Hope all are staying well and safe at home.  Here is some easy sounding selections to keep you company.



Laurie Riley-Brae Lochiel-Glenlivet

Nuala Kennedy-An Bhean udai Thall-The Birnam Witch Project-Vertical

The Outside Track-Wrong House-Light Up the Dark-Alba


Innishear-Waulkin o’the Fauld-Rainbands-Amerisound

The Paul McKenna Band-Darcy and Erin’s-Stem the Tide-Mad River

Anna Murray-Ailean Duinn-Three Things-Lochshore

Celtic Mist-Good Morning to Your Night Cap-Maggie’s Music


Grey Larsen-The Gathering-The Gathering-SugarHill

Martin Hayes-Tell her I am/Gallager’s Frolics-The Lonesome Touch-Green Linnet

Sean Keane-Meeting is a Pleasure-Turn a Phrase-Kells

Ian Melrose-Nessie’s Hornpipe-Between the Sighs-Low Motion


Matt and Shannon Heaton-Brad’s Honeybees-Lover’s Well

Lisa Lynne-Welcome-Seasons of the Soul-Windham Hill

Alasdair Fraser-Calum Squire-Return to Kintail-Culburnie

Jim Malcolm-Highland Mary-Acquaintance-Beltane


Ensemble Galilei-The Oyster Catcher and the Actress-Mystic and the Muse-Dorian

Eileen Ivers-Dear Irish Boy-Crossing the Bridge-Sony

Dolores Keane-Ballyroan-Night Owl-Alula

Catriona McKay and Chris Stout-Smugglers-Laebrack-Green Trax


Franco Morone-Geordie/John Barleycorn/Ye Jacobites–Road to Lisdoonvarna-Rough Trade

Mick McAuley and Winifred Horan-Serenade-Compass

Colleen Raney-I Live not where I love-Lark-Raney

Deanta-Hammy’s Jigs-Ready for the Storm-Green Linnet


McKasson and McDonald-Brook Leigh-Harbour

Brendan Power-Drag her around the Road-New Irish Harmonica

Ian Bruce-The Stoutest Man in the Forty Twa-Hodden Grey

Aidan O’Rourke-Mangersta Beach-Sirius-Vertical




9:06 AM Seán Ó Riada “Marcshlua Uí Néill (O’Neill’s Cavalry March)” from The Ó Riada Collection: Ó Riada Sa Gaiety on Unknown

9:14 AM The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem “Rosin the Bow” from Come Fill Your Glass with Us (Remastered) on Tradition Everest

9:17 AM The Chieftains “The Connemara Stocking, The Limestone Rock / Dan Breen’s” from The Chieftains 1 on The Chieftains

9:20 AM The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem “O Donnell Aboo” from The Men of the West – Irish Songs of Rebellion By the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem on Ryko/Rhino

9:21 AM The Chieftains “Lots Of Drops Of Brandy” from The Essential Chieftains on RCA Victor/Legacy

9:27 AM Planxty “Arthur Mc Bride” from Planxty on Shanachie

9:30 AM Planxty “Si Bheag, Si Mhor” from Planxty

9:34 AM The Dubliners “Whiskey In The Jar Album Version” from Irish Drinking Songs on Parlophone UK

9:37 AM The Bothy Band “The Kesh Jig/Give Us a Drink of Water/The Flower of the Flock/Famous …” from 1975: The First Album on Green Linnet

9:45 AM Clannad “Teidhir Abhaile Riú” from Clannad 2 on Gael Linn

9:47 AM Altan “Comb Your Hair and Curl It / Gweebarra Bridge” from The Blue Idol on Venture

9:51 AM Clann Mhic Ruairí “Dúlamán” from Súile on Clann Mhic Ruairí

9:56 AM The Friel Sisters “It’s in the Wind / The Laurel Tree / Repeal the Union” from Before the Sun on The Friel Sisters

10:04 AM Séamus Begley “Táimse Im Chodladh” from The Bold Kerryman on IRL

10:09 AM The Gloaming “The Old Road to Garry” from The Old Road to Garry on WMG – Justin Time Records

