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Playlist Dec. 29, 2013

End-of-year show featuring tracks recorded live at performances on the Mendocino coast, plus highlights from 2013 CD releases.

Legends of the Celtic Harp “The Arran Boat/Amergin’s Boast” from Live in Mendocino on Independent

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Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac “Keeping Up With Calum” from Seinn on turtlemusik / Fontana North

Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac “Tàladh Na Beinne Guirme (The Blue Mountain’s Lullaby)” from Seinn on turtlemusik / Fontana North

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Litha “Marches & Reels” from Live in Caspar on Unknown

Litha “Mondlicht” from Live in Caspar on Unknown

Litha “Reels (finale set)” from Live in Caspar on Unknown

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Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller with Aaron Jones “Mad Tom of Bedlam” from Live in Mendocino on Unknown

Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller with Aaron Jones “Cholesterol” from Live in Mendocino on Unknown

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Lisa Lynne and the Elfin Love Tribe “Song of Good Cheer” from Instrumental Songs of Good Cheer on Lavender Sky Music

Colleen Raney “The Granemore Hare” from Here This is Home on Little Sea Records

Steve Baughman “Trip To Ballyshannon” from Farewell To Orkney on http://www.celticguitar.com

Seumas Gagne “Oran Do Bhaile Ard” from Baile Ard on Seumas Gagne

Salt House “LIttle Birdie” from Lay Your Dark Low on Make Believe Records

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The Paul McKenna Band “Flying Through Flanders” from ELEMENTS on Compass Records

Capercaillie “Abu Chuibhl’ (Spinning Song)” from At the Heart of It All on Compass Records

Daimh “Hiu Ra Bho Nuair a Chaidh mi a Glaschu” from Tuneship on Independent

Breabach “Proud to Play a Pipe” from Ùrlar on Breabach Records

Mànran “Dheanainn Sugradh” from The Test on Manran Records

Chrissy Crowley “Last Night’s Fun” from Last Night’s Fun on Independent

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Jim Malcolm “AULD LANG SYNE” from Acquaintance on Beltane

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Once a year we get to draw from the rich treasury of Christmas Celtic and British Isles song and instrumentals. Many traditional renditions as well as contemporary arrangements all designed to create a sense of deep winter, home and hearth. Hope you enjoy the offering. Happy Yule.

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9:00

Shelly Phillips-Cold Frosty Morning-The Butterfly-Gourd

Fiona MacKenzie-Oidhche Nollaige Moire-Duan Nollaig (A Gaelic Christmas)-Green Trax

Eileen Ivers-The Time is Approaching-A Nollaig-An Irish Christmas-Musical Bridge

9:15

Poor Clares-The Moon Shines Bright-Songs for Midwinter-Centaur

John Whelan-Ceol na Nolag-Best of Celtic Christmas-Narada

Maddy Prior with the Carnival Band-The Boar’s Head-Comfort and Joy, A Celtic Xmas Soujourn-Rounder

Doran-Draich na nOiche (Magic of Night) Best of Celtic Xmas-Narada

9:30

Cherish the Ladies-The Castle of Dromore-On Christmas Night-Rounder

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

Eileen Ivers-The Wexford Carol-A Nollaig-An Irish Christmas

Kevin Burke & Micheal o’ Domhnaill-Star of the County Down/Sweeny’s Buttermilk-Celtic Xmas II-Windham Hill

9:45

Robbie O’Connel-Three Kings-Comfort and Joy-A Xmas Celtic Soujourn-Rounder

Tommy Sands-A Christmas Chilhood/A Call to Hope-To Shorten the Winter-Green Linnet

Poor Clares-A Blessing-Songd for Midwinter-Centaur

Fiona MacKenzie-Reul Thorach an Aigh-A Gaelic Christmas-Duan Nollaig

10:00

Poor Clares-Flannagan’s Frozen Well-Songs for Midwinter-Songs for Midwinter-Centaur

