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


With Valentines Day in Mind this morning the Love Song.  Such a great variety sweet sentimentality, tragic ballads, loss and reconciliation.



Cassie and Maggie-Jimmie’s-Sterling Road

Kate Rusby and Kathryn Roberts-The Dark Eyed Sailor-Kate and Kathryn

Ian Melrose-The Music of Spey-Between the Sighs-inakuisk


Rod Patterson-A Red Red Rose-Songs from-Songs from the Bottom Drawer-Green Trax

Malinky-The False Lover won Back-Three Ravens-Green Trax

Alasdair Fraser-Sally mo ghradh-Dawn Dance-Culburnie

Maighread ni Dhomhnaill-The Green Wood Laddie-No Dowry-Shanachie


Colleen Raney-I Live not where I Love-Lark

Jim Malcolm-Ae Fond Kiss-Acquaintance-Beltane Records

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

Malinky-I Dreamed Last Night of my True Love-Three Ravens-Green Trax


Danny Carnahan and Robin Petri-Glenlogie-Journey of the Heart-Celtoid

Three Mile Stone-Will You Come Home with Me/Miss Walsh

Lissa Schneckenburger-Lovely Jamie-Song-Footprint

Archie Fisher-The Black Horse-Sunsets I’ve Galloped into-Snow Goose


Dave Curley-The Night Visiting Song-A Brand New Day

Dolores Keane and John Faulkner-The Wee Weaver-Sail Og Rua-Green Linnet

Grey Larsen-Oldenfjord-The Gathering-Sugar Hill

Andy Stewart-I’d Cross the Wild Atlantic-By the Hush-Green Linnet


John Renborn Group-My Johnny was a Shoemaker-A Maid in Bedlam-Shanachie

Archie Fisher-The Presence-Sunsets I’ve Galloped Into-Snow Goose

Nuala Kennedy-Hop Jigs-New Shoes

Gillian Frame-THe Lass O’ Glenshee-Pendulum


Paul Kamm and Eleanor MacDonald-Calling on Love-Calling on Love

Deanta-Where are you Tonight-Whisper of a Secret-Green Linnet

The Voice Squad-A Fond Kiss-Good People All

Wendy Stewart-Love and Loss-Standing Wave-Green Trax




Teada performs in a benefit concert for KZYX 2/28/2020

Teada will perform in a benefit concert for KZYX on Friday, February 28, 2020

Playlist 2 February 2020

9:05 AM Duncan Chisholm “The Farley Bridge” from Farrar on Copperfish Records

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

9:13 AM Kevin Burke “The Gallowglass Jig / The Coach Road to Sligo” from Sligo Made on Loftus Music

9:16 AM Téada “Song: An Spailpín Fánach” from In Spite of the Storm on Gael Linn

9:19 AM Téada “Reels: James Murray’s / Porthole of the Kelp / The Watchmaker / The Spinning Wheel” from In Spite of the Storm on Gael Linn

9:26 AM Dick Hensold & Patsy O’Brien “Braes of Balquidder” on Independent

9:30 AM Molly’s Revenge “John in the Fog” from The Lucky Set on Molri Music

9:34 AM Stacey Giermann & The Fire “The Mavis Of Clan Donald” from Meòrachadh on Stacey Giermann

9:37 AM Rant “The Rescue Man / Pam’s Hoose” from The Portage on Make Believe Records

9:43 AM The New World String Project “Ante Sundin’s” from unreleased on Independent

9:47 AM The New World String Project “Lauda” from unreleased on Independent

9:52 AM The New World String Project “Since I Met You” from unreleased on Independent

9:59 AM Dylan Foley “Glass of Beer / Bag of Spuds / Lady Anne Montgomery” from Deliriously Happy on Upstate Boys Records

10:03 AM Oak, Ash, and Thorn “The Barley Mow” from Two Album CD on Tosspot

10:08 AM Telenn Tri “Glass of Beer / Lochaber Badger / Ash Plant / St. Kilda Wedding” from Mouse in the Kitchen on Telenn Tri

10:13 AM The John Renbourn Group “John Barleycorn” from A Maid In Bedlam on Shanachie

10:20 AM Maddy Prior & Tim Hart “Off All the Birds” from Summer Solstice on Shanachie

10:21 AM Joe Aitken “The Wild Geese” from Bothy Songs and Ballads – Volume One on Sleepytown Records

10:23 AM Seamus Heaney “The Yellow Bittern” from The Poet & The Piper on Claddagh Records Limited

10:25 AM McCalmans “Follow The Heron” from Scots Abroad on Greentrax Recordings

10:29 AM The Tannahill Weavers “The Geese In The Bog/Jig Of Slurs” from Best Of The Tannahill Weavers on Green Linnet

10:37 AM Mary Ann Kennedy “Camanachd Ghlaschu” from Glaschu: Home Town Love Song on ARC

10:42 AM Liam Kelly “Sportin’ Paddy / The Kinvara Reel / I Have no Money” from Sweetwood on Cló Iar-Chonnachta