10:13 AM Sean Keane “Tunnel Tigers” from Turn a Phrase on Kells

10:16 AM Lúnasa “Ballyogan” from The Kinnitty Sessions on Lúnasa Records

10:22 AM Dàibhidh Stiùbhard “Kin of Cú Chulainn” from An Sionnach Dubh on Wildtune

10:26 AM REALTA “Paddy Ryan’s Dream / The Dunmore Lasses / The Maple Leaf (Reels)” from Clear Skies on Réalta Records

10:31 AM The Chieftains “Marie’s Wedding” from Irish Heartbeat on Polydor

10:35 AM Connla “Cosmo’s” from The Next Chapter on Connla

10:42 AM Daoirí Farrell “Valley of Knockanure” from True Born Irishman on Daoirí Recordings

10:46 AM At First Light “The Magnificent Six” from Idir on Compass Records

10:53 AM The Pogues “Dirty old town” from Live for Ireland on MCA Records

10:56 AM Davy Spillane “Davy’s Reels” from Atlantic Bridge on Tara Music Company Ltd.

Molly’s Revenge



Paddy Keenan-Killdevil Air-Na Keen Affair-Conya Records

Colleen Raney-The Lovely Green Banks of the Moy-Here This is Home-Little Sea

Innisheer-Waulk’in the Fauld-Rainbands-Amerisound


Jim Malcolm-Jock O’ Hazeldean-Still-Beltane

Franco Morone-Geordie/John Barleycorn/Ye Jacobites by name-Rough Trade

Rachel Walker-Mo Ghael Oigear a Chuil Duinn-Fon Reul-Sholus

Grada-Manaku Swing-The Landing Step-Compass


Cathie Ryan-Slan Abhaille-Cathie Ryan-Shanachie

Genticorum-Valse des Pooles-Nagez Rameurs-Musication

John Doyle-Willie Riley-Evening Comes Early-Shanachie

Grainne Murphy-Set of Reels: The New Mown Meadow/The maids of Mount Kisco-Murphy


Archie Fisher-Yonder Banks/The Shipyard Apprentice-Sunsets I’ve Galloped Into-Snow Goose

Mick McCauley and Winifred Horan-Serenade-Serenade-Compass

Julie Fowlis-Winward Away-Alterum-Machair

Natalie McMaster-The Shakin O’ the Pocky-My Roots are Showing


Kate Rusby and Kathryn Roberts-The Lorry Ride-Rusby & Roberts-Compass

Joanie Madden-A Whistle on the Wind-A Whistle on the Wind-Green Linnet

Tim O’Brien-Mick Ryan’s Lament-Two Journeys-Howdy Skies Records

Goitse-Trip to Dixie-Tall tales and Misadventures


Mary Jane Lammond and Wendy MacIssac-Air a Ghile Tha Mo Run-Seinn-Factor

Andrew Finn Magill-O’Carolan Piece: Maurice O’Conners-Roots

Jim Malcolm-Jimmy’s Gone to Flanders-Live in Glenfarg-Beltane

Ian Melrose-Nettie’s Hornpipe-Between the Sighs-Inabustik


Julie Fowlis-Dann’s A Luideagan Odhar-Every Story-Machair

Anna Murrey-Finbarr Saunders-Into Indigo-Lochshore

Dervish-Swallow’s Tail-Spirit-Compass Records










St David’s Day playlist

9:04 AM Duncan Chisholm “The Farley Bridge” from Farrar on Copperfish Records


March 1 is the feast-day of St David, the patron saint of Wales. This morning’s show features Welsh folk music, rarely heard on radio in the US!

9:09 AM Robin Huw Bowen “Afalau Seidr / Pibddawns Yr Angylion (Medley)” from Telyn Berseinol Fy Ngwlad / Sweet Harp Of My Land – A Collection Of Welsh Music On The Welsh Triple Harp on Flying Fish

9:12 AM Carreg Lafar “Dryw Bach” from Profiad on Sain

9:14 AM Ogam “Jig Pultague” from Goreuon Canu Gwerin Newydd / The Best Of New Welsh Folk Music on Sain

9:18 AM Plethyn “Breuddwyd Glyndwr” from Drws Agored


9:23 AM Ar Log “Yn Harbwr Corc (In Cork Harbour)” from Ar Log I-III (1976-1981) on Sain SCD 2303

