Archive for December, 2010



Alasdair Fraser-Sitting in the Stern of a Boat-Return to Kintail-Culburnie

Cara Dillon-Jimmy Mo Mhile Stor-Hill of Thieves-Proper

Paddy/Keenan/Tommy O’Sulivan-Jutland-Celtic Twilight-Heart’s o Space


Dougie MacLean-The Sythe Song-Riof-Dunkeld

Tony McManus-The  Rolling Waves/Martin Wyne’s #1-The Maker’s Mark-Compass

Ellis Kennedy-Neadn a Lochan-Gaelic Ireland-ARC Music

Daimh-Seaig a ‘s Sugradh-Crossing Point-Green Trax


Rachel Walker-Air Failirinn Iu-Air Chall

John Williams-Johnny O’Leary & Patrick Maloney’s Favorite-Steam-Green Linnet

Christa Burch-The Lowlands of Holland-Love of the Land-CBSV

Gary Innes-The Dougal Set-The Delux Highland-Skippinsh


Clannad-Theme from Henry’s Game-Greatest Hits

Rua Macmillan-Ooh Pierre-Tyro-Green Tracks

Ross Kennedy-Sandwood Down to Kyle-Scottish Voice & Guitar-CD Trax

Christa Burch-Johnny Lad-Love of the Land-CBSV


Altan-The Cat that Ate the Candle-The First Ten Years-Green Linnet

Michael Black-Tarry Flynn-Michael Black-Compass

The Cast-Auld Lang Syne-The Winnowing


The Paul McKenna Band-Ballad of Accounting-Between Two Worlds-Mad River

Lissa Schneckenburger-Lovely Jamie-Song-Footprint

Open House-Ryan’s-Second Story-Green Linnet


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

Cathie Ryan-Slan Abaile-Cathie Ryan-Shanachie

Franco Morone-Geordie/John Barlycorn-The Road to Lisdoonvarna-Acoustic Music

Jim Malcolm-An Hour in the Gloaming-The First Cold Day-Beltane

Kevin Burke/Cal Scott-Stella’s Waltz-Suite-Loftas

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Playlist Dec. 19, 2010

Sileas – Harvest Home/Apples in Winter – File under Christmas – cassette release from Sileas
Steeleye Span – The King – Please to See the King – Shanachie
Shira Kammen – Christmas Day in the Morning – In the Castle of the Holly King – Bright Angel Records
Shira Kammen – The Wren in the Furze – In the Castle of the Holly King – Bright Angel Records
David Brewer – Solstice Fire- Living Tradition – David Brewer
Waterston:Carthy – Jacobstow Wassail – Holy Heathens and the Old Green Man – Topic Records
Ivan Drever & Duncan Chisholm – Snowdrops in Rain – The Lewis Blue – Iona
Duncan Chisholm – Chasing Daylight – Canaich – Copperfish
Julie Fowlis – The Wind and the Rain – Uam (from me) – Shoeshine Records
Paddy Keenan & Tommy O’Sullivan – Jigs: The Lost and Found/The Hag at the Churn/The Wind off the Lake – The Long Grazing Acre – Compass
Three Mile Stone – Wheels of the World/Queen of the Rushes/John Dwyer’s/Christmas Eve – Irish Music from San Francisco – Thre Mile Stone Music
Christa Burch – Keg of Brandy – Love of the Land – Christa Burch
The Outside Track – Swerving for Bunnies – Curious Things Given Wings – Mad River Records
The Paul McKenna Band – P Stands for Paddy – Between Two Worlds – Greentrax
John Cunningham – Reflections on a Scottish Christmas – found on the Internet somewhere…
Silly Wizard – The Humours of Tull/Toss the Feathers/Saint Anne’s Reel/Lexy MacAskill – Live Wizardry – Green Linnet
Bohola – The Frist is All Over/A Christmas Childhood/Christmas Day in the Morning/The Holly Tree Jig/The Wren Song/God Rest Ye Polka/Hallelujah Polka/Jingle Bell Polka/The Merry Christmas Polka – A Childhood Christmas – bohola music
Buddy MacDonald & John Ferguson – Getting Dark Again – Getting Dark Again – Rocky Coast Music
Chrissy Crowley – The Departure – The Departure – Chrissy Crowley
McGinty – Santiano/Sally Brown – Ballads & Bar Tunes – Rocky Coast
Colin Grant – Superlative Thirds – Fun for the Whole Family – Colin Grant
The Clancy Brothers – Jingle Bells – Christmas – Sony
Jethro Tull – Ring Out, Solstice Bells – The Christmas Album – Varese Sarabande
The Pogues – Fairytale of New York – If I Should Fall From Grace with God – Island

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Janet Harbison-Love’s Hope-Harpestry-Imaginary Road

