Robin Bullock-Jack O’Diamonds/Merrily Kissed the Quaker-Between Earth and Sky

Runa-An Buachaillin Ban-Ten-Runa

Rachel Hair and Ron Jappy-Jurby Jigs-Sparks-Rachel Hair


Cherish the Ladies-Fair and Tender Ladies-Rounder

Lunasa-Unapproved Road-La Nua-Lunasa Records

Michael Black-Mo Mhadu Beag-Michael Black-Compass

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill-Lane to the Glen-Welcome Here Again-Green Linnet


Runa-Saints and Sinners-Ten-Runa

Johnny Hardie and Gavin Marwick-The Snuff Wife-Blue Lamp

Lissa Schneckenburger-Young Charlotte-Song-Footprint

Catriona McKay and Chris Stout-The Black Ship-Laebrack-Green Trax


Nuala Kennedy-Lovely Armoy-Behave the Bravest-Under the Arch

Brendan Power-The Drunken Landlady-The New Irish Harmonica-Green Linnet

Adam Holmes and Gillian Frame-Silver Tassie-Pendulum

Wendy Stewart-Border Set-Standing Wave-Green Trax


Skinner andT’witch-England’s Spring-The Fool’s Journey

Grainne Murphy-The New Mown Meadow/The Maids of Mount Kisco-Murphy

Anne Marie O’Malley-Weight of the World -The Landing-The Landing Step-Compass

Eilidh Shaw and Ross Martin-6/8 Marches-Birl-Esque-Alba


Malinky-The Broomfield Hill-Flower and Irom-Mad River

Kathryn Tickell-In Dispraise of Whiskey-Debateable Lands-Park Records

Aoife Clancy-Accross the Blue Mountains-Silvery Moon-Appleseed

Terry McManus-Irene Moldrum’s Welcome-Pourqoui Quebec?


Julie Fowlis-Response to Failte na Mo-thir-Alternum

Matt and Shannon-Brad’s Honey Bees-Lover’s Well

Liz Knowles-The Silver Hand-Making Time-Knowles


Mother’s Day special

Finally managed to pull together a whole show on the Mother theme. Some unusual selections and rarely-heard tunes.


10:56 AM Le Vent du Nord “Le cœur de ma mère” from Tromper Le Temps on Borealis Records

10:50 AM Genticorum “Ma mechant mere/Ridees” from La Galarneau on Roues et Archets

10:42 AM Marc Boudreau “Mom and Dad’s Favorite” from Steppin’ It Up on Independent

10:40 AM Maighread Ni Dhomhnaill “A Mháithrín Dhíleas” from No Dowry on Shanachie

10:37 AM Mary Jane Lamond “Keeping Up With Calum” from Seinn on Trade Root Music

10:33 AM Kathleen MacInnes “Teanga Binn Mo Mhàthair” from Cille Bhrìde on Kathleen MacInnes

10:25 AM Solas “Mom’s Jig / Bill Nicholson’s 67th” from Sunny Spells and Scattered Showers on Shanachie

10:20 AM Doimnic Mac Giolla Bhríde & Griogair Labhruidh “A bhean adai thall” from Guallibh A’ Cheile on Independent

10:18 AM John McSherry “An Bhean Chaointe” from Soma on Compass Records

10:14 AM Clannad “Bhean A Ti” from Clannad In Concert on Shanachie

10:04 AM Patrick Ball “The Matchmaker” from Storyteller on Celestial Harmonies

9:56 AM Natalie MacMaster “Mother Nature” from Yours Truly on MacMaster Music Inc.

