Archive for June, 2009



Maire Breatnach-The Mystic’s Slip Jig

John Doyle-Pretty Saro-Evening Comes Early-Shanachie

Shelly Phillips-George White’s Favorite-Gourd Music


Niamh Parsons-Once I Loved with Fond Affection-Traditional Love Songs

Franco Morone-Respiro di una Vecchia Foresta-Stranlandia

Susan McKeown-The Hare’s Lament-Lowlands

Colm O’Donald-The Boys of Barr Na Staide-Farewell to Evening


Anam-Suil Arvin-First Footing

Muirean Nic Amhlaiobh-The Low Highlands-Daybreak

Archie Fisher-Borderland-Off the Map

Muirean Nic Amhlaiobh-Free and Easy-Daybreak


Mairead Ni MhaonaighThe Verdant Braes of Screen-Another Sky

Aidan O’Rouke-Himba-Sirius

Cathie Ryan-The Burnt Old Man-The Music of What Happens

Anam-The Sweet Flowers of Miltown/Paddy’s Trip to Arthur Lake-First



Sharon Shannon-The Pernod-Waltz

Old Blind Dogs-Edward-The World’s Room

Bua -A mhisg a chuir an Nollaig oimn -An Spealador

Colm O’Donald-The Bodhran-Farewell to Evening

John Doyle-Captain Glen-Wayward Son


John Doyle-Captain Glen-Evening Comes Early

The Cast-The Auld Refrain/Miss Betty Ann Gordon-Green Gold

Sylvia Herold-The Plains of Waterloo-Crystal Tears

Dougie MacLean-Marching Mystery-Marching Mystery


Sharon Shannon-Cavan Potholes-Best of Donald Lunny

Kathleen MacIness-I Arose Early One Morning-Summer Dawn

Lissa Schneckenburger-The Irish Girl


Mark Dunlop-The Three Huntsman-Islands on the Moon

Tony McManus-The Rolling Waves/Martin Wynne’s -The Maker’s Mark

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Artist – Title – CD – (Label)


Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas – Track 1 – In the Moment – (Culburnie)

Pam Swan – He Mandu – Dance to your Shadow – (Evil Twin)

Anne Roos – Jacky Tar – Mermaids and Mainers -(Cambria)

Maddy Prior and Tim Hart – False Knight on the Road – Summer Solstice – (Shanachie)


String Sisters – Luseblus – String Sisters Live! – (Grappa Musikkforlag)

Loreena McKennitt – The Bonny Swans – The Mask and the Mirror – (Warner Bros.)

Michael McGoldrick – James Brown’s March – Fused – (Vertical)

Capercaillie – Inexile – Beautiful Wasteland – (Survival Records)


Andy Irvine and Davy Spillane – Chetvorno Horo – East Wind – (Tara)

Mozaik – A Blacksmith Courted Me/Blacksmithereens – Live at the Powerhouse -(Compass)

Davy Spillane – Call Across the Canyon – Pipedreams – (Tara)

Martyn Bennett – Tongues of Kali – Bothy Culture – (Rykodisc)


Ceolbeg – Stand Together – An Unfair Dance – (Greentrax)

Gwerinos – Fflat Huw Puw – Canu Gwerin Newydd – (SAIN)

Sinead O’Connor – Oro se do Bheatha Mhaile – Sean-nos Nua – (Hummingbird Records)

Black 47 – Fire of Freedom – Fire of Freedom – (SBK (EMI))


Afro Celt Sound System – Whirl-y-reel (folk police mix) – Volume 1:Sound Magic – (Real World)

Baka Beyond – Ra-Li-O – East to West – (Narada)

Afro Celt Sounds System – Anatomic – Anatomic – (Real World)

Kila – Bi Ann/Leanfaidh Me’ – Tog e go Bog e – (Key)


Hevia – Busindre Reel – Tierra de Navie – (Higher Octave)

Albannach – Burlin – Albannach – (?) 