9:26 AM Plethyn “Can Y Cathreinwr” from Best of the Rest on CD on Unknown

9:28 AM Crasdant “Gwyr Pen-Dref/Cwrw Melyn/Hoffedd Ap Hywel” from Crasdant on Sain

9:32 AM Cusan Tân “Y March Glas (The Grey Stallion)” from Esgair (The Ridge) on Sain SCD 2115

9:34 AM 4 Yn Y Bar “Gwrachod Llanddona/Gyrru’R Byd O’M Blaen” from Gorau Gwerin / The Best Of Welsh Folk Music on Sain


9:40 AM Aberjaber “Machynlleth/Pwt Ar Y Bys/Llanofer Reel” from Gorau Gwerin / The Best Of Welsh Folk Music on Sain

9:44 AM Pigyn Clust “Mon A Menai” from Goreuon Canu Gwerin Newydd / The Best Of New Welsh Folk Music on Sain

9:47 AM Saith Rhyfeddod “Hyd y Frwynen (Length of the Reed) – Rhuad Teirw’r Dyffryn (The Roar of the Valley Bulls)” from Celtic Folk from Wales on ARC

9:52 AM Carreg Lafar “Ysbryd Y Werin/Mae’R Ddaear Yn Glasu” from Goreuon Canu Gwerin Newydd / The Best Of New Welsh Folk Music on Sain


The Black Brothers (Michael and Shay) have a new CD and will be performing at the Caspar Pub in a benefit for the Mendocino COmmunity Center on Friday March 6.

10:02 AM Michael and Shay Black “Grace O’Malley” from Glackanacker on Independent

10:04 AM Michael and Shay Black “Muirsheen Durkin” from Glackanacker on Independent

10:17 AM Michael and Shay Black “The Man from the Daily Mail” from Glackanacker on Independent


We just had a fantastic performance by the Irish band Téada last Friday, and brought back some new CDs to share.

10:25 AM Séamus Begley “Domhnaill O Conaill” from The Bold Kerryman on IRL

10:28 AM Oisín Mac Diarmada “The Avonmore / All Hands Around (feat. Samantha Harvey)” from The Green Branch on Independent


Molly’s Revenge will perform in a benefit concert for KZYX on Friday March 20, at Eagles Hall in Fort Bragg.

10:37 AM Molly’s Revenge “Candles in the Dark” from The Lucky Set on Molri Music

10:40 AM Molly’s Revenge “Birds of Cape Breton” from The Lucky Set on Molri Music


Finishing up with some great Welsh anthems and lively dance music!

10:43 AM The Royal Regiment of Wales “Men of Harlech” from Web on Unknown

10:46 AM Calan “Y Pibddawnsiau (Y Bibddawns Ffrengig/Y Bibddawns Newydd/Y Lili)” from Bling on Sain

10:50 AM Dafydd Iwan/Ar Log “Yma O Hyd” from Gorau Gwerin / The Best Of Welsh Folk Music on Sain

10:54 AM Calan “Big D” from DEG | 10 on Sain





Kim Robertson-Glenlivit-Treasures of the Celtic Harp-Dragason

Jim Malcolm-The Echo Mocks the Corncrake-The Corncrake-Beltane


Mairead Ni Mhaonigh-Molly Na Chuilleandin-Faire Celts-Narada

John Williams-Up in the Garret/Old Tipperary-Steam-Green Linnet

Dougie MacLean-Stepping Stones-Riof-Dunkeld

Joanie Madden-The Black Rose-Song of the Irish Whistle-Hearts O Space


Teada-The Russians are Coming/The Miller’s Daughter/The Boston-Sligo Reel-Music Memory-Compass