9:53 AM P McKenna “Mother Nature” from Elements on Compass Records

9:49 AM Gillian Frame “Jubilee Jig / Mom’s Jig / Mckenna’s ” from Pendulum on Cheerygroove

9:43 AM Cathie Ryan “A Mhaithrin, A’Leigfea ‘Un An Aonaigh Me? (Mother, will You Let Me Go To The Fair)” from The Music Of What Happens on Shanachie

9:38 AM Katz “Mother Farquhar” from Ceolbeg Collected

9:34 AM Julie Fowlis “A Ghaoil, Leig Dhachaigh Gum Mhàthair Mi” from Gach Sgeul / Every Story on Machair Records Ltd

9:23 AM Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill “Paul Ha’penny/The Garden Of Butterflies/The Broken Pledge/The Mother And Child Reel…” from The Lonesome Touch on Green Linnet

9:16 AM Altan “Mother’s Delight (Medley)” from The Blue Idol on Venture

9:12 AM T With The Maggies “Mother Song” from T With the Maggies on Compass Records

9:09 AM Jerry Holland “For My Mother Dear” from Fiddler’s Choice on Odyssey

9:07 AM The Clancy Brothers “I’ll Tell My Ma” from The Parting Glass on Orange Leisure

9:03 AM Burning Bridget Cleary “Mother’s Day / Up in the Garret / 30th Anniversary” from Pressed for Time on Burning Bridget Cleary



Calan Bridge and Cillian Vallely-Humours of Tullycrine-Crow Valley Music

Runa-Amhran Mhuighinse-Somewhere Along the Road-Runa

Hanneke Cassel-These 30 Years-Trip to Walden Pond-Cassel


John Doyle and Nuala Kennedy-One Morning in May-The Alt-Under the Arch

Cythara-Women of Ireland/Morrison’s Jig/Over the Hills and far Away-Plucked and Hammered-KRL

Battlefield Band-The Last Trip Home-Gentle Giants-Green Track

Outside Track-Dark Reels-Rise Up-Rise Up-Alba


Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh-Isle of Malachy-Daybreak-Compass

Anna Murrey-O Co Thogas-Three Things-Lochshore

Dick Hensold-First Leaves of Spring-Music for the Northumbrian Small Pipes

Vishten-Ma mie J’ai Fait unReve-Musique-Musique Acaienne


Fhiona Ni Chonaola-Casadh-an tSugain-Celtic Dreamland-Putumayo

John Doyle and Nuala Kennedy-Geese in the Bog-The Alt

Old Blind Dogs-Bedlam Boys-Four on the Floor-Compass

Jim and Susie Malcolm-Fiddle and Bow-Spring will Follow On-Beltane


Capercaille-Seinnean cluinam fear ur-Roses and Tears-Vertical Records

Connla-mattinee at Charlies-The Next Chapter-Connla

Paula McKenna Band-Cold Missouri Waters-Elements-Compass

Ian Hardie and Andy Thorburn-Glenkinchie’s Compliments to Lors and Lady MacFarland of Bearsden-The Spider’s Web-Green Trax


Le Vent du Nord-Rossette-Dansles Aires-Musication

Innishear-Waulkin O’ the Fauld-Rainbands-Amerisound

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

Laural Martin-Mullingar Lea/Dash to Portabello-The Groves


Cassie and Maggie-The King’s Shilling-Sterling Road-Hearth

Liz Carrol-See it There-Lost in the Loop-Green Linnet

Ed Miller-More Than Just a Dram-Lowlander-Wellfield

Al Petteway-Faire Wind-Caledon Wood-Maggie’s Music





Playlist April 28, 2019


10:59 AM Flook “Sharig / The Pipers of Roguery / The Huntsman” from Ancora on Flatfish Records

10:52 AM Ímar “Deep Blue” from Avalanche on Big Mann Records

10:49 AM Gillebrìde Macmillan “Baile nam bàrd” from Baile nam bàrd on Gillebride MacMillan

10:40 AM Fàrsan “Fear Drabastach” from Fàrsan on Fàrsan

10:37 AM Eric Wright “Jig to Reel” from The Cabin Sessions on Mairi Rankin

10:34 AM Còig “The Capable Wife” from Ashlar on Còig Music

10:24 AM Runa “Runa Alumni Set” from Ten: The Errant Night on Runa

10:20 AM Lúnasa “The Water is Wise” from Cas on Lúnasa Records

10:14 AM Altan “The Triple T” from The Widening Gyre on Compass Records

10:11 AM Brendan Gleeson,Dervish “The Rocky Road To Dublin” from The Great Irish Songbook on Rounder

9:55 AM The House Band “A Tankard Of Ale/The Lads Of Alnwick” from Another Setting on Green Linnet

