Half-show Playlist

Only one hour of Oak & Thorn this morning, as the station will broadcast live coverage of the Sheepdog Trials at the County Fair from 10:00.  So, an hour of songs and tunes relating to fairs, livestock, and agricultural products.

Artist – Tune – CD – Label


Sharon Shannon & Friends – Hogs & Heifers – Libertango – Compass

The Bothy Band – Do You Love an Apple – Bothy Band 1975 – Compass

Dervish – Apples in Winter – Harmony Hill – Kells Music

Battlefield Band – Lads o’ the Fair – Home is Where the Van Is – Temple Records


Rebecca Lomnicky – The Ewie iw’ the Crooked Horn – The Call – independent

The Paul McKenna Band – The Lambs on the Green Hills – Stem the Tide – Greentrax

Davy Spillane & Kevin Glackin – Cul Fada Reel/The Ravelled Hank of Yarn – Forgotten Days – Burrenstone Music



Joe Aitken – The Lispin’ Leghorn – Festival Favorites – independent

Ian Melrose – The Hen’s March O’er the Midden – Between the Sighs – Slow Motion Records

Ed Miller – The Wild Geese – Never Frae My Mind – Wellfield Records

The Tannahill Weavers – The Geese in the Bog/The Jig of Slurs – The Tannahill Weavers – Hedera Records


David Brewer – Feisty Blonde Cow – Living Tradition – independent

Rachel Walker – Puirt-a-Beul – Air Chall – Skipinnish Records

Mary Jane Lamond – Crodh Air a’Bhruaich – Lan Duil – Wicklow Records




Grey Larsen and Paddy League-Sweet Inniscara/The Morning Star-Larsen and League
Runa-Mhuighinse-Somewhere Along the Road-Runa
Carlene Anglim-Golden Castle-Mellow Frenzy-Lochshore


Colleen Raney-The Granemore Hare-Here This is Home-Little Sea Records
Marla Fibish and Bruce Victor-Paddy Canny’s Toast/The Tempest-Noctamule-Fibish & Victor
Robin Laing-Andrew Lammie-Edinburgh Skyline-Green Trax
Kathryn Tickell-Hut on Staffen Island-Debateable Lands-PRKCD


The Poozies-Neptune-Infinite Blue-Compass
Michael Rooney and June McCormack-Sonny’s Return-Draiocht-Draiocht Music
Archie Fisher-The Presence-Sunsets I’ve Galloped Into-Snow Goose
The Jeremiahs-Croix-Rousse-The Femme Fatale of Maine-Jermiahs


Marla Fibish and Bruce Victor-Trip to Sky/The Good Doctor-Noctambule-Fibish and Victor
Martin Carthy-The Bonny Hind-Signs of Life-TSCD
Shelly Phillips-The Wood Between the Worlds-Gourd Music
Paul Kamm and Elenor MacDonald-Calling on Love-Calling on Love-Free Wheel Records


Cara Dillon-Jimmy Mo Mhile Stor-Hill of Thieves-Proper
Kevin Crawford-The Dear Irish Boy-Carrying the Tune-Crawford
Runa-Maid of Culmore-Stretched on your Grave-Runa
Kevin Crawford, Dyland Foley, Patrick Doocey-Adam’s Apple-The Drunken Gaugers-Crawford, Foley and Doocey


Nomos-Bean Dubh an Gleanna–Set you Free-Green Linnet
Marla Fibish and Bruce Victor-The Cloone-/March Reel-Noctambule
Niamh Parsons-The Briar and the Rose-Loosen Up-Green Linnet
Old Blind Dogs-Battle of Waterloo-The World’s Room-Green Linnet

Old Blind Dogs Play Benefit Concert for KZYX 9/29/17

Scotland’s The Old Blind Dogs will appear in a KZYX fundraising concert Friday, September 29, at Eagles Hall in Fort Bragg, CA.

