding Reel/Country Girl & the Hungarian Fiddler…by Old Blind Dogs from Fit? (Green Linnet
Land of Light…by William Jackson from Land of Light (Mill Records
Moondance…by Nightnoise from The White Horse Sessions (Windham Hill)
A Costa de Galicia…by Sharon Shannon & Friends from The Diamond Mountain Sessions (Grapevine)
Marabilla…by Skyedance from Live in Spain (Culburnie)   
Two Fifty to Vigo…by Shooglenifty from Venus in Tweed (Greentrax)

 
June 22, 2017

Program 1778: Dream Time (June 22, 2017) Week 25

Kick back with some soothing voices and free spirited instrumentals, featuring Dougie MacLean, Maire Brenan, Karen Matheson and Davy Spillane.

Ca Dé Sin Do’n Té Sin…by Clannad from Banba (RCA)  
Bonnie Jean…by Karen Matheson from Time to Fall (Vertical)   
Pamela Rose Grant/The Ewie Wi’ the Crooked Horn/The Scolding Wives of Abertarff…by Tony McManus/Alan Genty from Singing Sands (Greentrax)    
‘S fhada leam an Oidche Ghemhradih…by Dougie MacLean from Riof (Dunkeld
Teehan’s…by Michael McGoldrick from Fused (Compass)   
The Lowlands of Holland…by Donal Lunny from Coolfin (Blue Note)
ID Excerpt: Midnight Walker…by Davy Spillane from Pipedreams (Tara Music)  
Little Sadie …by John Doyle from Wayward Son (Compass)  
An Honourable Peace/The Drip…by William Jackson from Duan Albanach (Mill)  
Bí Liom…by Moya Brennan from Two Horizons (Decca)  
What Makes You Dream…by Bohinta from Belladonna (Celtic Collections)
Swedish…by Karen Tweed & Timo Alakotila from May Monday (Northside)    
Ubi Caritas…by Connie Dover from The Wishing Well (Taylor Park
Darklight…by Davy Spillane from A Place Among the Stones (Columbia)

 
June 15, 2017

Program 1777: Archie Fisher (June 15, 2017) Week 24

We re-visit our rendezvous with the legendary Scottish singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer and broadcaster, hearing music from across the decades of his remarkable career.

The Broom of the Cowdenknowes...by The Black Family from The Black Family (Dara)
The Shipyard Apprentice...by Battlefield Band from Battlefield Band (Temple)
King Orfeo...by Barbara Dickson from Words Unspoken (Greentrax)
Will Ye Gang, Love...by Archie Fisher from Will Ye Gang, Love (Green Linnet)
River And The Road...by Archie Fisher from Windward Away (Red House
[ID excerpt] Lindsay...by Archie Fisher from Will Ye Gang, Love (Green Linnet)
Bonnie Border Lass (guitar intro)...by Archie Fisher from Windward Away (Red House)
Silver Coin...by Archie Fisher from Sunsets I've Galloped Into... (Greentrax)
Adam Cameron...by Archie Fisher from Will Ye Gang, Love (Green Linnet)
Cuillins of Home...by Archie Fisher from Windward Away (Red House)
Borderlands...by Archie Fisher from Windward Away (Red House)

 
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