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Eileen Ivers-Maudabawn Castle-Wild Blue-Green Linnet

Kate Rusby-Fairest of a ll Yarrow-Sleepless-Compass

Tony McManus-Coast River-The Maker’s Mark-Compass


Malinky-The Road Tae Drumleman-Flower and Iron-Mad River

Ron Cody-Snow on the Hills-The Talking Rake

Jim Malcolm-The Shearing-The First Cold Day-Beltane Records

Lunasa-Lady Ellen-Redwood-Green Linnet


John Whelan-Tracks in the Snow-Come to Dance-Narada

Manus Lunny-Nil si l nGRA-Fire in the Glen-Shanachie

Colm O’Donnell-A Lover’s Heart-Rocks of Bawn

JSD Band-Unknown Polka-Pastures of Plenty-Lochshore


Grada-go n’eiri an bothan leat-The Landing Steps-Compass

Mark Dunlop-The Three Huntsman-Islands on the Moon-GreenTrax

Lissa Schneckenburger-The Fair Maid by the Sea Shore-Song-Footprint

Tony McManus-The Maids of Michelstown-The Maker’s Mark-Compass


Annie Grace-Bonny at Morn-Take me Out Drinking Tonight-Grntrax

Mick McCauley & Winifred Horan-The Chorus Reels-Serenade-Compass

The Voice Squad-The Bonny Irish Maid

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill-The Bucks of Oranmore-The Lonesome Touch-Green Linnet


Danu-Fraher’s/An Tiocfaidh tu Abhaile Liom-Danu

Dougie MacLean-Stepping Stones-Riof-Dunkeld

Patrick Street-Music for a found Harmonium-Live-Green Linnet

House Band-The Grey Funnel Line-October Song


Mairead & Triona ni Dhomhnaill-Spanish Lady-Between the Two Lights-Green Linnet

Old Blind Dogs-Culifhionn-Fit-Green Linnet

Sharon Shannon-Sandy River Belle-Out the Gap-Compass

Dervish-Swallow’s Tail-Spirit-Compass

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Playlist 6-7-09

Artist – Tune – CD – Label
Steeleye Span – Rosebud in June – Below the Salt – Shanachie
Tommy Makem & Liam CLancy – Morning Glory – Makem & Clancy Collection – Shanachie
Green Fields of America – Reels: Jackie Riordan’s/Money in Both Pockets/The Dungannon Reel – Green Fields of America – Compass
Brendan Begley – Greetings Mendocino County (Irish Gaelic)
Bua – Lus na mBanrion/Cucanandy/Rice Philib a’Cheoil – An Spealadoir – Mad River
John McCusker – The Guid Man/Xesus and Felicia – Yella Hoose – Temple
Kathleen MacInnes – Oran na Cloiche (The Song of the Stone) – Og-mhadainn shamhraidh (Summer Dawn) – Greentrax
The Tannahill Weavers – The Bell Rock Set – Arnish Light – Green Linnet
Maggie MacInnes – Do Mhairi a Nighean/Mairi’s Dance – Oran na Mna (A Woman’s Song) – Marram
Duncan CHisholm – The Farley Bridge – Farrar – duncanchisholm.com
Daimh – Mo Nighean Cruinn Don – Crossing Point – Greentrax
Bruce MacGregor – The Highlander’s Revenge – 101 Reasons to Do Nothing – Skye
Donnie Munro – Chi Min Tir – An Turas – Greentrax
Bodega – Jigs – Under the Counter – Mad River
Gatos del Fornu – La Fontona – Gatos del Fornu –
Gatos del Fornu – Cantar de Boda –
Luar na Lubre – Tu Gitana – Plenilunio –
Luar na Lubre – Cantiga de Falvan – Plenilunio
The Dubliners – Whiskey in the Jar – The Best of The Original Dubliners – EMI
Kila – Gwerzy – Tog e Go Bog e – Key Records
The Pogues – Thousands are Sailing – If I Should Fall from Grace with God – Island Records
Kila – Mind the Gap – Mind the Gap – Kila Records
Afro-Celt Sound SYstem – Anatomic – Anatomic – Real World
Hevia – Busindre Reel – Tierra de Nadie – Higher Octave
Peatbog Faeries – Macedonian Woman’s Rant – Mellowosity – REL

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