Archive for September, 2009



Laurie Riley-Brae Lochiel-Glen Livit-Green Willow recording

Lissa Schneckenburger-Lovely Jamie-Song-Footpring recordings

Franco Morone-The Blarney Pilgrim-The Road to Lisdoonvarna-Acoustic Records


Muireann nic Amhaibh-Slan le Maigh-Daybreak-Compass

Michael Rooney and June McCormack-Gort na Mona-Draioght

Steve Baughman-Cullen Bay-Drop of the Pure-Tall Tree Records


Michael McGoldrick-Famous Last Words-Wired-Compass

Maddy Prior-A Northern Catch-Hang up your Sorrows and Care-Park Records

Mary Black-Isle of St. Helena-Collected

McGoldrick/McSherry-Ornette’s Trip to Belfast-At First Sight-Compass

Colcannon-Step it out Mary-The Life of Riley’s brother-Oxford Road


Jim Malcolm-Battle of Waterloo-The World’s Room-Green Linnet

Ron Cody-Snow on the Hills-The Talking Rake

Muireann nic Amhaibh/Danu-O Dheara ‘sheandoire-Danu

Fiddler’s Bid-Christ’s Church Cathedral-Naked & bare-Green Trax


Whirligig-The Constant Lovers-Spin-Prime

Lissa Schneckenburger-Aiofe’s/Coleman’s March-Foot Print Recordings

Jez Lowe-Felton Lonnen-Tenderhooks-Green Linnet

Colm O’Donnell-Cunla/The Frieze Britches-Farewell to Evening


Cedric Smith/Loreena McKennit-Carrickfergus

Dervish-Swallow’s Tail-Spirit-Compass

Dougie MacLean-Distant Son-Riof-Dunkeld Records


Aoife Clancy-Across the Blue Mountains-Silvery Moon-Apple Seed Recordings

John Doyle-Old Bush/Unexpected-Wayward Son-Compass

Aidan O’rouke-Alyth-Sirius-Vertical

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Playlist Sep. 20

Two themes today: The Fair, in honor of the Mendocino County Fair & Apple Show; and the 15th Sebastopol Celtic World Music Festival next weekend (Sept. 25-27).

Artist – Tune – CD – Label
David Brewer – Feisty Blonde Cow – Living Tradition – david-brewer.com
The Chieftains – Ev Chistr ‘ta, Laou! – Celtic Wedding – RCA
Dervish – Apples in Winter – Harmony Hill – Kells Music
Battlefield Band – Lads o’ the Fair – Home is Where the Van Is – Temple Records
Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill – The Old Bush/The Reel with the Burl – The Lonesome Touch – Green Linnet
Battlefield Band – The Cowal Gathering/The Iron Man/Dancing Feet/Dick Gossip’s Reel – Home is Where the Van Is – Temple
Molly’s Revenge with Moira Smiley – Weave My Love a Garland – The Western Shore – Molri Music
Dervish – The Hungry Rock – Playing with Fire – Compass
Craobh Rua – The Cook in the Kitchen – So it Is – KRL Lochshore
Malinky – The Rovin Ploughboy – Three Ravens – Greentrax
Van Morrison & The Chieftains – Star of the County Down – Irish Heartbeat – Mercury
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas – St Kilda Wedding/Brose & Butter – Fire & Grace – Culburnie Records
Dervish – Spailpin Fanach – Live in Palma – Compass
Vasen – Tomten Kommer – Keyed Up – Northside
Old Blind Dogs – Bedlam Boys – Four on the Floor – Compass
Mozaik – The Pigfarm Suite – Changing Trains – Compass
The Tannahill Weavers – When the Kye Come Hame – Epona – Green Linnet
Sharon Shannon & Friends – Hogs and Heifers – Libertango – Compass
John Renbourn Group – John Barleycorn – A Maid in Bedlam – Shanachie
Baka Beyond – I See Winter – Sogo – Hannibal
Baka Beyond – Wandering Spirit – east to west – Narada World (Virgin)
Baka Beyond – Ra-Li-O – east to west – Narada

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Kim Robertson-Poor Wayfaring Stranger-Searching for Lambs-Gourd Music

