Archived Playlists:  January - March 2021

'Come All Ye' is a folk music radio program broadcast on 2MCE-FM each Sunday from 12 to 2pm, heard across the central west of NSW, Australia, from the cities of Bathurst (92.3 Mhz) and Orange (94.7 Mhz).  The program is streamed and later becomes available as a podcast.  Bruce Cameron has hosted 'Come All Ye' since 1976, making it the longest running folk / acoustic / roots program on Australian radio still with its original presenter.

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 TRACK / artist / album / label     (* Australian content) 

(Intro theme:  HERON ELECTION JIG / Silly Wizard / Silly Wizard / XTRA)

28 March 2021

The featured album was  LIVE  by  FULL TILT  www.fulltilt.band  (Shoebox Recordings)  The debut recording from a quartet of well known musicians from Shetland, Scotland and Ireland.  Enthusiastic, precise playing combined with unmistakable "live" energy makes this a very impressive first offering.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

LORNA'S REEL;  TAYLOR'S JOY;  FAREWELL TAE YELL;  MAUDABAWN CHAPEL;  THE SANDS O' MURNESS

SEVEN WONDERS / Silly Sisters / Silly Sisters / Chrysalis

THE COLRHANNA SET / Brian McNeill / To Answer The Peacock / Greentrax

* LAST HOUSE IN OUR STREET / Enda Kenny / Baker's Dozen / www.endakenny.com.au

DOUES GOIHOUNES DE LA CHANEL / Lou Dalfin / En Franso I Ero De Granda Guera / Madau

POLLY VAUGHAN / Julie Murphy / Black Mountains Revisited / Beautiful Jo

MISS THOMPSON / Steve Lawrence & Hudson Swan / Amalgamation / Lochshore

* WOODTURNER'S LOVE SONG / Phyl Lobl / Bronzewing / self published

OLD UNCLE WHITEWAY / Jim Causley / Dumnonia / WildGoose

AN BASI / Roberto Cassani / Ansema We Stand / www.robertocassani.com

AE FOND KISS / Eddi Reader / The Songs Of Robert Burns / Reveal Records

* SPECIAL TREATMENT / Blackwood / At Home / Making Music

* THE BLACK CAT / Welcome Strangers / Nuggets From Here And There / self published

* THE PUSH ON THE CORNER / Welcome Strangers / Nuggets From Here And There / self published

ST KEVIN AND THE BLACKBIRD / Seamus Heaney & Liam O'Flynn / The Poet & The Piper / Claddagh

OPEN THE DOOR FOR THREE / Seamus Heaney & Liam O'Flynn / The Poet & The Piper / Claddagh

NOSTRADAMUS / Damien Barber & Mike Wilson / Under The Influence / www.damienbarber.com

HERE IS MY HOME / Roy Bailey with Stalking Horses / Never Leave A Story Unsung / Fuse Records

FRERES PIGEONS / Reveillons / Quiquequoidontou? / Roues et Archets

LA MALMARIEE / Reveillons / Quiquequoidontou? / Roues et Archets

HERE'S A HEALTH TO EVERY MINER LAD / Andy Irvine & Luke Plumb / Precious Heroes / www.andyirvine.com

THE NIGHT VISITING SONG / The Voice Squad / Concerning Three Young Men / TARA

MAZURCA / La Ciapa Rusa / Folk Music From Piedmont / Robi Droli

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21 March 2021

The featured album was  EARLY BIRD // NIGHT OWL  by  DOWALLY  www.dowally.com  An Edinburgh based duo (with their previous third member among several guests on the album) blending original and traditional-style music with world, jazz and Balkan influences.  Dan Abrahams plays most of the instruments, while Rachel Walker plays fiddle and provides distinctively hypnotic vocals.  Interesting third album from artists who are continuing to develop an original style.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

THREE LITTLE BABES;  GEESE FROM THE EAST;  TURKISH REVERIE;  BACK TO BUTE

THE GALLANT HUSSAR / Solas / For Love And Laughter / Compass

JOHN RIORDAN'S HEELS / Solas / For Love And Laughter / Compass

I AM THE LIGHT OF THIS WORLD / Ernie Hawkins with Maria Muldaur / Rags & Bones / Say Mo' Music

