Archive for April, 2009



Bonnie Rideout-Rebecca’s Hymn-Celtic Mist
Mary Black-Farewell Farewell-By the Time it gets Dark
William Coulter-Craigheburn Wood


Mary McIness-Mairead Og-Causeway
Jennfier & Hazel Wrigley-Eynhallow Sound-Hunderland
bua-Dobbins Flowery Vale-an spealadoir
Amelia Kaminski-Christine Hanson-The Marquis of Huntley-Bonnie Lasses


Interview with James Malcolm, recorded Feb. 15th 2009. Interview by Tim Bray and Colleen Bassett.

Jim Malcolm-Parcel o Rogues-Acquaintance
Alasdair Fraser-Ross’s Reel-Return to Kintail
North Cregg-There was a Maid in Her Father’s Garden-Summer at My Feet


Steve Tilson-Night Visiting Song-Solorubato
Dougie MacLean-Tullochgorum-Craige Dhu
Solas-The Newry Highwayman-Solas
Malinky-The Drunken Duck-Flower and Iron


Cathy Jordan/Dervish-Fair Celts
Kevin Crawford-Young Thomas Ennis/Mouse in the Jug-In Good Company
Maddy Prior-A Northern Catch/Little Barley Corn-Hang up Sorrows & Cares
Bua-The Caladh Thaidhg Regatta-an spealadoir


Delores Keane-Banks of the Nile-Night Owl
Rory Campbell-Jig Groove-The piper’s Whim
Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh-The Parting Glass

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April 19

My birthday present to my listeners: some of my all-time favorite music!

Artist – Tune – Album
John & Phil Cunningham – The Arran Boat – Against the Storm
Stan Rogers – Northwest Passage – Northwest Passage
Planxty – Si Bheag, Si Mhor – Planxty
Tommy Makem & Liam Clancy – Cruiscin Lan – Two for the Early Dew
Paddy Keenan & Tommy O’Sullivan – jigs: Kitty O’Neil’s, the Kerry Jig – The Long Grazing Acre
Silly Wizard – The Highland Clearances/Miss Catherine Brosnan – So Many Partings
Loreena MacKennitt – Stolen Child – Elemental
The Iron Horse – The Eight-step Waltz – Five Hands High
Battlefield Band – Blackhall Rocks – Home is Where the Van Is
Andy M. Stewart – The Gaberlunzie Man – Man in the Moon
Duncan Chisholm – Chi Mi’n Geamhradh – The Door of Saints
The Tannhill Weavers – The Gypsy Laddie – The Tannahill Weavers
The House Band – Pharaoh – Green Linnet Records Twentieth Anniversary Collection
Ceolbeg – Zito the Bubbleman – An Unfair Dance
Wolfstone – Here is Where the Heart Is – An Unfair Dance
Dougie MacLean – The Gael – The Search
Steeleye Span – Cam Ye O’er Frae France – Parcel of Rogues
Natalie MacMaster – Appropriate Dipstick – Blueprint
Boiled in Lead – Spanish Lady – From the Ladle to the Grave
Runrig – O Cho Meallt – Heartland
Runrig – An Toll Dubh – Recovery
Runrig – Hearts of Olden Glory – The Cutter and the Clan
Runrig – Loch Lomond – Once in a Lifetime
Paul Mounsey – Dunfermline – City of Walls
The Pogues – Medley – If I Should Fall from Grace with God

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Kim Robertson-Poor Wayfaring Stranger-Searching for Lambs

Karen Casey/Solas-A Chomaraigh Aoibhinno-The Words that Remain

Franco Morone-Respiro di una Vecchia Forresta-Stranlandia


Back of the Moon-Skye Air-Celtic Compilation

James Malcolm-The Lovely Lass of Inverness-Robert Burns Vol.5

Shelly Phillips and Friends-The Butterfly-The Butterfly

The Poor Clares/Betsy McGovern-Up a Winding River-Change of Habit

Franco Moore-Stranlandia-Stranlandia


Chris Norman-Thig an Smeorach as t- Earrach-Norman & Camerrata

Robbie O’Connell-A Week before Easter-Close to the Bone

Shelly Phillips-Lowlands of Holland-The Butterfly-The Butterfly

Alva-Amhran Oich Mhaith-Celtic Compilation

Maire Breatnach-Swans at Coole-Fiddler’s Green


Malcoolm Dalglish-Boys of Ballisodare-Thunderhead

Plethyn-Philomena-Naciones Celtas (Celtic Nation)

Savourna Stevenson-Dawn-Sining the Storm

John Doyle-Early in the Spring-Evening Comes Early

Ceoltori Ensemble-Women of Ireland-Celtic Mist


Grey Larson-Night in Quebec-The Gathering

Paul Kam & Elenor MacDonald-Queen of Northen Lights-Calling on Love

Tony McManus-The Lochaber Dance-The Maker’s Mark

The Voice Squad-Down in Yon Forrest-Good People All

Mick McAuley & Winifred Horan-A Daisy in December-Serenade


Meave-Full Fathom Five-Silver Sea

Laurel Martin-Oisin Mac Diarmada’s-The Groves

Dougie MacLean-Gin I were a Baron’s Hier-Craighie Dhu

Jerry Holland-Ashokan’s Farewell-The Fiddlestick’s Collection

Steve Byrne-Young Jessie o Bonnie Dundee-Songs from Home


Niamh Parsons-The Briar and the Rose-Loosen Up

Deanta-Waltz of the White Lillys-Whisper of a Secret

Archie Fisher-Borderlands-Windward Away

Grey Larson-The Frozen Beach-The Gathering

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Playlist April 5

Calliope Creek – Morning Sky Waltz – Another Jig Will Do
Tommy Makem & Liam Clancy – Garden Song – Makem & Clancy Collection
Pat Kilbride – Dublin Reel/The Wind that Shakes the Barley – Rock and More Roses
Bothy Band – Reels:The Green Groves of Erin/The Flowers of Red Hill – The Best of the Bothy Band
Oak, Ash, and Thorn – To Anacreon on Heaven – Two Album CD
Mantis – Kid on the Mountain Set – Mystic
Pam Swan – Dance to your Shadow – Dance to your Shadow
Mantis – HP/Jigs set – Mystic
Lewis MacKinnon – An Gille Don – Here
Jerry Holland – Beautiful Lake Ainslie/Miss Grace Menzies/Mr. Barnard’s/Compliments to Buddy MacMaster – A Session with Jerry Holland
Mary Jane Lamond – Gur e mo Run an Domhnallach – Storas
Wendy MacIsaac – Donald’s Retirement – Timeline
Stan Rogers – Northwest Passage – Northwest Passage
Alan Stivell – Suite des Montaignes – Zoom
Alan Stivell – Tri Martolod – Zoom
Celtic Fiddle Festival – Tan Bale Plevin-Dans Fisel – Equinoxe
Malicorne – La Fiancee du Timbalier – Malicorne 4
Horslips – Trouble with a Capital T – The Book of Invasions
Runrig – Instrumental – Recovery
Runrig – The Cutter – The Cutter and the Clan
The Scottish Power Pipe Band – Jigs Set – Cathcart
Stan Rogers – The Mary Ellen Carter – Between the Breaks… Live!
Baka Beyond – Wandering Spirit – East to West
Slainte Mhath – Annie – VA

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