Archive for April, 2015



Liz Carrol-Lament of the First Generation-Lost in the Loop-Green Linnet

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

Robin Bullock-Between Earth and Sky-Between Earth and Sky-Maggie’s Music


Malinky-Road to Drumleman-Flower and Iron-Green Trax

Cillian Valley and Kevin Crawford-Man from Moyasta-On Common Ground-Bally-o-Records

Connemara-Dublin Lady-Siren Song-Blix Records

Alan and John Kelly-The Parting Glass/The Duke of Leinster-Four Mile House-Compass\


Shannon Heaton-Lily of the West-Lover’s Well-Eats Records

Teada and Brendan Begley-Cill Mhuire-The Burren Backroom Series-WGBH

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

John Doyle-The Old Bush-Wayward Son-Compass


Colleen Raney-Canade-i-o-Here There is Home-Little Sea Records

Goitse-Trip to Dixie-Tall Tales and Misadventures-Goitse

Mary Black-The Holy Ground-The Holy Ground-Gift Horse

Sean Doyle-Carmin Fair-The Light and the Half Light-Compass


Litha-Icarus-Dancing of the Light-Rough Trade

Michael McGoldrick and John McSherry-Ornette’s Trip to Belfast-At First Light-WGBH

Capercaille-turas an anraidh-Roses and Tears-Vertical

Anna Murrey-Finbarr Saunders-Into Indigo-Lochshore


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

Cannach-Twa Corbies-The Moons of Glenloy-KRL

John McSherry and Donald O’Conner-Commonality Set-Tripswitch-Compass

The Paul McKenna Band-Indiana-Elements-Compass


Grainne Murphy-The New Mown Meadw/The maids of Mount Kisco-Short Stories-Murphy

Ed Miller-The Rolling Hills of the Border-Never Frae my Mind-Wellfield


Alasdair Fraser-Calum Sgaire-

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Birthday playlist

My birthday gift to you: some of my favorite music of all time.


09:04:00 Bruce MacGregor “The Highlanders Revenge” from 101 Reasons to Do Nothing on MacMeanmna

09:08:23 Brian O’ hEadhra, Bruce MacGregor & Sandy Brechin “Taladh Na Beinne Guirme.” from Sonas on Brechin All Records

09:14:34 Duncan Chisholm “Chasing Daylight” from Canaich (2010) on Copperfish

09:17:40 Mary Ann Kennedy & Na Seòid “Chunna Mise Mo Leannan” from Mary Ann Kennedy & Na Seòid (2008) on Watercolour Music Ltd

09:21:00 Set break

09:25:42 Clannad “Na Buachailli Alainn” from Fuaim (1982) on Tara

09:28:42 Altan “The Curlew / McDermott’s / Three Scones of Boxty” from Horse With a Heart (2006) on Green Linnet

09:32:55 Tommy Makem & Liam Clancy “Cruiscin Lan” from Two for the Early Dew (2005) on Shanachie Entertainment

09:35:29 The Bothy Band “A Jig and Five Reels” from The Bothy Band- Live In Concert (1994) on Windsong

09:42:00 Set break

09:45:14 Battlefield Band “Blackhall Rocks” from Home Is Where the Van Is (2008) on Temple Records

09:48:07 The Tannahill Weavers “The Gypsy Laddie” from The Tannahill Weavers on Hedera

09:50:51 Silly Wizard “A Scarce O’Tatties/Lyndhurst” from So Many Partings (2006) on Shanachie Entertainment

09:54:19 Capercaillie “Coisich, a Rùin” from Delirium (1991) on Survival

09:57:00 Set break

09:59:00 Station ID

09:59:00 PSA

10:04:15 Oak Ash & Thorn “Non Barleycorn” from Old Enough to Drink (2001) on Tosspot Records

10:06:26 Ed Miller “More Than Just a Dram” from Lowlander (2002) on Wellfield

10:10:50 Andy M. Stewart & Manus Lunny “The Humours of Whiskey” from Dublin Lady (2006) on Green Linnet

10:16:35 Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas “The Kelburn Brewer (feat. Donald Shaw, James Mackintosh, Kai Welch & Oscar Utterström)” from Abundance (2014) on Culburnie

10:21:00 Set break

10:22:00 PSA

10:24:34 Genticorum “Genticorum” from La Galarneau (2002) on Unknown

10:28:17 Colin Grant “An dro” from Fun for the Whole Family (2010) on Colin Grant

10:32:12 Stan Rogers “Northwest Passage” from Northwest Passage (1981) on Borealis Records

10:37:02 Chrissy Crowley “Hillbilly Lullabilly” from Last Night’s Fun (2013) on Independent

10:37:00 Set break

10:40:00 Set break

10:44:57 Wolfstone “Here Is Where the Heart Is” from UNLEASHED (1991) on Iona Records

10:50:11 Runrig “loch lomond” from The Highland Connection (1979) on Ridge Records Ltd

10:55:17 Paul Mounsey “Work song” from City of Walls (2003) on Iona Records



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Liz Carrol-Letter to Peter Pan-Lost in the Loop-Green Linnet

