Archive for May, 2012



Duncan Chisholm-i hor ‘s na hugoro eile-Canaich

Capercaille-An Ribhinn Donn-Crosswinds-Green Linnet

Ron Cody-Snow on the Hills-The Talking Rake


Dougie MacLean-The Scythe Song-Riof-Dunkeld

Grey Larsen/Andre Marchand-Road to Cashel-Orange Tree-Sugar Hill

Alistar Ogilvy-Girl from the North Country-Leaves Sae Green-Green Trax

Capercaille-The Haggis-Crosswinds-Green Linnet


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

Archie McAllister-Tune for Declan-Fiddler’s Rock-Skippinish

Steve Tilson-Blue Heron’s Eye-Solorubato-Fellside Records

Mairi Cambell/The Cast-Smile or Cry-Green and Gold-CD-Trax


Steve Baughman-Planxty Bongwater-Drop of the Pure-Tall Tree Records

Cathy Jordan-The Bold Fenian Men-All the Way Home-Blinx

Anna Murrey-Mairead Nan Cuiread-Into Indigo-Lochshore

Capercaille-Brenda Stubbert’s Set-Crosswinds-Green Linnet

John Doyle-Madame I’m a Darling-Exile’s Return-Compass


Arthur McAllister-Arthur Gillies-Fiddler’s Rock-Skippinish

Robin Laing-Andrew Lammie-Edinburgh Skyline

Deanta-The Usual Suspects-Whisper of a Secret-Green Linnet

Jim Malcolm-Jimmy’s Gone to Flanders-Live in Glenfarg-Beltane


Cythara-Tuesday Morning/Dusty Windmills-Plucked and Hammered-Lochshore

Cara Dillon-Hill of Thieves-Hill of Thieves-Proper


Kathy Ryan-Somewhere Along the Road-Somewhere Along the Road-Shanachie

Deanta-Waltz of the White Lillies-Whisper of a Secret-Green Linnet






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Playlist 5-20-2012

Both hosts are off in the SF Bay area this weekend, so today’s show is pre-recorded.  Enjoy the music and leave a comment to let us know how this worked for you.



Alasdair Ogilvy – Earl Richard – Leaves Sae Green – Greentrax

Bruce MacGregor & CHristine Hanson – Sunday River Waltz – Kissin’ is the Best of A’ – Brechin All Records

Rachel Walker – Fada Bhuam – Air Chall – Skipinnish

Duncan Chisholm – Chasing Daylight – Canaich – Copperfish Records


Moya Brennan & Cormac De Barra – An Seanduine Doite – Voices & Harps – Beo Records

Cillian Vallely and Kevin Crawford – Visit to Ireland – On Common Ground – BallyO Records

Doorley/Fowlis/Martin/NicAmhlaoibh – Tha’m buntata mor/An Bairille/Boc liath nan gobhar – Dual – Machair Records

At First Light – The Magnificent Six – Idir – Compass


David Brewer & Rebecca Lomnicky – The Panda – Inspired – independent

Julie Fowlis – Turas san Lochmor – Live at Perthshire Amber – Machair Records

Ross Ainslie & Jarlath Henderson – Dirty – Partners in Crime – Vertical Records

The Tannahill Weavers – The Athol Gathering – Leaving St. Kilda – Green Linnet


T with the Maggies – Thugamar Fhein an Samhradh Linn – T with the Maggies – TWM Music

Lunasa – Fruitmarket Reels – La Nua – Lunasa Records

Donal Lunny – False Fly – Coolfin – Capitol Records

Guidewires – King of the Scals – Guidewires II – independent


The Press Gang – Thady Casey’s/The Ravelled Hank of Yarn/Ormond Sound/Ducks on a Mill Pond – The Press Gang – independent

Boreal Tordu – J’ai Vue la Loup – Les Chevaliers – Kitchen Party records

Genticorum – Reel Circulaire – Nagez Rameurs – Roues et Arches

Genticorum – Genticorum – Le Galarneau – Roues et Arches


Susana Seivane – Taramundi e Alen – Susana Seivane – Green Linnet

Corquieu – Romeria – Suana – Tierra Discos

Hevia – Busindre Reel – Tierra de Nadie – EMI

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Oak and Thorn   5/13/12 by Colleen