9:51 AM The John Renbourn Group “John Barleycorn” from A Maid In Bedlam on Shanachie

9:47 AM Bob Brozman “Beer Belly Dancing” from Six Days In Down on Riverboat Records

9:42 AM Telenn Tri “Glass of Beer / Lochaber Badger / Ash Plant / St. Kilda Wedding” from Mouse in the Kitchen on Telenn Tri

9:39 AM Daoirí Farrell “A Pint of Plain” from A Lifetime of Happiness on Daoirí Recordings

9:33 AM Colcannon “The Ale is Dear/The Glass of Beer” from Trad. on Oxford Road Records

9:31 AM Oak, Ash & Thorn “Non Barleycorn” from Old Enough To Drink on Tosspot Records

9:28 AM Clannad “Cucanandy/The Jug Of Brown Ale” from Dulaman on Shanachie

9:25 AM The Dubliners “A Pub With No Beer (1993 Remastered Version)” from The Very Best Of on Parlophone UK

9:17 AM Oak, Ash, and Thorn “The Barley Mow” from Two Album CD on Tosspot

9:13 AM Touchstone “Bolen’s Fancy/Dunmore Lasses/The Maid Behind The Bar/The Glass Of Beer” from The New Land on Green Linnet

9:11 AM Magpie Lane “A Drop of Good Beer” from A Taste of Ale on Beautiful Jo

9:07 AM Dylan Foley “Glass of Beer / Bag of Spuds / Lady Anne Montgomery” from Deliriously Happy on Upstate Boys Records

9:06 AM Tommy Makem “A Glass Of Beer” from Ancient Pulsing on Red Biddy

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


Happy Easter,  I’ve included some favorite Early English and sacred music including Ensemble Alcatraz.


Bonnie Rideout-Rebecca’s Hymn-Celtic Mist-Maggie’s Music

Daimh-Tha Fadachd Orm Fhin-The Rough Bounds-Daimh

Pierre Bensusan-Neman Dudh-Nice Feeling-Zebra Acoustic


Sue Richards and Ensemble Galilei-The Celt-The Mystic and the Muse-Doria

Ensemble Alcatraz-En Avril au Tens Pascour-Danse Royale

Grey Larsen and Andre Marchand-The Orange Tree-Sugar Hill

Cathy Ryan-Ned of the Hill-Cathie Ryan-Shanachie


Shelly Phillips-The Wood Between the Worlds-The Wood Between the Worlds-Gourd Music

Brian Kennedy-Taimse ‘im Chodladh-Gaelic Ireland-EUCD

Maire Breatnach-The Mystic’s Jigs-Fiddler’s Green-Blix Street

Jez Lowe-Felton Lonnen-Voices-English Traditional Song-Pangaea


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

Cythara-Women of Ireland/Morrison’s Jig/Over the Hills and far Away-Plucked and Hammerd

Maddy Prior, Rose Kemp, Abbie Victor-Sweet Thames Flow Softly-Bib and Tuck-Park

Marla Fibbish and Bruce Victor-A Sweetish Tune-Noctambule


Grada-No Linnen No Lace-Natural Angle-Grada

Laurence Nugent-Reels: Unknown Reel/Sean McCuskers-Two for Two-Shanachie

Manran-An Eala Bhan-Manran-Manran Records

Open the Door for Three-On a Beautiful Fresh Morning-The Penny Wager


Christa Burch-Road to Claudy-Love of the Land-Burch

Grada-59th Street-Cloudy Day Navigation-Compass

Lissa Schneckenburger-Aoife’s/Coleman’s March-Fiddle and Voices-Footprint

Alasdair Fraser-Calum Sqaire-Return to Kintail-Culburnie




Oak & Thorn April 14, 2019

10:58 AM Ímar “Wise” from Avalanche on Big Mann Records

10:54 AM Breabach “Winter Winds” from Frenzy of the Meeting on Breabach Records

10:49 AM Brian Ó hEadhra & Fiona Mackenzie “Chan Ann Ach Thu / Mo Chraobh Ubhla Dhubh” from TÌR – Highland Life & Lore on Anam Communications

