Archive for December, 2008


Doran-Magic of Night-The Night Before

The Cast-Ye Banks and Braes-The Winnowing


Kate Rusby-Old Man Time-Hourglass

Aidan O’Rourke-Mangersta Beach-Sirius

Natalie McMaser-Get me through December-

John McSherry/Donald O’Conner-Anton-Tripswitch


Archie Fisher-Windward Away-Windward Away

Matt and Shannon Heaton-The O’Connerr Donn’s-Blue Skies Above

The Cast-Auld Lang Syne- The Winnowing

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


Old Blind Dogs-Star o’ the Bar- Four on the Floor

Wendy MacIssac-Short Grass-That’s What you Get


John Doyle-Captain Glen-Wayward Son

The Voice Squad-The Brown and the Yellow Ale- Good Peole All

Anna Murrey-6/8 Marches-Three Things

Jim Malcolm-Parcel o Rouges-Acquaintance

Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill-The Bucks of Oranmore-The Lonesome Touch


Dervish-Swallow’s Tail-Spirit

Bill Jones-The Storyof our Darling Grace-Two Year’s Winter

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

Dougie MacLean-Auld Lang Syne-Tribute


Old Blind Dogs-Rolling Home-The Gab o Mey

John Doyle-Tie the Bonnet/Monahan Twig-Wayward Son

MickMcauley/Winifred Horan-Serenade-Serenade

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Playlist 12-21-08

Artist – Tune – Source

Spiral Bound – Cold Frosty Morning – Dirty Overhauls

Silly Wizard – Chill Eastern Winds – A Glint of Silver

Horslips – Drive the Cold Winter Away – Drive the Cold Winter Away

Ivan Drever and Duncan Chisholm – Snowdrops in Rain – The Lewis Blue


Johnny Cunningham – A Winter Talisman – MySpace

Johnny Cunningham – The Drovers Lads/The Mug of Brown Ale – Fair Warning

Bohola – The Frost is All Over/A Christmas Childhood/etc – A Childhood Christmas


Dordan – Winter Solstice – The Best of Celtic Christmas

Waterson + Carthy – Jacobstowe Wassail – Holy Heathens and the Old Gren Man

Jethro Tull – Ring Out, Solstice Bells – Songs From the Wood


Shira Kammen – The Wren in the Furze – The Castle of the Holly King

Boys of the Lough – Wren Polkas – Midwinter Night’s Dream

Steeleye Span – The King – Please to See the King


The Clancy Borthers – Christmas in Carrick – Christmas

Sneak’s Noise/Magpie Lane – Frost and Snow/Snow on the Hills – Christmas & Mid-Winter Songs

Clancy Brothers – Jingle Bells – Christmas

Manus Lunny – Christmas Eve/Connemara Stocking Reel –

Loreena McKennitt – Good King Wenceslaus – A Winter Garden

Eileen Ivers – Apples in Winter/Frost is All Over/A Merry Christmas – An Nollaig


Dougie MacLean – Ready for the Storm – Craigie Dhu

Duncan Chisholm – Chi Mi ‘n Geamhraidh – The Door of Saints

The Tannahill Weavers – Up In the Mornin’s No For Me – Arnish Light

Leahy – Chasing Rain – In All Things

Silly Wizard – Roarin’ Donald/The Man Who Shot the Windmill – A Glint of Silver

Horslips – Ny Kirree fo’ Naghtey – Drive the Cold Winter Away


The Kipper Family – Arrest These Merry Gentlemen – Arrest These Merry Gentlemen

The Pogues – Fairytale of New York – If I Should Fall From Grace With God


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Al Petteway-Branches-Caledon Wood

Maighread and Triona ni Dhomhnaill-Airdi Cuan-Celtic Xmas IV

Doran-March of the Dreolin-The Night Before


Susan McKeown-Green Growth the Ivy-Through the Bitter Frost and Snow

Carolyn Robson-Bonny at Morn-The Northumberland Collection

Ensemble Galieli-The Oyster Catcher and the Actress-Mystic and the Muse

Jim Malcolm-Jimmy’s Gone to Flanders


Artisan-Campound Wassail-Holly and the Ivy I

Doran-Bright Sweet Child-The Night Before

Maighread ni Dhomhnaill/Voice Squad-The Wexford Lullaby-Xmas Sojourn

Cherish the Ladies-Henry Roe/The Holly and the Berry-On Xmas Night


Triona nd Maighread ni Dhomhnaill-Barbara Allen-A Celtic Xmas

Tony Barrand-An Orkney New Year’s Carol-A Celtic Christmas

Cherish the Ladies-The Distressed Soldier/Angles we Have Heard


Mick Maloney-Miss Fogarty’s Xmas Cake-Holly and the Ivy II

Dougie MacLean-Ae Fond Kiss-Indigenous

The Poor Clares-Remember the Poor-Songs for Mid Winter

Altan -The Jug o Punch-Island Angel

Michael O’Dhomhnaill-Sweeny’s Buttermilk-Celtic Xmas IV


Cherish the Ladies-Castle of Dromore-On Xmas Night

Skylark-Come Fill Up Your

John Whelan-Ceol na Nolag-Celtic Christmas

The Poor Clares-Ny Kirree Fo Niaghtey-Songs for Mid Winter


Paul Gratton-Christmas Eve-A Real Irish Christmas

Jim Malcolm-Lochanside-Live in Glenfarg

MaireBreatnach-Derdriu-Celtic Christmas IV

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Playlist 12-7-08

All  Scottish, because last Sunday Nov. 30 was St Andrew’s Day.

Artist – Title – CD


Uknown – Scotland the Brave (pipe tune) – YouTube

Jim McDermott – Scotland the Brave (song) – YouTube

Battlefield Band – Major Malley’s March & Reel/Malcolm Currie – Home is where the Van Is

Dougie MacLean – Feel So Near – Riof

Ceolbeg – Zito the Bubbleman – An Unfair Dance


Jim Malcolm – Wha’s Like Us – McCalman Singular

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham – Megan’s Wedding/The Herra Boys/The Barrowburn Reel – The Pearl

McCalmans – Hooray for Holyrood – Scots Abroad

Battlefield Band – Bad Moon Rising/Bad Moon Reel – After Hours


Silly Wizard – The Highland Clearances/Miss Catherine Brosnan – So Many Partings

The Tannahill Weavers – The Gypsy Laddie – The Tannahill weavers

John Cunningham – Celtic Society’s Quickstep/42nd Highlanders Farewell – Fair Warning

Silly Wizard – The Broom of the Cowden Knowes – Live Wizardry


Jock Tamson’s Bairns – Gude Claret/Wee Hieland Laddie – May You Never Lack a Scone

Cliar – Gaol Nam Fear Dubh/’Si Nighean mo Ghaoil, an Nighean Donn Og – Grinn Grinn

Bodega – 9/8s – Bodega

Daimh – Mo Nighean Chruinn Donn – Crossing Point


Old Blind Dogs – Glen Kabul/Trip to Pakistan/The Fourth Floor – Five

Capercaillie – Coisich, a Ruin – Delirium

Wolfstone – The Dinners Set – Year of the Dog

10: 30

Tannas – Seallaibh Curaigh Eoghainn/The Lochaber Badger – Suilean Dubh

Paul Mounsey – Billy’s Birl – City of Walls

Shooglenifty – Two Fifty to Vigo – Venus in Tweeds

Runrig – An Toll Dubh – Recovery


Catherine-Anne MacPhee – Chi Mi’n Geamhradh – Scotland: The Music & The Song, 30 Years of Greentrax

Runrig – Loch Lomond – Once in a Lifetime

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