Week 29 190718 (#1886)
From the "chant de marin," or sea shanties, of Brittany to the songs of the voyageurs of the Canadian fur trade, enjoy the French songs that extend branches of the Celtic music tree from the old world to the new, with artists Le Vent du Nord, Hilary James, and Chris Norman.

Les Mé Mélisande from Les Métamorphoses (
Le Le Vent du Nord from Têtu (Borealis Records) Le Vent du Nord from Têtu (Borealis Records)
Quand J'Étais Fille à l'Âge de Quinze Keith Murphy from Suffer No
Loss (
Trots Matzots du Arcady from After the Ball (Shanachie
Jacky Daly's Arcady from After the Ball (Shanachie Records)
Trois Navires de Claudine Langille from The Coin and the Feather
[ID excerpt] Reel des Barachois from Musique Acadienne de
L'Île-du-Prince Edouard (Iona Recordings)
Sur la Route de San Francisco...Cap Horn from Horizons Chimériques (Keltia
Mélodie Gavotte/Ton A-Boz Karma from Nozata (Coop Breizh)
Roll Alabama Djiboudjep from Chants de Marins (Arfolk)
Les Hilary James from Burning Sun (Acoustics Records)
Reel de Chicoutimi/Reel St. Jean/Reel É Chris Norman from The
Beauty of the North (Dorian Recordings)
Monday Morning and North Atlantic Trio from Some Part of
Something (Bird Creek Records)