Rachel Walker Ruith na Gaoith-Deluxe Blend of Hihland Music-Skipinish

Duncan Chisholm-Leire’s Wellcome to Cozac-The Dor of Saints-Copperfish


Poor Clares-Ny Kirree Fo Niaghtey-Songs for Mid Winter-Centaur

Grey Larsen-Road to Cashel-Sugar Hill

Jim Malcolm-The Valley of Strathsmore-The First Cold Day-Beltane

Steve Schuch & The Night Heron Consort-Sou Can-Christmas Celtic Sojourn-Rounder


Artisan-The Grampond Wassail-The Holy and the Ivy-Vol I

Archie Fisher-Borderland-Borderland

Kevin Burke/Micheal O’ Domhnaill-On a Cold Winter’s Day-Celtic Christmas-Windham Hill

Alison Krauss-Get Me through December-A Hundre Miles or More-Rounder


Lunasa-The Miller of  Drohan-Other World-Green Linnet

Airdi Cuan-Maighread & Trion ni Domhnaill-Celtic Christmas IV-Windham Hill

John Williams-Winnie Hayes Jigs/The Lonesone  Jig-John Williams-Green Linnet


Cathie Ryan-We Dreamed Our Dreams-The Music of What Happens-Shanachie

Aine Minoque-The Dove’s Return-Celtic Christams II-Windham Hill

The Poor Clares-Remember the Poor-Songs for Mid Winter-Centaur

Kevin Burke & Michael O’ Domhnaill-Star of the County Down/Sweeny’s Buttermilk-Celtic Christmas II-Wiundham Hill


Druidstone-Christmas Capers-Comfort and Joy-Rounder

Meav-The Newry Boat Song-Silver Sea-Valley Entertainment

Liam O’Flynn-The Winter’s End-Celtic Christams-Windhan Hill

The Poor Clares-The Awakening-Songs for Mid Winter-Centaur


Maire Brethnach-Derdriu-Celtic Xmas IV-Windham Hill

Jim Malcolm-The Sharing-The First Cold Day-Beltane

John Whelan-Ceol Na Nolag-The Best of Celtic Christams


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

John Renborn-The Wexford Lulaby-Traveler’s Prayer-Shanachie

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Playlist Dec. 5, 2010

Artist – Tune – Album – Label
Clannad – Cucanandy/The Jug of Brown Ale – Dulaman – Shanachie
Clannad – Bhean a Ti – Clannad in Concert – Shanachie
Clannad – Planxty Burke – Clannad in Concert – Shanachie
Clannad – Dance & Teidhir Abhaile Riu – Live in Concert – Koch Records
Silly Wizard – A Scarce o’ Tatties/Lyndhurst – So Many Partings – Shanachie
Silly Wizard – The Queen of Argyll – Live Wizardry – Green Linnet
Phil Cunningham – Ceilidh Funk – The Palomino Waltz – Green Linnet
Andy M. Stewart & Manus Lunny – Heart of the Home – Dublin Lady – Green Linnet
John Cunningham – Fair Warning – Fair Warning – Green Linnet
Boys of the Lough – Sean Bui/Tommy People’s/The Lark in the Morning – Farewell and Remember Me – Shanachie
Boys of the Lough – Mo Ghra’sa Mo Dhia – Twenty – Lough Records
Aly Bain – Weinda Little/Da Fashion o Da Delting Lasses/Da Black Hat – Lonely Bird – Green Linnet
Cathal MacConnell – The Hurricane of Reels – Long Expectant Comes At Last – Compass
Duncan Chisholm – The Farley Bridge – Farrar – Copperfish
Julie Fowlis – Hug Air a Bhonaid Mhoir – Cuilidh – Shoeshine
Skipinnish – Skipinnish Barn Dance Set – Skipinnish Ceilidh House The Show – Skipinnish
Mary Catherine MacNeil – Puirt a Beul – Skipinnish Ceilidh House The Show – Skipinnish
Malinky – The Broomfield Hill – Flowers and Iron – Mad River
Rachel Davis – Marquis of Huntly’s Snuff Mill/The Whigs of Fife/Clydesdale Lasses/Perth Assembly – Celtic Colours Volume XIV – Odyssey Records
Buddy MacDonald – Nobody Home – Celtic Colours Volume XIV – Odyssey Records
Crissy Crowley – Irish Tunes – Celtic Colours Volume XI – Odyssey Records
Lewis MacKinnon – A Fleasgaich an Fhuilt Chraobhaich – Celtic Colours Volume XIV – Odyssey Records
Colin Grant – Superlative Thirds – Fun For the Whole Family – Colin Grant
Wolfstone – Dinners Set – Year of the Dog – Green Linnet

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