RISUMAKI SATIAINEN / Baltic Crossing / The Tune Machine / Go' Danish

GUARD YER MAN WELL / The Keelers / On The North Sea Ground / Keel Music

PICKIN' CHICKEN BREAKDOWN / Dubl Handi / Up Like The Clouds / self published

UNDONE IN SORROW / Dubl Handi / Up Like The Clouds / self published

* LET THE CANEFIELDS BURN / Graeme Connors / The Best ... 'Til Now / ABC

SUITE OF CONTREDANSES / MANdolinMAN / Old Tunes, Dusted Down / ARC

FAREWELL TO MCCARTHY'S / Niall Vallely, Paul Meehan , Caoimhin Vallely / Buille / Vertical Records

A JUG OF THIS / Bill Jones / Turn To Me / Compass

SUSANNA MARTIN / Johnny Coppin & Mike Silver / Breaking The Silence / Faymus Recordings

WHEN I GET MY REWARDS / various / Will The Circle Be Unbroken / MCA Records

SWALLOW'S TAIL / Dervish / Spirit / Compass

THE COCKS ARE CROWING / Dervish / Spirit / Compass

WHEN THOSE TWO TOWERS FELL / New Roanoke Jug Band / Play It For A Long Time / Copper Creek

HOME TO DONEGAL / Skerryvore / West Coast Life / Skipinnish Records

PIPE 2/4 MARCHES / Skerryvore / West Coast Life / Skipinnish Records

* THE MINER'S WIFE / Kate Delaney / A Moment In Time / self published

CRIONAH AN LA - DIMMING OF THE DAY / Brian O hEadhra / An t-Allt / Brechin All Records

MONEYMUSK / Erynn Marshall / Calico / Merriweather Records

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14 March 2021

The featured album was  YA KNOW, YA NEVER KNOW  by  PETE'S POSSE  www.petesposse.com  The eighth release from a Vermont trio of multi-instrumentalist players, whose material on this double CD ranges through topical original ballads, contradance, old-time, bluegrass and jazz.  Several guests add further dynamic influences to the mix.  Capable musicians and interesting songs.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

THE FLOODS OF 2019;  SECOND NATURE;  TRAITOR'S GOLD;  OLD TIME GALS

CEOL A' PHIOBAIRE / Frankie Kennedy & Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh / Altan / Green Linnet

THE HIGHLANDMAN / Frankie Kennedy & Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh / Altan / Green Linnet

THE HOG EYE MAN / Basco / The Remarkable Return Of Old Man Basco / Go' Danish

WALKING TUNE / Basco / The Remarkable Return Of Old Man Basco / Go' Danish

* WIFE TO A COCKY FARMER / Judy Small / Snapshot / Crafty Maid

IRISH JIG / Minnie White / The Hills Of Home / Singsong

COME ALL YOU ROVING GAMBLERS / Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller / Deep End Sessions / www.emmyandjesse.com

FINE TIMES AT OUR HOUSE / Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller / Deep End Sessions / www.emmyandjesse.com

* MURRUMBIDGEE WATER / Wheelers & Dealers / Wheelers & Dealers / self published

SOONHOPE / Elise MacLellan / Kiss On The Wind / Lochshore

* JUST DOWN THE ROAD FROM ROSINE / Spot The Dog / Brand New Juliet / SPOT

INTO THE LIGHT / Imar / Afterlight / Big Mann Records

JOIN THE LIBERATION / Luke Concannon / Ecstatic Bird In The Burning / The Movement

THE QUEEN OF THE WEST / Dordan / Irish Traditional And Baroque / Gael-Linn

* WALY WALY / Kate Burke & Ruth Hazleton / Declaration / www.kateandruth.com

PADDY'S POLKAS / Josephine Marsh / Josephine Marsh / TARA

BLIND LOVE BLUES / Lizzy Plotkin & Natalie Spears / Just Over The Bridge / www.lizzieandnatalie.com

THROUGH THE WINDOW / Lizzy Plotkin & Natalie Spears / Just Over The Bridge / www.lizzieandnatalie.com

