Archive for September, 2011

The Mendocino County Fair & Apple Show, with the California Wool & Fiber Festival, is going on just up the road in Boonville this weekend – providing a great set of themes for this morning’s show!

Artist – Tune – CD – Label
Moya Brennan & Cormac DeBarra – She Moved Through the Fair – Voices and Harps – Beo records
Rebecca Lomnicky – The Ewie wi’ the Crooked Horn – The Call – independent
Battlefield Band – The Lads o’ the Fair – Home is where the Van Is – Temple Records
Craobh Rua – The Hornless Cow Reel/John Naughtons/The Galway Rambler – No Matter How Cold and Wet You Are As Long As You’re Warm and Dry – KRL Lochshore
Stan Rogers – The Field Behind the Plow – Northwest Passage – Fogarty’s Cove Music
Dervish – Apples in Winter – Harmony Hill – Kells Music
Tommy Makem & Liam Clancy – The Garden Song – Makem & Clancy Collection – Shanachie
Paddy Keenan – 3 Hornpipes – live at the Matheson Performing Arts Center, Mendocino
Teada – jigs: Tom Roddy’s/The Old Firm Jig/The Chicken That Made the Soup – Live from the Katherine Cornell Theater – independent
Joe Aitken – Cock-A-Doodle-Doo – recorded live at the Universal Folk Club, Glasgow, Scotland
The Tannahill Weavers – Willie Cummings/The Red Speckled Hen/Dalena MacKay – The Tannahill Weavers – Hedera Records
Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill – The Old Bush/The Reel with the Burl – The Lonesome Touch – Green Linnet
Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill – Dowd’s No. 9/Come West Along the Road – Live in Seattle – Green Linnet
Julie Fowlis – M’ fhearann saidhbhir (My land is rich) – Uam (From me) – Shoeshine Records
Old Blind Dogs – The Barnyards o’ Delgaty – Tall Tails – KRL Lochshore
Troy MacGillivray – Crodh Chailean (Colin’s Cattle) – Eleven – Trolleymac Music
Ed Miller – The Shearin’s No’ For You – The Edinburgh Rambler – Wellfield Records
Davy Spillane & Kevin Glackin – Cul Fada Reel/Ravelled Hank of Yarn – Forgotten Days – Burrenstone Music
Steeleye Span – Rosebud in June – Below the Salt – Shanachie
Van Morrison & The Chieftains – The Star of the County Down – Irish Heartbeat – Mercury
Sharon Shannon & Friends – Hogs and Heifers – Libertango – Compass Records
John Renbourn – John Barleycorn – A Maid in Bedlam – Shanachie
Bruce MacGregor – The Highlander’s Revenge – 101 Reasons to Do Nothing – Shanachie

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Duncan Chisholm-Mo run geal og-Canaich

Steve Byrne-I rue the Day she gang awaSongs from Home-Green Trax

William Colter-Rain into Snow-The Road Home-Gourd Music


Martin Hayes-Lament Limerick-The Lonesome Touch-Green Linnet

Ed Miller-Aye Waukin o’ -Lowlander

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

Moira Craig-How Can ye Gang Lassie-Traditional Love Songs


Rachel Walker-A Mhor-A Ghaoil-Air Chall

Colcannon-Gravel Walk-Some Foreign Land

Mary Black-Men of Worth-Collected

Jody’s Heaven-Eel in the Sink-Garden of Butterflies-Aniar Records


Manus Lunny/Andy Stewart-Nil si l n GRA-Fire in the Glen-Shanachie

Colcannon-Glenveagh Medly-Athen’s Hotel

Rachel Walker-Puirt a Beul-Air Chall

Jim Malcolm-An Hour in the Gloaming-The First Frost-Beltane


Teada-Rossinver braes-Teada-Green Linnet

Kate Rusby-The Fairest of all Yarrow-Sleepless-Compass

Kathryn Tickell-Resesdale-The Gathering-Park Records

Steve Johnson-The Labouring Man’s Daughter-Lowlands-Bourough South Music


Liz Carrol-See it There-Lost in the Loop-Green Linnet

Colcannon-Simple Again-The LIfe of Riley’s Brothet-Oxford Road

Dick Gaugin-The World Turned Upside Down-Handful of Earth-Green Linnet

Franco Morone-Geordi/John Barlycorn/Ye Jacobites-Road to Lisdoonvarn-Rough Trade


Rachel Walker-Air Failirnn Iu-Air Chall

Jeff Moore-Song of the Isles-The Dove’s Perch-Fleagull

Ed Miller-The Gallawa Hills-Never Frae my Mind-Well field Records

Jerry Holland -Ashokan Farewell-The Fiddle Sticks Collection










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Labor Day Special

Artist – Tune – CD – Label
The Chieftains – The Job of Journeywork – Chieftains 8 – Columbia/Legacy
The Dubliners – Poor Paddy on the Railway – Best of the Original Dubliners – EMI
Sean Cannon – The Sick Note – Live in Germany – YouTube
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
Battlefield Band – Working Away/The Toastie Jig – New Spring – Temple Records
Stan Rogers – The White Collar Holler – Between the Breaks… Live! – Fogarty’s Cove Records
Chumbawamba – The Diggers Song – English Protest Songs 1381- 1984 – Agit/Prop Records
Chumbawamba – Song on the Times – English Protest Songs 1381- 1984 – Agit/Prop Records
Mordekkers – Miners Rhumba – Wild Roots – unknown
Pat Kilbride – We Work the Black Seam – Rock & More Roses – Temple Records
Sean Keane – Tunnel Tigers – Turn of Phrase – Kells Music
Bodega – Crooked Jack – Bodega – Greentrax
Ceolbeg – The Collier’s Way – An Unfair Dance – Greentrax
The House Band – The Pit Stands Idle – Groundwork – Green Linnet
Ed Miller – The Prince of Darkness – Lowlander – Wellfield Records
Battlefield Band – Anthem for the Common Man – Anthem for the Common Man – Temple Records
Rua MacMillan – Glasgow Spike – Tyro – Greentrax
The House Band – Pharaoh – Green Linnet Records Twentieth Anniversary Collection – Green Linnet
Hamish Imlach – If It Wisnae for the Union – STUC Centenary Album – Greentrax
Liz Carroll and John Doyle – A Pound a Week Rise – Double Play – Compass
Andy Irvine – Never Tire of the Road – Rain on the Roof – independent
Brian McNeill – Sell Your Labour, Not Your Soul – STUC Centenary Album – Greentrax

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