Muireann nic Amhlaoibh-The Emigrant’s Farewell-Daybreak-Compass

Bonnie Rideout-MacDonald Lord of the Iseles-Celtic Mist-Maggie’s Music


Shelly Phillips-The Thrush-The Wood Between the Worlds-Gourd Music

Julie Fowlis-Bothan Airigh am Braigh Raithneach-Uam

John Doyle-Wheels of the World-Evening Comes Early-Compass

Fiona ni Chonaola-Gaelic Ireland-EUCD

Cythara-Sam McGrady’s /Dennis Murphy’s-Plucked and Hammered-Compass


Colleen Raney-Colliery-Here There is Home-Little Sea

Joe McKenna-Rowesome’s/Baltimore Fancy-The Irish Low Whistle-Shanachie

Karen Casey and John Doyle-Sailing off to the Yankee Land-Exile’s Return-Compass

Christa Burch-The Road to Claudy-Love of the Land-Burch


Ian Carr and Karen Tweed-Elilidh-Fyace-Compass

Robin Laing-Andrew Lamie-Edinbourgh Skyline-Green Trax

Goitse-Trip to Dixie-Tall Tales and Misadventures-Goitse

Jim Malcolm-Queen Amang the Heather-Still-Beltane


Kate Rusby and Kathryn Roberts-Hunting the Hare-Compass

Old Blind Dogs-Lads O’ the Fair-Gab O’ Mey-Green Linnet

Dermot Byrne-The Pigeon on the Gate-Dermot Byrne

Manran-An Eala Bhan-Celtic Café-Putamayo


Mick McCauley and Winifred Horan-Serenade-Serenade-Compass

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

Athena Tergis-Port Hole of the Kelp-Athena Tergis

Open House-The Okarina and the Tatoo-Hoof and Mouth-Green Linnet


Ed Miller-Heather on the Moor-Lowlanders-Wellfield

Catriona Mc Kay-Chris Stout-Sugglers-Laebrack-Green Trax


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Patrick Ball will perform "The Fine Beauty of the Island" on April 24, 2015, at the Caspar Community Center.

Patrick Ball will perform “The Fine Beauty of the Island” on April 24, 2015, at the Caspar Community Center.

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Easter Sunday special

09:04:00 Paddy Keenan & Tommy O’Sullivan “Tunes Eimhin’s Cahir’s Kitchen” from The Long Grazing Acre (2003) on Compass

09:09:36 Tommy Makem “To Welcome in the Spring” from Ancient Pulsing on Red Biddy

09:10:00 Set break

09:12:32 The Paul McKenna Band “The Lambs on the Green Hills” from Stem The Tide (2011) on Mad River

09:17:13 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

09:22:00 Colleen Raney “The Granemore Hare” from Here This is Home (2013) on Little Sea Records

09:25:34 The Outside Track “Swerving for Bunnies” from Curious Things Given Wings (2010) on Mad River Records

09:29:00 Set break

09:32:00 Horslips “Ny Kirree Fo Naghtey (The Sheep ‘neath the Snow)” from Drive the Cold Winter Away (Bonus Version) (2010) on Celtic Airs

09:34:23 Craobh Rua “The Hornless Cow Reel -John Naughtons -The Galway Rambler.” from No Matter How Cold & Wet You Are on Lochshore

09:36:52 Steeleye Span “Hares on the Mountain” from Parcel of Rogues (2005) on Shanachie

09:41:23 Ceolbeg “The Big Parcel/Not the Bunnyhop” from Not the Bunnyhop on Greentrax Recordings

09:44:00 Set break

09:46:26 Patrick Ball “Whispering from Another World” from The Fine Beauty of the Island (2008) on Patrick Ball

09:52:40 Cassie and Maggie “Hurricane Jane” from Sterling Road (2014) on Hearth PR

09:56:27 Cassie and Maggie “Buain a’choirce” from Sterling Road (2014) on Hearth PR

10:02:00 Set break

10:03:00 Station ID

10:10:35 The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem “A Medley Commemorating the Easter Rising of 1916” from Freedom’s Sons on Columbia Legacy

10:17:22 Martin Hayes “O’Connell’s March / Galway Bay Hornpipe / The Banshee’s Wail / Over the Mangle Pit” from Under The Moon (2006) on Green Linnet

10:22:43 The House Band “A Nation Once Again” from The Best of the Original Dubliners (2003) on EMI

10:25:27 The House Band “The Four Courts/The Fox on the Prowl” from Groundwork (1993) on Green Linnet

10:28:32 The Chieftains “The foggy Dew” from The Long Black Veil (2004) on Circa Rea Teo

10:33:00 Set break

10:36:52 Plethyn “Myn mair” from Drws Agored (1991) on Sain SCD 4033

10:39:27 Ar Log “Gŵr A’i Farch / Pant Corlan Yr Wŷn” from Gorau Gwerin – The Best of Welsh Folk Music (1992) on Sain SCD 2006

10:42:51 Parti Fronheulog “Ar Gyfer Heddiw’r Bore” from Gorau Gwerin – The Best of Welsh Folk Music on Sain SCD 2006

10:46:05 Carreg Lafar “Ysbryd y Werin/Mae’r Ddaear yn Glasu” from Goreuon Canu Gwerin Newydd (The Best of New Welsh Folk Music) (1997) on Sain SCD 2146

10:51:00 Set break

10:55:16 Paul Mounsey “Dunfermline” from City of Walls (2003) on Iona Records

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