10:45 AM Gary Innes “The Caman Man” from The Caman Man on GHI RECORDS

10:49 AM Hudel “Cercle Circassien = Hunting Jig” from Musiques Bretonnes on unknown

10:56 AM Andrea Beaton and Troy MacGillivray “Recon Reels” from Face the Music on Independent

Oak and Thorn 1/26/20



Aidan O’Rourke-Mangersta Beach-Sirius-Vertical

Capercaille-Aodann Srath Bhain-Delerium-Green Linnet

McKasson and McDonald-Brooke Leigh-Harbour-McKasson/McDonald


Cherish the Ladies-Green Field of America-Woman of the House-Rounder

Liz Carrol and John Doyle-Lament for Tommy Maken-Double Play-Compass

John Doyle- The Shipyard Slips-Exiles Return-Compass

Wendy Stewart-Macleod of Mull/The Kitchen Piper-About Time 2-CD Trax


Paul McKenna Band-Indiana-Elements-Compass

Marla Fibish, Erin Schroder and Richard Madel-Gipsy Princess/Granny in the Corner-Three Mile Stone

Julie Fowlis-Winward Away-Alterum-Machair

Rosheen-The Crossing-Musique Celtique-Compass


Niamh Parsons-Farewell my Love and Remember Me-Eileen Ivers/Beyond the Bog

Andrew Finn Magill-O’Carolan Piece-Roots

Shoormal-Woods in Winter-Turning Tide-CD Tra-Turning Tide-CD Trax


Lissa Schneckenburger-Lovely Jamie-Song-Footprint

Kathryn Tickell-Raincheck-The Gathering-Park Records

Comas-Bold Donnely/Winnie Hayes-Charge-Mad River

Ron Cody-Snow on the Hills-The Talking Rake


Lissa Schneckenburger-Melissa Without the ‘Me’-Fiddle and Vocals

Grada-All in One Day-All in One Day-The Landing Step-Compass

Jim Malcolm-Jeannie Reid’s Hoose-Tom O’Shanter and other Tales-Beltane


Heidi Talbot-High Germany-Distant Future-Compass

Wendy Stewart-Reel Set-Standing Wave-Green Trax

Open the Door for Three-The Gift of Falling-Open the Door for Three






Celtic Connections special

The great Celtic Connections festival is happening in Glasgow right now. Hundreds of musicians from many genres perform in dozens of venues all over town. It’s huge and exciting and I’m not there, so today’s show is a pity-party!

9:04 AM Duncan Chisholm “The Light of Tuscany” from Sandwood on Copperfish Records

9:10 AM Joe Aitken “Auld Meal Mill” from Festival Favorites on Independent

9:13 AM Lauren MacColl “Tomnahurich” from The Seer on Feis Rois

9:17 AM Fiona Hunter “Jock Hawk’s Adventures in Glasgow” from Fiona Hunter on Rusty Squash Horn Records

9:21 AM Alasdair Fraser “Waltzska for Su-A” from Ports of Call on Culburnie Records

9:28 AM Archie Fisher “Lass from the Low Country” from A Silent Song on Greentrax Recordings

9:31 AM Catriona MacKay & Chris Stout “End of the Line/Willie Smith’s” from Laebrack on Greentrax Recordings

9:36 AM Iona Fyfe Band “Bonny Udny” from East – EP on CPL-Music

9:40 AM Breabach “Frenzy of the Meeting” from Frenzy of the Meeting on Breabach Records

9:45 AM Cathal McConnell “The Hurricane of Reels” from Long Expectant Comes at Last on Compass Records

9:48 AM Dallahan “The Burger Man” from When the Day Is On the Turn on Dallahan

9:52 AM The High Seas “Máire Ní Eidhin” from The High Seas on The High Seas

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

Break to preview the upcoming Oak & Thorn concert production:

10:04 AM The New World String Project “Lauda” from unreleased on Independent

10:09 AM The New World String Project “Since I Met You” on Independent

Back to Glasgow!

10:15 AM Annie Ebrel Quartet “Dañs ar c’hi” from Roudennoù on Coop Breizh

10:18 AM Le Vent Du Nord “Turlute a bassinette” from Territoires on Borealis Records

10:25 AM Dòchas “Puirt a Beul” from An Darna Umhail on Gordon Duncan

10:30 AM Daimh “Òran Bhàgh a’ Chàise” from The Rough Bounds on Goat Island Music

10:34 AM Ben Miller, Anita MacDonald & Zakk Cormier “Gur Milis Mòrag” from South Haven on Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald

10:39 AM Capercaillie “Nighean Dubh Nighean Donn” from At the Heart of It All on Compass Records

10:44 AM Rant “Rosemarkie Man” from The Portage on Make Believe Records

10:47 AM The Outside Track “The Banks of Sweet Dundee” from Rise Up on Lorimer

10:53 AM Blazin’ Fiddles “Picnic in the Sky” from The Key on Blazin’ Fiddles

10:58 AM Breabach “Bha Mise Raoir Air an Àirigh” from Ùrlar on Breabach Records

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