John Doyle-Captain Glen-Wayward Son-Compass

Nuala Kennedy-Hop Jigs-New Shoes-Compass

Sileas-The Silver Whistle-Song of the Green Linnet-Green Linnet


Danny Carnahan and Robin Petrie-Till the Stars Come Down-Cut and Run-Red House

Niall and Cilian Vallely-The Humors of Tullycrine-Callan Bridge

Jim Jam-Tullamore, I miss you-Pheonix-Jim Jam.IE

William Coulter-Frieze Britches/Donny Brook Fair-The Crooked Road-Gourd Music


Jim Malcolm-Jeannie Reid’s Hoose-Tam O’ Shanter and Other Tales-Beltane

Daimh-Barra to Balloch-Tuneship-ALBA

Cara Dillon-The Hill of Thieves-Hill of Thieves-Proper

Malinky-Cows and Cotton Grass-Flower and Iron-Mad River

Sean Keane-Meeting is a Pleasure-Turn a Phrase

Runa-Saints and Sinners-One Errant Night-


Duncan Chisholm-Unknown Air-Affric-Copperfish

Meav-The Dark Haired Girl-Silver Sea

Old Blind Dogs-Lads O’ Fair-The Gab O’ Mey-Green Linnet

Bonnie Rideout-MacDonald Lord of the Isle-Celtic Mist

North Cregg-There was a Maid in her Father’s Garden-Summer at my Feet

Connla-The SS Baychimo-The Next Chapter-Connla





A less sentimental take on the theme!

9:01 AM Duncan Chisholm “The Farley Bridge” from Farrar on Copperfish Records

9:06 AM Mickie & Elizabeth “Lover’s Doubts/The Shepherdess” from Fiona’s Folly on Lark Music

9:08 AM Christa Burch “Johnny Lad” from Love of the Land on Singular Voice

9:12 AM Martin Hayes “The Girl That Broke My Heart [Reel]” from Welcome Here Again on Green Linnet

9:15 AM Malinky “Begone Bonnie Laddie” from Handsel on Greentrax Recordings Limited

9:18 AM Clannad “Fairly Shot Of Her” from Clannad 2 on Shanachie

9:22 AM The Clancy Brothers “Courting in the Kitchen” from Come Fill Your Glass With Us on Columbia

9:25 AM The Black Family “Dark and Roving Eye” from The Black Family on Dara

9:29 AM Andy M. Stewart “The Errant Apprentice” from The Man in the Moon on Green Linnet

9:33 AM Dervish “I Buried Me Wife” from Live in Palma on Dervish

9:39 AM Catherine-Ann MacPhee “Mile Marbhphaisg Air A’Ghaol” (A Thousand Curses on Love) from Chi Mi’ N Geamhradh on Greentrax Recordings

9:45 AM Alasdair Fraser “The Bashful Lover – Corn Riggs – Sic A Wife As Willie Had – DuncanGray – Red House” from Legacy of The Scottish Fiddle, Volume 2 on Culburnie Records

9:47 AM Andy M. Stewart “Nil Si I nGra. (She’s Not In Love)” from Fire In The Glen on Shanachie Entertainment

9:52 AM Greg Russell “The Clumsy Lover Set” from The Queen’s Lover on Fellside Recordings Ltd

9:57 AM Téada “Song / Waltz: Ar an mBóithrín Buí / Tell Me Now” from In Spite of the Storm on Gael Linn

10:02 AM Téada “Reels: James Murray’s / Porthole of the Kelp / The Watchmaker / The Spinning Wheel” from In Spite of the Storm on Gael Linn

10:10 AM Maeve Mackinnon “The Cruel Brother” from Don’t Sing Love Songs on Foot Stompin’ Records

10:16 AM Silly Wizard “Fhear A Bhata (The Boatman)” from Caledonia’s Hardy Sons on Shanachie

10:21 AM Calum Alex Macmillan “Mo Nighean Donn” from Till on Vertical Records

10:24 AM Kornog “The Demon Lover” from Music from Brittany on Green Linnet

10:33 AM Loreena McKennitt “Blacksmith” from Elemental on Universal Music

10:36 AM Cruinn “Oran an t-Slaightear” from Stòras on Cruinn

10:39 AM Breabach “Bha Mise Raoir Air an Àirigh” from Ùrlar on Breabach Records

10:46 AM Patrick Ball “The Matchmaker” from Storyteller: Gwilan’s Harp & Other Celtic Tales on Celestial Harmonies

10:56 AM Téada “Jigs / Slip Jig: The Jig of the Dead / I Have a House of My Own with a Chimney Built on the Top of It / Paddy Breen’s / The Bird’s Call” from In Spite of the Storm on Gael Linn