10:45 AM Ben Miller, Anita MacDonald & Zakk Cormier “Gur Milis Mòrag” from South Haven on Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald

10:41 AM Kathleen MacInnes “Gur Milis Mòrag” from Cille Bhrìde on Kathleen MacInnes

10:38 AM Duncan Chisholm “The Light of Tuscany” from Sandwood on Copperfish Records

10:31 AM Còig “The Capable Wife” from Ashlar on Còig Music

10:23 AM Fàrsan “A’ Bhanais Ainmeil” from Fàrsan on Fàrsan

10:18 AM Beaton-Plasse “Grand Étang / The Haughs of Cromdale / Mick’s Knitted Triplets / Reel en sol” from Beaton-Plasse on Beaton-Plasse

10:07 AM Alasdair Fraser “Moon over Mono” from Ports of Call on Culburnie Records

10:04 AM REALTA “Úr-Chnoc Chéin Mhic Cáinte (Slow Air)” from Clear Skies on Réalta Records

9:59 AM The Outside Track “The Banks of Sweet Dundee” from Rise Up on Lorimer

9:52 AM Runa “The Banks of Newfoundland” from Ten: The Errant Night on Runa

9:39 AM Open the Door for Three “The Golden Glove” from The Penny Wager on Open the Door for Three

9:33 AM Altan “The Gap of Dreams / Nia’s Jig / The Beekeeper” from The Gap of Dreams on Compass Records

9:30 AM Connla “Sail On” from The Next Chapter on Independent

9:21 AM The Friel Sisters “Young Tom Ennis / King of the Pipers / Hunt the Cat” from Before the Sun on The Friel Sisters

9:16 AM Nuala Kennedy “Lovely Armoy” from Behave the Bravest on Under the Arch Records

9:12 AM The High Seas “Éigse an Spidéil / Come West Along the Road” from The High Seas on The High Seas

9:09 AM Daoirí Farrell “A Pint of Plain” from A Lifetime of Happiness on Daoirí Recordings

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



Liz Carroll- Lament of the First Generation-Lost in the Loop-Green Linnet

Rachel Walker-Mo Run Geal Og-Fon Reul Sholus-Skipinish

Steve Baughman-Leitrim Queen-Farewell to Orkney-Baughman


The House Band-William Taylor-Another Setting-Green Linnet

Marla Fibish and Bruce Victor-A Sweetish Tune-Noctambule-Noctambule

Cathie Ryan-Lament of the Three Marys-The Music of What Happens-Shanachie

Matt and Shannon Heaton-The Shady Spot-Blue Skies Above-Shannon Heaton


Lissa Scheneckenburger-Lovely Jamie-Song-Footprint-Footprint

Sharon Shannon-Little Bird-Collection-Compass

Ed Miller-My Bonnie Border Lass-Lowlander-Wellfield

Shantalla-Inisheer-Shantalla-Green Linnet


Andy Shanks-Saint Andrew in the Window-Diamonds in the Night-Culburnie

Open the Door-The Grand Gates-Open the Door for Three

Shoormal-Woods in Winter-Turning Tide-CD Trax

Gillian Frame-The Grinder/ The The Red Crow/The Sisters-Pendulum-Cheeryoos


Archie Fisher-Lord of the May-A Silent Song-Red House

John Willimas-Fraher’s Jig/Paddy’s Resource-John Williams-Green Linnet

Mary Black-The Holy Ground-The Holy Ground-Gift Horse

Warbelow Range-Sweeny’s Dream-Warbelow Range


High Kings-Marie’s Wedding-The High-Liffy Publishing

Jennifer and Hazel Wrigley-Rohan/Keenan’s Welcome-Huldreland-CD Trax

House Band-The Final Travel-Stone Town-Green Linnet

Jenny Sturgeon-Nowhere Else I’d Rather Be-From the Skein


Cathy Ryan-The Burnt Old Man-The Music of What Happens-Shanachie

Elidh Shaw and Ross Martin-The Lines of Time-Birl-Esque-Rhubana

Open the Door for Three-Beeswing-Open the Door for Three

Genticorum-Asphalteuse-Avant L’orage-Genticorum