Archive for October, 2009

This Pledge Drive included two Sundays, because the weekend programming is very popular. Fine by me, I love doing Pledge Drive shows! Yesterday’s was extremely successful, in fact very nearly the best we’ve ever done. Remarkable, in the current financial environment. Overall the 8-day drive pulled in a record total of $131,215 – far above any previous total! Our listeners are all kinds of awesome!

Bruce MacGregor – The Highlanders Revenge – 101 Reasons to Do Nothing
Julie Fowlis – Hug air a Bhonaidh Mhoir – Cuilidh
Duncan Chisholm – The Farley Bridge – Farrar

Jim Malcolm: New Music pitch
(pitch break)

The Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem – Haul Away Joe – Live at Carnegie Hall
The Bothy Band – Fionnghuala – Old Hag You Have Killed Me
The Bothy Band – The Kesh Jig/Give Us a Drink of Water/The Famous Ballymote – Afterhours

Paddy Keenan: Pledge pitch
(pitch break)

String Sisters – Jigs – Live
Dougie MacLean – Till Tomorrow – The Essential Dougie MacLean
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas – Alien Ceilidh – In the Moment

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas: Pledge pitch
(pitch break)

Clancys – The Wild Colonial Boy – Live

Roy Gullane: Are you ready?
The Tannahill Weavers – The Gaberlunzie Man/Mrs Macleod of Rassay – The Tannahill Weavers IV
Jonny Hardie – Gav’s Reel for Jonny Hardie/Cathrine Chalmers/Queen Maeve – Lucky Jonny

Roy Gullane – The World is Big (pledge pitch)
(pitch break)

Dougie MacLean – Marching Mystery – The Essential
String Sisters – Rumble thy Bellyful – Live

Dougie MacLean pledge pitch
(pledge break)

Stan Rogers – The Witch of the Westmorland – Between the Breaks…Live!
Claire Mann & Aaron Jones – MacElvogue’s – Secret Orders

Aaron Jones – pledge pitch with phone numbers
(pitch break)

Stan Rogers – The Mary Ellen Carter – Live!
Kammen & Swan – Girl’s Night Out – Wild Wood

Jim Malcolm pitch (Travelling songwriters)
(pitch break)

Chumbawumba – The Diggers Song – English Rebel Songs 1388-1984
Hevia – Busindre Reel – Tierra de Nadie


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Fall Pledge Drive show

We had a lot of fun in the studio this morning, working pitches and music into a show to raise money for KZYX&Z. Listeners responded well and pledged strong support! Thanks to all who called in with their pledges, it was a very successful effort.

Intro: “This Is”
Dougie MacLean – The Gael – The Essential Dougie MacLean – Dunkeld
Roy Gullane: Are you ready for some great Celtic music?
Tannahill Weavers – Geese in the Bog/Red Speckled Hen – The Tannahill Weavers – Green Linnet
Tannahill Weavers – Up in the Mornin’s No’ for Me – Arnish Light – Green Linnet
Roy Gullane: Up in the Mornin’
(pitch break)

The Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem – The Moonshiner – Live at Carnegie Hall – Columbia/Legacy
The Bothy Band – The Butterfly – Afterhours – Compass
Paddy Keenan: Congratulations
Paddy Keenan and Tommy O’Sullivan – Kitty O’Neill’s/The Kerry Jog – The Long Grazing Acre – Compass
Paddy Keenan: Ask for support
(pitch break)

String Sisters – Shetland Fiddle Diva/Kinyon’s Jig/Kinyon’s Reel/Lad O’Beirne’s – Live – Compass
Jim Malcolm: Good morning
Old Blind Dogs – Tae the Beggin’ I Will Go – The World’s Room – Green Linnet
Jim Malcolm: Lot of New Music in Scotland
(pitch break)
David Brewer: Listener support vital
David Brewer – Duxieme Marche – Turning Pages – Molri

String Sisters – Luseblus – Live – Compass
Andy M. Stewart – The Gaberlunzie Man – Man in the Moon – Green Linnet
Fraser & Haas: Oak & Thorn = Best Celtic Music
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas – The Shetland Set – Fire & Grace – Culburnie
Alasdair Fraser: Support community radio
(pitch break)

Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem – Brennan on the Moor – Live at Carnegie Hall – Columbia/Legacy
Martin Hayes: Oak & Thorn Favorite program
Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill – Dowd’s No. 9/ Come West Along the Road – Live in Seattle – Green Linnet
Martin Hayes: Favor to ask
(pitch break)