PRENTICE BOY / Faustus / Broken Down Gentlemen / Navigator-Planet

ITALIAN BOY IN LONDON / Kate Bramley / Little Canaan / Tantobie

* COSMOPOLITAN BLUES / Michael Fix / Bending Air / ACOUS

TIDE FULL IN / Niamh Parsons / Heart's Desire / Green Linnet

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7 March 2021

The featured album was  BONFROST  by  THE NORDIC FIDDLERS BLOC  www.thenordicfiddlersbloc.com  This is the third album in 12 years from string players Anders Hall (Sweden), Olav Luksengard Mjelva (Norway) and Kevin Henderson (Shetland), with some solo tracks, some combining elements from their individual traditions, and some with more recent material.  These musicians have an excellent chemistry across all their styles and deliver fire, passion and pathos throughout the album.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

SCHOTTISCHE KERLOU;  TUNE FOR LUKAS;  BE NORT DA DYKES O' VOE;  MYRSTACKEN;  VRENGJA

WORKING GIRL'S BLUES / Hazel Dickens / A Few Old Memories / Rounder

MILLENIUM / Sandy Brechin / Out Of His Tree / Greentrax

* GALILEO / Colcannon / Covering Our Tracks / Greentrax

* ASHOKAN FAREWELL / Colcannon / Covering Our Tracks / Greentrax

STEALING ELECTRICITY / Lawrence Ferlinghetti / Wounded Heart Of America / HighTone Records

WHO'S GONNA BUILD YOUR WALL / Tom Russell / Wounded Heart Of America / HighTone Records

MAD TOM OF BEDLAM / Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller / In A Bleeze / Greentrax

BRUSHY RUN / Rhys Jones, Jeff Miller, Jim Nelson / Mississippi Square Dance / Vigortone

SUGAR TRADE / Marley's Ghost / Four Spacious Guys / Fly-By-Night Records

SHALLOW BROWN / Tony Hall / Fieldvole Music / Free Reed

GONNA BE AN ENGINEER / Peggy Seeger / Songs Of Love And Politics / Smithsonian Folkways

LADY, WHAT DO YOU DO ALL DAY? / Peggy Seeger / Songs Of Love And Politics / Smithsonian Folkways

WHEN THE WEE BIRDS START LEAVING / Alistair Hulett & Dave Swarbrick / In The Cold Grey Light Of Day / Musikfolk

FORKED DEER / Bruce Molsky / Soon Be Time / Compass

FARE THEE WELL BLUES / Bruce Molsky / Soon Be Time / Compass

MOXECA / DRD / DRD / Ambitu-L'Aguanaz

BONNIE HOUSE OF AIRLIE / Kate Rusby / The Girl Who Couldn't Fly / Pure Records

JOHN MACKENZIE'S FANCY / Battlefield Band / On The Rise / Temple

CARNLOUGH BAY / Battlefield Band / On The Rise / Temple

IN THE SIDINGS / Jim Causley / Dumnonia / WildGoose

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28 February 2021

The featured album was  CABIN FEVER - SONGS FROM THE QUARANTINE  by  JOHN MCCUTCHEON  www.folkmusic.com   (Appalsongs)  The prolific recording artist went into COVID-19 self-quarantine early in 2020 and emerged three weeks later with an album of mostly new material.  Among other topics, he pays tribute to front line health workers, reflects on life in this strange new environment and, inevitably, questions the long term effects on our planet of our actions.  This is a very personal album from a gifted songwriter who is offering some profound insights along the way.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

FRONT LINE;  MY DOG TALKING BLUES;  WHEN ALL OF THIS IS OVER;  MONET REFUSES THE OPERATION;  TRAVELER'S REST

CHUIRINN / The Poozies / Into The Well / Schmooz

* MOVING ON / Chloe & Jason Roweth / Light Another Fire Vol 2 / www.rowethmusic.com.au

* AUSTRALIAN FLAG BIKINI / Mick Thomas / Folk Time / www.illawarrafolkfestival.com.au

THE BRIGS / Sileas / Delighted With Harps / Green Linnet

CIDER WITH ROSIE / John Tams / All Through The Year / Hokey Pokey Records

THE RETREAT / Graeme Taylor / All Through The Year / Hokey Pokey Records

* HUNTERS PURSE / Louis McManus / With A Heart And A Hand / self published

* BRIGHT MORNING STARS / The Roaring Forties / Shore Leave / www.roaringfortiesfolk.com

