Archive for January, 2014

Time did not permit a lengthy inclusion of many of Robert Burns songs , but tried to play some favorites by

several artists. The Bard’s birthday is January 25th.  To his immortal self.




Catriona McKay and Chris Stout-Michael’s Wood-White Nights-McKay Stout

Muireann nic Amhaoibh-The Parting Glass-Day Break-Compass

Give Way-Inspired-Inspired


John Doyle and Karen Casey-Sally Grier-Exile’s Return-Compass

Alasdair Fraser-Chapel Keithack/Belmont-Legacy of the Scottish Fiddle-Culburnie

Mary Jane Lammond and Wendy Macisaac-Air a Ghile Tha Mor Run-Seinn-Factor

Sean Doyle-The Fiddler of Dooney-The Light and the Half Light-Compass


Susan McKeown-Sweet Liberty-Sweet Liberty-Compass

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill-Rolling in the Barrel-The Lonesome Touch-Green Linnet

James Malcolm-Logan Braes-Acquaintance-Beltane

Lissa Scheckenburger-The River-Fiddle and Vocals-Footprint


Dougie MacLean-Ye Banks and Braes-Tribute-Dunkeld

Dervish-Swallow’s Tail-Spirit-Compass

Old Blind Dogs-Gaelic Song-Four on the Floor

Heidi Talbot-MacCrimmon’s Lament-


Tommy O’Sullivan-Galway-Sliabh Notes-Kells

Malinky-My ain Country-The Unseen Hours-Green Trax

Niamh ni Charra-Cailleach an Airgid-Happy Out

Ed Miller-Aye Waukin O’-Lowlander-Wellfield


Rod Patterson-Gae Bring Tae me a Pint O Wine

John Doyle-Captain Glen-Wayward Son-Compass

Joe and Antoinette McKenna-Man of the House-Best of the McKennas-Shanachie

Colleen Raney-Queen of Argyle-Lark-Raney


Billy McComisky-Keogh’s/Maggie Lynn’s-Outside the Box-Compass

Franco Moron-Geordie/John Barleycorn

Dervish-Beauties of Autumn-Spirit-Compass


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Duncan Chisholm “The Farley Bridge” from Farrar on Copperfish

Julie Fowlis “Turas San Lochmor” from Live At Perthshire Amber on Machair

Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham “My Lily / The Sweetness of Mary / Hughie Jim Paul’s Reel” from Another Gem on Whirlie Records

Kathleen MacInnes “Oran Na Cloiche” from Summer Dawn on Greentrax Recordings

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Alistair Ogilvy “Earl Richard” from Leaves Sae Green on Greentrax

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

The Paul McKenna Band “LONELY MAN” from ELEMENTS on Compass Records

Stockton’s Wing “The Drops of Brandy (Slip-Jig)” from The Stockton’s Wing Collection on Tara Music Company Ltd.

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

Session A9 “Leire’s Welcome to Cozac/Fiona McAskill of Breakish” from What Road? on raj records

Lúnasa “Fruitmarket Reels” from La Nua on Lunasa Records

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Patrick Ball “Son ar Chistr (traditional Breton)” from The Wood of Morois (Celtic Harp) on Celestial Harmonies

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Dougie Maclean “Rattlin’ Roarin’ Willie” from Tribute on Dunkeld Records

Dougie Maclean “Feel So Near” from Riof on Dunkeld

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Cathal McConnell “The Flower of Finae / Farewell to Waverly Park” from Long Expectant Comes At Last on Compass Records

Cathal McConnell “The Hurricane of Reels” from Long Expectant Comes At Last on Compass Records

Ross Ainslie & Jarlath Henderson “Old” from Partners In Crime on Vertical

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Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas “Keys to the Cellar” from Abundance on Culburnie

Capercaillie “Barra Clapping Song” from Roses and Tears on Vertical

Capercaillie “The Jura Wedding Reels” from At the Heart of It All on Compass Records

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Claire Mann & Aaron Jones “Saints And Sinners” from Secret Orders on tradmusic

Éamonn Coyne & Kris Drever “Ceapaval” from Storymap on Compass Records

Karan Casey & John Doyle “Exiles Return” from Exiles Return on Compass

Chris Stout Quintet “Devil’s Advocate” from Devils Advocate on Greentrax Recordings

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Ossian-The Carrying Stream-The Carrying Stream-Green Trax

Kate Rusby & Kathryn Roberts-The Lorry Ride-Rusby and Roberts-Compass

Al Petteway-Eirigh Suas a Stoirin-Celtic Mist-Maggie’s Music


Maighread ni Dhomhnaill-Amhran Pheadar Breathnach-No Dowry-Shanachie

Alasdair Fraser-Calum Square-Return to Kintail-Culburnie

Anna Murrey-Ailean Duinn-Three Things-Lochshore

Maire Breanach-The Mystic’s Slipjig-Fiddler’s Green-Blix records


Niamph Parsons and Arcady-The Rocks of Bawn-A Celtic Tapestry-Shanachie

Chris Norman-Lend Me Your Loom Lass-The Caldonian Flute

Jim Malcolm-Queen Amang the Heather-Still-Belatne

Niamh ni Chara-Rhubarb & Ginger-From Both Sides-Imearatas Records


Tim O’Brien-Mick Ryan’s Lament-Two Journeys-Howdy Skies Records

Malinky-Leaving Rum-3 Ravens-Green Trax

Colleen Raney- Canadee-i-o-Here there is Home-Little Sea Records

Cherish the Ladies-Coal Quay Market-The Back Door-Green Linnet


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

Liz Carrol-The Ugly Duckling-Lost in the Loop-Green Linnet

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

Billy McComiskey-Keogh’s / Maggie Lynn’s-Outside the Box-Compass


Daimh-Sporan Dhomhnaill-Diversions-Green Trax

Jim Malcolm-Pawky Patterson-Still-Beltane

Altan-The Humors of Castlefin-Local Ground-Narada

Battlefield Band-The Banks of Red Roses-Happy Daze-Temple


Cara Dillon-Spenser the Rover-Hill of Thieves-Proper

Joe McKenna-Echo’s Calling-The Irish Low Whistle-Shanachie

Colleen Raney-Lassie wi the Yellow Coatie-Here This is Home-Little Sea Records

Kevin Burke and Cal Scott-Pretty Girls Milking the Cow-Suite-Loftus

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