Seamus Begley-Connie an Linbh losa-Celtic Xmas III-Windham Hill

The Watersons-Herod and the Cock-Frost and Fire-Topic Records

Druidstone-Christmas Capers-Comfort and Joy-Rounder

10:15

Poor Clares-Remember the Poor-Songs for Midwinter-Centaur

John McCutcheon-Christmas in the Trenches-The Holly and the Ivy-Vol II

Liam O’Flynn-The Winter’s End-Celtic Xmas–Windham Hill

Susan McKeown-Don Oiche ud i m Beithill-Eileen Ivers A Nollaig

10:30

Heidi Talbot/Cherish the Ladies-On Christmas Night-Rounder

Eileen Ivers-Apples-Apples in Winter-A Nollaig-An Irish Christmas

Fiona MacKenzie-Bha Buachailloan an Du thaich Shear-Duan A Gaelic Christmas

Lisa Lynne-Home-Celtic Xmas III-Windham Hill

 

 

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Playlist 15 December 2013

 

Kevin Burke and Mícheál O’Domhnaill “The Whole Chicken in the Soup/The Bird in the Bush/The New Mown Meadow/The Silver Spear” from Promenade on Compass Records Group

Christa Burch “The Hawk and the Crow” from Love of the Land on CBSV

Cillian Vallely & Kevin Crawford “The Birds” from On Common Ground on BallyO Records

The Chieftains “Medley: The Wren in the Furze” from Christmas on Unknown

Altan “The Curlew / McDermott’s / Three Scones of Boxty” from Horse With a Heart on Green Linnet

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The House Band “The Tornado Two-step/The Cooper/The Woodpecker” from Groundwork on Green Linnet

Silly Wizard “The Blackbird (Live)” from Live Again on Birnam CD

Battlefield Band “The Golden Eagle / O’er the Moor to Maggie / The Highland Man Kissed His Grannie / Wissahickon Drive” from New Spring on Temple Records

Mànran “An Eala Bhan” from Mànran on Manran Records

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Maddy Prior & Tim Hart “Of All the Birds” from Summer Solstice on Shanachie Entertainment

Sharon Shannon “The Mighty Sparrow” from Out the Gap on Green Linnet

Loreena McKennitt “The Bonny Swans” from The Mask and Mirror on Quinlan Road

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

Catriona MacKay & Chris Stout “White Nights” from White Nights on Mackay Stout Music

Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller “The Lost Licht” from Shadows Tall on Greentrax Recordings Limited

Blazin’ Fiddles “Donald, Willie and His Dog” from Fire On! on Blazin Records

Breabach “Bha Mise Raoir Air an Àirigh” from Ùrlar on Breabach Records

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Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac “Yellow Coat” from Seinn on turtlemusik / Fontana North

Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac “Air a’ Ghille Tha Mo Rùn (It Is the Lad That I Love)” from Seinn on turtlemusik / Fontana North

Chrissy Crowley “Last Night’s Fun” from Last Night’s Fun on Independent

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Salt House “She’s Like The Swallow” from Lay Your Dark Low on Make Believe Records