MEMORIES OF TYLER, TEXAS / Peter Ostroushko with Johnny Gimble / When The Last Morning Glory Blooms / Red House Records

IF YOU SEE HER SAY HELLO / Bob Dylan / Blood On The Tracks / CBS

THE DAWN / Joe Burke / The Morning Mist / New Century Music

THE GAME OF LOVE / Dervish / Playing With Fire / Whirling Discs

WILLIE LENNOX / Dervish / Playing With Fire / Whirling Discs

THE BARNYARDS OF DELGATY / Old Blind Dogs / Tall Tails / Lochshore

THE BURN O' CRAIGIE / Old Blind Dogs / Tall Tails / Lochshore

* COCK OF THE MORNING / Taliesin / Taliesin / Acoustic Muse

THE AMPHITRITE . The Demon Barbers / +24db / self published

SUPERNOSE / Daimh / The Pirates Of Puirt / Goat Island Music

SEVEN YELLOW GYPSIES / The House Band / October Song / Green Linnet

LANGO LEE / Keep It Up / Keep It Up / Foot Stompin' Records

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21 February 2021

Today's program was made up entirely of tracks taken from albums which were featured albums in 2020.  I didn't intend this to be 'best of the best' but I still found it to be an interesting exercise.

IZAR EDERRAK / Hiru Truku / Mendebaleko Euskal Baladek / Nuevos Medios

THE BELL RINGING SONG / Hilary James / English Sketches / Acoustics

HALLOWEEN WEDDING MARCH / Erynn Marshall & Carl Jones / Old Tin / Dittyville

ORAN A' BHRANNDAIDH / Ewen Henderson / Steall / Old Laundry Productions

* DRUMMOND CASTLE / Tolka / Tunes From The External Hard Drive / www.tolka-music.com

AN DRO TES JOLIS SABOTS / Groupe Sans-Gain / Cire Tes Souliers / www.groupesansgain.org

A-NOCHD A' CHIAD OIDHCHE 'N FHOGHAIR / Sian / Sian / www.sian-music.com

THE MUDGEE AND ROCKING SCHOTTISCHES / Old Swan Band / Fortyfived / WildGoose

THE LIGHTS OF COBB & CO / Gerry Hallom / Old Australian Ways / Fellside

MIXING THE PORRIDGE / Gerry OíConnor / Last Nightís Fun / Lughnasa Music

THE RAMBLER FROM CLARE / John Doyle / The Path Of Stones / Compass

I NEVER WILL MARRY / Linda Ronstadt with Dolly Parton / Duets / Rhino

WAYNESBORO / Chance McCoy and the Appalachian String Band / Debut / Appalachian Music Group

GENERATIONS OF CHANGE / Cilla Fisher & Artie Trezise / Cilla & Artie / Topic

ROUSTABOUT / Jake Blount / Spider Tales / Free Dirt Records

STEAM LOOM LASS / Peter and Barbara Snape / All In The Song / Lukeís Row Music

DILLARD CHANDLER / Dave Arthur / Someone To Love You / WildGoose

* GOOSE NECK SPURS / Alan Musgrove & His Watsaname Band / Behind The Times / self published

SALTON DE MERES / Realta / Clear Skies / www.realtamusic.com

OCTOBER SONG / Martin Simpson / Home Recordings / Topic

VITTI NA CROZZA / Unavantaluna / Cumpagnia Ri Musica Sixiliana / Finisterre

* THE WINDMILL NEEDS THE WIND / The Windmill Needs The Wind / Neil Adam / www.neiladamandjudyturner.com

WINDY & WARM / Doc & Merle Watson / Songs Doc Didnít Sing / Fli Records

THE TITANIC / Andy Irvine / Old Dog Long Road Vol 1 / www.andyirvine.com

PIKE'S PEAK / Rattle On The Stovepipe / Through The Woods / WildGoose

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14 February 2021

The featured album was  LANDMARKS ON THE JOURNEY  by  MARGARET & BOB FAGAN  www.thefagans.com.au   Two very well known performers on the Australian folk scene, and the parents of two fine musicians in James and Kate, who also contribute to the album.  This was a 2019 release, the year which marked 50 years of their "musical journey together".  The 'senior' Fagans have compiled a solid collection of songs, reflecting their shared concern for the environment, political activism, Irish heritage and their home, Australia.  This is a well produced work, with plenty of varied material well worth close attention.  The following tracks (all * Australian content) were scattered through the program:

