Archive for September, 2017

Half-show Playlist

Only one hour of Oak & Thorn this morning, as the station will broadcast live coverage of the Sheepdog Trials at the County Fair from 10:00.  So, an hour of songs and tunes relating to fairs, livestock, and agricultural products.

Artist – Tune – CD – Label


Sharon Shannon & Friends – Hogs & Heifers – Libertango – Compass

The Bothy Band – Do You Love an Apple – Bothy Band 1975 – Compass

Dervish – Apples in Winter – Harmony Hill – Kells Music

Battlefield Band – Lads o’ the Fair – Home is Where the Van Is – Temple Records


Rebecca Lomnicky – The Ewie iw’ the Crooked Horn – The Call – independent

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

Davy Spillane & Kevin Glackin – Cul Fada Reel/The Ravelled Hank of Yarn – Forgotten Days – Burrenstone Music



Joe Aitken – The Lispin’ Leghorn – Festival Favorites – independent

Ian Melrose – The Hen’s March O’er the Midden – Between the Sighs – Slow Motion Records

Ed Miller – The Wild Geese – Never Frae My Mind – Wellfield Records

The Tannahill Weavers – The Geese in the Bog/The Jig of Slurs – The Tannahill Weavers – Hedera Records


David Brewer – Feisty Blonde Cow – Living Tradition – independent

Rachel Walker – Puirt-a-Beul – Air Chall – Skipinnish Records

Mary Jane Lamond – Crodh Air a’Bhruaich – Lan Duil – Wicklow Records


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Grey Larsen and Paddy League-Sweet Inniscara/The Morning Star-Larsen and League
Runa-Mhuighinse-Somewhere Along the Road-Runa
Carlene Anglim-Golden Castle-Mellow Frenzy-Lochshore


Colleen Raney-The Granemore Hare-Here This is Home-Little Sea Records
Marla Fibish and Bruce Victor-Paddy Canny’s Toast/The Tempest-Noctamule-Fibish & Victor
Robin Laing-Andrew Lammie-Edinburgh Skyline-Green Trax
Kathryn Tickell-Hut on Staffen Island-Debateable Lands-PRKCD


The Poozies-Neptune-Infinite Blue-Compass
Michael Rooney and June McCormack-Sonny’s Return-Draiocht-Draiocht Music
Archie Fisher-The Presence-Sunsets I’ve Galloped Into-Snow Goose
The Jeremiahs-Croix-Rousse-The Femme Fatale of Maine-Jermiahs


Marla Fibish and Bruce Victor-Trip to Sky/The Good Doctor-Noctambule-Fibish and Victor
Martin Carthy-The Bonny Hind-Signs of Life-TSCD
Shelly Phillips-The Wood Between the Worlds-Gourd Music
Paul Kamm and Elenor MacDonald-Calling on Love-Calling on Love-Free Wheel Records


Cara Dillon-Jimmy Mo Mhile Stor-Hill of Thieves-Proper
Kevin Crawford-The Dear Irish Boy-Carrying the Tune-Crawford
Runa-Maid of Culmore-Stretched on your Grave-Runa
Kevin Crawford, Dyland Foley, Patrick Doocey-Adam’s Apple-The Drunken Gaugers-Crawford, Foley and Doocey


Nomos-Bean Dubh an Gleanna–Set you Free-Green Linnet
Marla Fibish and Bruce Victor-The Cloone-/March Reel-Noctambule
Niamh Parsons-The Briar and the Rose-Loosen Up-Green Linnet
Old Blind Dogs-Battle of Waterloo-The World’s Room-Green Linnet

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Old Blind Dogs Play Benefit Concert for KZYX 9/29/17

Scotland’s The Old Blind Dogs will appear in a KZYX fundraising concert Friday, September 29, at Eagles Hall in Fort Bragg, CA.

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Labor Day special show

Paddy Keenan “Factory Girl / Man of the House” from Live from the Katharine Cornell Theater – Traditional Irish Music (2004) on kct concerts

The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem “The Work of the Weavers” from The Best of on Legacy International

The Chieftains “The Job of Journeywork” from Chieftains 8 (1978) on columbia

The Original Dubliners “Poor Paddy On the Railway” from The Best of the Original Dubliners (2003) on EMI

Set break

Pete Coutts “Casting the Peat” from Northern Sky (2016) on Fit Like Records

Sean Keane “Tunnel Tigers” from Turn a Phrase (1996) on Kells

The Outside Track “Drilling” from Light up the Dark (2015) on Lorimer

The Tannahill Weavers “The Great Ships” from Epona (2006) on Green Linnet

Set break

Liz Carroll & John Doyle “A Pound a Week Rise” from Double Play (2009) on Compass

Andy Irvine “Never Tire of the Road” from Rain on the Roof (1996) on Andy Irvine

Brian McNeill “Sell Your Labour Not Your Soul” from If It Wisnae For the Union (1996) on Greentrax

The House Band “Pharaoh” from Green Linnet Records: The Twentieth Anniversary Collection Vol. II (2006) on Green Linnet

Set break


Station ID


Sean Cannon and The Dubliners “The Sick Note” from Alive Alive O on Baycourt

Andy M. Stewart & Manus Lunny “monday morning” from At It Again (2006) on Green Linnet

Stan Rogers “The White Collar Holler” from Between the Breaks…Live! [IMPORT] (1979) on Fogarty’s Cove

Battlefield Band “Working Away / The Toastie Jig” from New Spring (2008) on Temple Records

Set break

2Duos “Midlothian Mining Song” from Until the Cows Come Home (2009) on artes-records

The House Band “The Pit Stands Idle” from Groundwork (1993) on Green Linnet

Ceolbeg “The Collier’s Way” from An Unfair Dance (1993) on Greentrax Recordings

Ed Miller “The Prince of Darkness” from Lowlander (2002) on Wellfield

Set break

Bodega “crooked jack” from Bodega (2006) on Greentrax Recordings

Maddy Prior “Honest Work” from Flesh and Blood (1998) on Park Records

The Imagined Village “The Handweaver and the Factory Maid” from Empire & Love (2010) on ECC Records

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

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