Archive for April, 2011



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

Mairi MacInnes-An Aisling-Orosay-Gren Trax

Ensemble Galilei-My Lady Carey’s Dompe-Mystic and the Muse-Dorian


CRAN-The Seven Joys of Mary-A Real Irish Xmas-Claddach

Grey Larsen-The Gathering-The Gathering-Sugar Hill

Julie Fowlis-Tha Mo Ghaol Air Aird a Chuan-Machair

Joanie Madden-The Twisting of the Rope-Song of the Irish Whistle 2-Hearts O’ Space


The Voice Squad-Down in Yon Forrest-Good People All-Shanachie

Duncan Chisholm-Craskie-Cannaich-Copper Fish

Robbie O’Connel-A Week Before Easter-Close to the Bone-Green Linnet

Tony McManus-Donald Og/The Lea Rig-The Maker’s Mark-Compass


Catriona McKay/Chris Stout-Eira-White Nights-McKay Stout Music

Connie Dover-Cantus-Somebody-Taylor Park Music

Mairead ni Dhomhnaill/Voice Squad/John Renborn-Travelers Prayer-Traveler’s Prayer-Shanachie

Franco Morone-Lord Inchiquin-The Road to Lisdoonvarna-Rough Tracks


Grey Larsen-Oldenfjord-The Gathering-Sugar Hill

Paul Kam/Elenor MacDonald-Calling on Love-Calling on Love-Free Wheel Records

Niamh ni Charra-Bruach na Carraige Baine-Happy Out-Imeartas

Kathleen Macinnes-I Arose Early One Morning-Summer Dawn


Grey Larsen-Sleepy Creek-The Gathering-Sugar Hill

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

Niamh ni Charra-Cailleach An Airgid-Happy Out-Imeartas


Delores Keene/John Faulkner-The Wee Weaver-Sail Og Rua-Green Linnet

Katie McMahon-Breda’s Jigs-After the Morning-Paradigm

Malinky-Follow the Heron Home-Three Ravens-CD-Trax


Catriona McKay/Chris Stout-The Black Ship-Laebrack-Green Trax

Franco Morone-The Blarney Pilgrim/Marrily Kiss the Quaker-The Road to Lisdoonvarna-Rough Trade

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Another wonderful morning, not quite as fantastic as last week but still a lot of fun! Really sweet to hear the lovely comments from listeners, as relayed to us by the nice people answering the pledge phones. The huge outpouring of love for our show, and our radio station, always gets us energized and makes us wish we could do even more for you all!

Artist – Tune – CD – Label
Duncan Chisholm – The Farley Bridge – Farrar – Copperfish
Old Blind Dogs – Tae the Beggin’ I will Go – The World’s Room – Compass
Aaron Jones – pitch, with phone numbers
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas – The Jig Runrig/The Ramnee Ceilidh – Highlander’s Farewell – Culburnie
Pledge break with Alasdair & Natalie
John Doyle – KZYX spot with “Death and Little Birds”
Liz Carroll and John Doyle – The White Faces/The Boys from Bolinas – Double Play – Compass
T with the Maggies – A Stor A Stor A Gradh – T with the Maggies – Compass
Paddy Keenan with Tommy O’Sullivan – Reels: Colllier’s/The Woman of the House – The Long Grazing Acre – Compass
Pledge break with Paddy Keenan, Moya Brennan
The Tannahill Weavers – The Merchant’s Son/Dr Ross’s 50th Welcome the Argyllshire Gathering – The Tannahill Weavers – Hedera
Bruce MacGregor – The Highlander’s Revenge – 101 Reasons to Do Nothing – MacMeanmna
Julie Fowlis – Hug air a Bhonaid Mhoir – Cuilidh – Shoeshine Records
Pledge break with Roy Gullane
Andy M. Stewart & Manus Lunny – The Humours of Whiskey – Dublin Lady – Green Linnet
Joe Aitken – The Porcelain Waltz – recorded live at Universal folk club, Glasgow Scotland, January 2010
Duncan Chisholm – Camhanach air Machair – Canaich – Copperfish
Pledge break with Duncan Chisholm
Dougie MacLean – The Gael – The Search – Dunkeld
Interview with Dougie MacLean: inspiration for “All Together”
Dougie MacLean – All Together – Marchign Mystery – Dunkeld
Pledge break with Dougie MacLean
Stan Rogers – The Mary Ellen Carter – Between the Breaks… Live! – Fogarty’s Cove Music
MacGregor, Brechin, oHeadhra – Chorus Jig/Droving Lads/The Princes’ Welcome to Inverness – Sonas – Brechin All Records
Pitch break with Sandy Brechin
Hevia – Busindre Reel – Tierra De Nadie – EMI