THE COUNTRY KNOWS THE REST;  THE BALLAD OF ACCOUNTING;  WE SELL EVERYTHING;  NEW YEAR'S EVE

LA SCHOTTISCHE DU STOCKFISH / Ad Vielle De Pourra / Ad Vielle De Pourra / Green Linnet

THE CHICKENS THEY ARE CROWING / Sarah McQuaid / I Won't Go Home 'Til Morning / www.sarahmcquaid.com

* ACROSS THE WESTERN SUBURBS / Warren Fahey / Larrikins, Louts and Layabouts / ABC Music

THE HARVEST HOME / Cathal McConnell / Live At The Edinburgh Folk Club / www.edinburghfolkclub.co.uk

LIZZIE / Norrie MacIver and the Glasgow Barons / Songs Of Govan Old / www.norriemaciver.co.uk

SOURWOOD MOUNTAIN / The Roe Family Singers / Roll Up The Rug / Pinecastle

THE WHISTLER FROM ROSSLEA / Martin Hayes / Martin Hayes / Compass

FELIX THE SOLDIER / Usher's Island / Usher's Island / Compass

* LEAVING NANCY / Eric Bogle / The Gift Of Years / EMI

LUCY'S FLING / Kevin Burke & Micheal O Domhnaill / Portland / Green Linnet

SEPT MARINS / Whirling Pope Joan / Spin / Panic

* I'LL BREAK OUT AGAIN TONIGHT / The Island Coes / Born On Ol' Cape Barren / Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre Inc.

DOWD'S NO. 10 / Goitse / Transformed / self published

THE FRETFUL PORCUPINE / The Albion Dance Band / Shuffle Off / Spindrift

MY LAST FAREWELL TO STIRLING / Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre / White Wings / Greentrax

MISS MCCLEOD'S REEL / Johnny Connolly / An Mileoidean Scaoilte / Clo Iar-Chonnachta

* THE MOSS VALE TRAIN / Alan Scott / Travelling Through The Storm / Fanged Wombat

PARADISE / John Prine / John Prine / Atlantic

DOCTOR GILBERT / Tom McConville & Keiran Halpin / Port Of Call / Rubber Records

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7 February 2021

Two featured albums today:  THE BOYS OF THE LOUGH  (Logo-Shanachie)  and  IN THE TRADITION  (Topic)  www.boysofthelough.info  Both are early releases by BOYS OF THE LOUGH, arguably the leading Scottish folk band for almost fifty years, maintaining an excellent standard through many lineup changes and more than twenty albums, inspiring a generation of musicians.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

From 'The Boys Of The Lough'  -  BOYS OF THE LOUGH;  WEDDING MARCH FROM UNST;  CAOIN EOGHAIN RUA

From 'In The Tradition'  -  KISS HER UNDER THE COVERLET;  THE ECLIPSE;  EDDIE KELLY'S

LA SUITE DU CASSE REEL / Bourque, Bernard et Lepage / Matapat / Boreallis

MATAPAT / Bourque, Bernard et Lepage / Matapat / Boreallis

PUDDING BURNER / Grace Notes / 20 / Fellside

ROAD TO LISDOONVARNA / New Road / Stone Walls & Street Lights / Whirling Discs

DOWN IN THE OLD HOME TOWN / New Road / Stone Walls & Street Lights / Whirling Discs

A CALL FOR THE NORTH COUNTRY / Jez Lowe & Kate Bramley / Cobargo 2009 / Yuin Folk Club

* I MISS THE SOUND OF RAIN / Davidson Brothers / Cobargo 2009 / Yuin Folk Club

WHISTLING JACKET / Burdett, Simpson & Young / None But Honest Fellows / self published

VANDY / Maggie Holland / Still Pause / Rogue Records

* SONG OF THE SHEET-METAL WORKER / Cloudstreet / Clouded House / www.cloudstreet.org

* HOMELESS BEAVER / Cloudstreet / Clouded House / www.cloudstreet.org

TURKISH REVERIE / Dowally / Early Bird || Night Owl / www.dowally.com

I'VE HAD MY FUN IF I DON'T GET WELL NO MORE / Lightnin' Hopkins / Texas Blues / Orbis