Labor Day special show

Paddy Keenan “Factory Girl / Man of the House” from Live from the Katharine Cornell Theater – Traditional Irish Music (2004) on kct concerts

The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem “The Work of the Weavers” from The Best of on Legacy International

The Chieftains “The Job of Journeywork” from Chieftains 8 (1978) on columbia

The Original Dubliners “Poor Paddy On the Railway” from The Best of the Original Dubliners (2003) on EMI

Set break

Pete Coutts “Casting the Peat” from Northern Sky (2016) on Fit Like Records

Sean Keane “Tunnel Tigers” from Turn a Phrase (1996) on Kells

The Outside Track “Drilling” from Light up the Dark (2015) on Lorimer

The Tannahill Weavers “The Great Ships” from Epona (2006) on Green Linnet

Set break

Liz Carroll & John Doyle “A Pound a Week Rise” from Double Play (2009) on Compass

Andy Irvine “Never Tire of the Road” from Rain on the Roof (1996) on Andy Irvine

Brian McNeill “Sell Your Labour Not Your Soul” from If It Wisnae For the Union (1996) on Greentrax

The House Band “Pharaoh” from Green Linnet Records: The Twentieth Anniversary Collection Vol. II (2006) on Green Linnet

Set break


Station ID


Sean Cannon and The Dubliners “The Sick Note” from Alive Alive O on Baycourt

Andy M. Stewart & Manus Lunny “monday morning” from At It Again (2006) on Green Linnet

Stan Rogers “The White Collar Holler” from Between the Breaks…Live! [IMPORT] (1979) on Fogarty’s Cove

Battlefield Band “Working Away / The Toastie Jig” from New Spring (2008) on Temple Records

Set break

2Duos “Midlothian Mining Song” from Until the Cows Come Home (2009) on artes-records

The House Band “The Pit Stands Idle” from Groundwork (1993) on Green Linnet

Ceolbeg “The Collier’s Way” from An Unfair Dance (1993) on Greentrax Recordings

Ed Miller “The Prince of Darkness” from Lowlander (2002) on Wellfield

Set break

Bodega “crooked jack” from Bodega (2006) on Greentrax Recordings

Maddy Prior “Honest Work” from Flesh and Blood (1998) on Park Records

The Imagined Village “The Handweaver and the Factory Maid” from Empire & Love (2010) on ECC Records

Paul Mounsey “Work song” from City of Walls (2003) on Iona Records



Liz Carrol and John Doyle-Near By and Long Ago-Double Play-Compass

Ed Miller-My Bonnie Border Lass-Lowlander-Wellfield

Jena Moynihan-Kendall Tavern-Woven-Hearth-PR


Colleen Raney-The Boys of Mullaghbawn-Here This is Home-Little Sea Records

Mick McAuley-Doireann’s Waltz-Highs and Bellows-McAuley

Reeltime-The Last Rose of Summer-Reel Time-Green Linnet

Tony McManus-The Crooked Road-Pourquoi Quebec-CD Trax


Capercaille-Seinneam cliu nam fear Or-Roses and Tears-Vertical

Michael Rooney and June McCormack-Goit na Mona-Draiocht-Draiocht Music

Carla Sciaky-The Band of Shearers-Spin the Weaver’s Song

Liz Carrol-The Ornery Upright/Sass is Back-Lake Effect


Jim Malcolm-The First Cold Day-Beltane

Steve Baughman-Leitrim Queen-Farewell Orkney-Baughman

The Voice Squad-Jimmy Murphy-Good People All-Shanachie

Cassie and Maggie-Jimmy’s-Sterling Road-Hearth PR


Old Blind Dogs-Earl O Marche’s Daughter-Room with a View-OBD Music

Laurence Nugent-Chris Droney’s/Sean McCusker-Two for Two

Julie Fowlis-Dance Dun-coloured Slattern-Every Story

Anna Murrey-Finbarr Sauders-Into Indigo-KRL


Kate Rusby-Jolly Ploughboys-Hourglass-Compass

De Temps Antan-Les Trois Archets-Ce Monde Ici Bas-Musication

Niamh Parsons-Sally Sits Weeping-Blackbirds and Thrushes-Green Linnet

Colcannon-Reilly’s Reel-Trad-Oxford Road Records


Dervish-Beauties of Autumn-Spirit-Compass

Playlist Aug. 20


The Chieftains “Comb Your Hair and Curl It / The Boys of Ballisodare” from The Chieftains 1 (1964) on The Chieftains

The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Maken “The Rising of the Moon” from Rebel and Drinking Songs (1998) on Cherished Records

The Chieftains “the session” from The Chieftains 8 on Claddagh Records Limited

Tommy Makem & Liam Clancy “Ballad of St. Anne’s Reel” from The Makem and Clancy Collection (2005) on Shanachie Entertainment

Set break

The Original Dubliners “Black Velvet Band” from The Best of the Original Dubliners (2003) on EMI

Planxty “Junior Crehan’s Favourite – Corney Is Coming” from Planxty (2005) on Shanachie Entertainment