Mother’s Day




Rory Cambell-Tangsdale-The Piper’s Whim-Lochshore

Cara Dillon-Hill of Thieves-Hill of Thieves-Rough Trade

John Williams-The Humors of Kilcloger-Steam-Green Linnet


Noirin ni Riain-Suantraithe Luluby-Celtic Twilight Lulabies

Kate Rusby-The Duke and the Tinker-Sleeples–Compass

Kinnel-Slow Air-Donald’s Dog-Lochshore

Karen Casey/John Doylr-Sailing off to the Yankee Land-Exile’s Return


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

Jim Malcolm-Highland Mary-Aquaintance-Beltane

Old Blind Dogs-Portobello-Wherever yet may be-Compass

The Poor Clares-Up a Winding River-Change of Habit


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

Susan McKeown-The Moorlough Shore-Lowlands-Green Linnet

Jim Malcolm-Jeannie Reid’s Hoose-Tam O’Shanter-Beltane

TroyMacgilivray-Live at the Music Room-Trolley


Solas-Aililuna na Gamha-Sunny Spells-Shanachie

Niamh ni Charra-Rhubarb & Ginger-From Both Sides

Jeff Moore-The Dove’s Perch

Judy Mayhan-Tura Lura Lura


Michael Black-Little Pack of Tailors-Michael Black-Compass

Pauline Scalnlon-Rain & Snow-Hush-Compass

Old Blind Dogs-Waterloo-The World’s Room-Grn Linnet

June Tabor-Belle Rosa-Rosa Mundi


McGoldrick & Mc Sherry-Trip to Ireland -At First Sight




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Artist – Tune – CD – Label


Duncan Chisholm – 250 to Vigo – Farrar – Copperfish Records

McCalmans – Isle of Eigg – The Greentrax Years – Greentrax

Brian McNeill – Czarlie is my Darling/These Boots were Made for Walkinshaw – The Road Never Questions – Mad River Records

The Paul McKenna Band – The Lambs on the Green Hills – Stem the Tide – Mad River


Altan – Seolta Geala – Gleann Nimhe-The Poison Glen – Compass Records

At First Light – The Magnificent Six – Idir – Compass

The Outside Track – Silvy Silvy – Curious Things Given Wings – Mad River Records

Comas – The Funky Spider/The Cock and the Hen/Out on the Edge – Comas – Mad River


Anne Roos – High Barbary – Mermaids and Mariners – Cambria Master Recordings

Ed Miller – The Rolling Hills of the Borders – Never Frae My Mind – Wellfield Records

David Brewer & Rebecca Lomnicky – Bridging the Gap – Inspired – independent

Solas – Hugo’s Big Reel – The Turning Tide – Compass


Twa Folk – Whaur Will We Gang – Twyned – independent

Joe Aitken – The Kelty Clippie – Festival Favourites – independent

Ed Miller – Cholesterol – Lowlander – Wellfield

The McCalmans – Let’s Recycle – The Greentrax Years – Greentrax


Brian oHeadhra – Fathainn – An t-Allt – Brechin All Records

Archie McAllister – Salute to Frank Ferrell – Fiddlers Rock – Skipinnish Records

Julie Fowlis – M’ fhearann saidhbhir (My land is rich) – Uam (from me) – Shoeshine Records

Breabach – Mogaisean – Bann – Breabach Records


Anam – Tine Gheal (Bright Fire) – Tine Gheal/Bright Fire – Linn Records

Hevia – Tanzila – Al Otra Lado – EMI

Manran – Puirt – Manran – Manran Records

Tempest – Cabar Feidh – Prime Cuts – Magna Carta

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We had fun doing these – and the response was terrific!  Don’t have the exact figures yet, but we met our goals on both Sundays.  These shows are hectic to do, so I didn’t get the playlists entered, but will try to re-create them and post them here. 

Thanks to everyone who helped out, it’s a gigantic effort with lots of volunteer support.  And of course, especial thanks to all those who pledged, you really do make all this happen!

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