Dougie MacLean: Listening to O&T
Dougie MacLean – Marching Mystery – The Essential Dougie MacLean – Dunkeld
Jonny Hardie – Gav’s Reel for Jonny Hardie/Cathrine Chalmers/Queen Maeve – Lucky Jonny – Birnam CD
Dougie MacLean: New Music out of Scotland
(pitch break)

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Aidan O’Rourke-Alyth-Sirius-Vertical

Terry Conway-Felton Lonnan-North Umbrian Collection-Park Records

Mairi McIness-Is Gaidheal Mhara-The Water is Wide-Green Trax



Orla-An Mhaighdean Mhara-The Water is Wide-Manhatten Records

Ian Bruce-Johnny Gallacher-Hodden Grey-Green Trax

William Coulter-Rose in the Heather-Celtic Voyage-Gourd Music

Anna Murrey-Ailean Duinn-Three Things-Lochshore


Kathryn Tickell-In Dispraise of Whiskey-Debateable Lands-Park Records

Alison Kinnard-Tune for Matt Robson-Temple

James Malcolm-Jimmy’s Gone to Flanders-Beltane


Michael Black-The Willow Tree-Michael Black-Compass

Dugie MacLean-Disyant Son-Riof-Dunkeld

Dochas-Castle Kelly-The Crossing

Ad Vielle que Pourra-Chanson a la Mariee-Come What May-Grn Linnet


Eilidh Shaw-Liz Carrol’s-Heepirumbo-CD Trax

Mark Dunlop-The Banks of Newfoundland-Islands of the Moon

Micheal O’Domhnaill-Sweeny’s Buttermilk-Windham Hill

Cathy Ryan-Lovely Willie-The Music of What Happens-Shanachie


Lunasa-Ballyogan-The Kinnity Sessions-Compass

Mary Black (1988) Fare thee well my own true love-Collected

Capercaille (1986)-Brenda Stubbert’s Set-Crosswinds-Green Linnet

House Band-October Song-October Song-Green Linnet


Grey Larsen-The Gathering-The Gathering-Sugar Hill

Ron Kavana-Johnny Go Easy-Home Fire-Green Linnet

Liz Carroll/John Doyle-Dennehy Dancers-In Play-Compass

James Malcolm-Lochs of the Tay-Live in Glenfarg-Beltane

Joe McKenna-The Baltimore Fancy-The Irish Low Whistle-Shanachie

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Playlist 10-4-09

Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill – Paddy Fahy’s Reel – The Lonesome Touch – Green Linnet
Martin Hayes – Interview at Sebastopol
Dervish – The Hungry Rock – Live in Palma – Compass
Old Blind Dogs -The Terror Time – Four on the Floor – Compass
Molly’s Revenge – Three’s a Crowd – The Western Shore – Molri Music
Lewis MacKinnon – An Gille Donn – A’Seo (Here) – lewismackinnon.com
J.P. Cormier – The Mathematician/Sleepy Maggie – Cape Breton Connection – Lakewind Sound
Mary Jane Lamond – Mo Nighean Donn as Boidhche – turtlemusik
Colin Grant – ? – Celtic Colours Volume XI – Odyssey Records
Liam Kelley – Reels: Phyllis’s Birthday/Patsy Hanley’s/The Devils of Dublin – Sweetwood – Clo Iar-Chonnachta
CLair Mann and Arron Jones – Saints and Sinners – Secret Orders – tradmusic.com
Aaron Jones – interview at Sebastopol
David Brewer – Duxieme Marche’ – Turning Pages – MolriMusic
Jonny Hardie – The Bonniest Lass – Lucky Jonny – Jonny Hardie
Pride of New York – Redicans/The Gatehouse Maid/The Road to Garrison – Pride of New York – Compass
Malinky – The Broomfield Hill – Flowers and Iron – Mad River Records
bua – The Blacksmith/The Charleston /The Rakes of Invercairn – An Spealadoir – Mad River
Golden Bough – Celtic Love Songs – ARC
Altan (Frankie Kennedy & Mairead niMhaonaigh) – The Highlandman/The Cliffs of Glencolumbkille/Old Cuffe Street – Altan – Green Linnet
Maighread & Triona Ni Dhomhnaill – Nil se ina la’ – Idir an da Sholas (Between two Lights) – Green Linnet
Catriona McKay & Chris Stout – Laebrack – Laebrack – Greentrax
Le Vent du Nord – Rosette – Dans les Airs – Borealis
Dervish – Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves – Traveling Show – Whirling Discs
Battlefield Band – Bad Moon Rising – Home Ground – Temple Records

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