Orla-Aliliu Na Gamhna-The Water is Wide

Franco Morone-Jig on Planxty Irwin-The Road to Lisdoonvarn-Acoustic Records


Cherish the Ladies-My Own Native Land-The Backdoor-Green Linnit

Ossian-The Carrying Stream-The carrying Stream-Green Trax

Kim Hughes-Leezie Lindsay-Catty Wampus-Just Folks

Jerry Holland-Boo Babby’s Holiday-A Trip to Cape Breton-Lochshore


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

Franco Morone-Geordie/Johnny Barleycorne-Road to Lisdoonvarna-Acoustic Music

Old Blind Dogs-Gaelic Song-Four on the Floor-Compass

Sue Richards-The Celt-The Mystic and the Muse-Dorian Recordings


John Doyle-My Parents Reared me Tenderly-Evening Comes Early

John Williams-Fraher’s Jig/Paddy’s Resource-John Williams-Green Linnet

Kate Rusby-I am Stretched Out on Your Grave-Hour Glass-Compass Records

John McCusker-Wee Michael’s March-Yella Hoose-Temple Records


Patrick’s Street-The Raheen Medley-Live from Patrick’s Street-Grn Linnet

Solas-The Newry Highway Man-Solas-Shanachie

Jim Malcolm-Jimmy’s gone to Flanders-Live in Glenfarg-Beltane Records

Alan & John Kelly-The One that was Lost/The Hag’s Purse-Four Mile House-Compass Records


Jim Reid-Daft Donald-Yont the Tay-Green Trax

Lissa Schneckenburger-Aoife’s/Coleman’s March-Fiddle-Footprint Records

Donald Lunny-Mouseskin Shoes-Journey-Rounder


June Tabor-O my Love’s like a Red Red Rose-Rosa Mundi-Grn Linnet

Teada-Tom O’Conners/Joy of my Life-Teada-Grn Linnet

Joanie Madden-Roisin Dubh-Song of the Irish Whistle-Hearts O’ Space

Dougie MacLean-The Osprey-Fiddle-Dunkeld Recordings

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Playlist 9-6-09

Labor Day special!

Chietains – The Job of Journeywork – The Chieftains 8 – Columbia/Legacy
Dubliners – Poor Paddy on the Railway – Best of the Original Dubliners – EMI
Lunasa – Maids in the Kitchen – The Kinnitty Sessions – Compass
Chumbawamba – The Diggers Song – English Rebel Songs 1381-1984 – Agit-Prop Records (1988)
Oak, Ash and Thorn – Byker Hill – Out on a Limb – Tosspot Records
Bodega – Crooked Jack – Bodega – Greentrax
The House Band – The Pit Stands Idle – Groundwark – Green Linnet
Ceolbeg – Stand Together – An Unfair Dance – Greentrax
Chumbawumba – Idris Strike Song – English Rebel Songs – Agit-Prop
Brian MacNeill – Sell your Labor, not your Soul – STUC Centenary Album – Greentrax
Wendy MacIsaac – The Studio Square Set – That’s What you Get – KRL Lochshore
Hamish Imlach – If it Wisnae for the Union – STUC Centenary Album – Greentrax
Stan Rogers – The Field Behind the Plow – Northwest Passage – Fogartys Cove
Wolfstone – Sleepy Toon – Unleashed – Iona Records
Stan Rogers – The White Collar Holler – Between the Breaks… Live! – Fogarty’s Cove Music
Andy M. Stewart & Manus Lunny – Monday Morning – At it Again – Green Linnet
Relativity – The Monday Morning Reel/Cutting a Slide/Robert the Minnow/Hogties Reel – Gathering Pace – Green Linnet
The House Band – Pharaoh – The Twentieth Anniversary Collection – Green Linnet
Ed Miller – The Prince of Darkness – Lowlander – Wellfield Records
Battlefield Band – Workin’ Away/The Toastie Jig – New Spring – Temple Records
Battlefield Band – I am the Common Man – Anthem for the Common Man – Temple
Battlefield Band – If Cadillac made Tractors/Happy Birthday Fiona/MacFarlane’s Rant – Time & Tide – Temple
Liz Carroll & John Doyle – A Pound a Week Rise – Double Play – Compass
John Doyle – The Glad Eye/The Journeyman/The Wayward Son – Wayward Son – Compass
Steeleye Span – Blackleg Miner – Hark! the Village Wait – Shanachie

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