Daimh “The Gannet” from Tuneship on Independent

Daimh “Hiu Ra Bho Nuair a Chaidh mi a Glaschu” from Tuneship on Independent

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9:00

Shelly Phillips-Cold Frosty Morning-The Butterfly-Gourd

Maighread & Triona ni Dhomhnaill-Airdi Cuan-Celtic Xmas IV-Windham Hill

Steve Baughman-Trip to Ballyshannon-Farewell to Orkney-Celtic Guitar

9:15

Colleen Raney-Canade-io-Here This Home-Little Sea Records

Grey Larsen-The Gathering-The Gathering-Sugar Hill

Catherine Ann Mac Phee-Chi M’in Gleamhradh-I See Winter-CD Trax

Wendy Stewart-Reel Set-Standing Wave-Green Trax

9:30

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

Shannon Heaton-Grandfather’s Thoughts-The Blue Dress

Kris Drever-Isle of France-Sory Map with Eamonn Coyle-Compass

Ian Melrose-Hessie’s Hornpipe-Between the Sighs-Inter-u-tik Germany

9:45

Alison Krause-Get me Through December-Best of Celtic Xmas

Ron Cody-Snow on the Hills-The Talking Rake-Ron Cody

Maddy Prior-A Northern Catch Tune-Hang up your Sorrows and Care-Park Records

Grey Larsen-Oldenfjord-The Gathering-Sugar Hill

10:00

William Pint-The January Man-When I See Winter Return-Waterbug

Capercaille-Ailein Duinn-At the Heart of it All-Compass

Solas-Sproggles Set-The Worlds That Remain-Shanachie

Kris Drever-May Morning Dew-Story Map with Eamonn Coyle-Compass

10:15

Grey Larsen-Sleepy Creek-The Gathering-Sugar Hill

Jim Malcolm-A Man’s a Man for All That-Acqaintance-Beltaine

Kevin Burke-Micheall O’Domhnaill-Celtic Xmas

Karen Casey-The Swallow-Voices of Celtic Women-Shanachie

10:30

Eillen Ivers-The Time is Approaching-An Nollaig-A Happy Christmas-Musical Bridge

Manran-An Eala Bhan-Manran-Manran Music

Cathy Ryan-Ned on the Hill-Celtic Love Songs-Shanachie

Eileen Ivers-Apples in Winter-An Nollaig-Happy Christmas-Musical Bridges

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Playlist 1 December 2013

Duncan Chisholm “The Hill of the High Byre” from Farrar on Copperfish

Cruinn “Ceann Traigh Ghruinneart” from Cruinn on Independent

Duncan Chisholm “Running the Cross” from Affric on Copperfish Records

Mary Ann Kennedy & Na Seòid “Na Seòid” from Mary Ann Kennedy & Na Seòid on Watercolour Music Ltd

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Bruce MacGregor “Sir Henri Laphroig Dinoir of Cluthiebootie” from 101 Reasons to Do Nothing on MacMeanmna

The Paul McKenna Band “Terror Time” from Stem The Tide on Greentrax Recordings Limited

The Tannahill Weavers “Interceltic Set” from Epona on Green Linnet

Dougie Maclean “ALL TOGETHER” from Marching Mystery on Dunkeld

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Alasdair Fraser “Theme For Scotland” from Dawn Dance on Culburnie

Cliar “’Si Nighean mo Ghaoil, an Nighean Donn Og” from Grinn Grinn on MacMeanmna

Cliar “Strathspeys & Reels” from Gun Tamh on MacMeanmna

Breabach “Glasgow of the Big Shops” from Bann on Breabach Records

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Twa Folk “Whaur Will We Gang” from Twyned on Twa Folk

Ed Miller “Cholesterol” from Lowlander on Wellfield

Andy M. Stewart “The Errant Apprentice” from The Man In the Moon on Green Linnet

Silly Wizard “The Parish of Dunkeld / The Curlew (Live)” from Live Again on Birnam CD

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Relativity “The Hut On Staffin Island / Sandy MacLeod of Garafad / The Soft Horse Reel” from Relativity on Green Linnet

Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller “The King’s Shilling” from Shadow’s Tall on Greentrax Recordings Limited

Capercaillie “The Marches” from At the Heart of It All on Compass Records

Old Blind Dogs “The Cruel Sister” from Close to the Bone on KRL

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Runrig “Loch Lomond” from The Highland Connection on Ridge Records Ltd

Mànran “10k Tattie” from The Test on Manran Records

Runrig “Hearts of Olden Glory” from The Cutter and the Clan on CHRYSALIS

Paul Mounsey “Since…” from City of Walls on Iona Records

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