Archive for November, 2010



Karen Ashbrook-Good Morning to your Nightcap-Celtic Mist-Maggie’s Music-5:21

Mairi MacInnes-Mairead Og-Causeway-Lismor-4:01

Abbey Newton-Drunk at Night Dry in the Morning-Crossing to Scotland-3:30


Andy Shanks/Jim Russel-St. Andrew in the Window-Diamonds in the Night-Culburnie-4:18

Disc 2 -Dougie MacLean-Rite of Passage-Dunkeld-4:44

Tony McManus-The Lochaber Dance-The Maker’s Mark-Compass-3:31

Meg Davies-The Burning West Indies-The Claddagh Walk-Lismoor-4:08


Elise MacLellan-Orchardlea-Lochshore-3:46

Old Blind Dogs-Battle of Waterloo-The World’s Room-Green Linnet-5:39

Alison McMorland/Geordie McIntyre-The Soreheid Boat-White Wings-4:01

Malinky-Leaving Rum-Three Ravens-CDTrax-3:46

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Playlist 11-21-2010

Crazy morning at the studio! Transmitter was broken, so the Webstream was the only way to hear the show. I spent much of the time on the phone with staff, attempting to help them diagnose the problem, to no avail.


The Tannahill Weavers “Are Ye Sleeping Maggie” from Are Ye Sleeping Maggie on Hedera

Oak Ash & Thorn “The Wind and the Rain” from Old Enough to Drink on Tosspot Records

Alasdair Fraser “Rain on Rannoch” from Dawn Dance on Culburnie

Capercaillie “Peurt a Beul/Snug in a Blanket” from Crosswinds on Green Linnet


Ivan Drever & Duncan Chisholm “Snowdrops in the Rain” from The Lewis Blue on Iona Recordings

Liz Carroll & John Doyle “Before the Storm/The Black Rogue” from Double Play on Compass

Julie Fowlis “Wind and Rain” from Uam from Me on Shoeshine Records

Ceolbeg “Mazurka Set” from Seeds to the Wind on Greentrax


Jeff MacDonald “Distance” from Celtic Colours Volume XIV on Odyssey Records

Colin Grant “Aye Right” from Fun for the Whole Family on Colin Grant

T with the Maggies “Wedding Dress” from T with the Maggies on TWM Music

Lúnasa “Snowball” from La Nua on Lunasa Records


Duncan Chisholm “Isaac’s Welcome to the World” from Canaich on Copperfish

MacGregor, Brechin, OhEadhra “A Chailin Alainn” from Sonas on Brechin All Records

Bruce MacGregor “The Highlanders Revenge” from 101 Reasons to Do Nothing on MacMeanmna

James Graham “Air an Traigh” from Greisean Greine on Skipinnish

Chris Norman “The Darling Set” from The Caledonian Flute on Boxwood Media

Rachel Walker “Puirt a Beul” from Air Chall: Lost on Skipinnish

Michael McGoldrick “Stone of Destiny” from Aurora on Vertical Records

Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh “Gardai ‘n Ri” from Imeall on Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh

The Bothy Band “Music in the Glen” from Old Hag You Have Killed Me on Compass

Clannad “Cucanandy/The Jug of Brown Ale” from Dulaman on Shanachie


Bodega “The Stamping Ground” from Under the Counter on Mad River Records

Daimh “Ida’s Jigs” from Diversions on Greentrax

Steeleye Span “One Misty Moisty Morning” from Parcel of Rogues on Shanachie

John McSherry “The Stone of Destiny” from Soma on Compass

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Duncan Chisholm-Craskie-Canaich-Copperfish

Cara Dillon-The Paring Glass-Hill of Thieves-Proper

Catriona Mc Kay/Chris Stout-Isflak-White Nights-MSM


Malinky-The Road Tae Drumleman-Flower andIron-Grn Trax

Ron Cody-Snow on the Hills-The Talking Rake

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

Lunasa-Lady Ellen-Redwood-Grn Linnet


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

Archie Fisher-Shepard on the Hill-Winward Away-Red House

Cara Dillon-The Lass of Glenshee-Hill of Thieves-Proper

John Doyle-The Old Bush-Wayard Son-Compass


Dougie MacLean-Broken Wings-The Essential Dougie MacLean-Dunkeld

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

Billy McComiskey-Keogh’s Maggie Lynnes-Outside the Box-Compass

Mairi Rankin-Caroline of Edinburgh Town-Outside Track-Mad River


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

Mary Black/Frances Black-The Bantry Girl’s Lament-Song of the Irish Whistle-Heart’s o Space

The House Band-Frog in the Well-Rockall-Grn Linnet

Kris Drever-Steel and Stone-Black Water-Compass


Bua-Amhisg a chuir an Nonag-An Spealadoir-Mad River

Old Blind Dogd-Culifhionn-Fit-Grn Linnet

House Band-Funnel LineOctober Song-Green Linnet

Mark Dunlop-The Three Huntsman-Islands on the Moon-Green Trax


John McSherry-Tripswitch-Tripswitch-Compass Records

Kevin Burke/Cal Scott-Stella’s Waltz-Suite-Loftus Music

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Playlist 11-7-2010

Return to Cape Breton: Looking back at the Celtic Colours 14th International Music Festival.
Artist – Tune – CD- Label
Kinnon Beaton, Andrea Beaton, Troy MacGillivray – Twenty-Four Deer – Tunesmith – Kinnon Beaton
Buddy MacMaster – Highlanders Farewell to Ireland/Willie MacKenzie’s/The Burning House – Cape Breton Tradition – Rounder
The Cottars – Suilean Dubh – Made in Cape Breton – Warner Music Canada
Jerry Holland – Old Irish Barndances – Jerry Holland and Friends – Fiddlesticks Music
Stan Rogers – Barrett’s Privateers – Between the Breaks… Live! – Fogarty’s Cove Music
Troy MacGillivray – Neil Gow’s Lament for the Death of his Second Wife – Live at the Music Room – Trolleymac Music
The Outside Track – Madam, Madam – Curious Things Given Wings – Mad River Records
Glenn Graham [with Rodney MacDonald] – Twister – Decade – Bowbeat Music
Mary Jane Lamond – Gur e mo run an Dohmnaillach – Storas – turtlemusik
T with the Maggies – Domhnach na Fola – T with the Maggies – TWM Music
Mairead ni Mhaonaigh – Highlands/The Red Crow – Imeall – http://www.mairead.ie
T with the Maggies – Thugamair Fhein an Samhradh Linn – T with the Maggies – TWM Music
Mairead ni Mhaonaigh – An Dro/Imeall – Imeall – self
Marc Boudreau – Contentment is Wealth – Steppin’ it Up – self
De Temps Antan – La turlutte du reteculteur – Les habits du papier – L-Abe
De Temps Antan – La Maison renfoncee – Les habits du papier – L-Abe
De Temps Antan – Suite du Laptop – A l’annee – self
Goiridh Domhnallach (Jeff MacDonald) – Distance – Celtic Colours Volume XIV – Odyssey Records
Chrissy Crowley – Officer MacGruff – The Departure – self
Buddy MacDonald – Nobody Home – Celtic Colours XIV – Odyssey
Colin Grant – Aye Right – Fun for the Whole Family – Colin Grant
The Barra MacNeils – The Island – Album: The 20th Anniversary Collection – Barra Music Company

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