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Absolutely marvelous morning in the studio! Something about this show really clicked, with us and with listeners as well. We got carried away by the emotions and both of us were buzzing with energy after the show. Many thanks to all the musicians who helped us out with pledge pitches, especially Moya Brennan for her spontaneous, unscripted, and passionate appeals. And as always, we are deeply grateful to our generous members who called in with their pledges of financial support and added their personal messages to us. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Artist – Tune – CD – Label
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas – Opening set from Ukiah concert – recorded live in 2010
Daimh – An Caol Loch Eilt – Diversions – Greentrax
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas – Grand Etang/Hull’s Reel – Highlander’s Farewell – Culburnie
Pledge break with Alasdair & Natalie
Clannad – Two Sisters – Dulaman – Shanachie
Slide – Spry Slides – OverNeath – Slide Music
T with the Maggies – Biodh Orm Anocht – T with the Maggies – Compass
Pledge break with Moya Brennan
Loreena McKennitt – Brian Boru’s March – The Wind that Shakes the Barley – Quinlan Road
Loreena McKennitt – Down By the Sally Gardens – The Wind that Shakes the Barley – Quinlan Road
Pledge break
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas – The Pitnacree Ferryman – Highlander’s Farewell – Culburnie
Andy M. Stewart with Manus Lunny – Heart of the Home – Dublin Lady – Green Linnet
Phil Cunningham & Aly Bain – The Waltz of the Little Girls – Best of Aly & Phil – Compass
Pledge break with Phil Cunningham
T with the Maggies – Thugamair Fhein an Samhradh Linn – T with the Maggies – Compass
Mairead NiMhaonaigh – Highlands/The Red Crow – Imeall – independent
T with the Maggies – A Stor A Stor A Gradh – T with the Maggies – Compass
Pledge break with Moya Brennan
Loreena McKennitt – As I Roved Out – The Wind that Shakes the Barley – Quinlan Road
Loreena McKennitt – Star of the County Down – The Wind that Shakes the Barley – Quinlan Road
Pledge break
Paddy Keenan & Tommy O’Sullivan – Hornpipes – The Long Grazing Acre – Compass

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Artist – Tune – CD – Label
Paddy Keenan & Tommy O’Sullivan – Tunes: Emhin’s/Cahir’s Kitchen – The Long Grazing Acre – Compass
T With the Maggies – Wedding Dress – T With the Maggies – Compass
Rachel Hair – I Left My Harp in Barcelona – The Lucky Smile – March Hair Records
Cran – Na Ceannabhain Bhana – Gaelic Ireland – ARC Music
Rachel Walker – Marcreach an Each Dubh a Sasainn – Air Chall: Lost – Skipinnish
James Graham – Air an Traigh – Greisean Greine – Skipinnish
Duncan Chisholm – Chi mi’n Geamhraidh – The Door of Saints – Copperfish
Loreena McKennitt – The Blacksmith – Elemental – Quinlan Road
Loreena McKennitt – The Bonny Swans – The Mask and the Mirror – Quinlan Road
Loreena McKennitt – The Mummer’s Dance – The Book of Secrets – Quinlan Road
Loreena McKennitt – Brian Boru’s March – The Wind that Shakes the Barley – Quinlan Road
Molly’s Revenge with Moira Smiley – Lorelei – Aged 10 Years – Molri Music
The Outside Track – Swerving for Bunnies – Curious Things Given Wings – Mad River Records
Niamh ni Charra – Lonesome Eyes – Sugach Samh (Happy Out) – independent
Niamh ni Charra – Cailleach An Airgid – Sugach Samh – independent
Catriona MacKay and Chris Stout – White Nights – White Nights – Mackay Stout Music
Joe Aitken – Cock-A-Doodle-Doo – recorded live at the Universal, Glasgow
Chrissy Crowley – Jigstareels – The Departure – independent
Stan Rogers – The White Collar Holler – Between the Breaks… Live! – Fogarty’s Cove Music
Troy MacGillivray & Shane Cook – Neuketyneuks – When Here Meets There – independent
Lewis MacKinnon – Oran dhan Phrionnsa – A’Seo (Here) – independent
Colin Grant – An Dro – Fun for the Whole Family – independent
Mary Jane Lamond – Domhnall mac ‘ic Iain – Suas E! – turtlemusik

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