The Wolfe Tones “Fiddlers Green” from Irish To the Core (2010) on Shanachie

Boys of the Lough “Lucky Can Du Link Ony, Pottinger’s, Billy Nicholson” from Farewell and Remember Me (2005) on Shanachie Entertainment

Set break

Clannad “Nil Se Ina La” from Clannad (2002) on Royal Records

Clannad “An Gabhar Bán” from Clannad 2 (1974) on Gael Linn

Clannad “The Galtee Hunt” from Dulaman (1976) on Shanachie

Set break

The Bothy Band “The butterfly” from 1975 (1975) on Compass Records Group

The Bothy Band “Fionnghuala’s Bothy” from Old Hag You Have Killed Me (1976) on Compass

The Bothy Band “Rip the Calico” from Out of the Wind, Into the Sun (1977) on Compass Records

Set break

Station ID


Silly Wizard “Donald McGillavry/O’Neill’s Cavalry March” from So Many Partings (2006) on Shanachie Entertainment

Silly Wizard “The Auld Pipe Reel/The Brolum” from Caledonia’s Hardy Sons on Shanachie

Silly Wizard “The Queen of Argyll” from Kiss the Tears Away (2006) on Shanachie Entertainment

Set break

The Tannahill Weavers “Are Ye Sleeping Maggie” from Are Ye Sleeping Maggie on Hedera

The Tannahill Weavers “The Gypsy LaddieThe Deil’s Awa’ wi’ th’ Exciseman” from Old Woman’s Dance on Hedera Records

The Tannahill Weavers “The Gypsy Laddie” from The Tannahill Weavers (1993) on Hedera

Set break

Tim Hart & Maddy Prior “Lish young Buy-a-Broom” from Folk Songs of Olde England – vol. 1 on Sanctuary

Steeleye Span “Lovely on the Water” from Please to See the King (2006) on Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.

Steeleye Span “Reels: Dowd’s Favourite, 10 Float, The Morning Dew” from Ten Man Mop Or Mr. Resevoir Butler Rides Again (2005) on Shanachie

Steeleye Span “One Misty Moisty Morning” from Parcel of Rogues (2005) on Shanachie

Set break

Alasdair Fraser & Paul Machlis “The Scolding Wives of Abertarff, I’ll Break Your Head for You, Catch and Kiss T” from Skyedance on Culburnie Records




Burach-Born Tired-Born Tired-CD Trax
Runa-The Last Trip Home-Current Affairs-Runa
Rod Cody-Kerry’s Reel-The Talking Rake-Cody


Cassie and Maggie-The King’s Shilling-Sterling Road-Hearth
Three Mile Stone-Gipsy Princess-Irish Music from San Francisco
Wendy Stewart-All Things are Quite Silent-Standing Wave-Green Trax
Tony McManus-The Rolling Waves-The Maker’s Mark-Compass


Grey Larsen and Paddy League-Thrush in the Straw-Sleepy Creek
Old Blind Dogs-Earl O’ March’s Daughter-Room with a View-OBD
Michael McGoldrick and John McSherry-Trip to Ireland-At First Sight-Compass
Rachel Walker-Mo Mo Ghad Oigear a Chuil Duinn-Fon Reul-Skipinnish


Shannon Heaton-44 Milll St.-The Blue Dress
Sylvia Barnes-Glasgow Lassie-The Colour of Amber-CD Trax
Altan-Tune for Frankie-25th Anniversary Celebration-Compass
Altan-White Birds-The Widening Gyre-Compass
Robin Laing-More Than Just a Dram-The Angel’s Share


The Paul McKenna Band-Jolly Beggar-Between the Two Worlds-Mad River
JSD-The Irish Girl/Musical Priest-For the Record-Lochshore
Colleen Raney-The Boys of Mullaghbawn-Here This is Home-Little Sea Records
Duncan Chisholm-Lorient Mornings-Farrar-Copperfish
Jim Malcolm-Jimmy’s Gone to Flanders-Live in Glenfarg-Beltane


Jez Lowe-The Crake in the Morn-Tenderhooks-Green Linnet
Chris Stout-Double Helix-First O’ the Darkening-CD Trax
Litha-Icarus-Dancing of the Light-Rough Trade
House Band-Turning a Phrase-October Song-Green Linnet


Colleen Raney-Queen of Argyll-Lark-Raney
Patrick Street-The Raheen Medley-Live from Patrick Street-Grn Linnet
Franco Morone-The Road to Lisdoonvarna-Road to Lisdoonvarna