ROBERTA / Lauren Sheehan & Zoe Carpenter / Tillamook Burn / www.larensheehanmusic.com

BONAPARTE'S RETREAT / Bruce Molsky / If It Ain't Here When I Get Back / Tree Frog Music

PINEY MOUNTAINS / Bruce Molsky / If It Ain't Here When I Get Back / Tree Frog Music

I LOST MY HARP IN BARCELONA / Rachel Hair Trio / Live At The Edinburgh Folk Club / www.edinburghfolkclub.co.uk

VAN DIEMEN'S LAND / Steeleye Span / They Called Her Babylon / Park Records

RAGLAN ROAD / The High Kings / Memory Lane / Universal Music Ireland

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31 January 2021

The featured album was  BANKERS BLUES: A STUDY IN THE EFFECTS OF FISCAL MISCHIEF (VOL 1)  www.document-records.com  This is a compilation of old blues tracks loosely connected by the common theme of money.  Taxes, corporate greed and insurance all come in for serious attention.  Some artists are much better known than others.  Document Records, now based in Scotland, has the ambitious goal of preserving and re-releasing the complete recorded works of the majority of Afro American artists made on cylinder and 78rpm records from the 1890s to the mid-20th century; primarily blues, gospel, jazz, sermons and spirituals.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

MONEY CRAVIN' FOLKS (Blind Alfred Reed);  SALES TAX (Mississippi Sheiks);  SAVE YOUR MONEY (Rufus Thomas);  INCOME TAX BLUES (Ralph Willis);  THE BANKER'S BLUES (Big Bill Broonzy)

BLACKBIRDS AND THRUSHES / The Outside Track / Curious Things Given Wings / Lorimer

LE VOYAGE / The Outside Track / Curious Things Given Wings / Lorimer

* OLD PUBS / Home Rule / The Joiner's Arms / Larrikin

THE GALTEE HUNT / Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill / Welcome Here Again / Green Linnet

SIR PATRICK SPENS / Nic Jones / Ballads And Songs / Highway Records

SONNY BROGAN'S / Stockton's Wing / Stockton's Wing / Tara

POORER THEN / David Francey / The Broken Heart Of Everything / Laker Music

PERRY MERRY / Bumerang / Echo Land / Fallen Tree

* PHIL'S JIG / Loaded Dog / Hair Of The Dog / www.loadeddog.net.au

* THE CUTTER'S DREAM / Loaded Dog / Hair Of The Dog / www.loadeddog.net.au

FOLANTEIN / Fernhill / Na Pradle / Beautiful Jo

SEVEN LITTLE GYPSIES / Ye Vagabonds / The Hare's Lament / River Lea

THE COTTON REEL / Roger Wilson / The Palm Of Your Hand / Harboourtown

SLEEPY EYED JOHN / Roger Wilson / The Palm Of Your Hand / Harboourtown

BLOOD & GOLD / Full Frontal Folk / Storming The Castle / self published

CATS OF CAMAZEN / Mischief Afoot / Mischief Afoot / WildGoose

GIVE ME THIS DANCE / Drones & Bellows / Go' Danish

THE POACHER / Hadrian's Union / Permission / WhapMusic

TRIMMED AND BURNING / The Ragpicker String Band / The Ragpicker String Band / Yellow Dog Records

THE LAST PLOUGHSHARE / Band Of Hope / Rhythm & Reds / Musikfolk

MORRISON'S BARNDANCE / Seamus Quinn / Within A Mile Of Kilty / Clo Iar-Chonnachta

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24 January 2021

The featured album was  JOURNEY : THE BEST OF DONAL LUNNY  (Hummingbird)  www.donallunny.com   A double CD of tracks recorded by the master Irish musician, composer and producer who has been a major contributor to the Irish music scene for more than four decades and a member of several highly influential bands.  This was released in 2000, so there is plenty more recent material to include in a "Volume 2", should the temptation ever arise.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

THE KESH JIG (The Bothy Band 1978); SPANISH LADY (with Maighread and Triona Ni Domhnaill 1999): SMECENO HORO (Planxty 1979); SHAN VAN VOCHT (with Frank Harte 1998); LA IRISH COSTA DE GALICIA (Coolfin with Carlos Nunez, Sharon Shannon and Llio Rhydderch 1999)

WHITE SQUALL / Stan Rogers / From Fresh Water / Borealis

MAMBO SINUENDO / Ry Cooder & Manuel Galbon / Mambo Sinuendo / Nonesuch

THE SAILOR'S WEDDING / Eliza Carthy & Tim Eriksen / Buffalo / Navigator

* MIDLAND RAILWAY WORKSHOPS / Bernard Carney / West / Arts WA

POLKA ELEWIJT / MANdolinMAN / Old Tunes, Dusted Down / ARC

* TUNNEL TIGERS / Danny Spooner and Duncan Brown / Labour And Toil / www.dannyspooner.com

TURQUOISE GIRL / Flook / Ancora / Flatfish

TRY OBEAH / Chalkdust / Soca Music From Trinidad / Rounder

TURTLE DOVE / Marley's Ghost / Four Spacious Guys / Sage Arts

* WHAT COULD GO WRONG? / Fred Smith / Great / www.fredsmith.com.au

TWA RECRUITING SERGEANTS / Ray Fisher / Traditional Songs Of Scotland / Saydisc

BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER ASH / Fairport Convention / Angel Delight / Island

LORD MARLBOROUGH / Fairport Convention / Angel Delight / Island

TOM DOUGLAS' TUNE / The Bucking Mules / The Bucking Mules / self published

TWIDDLES / Morai / Sideways / WildGoose

DA GROCER / Jock Tamson's Bairns / Rare / Greentrax

AYE WAUKIN' O / Jock Tamson's Bairns / Rare / Greentrax

* BEEF AND BLACK BEAN / Dr Stovepipe / Certified / self published

POLKAS / Ciac Boum / Ciac Boum Vol. 1 / self published

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17 January 2021

The featured album was  DIVYTSIA  by  BURDON FOLK BAND  www.burdon.lviv.ua  This is a 2013 release by a Ukrainian band playing mostly traditional songs and tunes from Ukraine, Hungary, Romania, Macedonia and Greece.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

ZOZULECHTA;  STEPANYDA;  FATO MORI DUSMANKE;  RANO;  LUZHOK

* THE STONY WALLS OF KOROIT / Bhan Tre / Jamberoo - 20 Years On / www.illawarrafolkclub.org.au

* ODASINA VARDIM OLURNU BOYLE / Kurdish Earth / Jamberoo - 20 Years On / www.illawarrafolkclub.org.au

* OLD CALABRIAN MAN / John Dengate / Jamberoo - 20 Years On / www.illawarrafolkclub.org.au

COAST OF MALABAR / The Chieftains with Ry Cooder / The Long Black Veil / BMG

DUNMORE LASSES / The Chieftains with Ry Cooder / The Long Black Veil / BMG

ROLL ON / Ewan McLennan / Knockengorroch 2020 / www.knockengorroch.org.uk

THE DRUNKEN LANDLADY / The High Seas / The High Seas / www.thehighseas.ie

THE ROAD TO DONEGAL / The High Seas / The High Seas / www.thehighseas.ie

JARAMA VALLEY / Arlo Guthrie & Pete Seeger / Spain In My Heart / Appleseed

POPPY'S REEL / Morai / Sideways / WildGoose

SCHOLARSHIP IS THE ENEMY OF ROMANCE / Billy Bragg / Best Of Billy Bragg At The BBC 1983-2019 / BBC

RICKY'S WHITE FACE / Liz Carroll & John Doyle / Double Play / Compass

DOWN AT THE WAKEHOUSE / Liz Carroll & John Doyle / Double Play / Compass

THE PHOTOGRAPH / The Rheingans Sisters / Receiver / Bendigedig

HARD TIME KILLING FLOOR BLUES / Grant Dermody with John Cephas / Lay Down My Burden / self published

HESITATION BLUES / Ralph McTell / The Best Of / Kaz Records

WHEN ALL OF THIS IS OVER / John McCutcheon / Cabin Fever: Songs From The Quarantine / www.folkmusic.com

THE DONKEY REEL / The Dubliners / The Dubliners / EMI

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10 January 2021

The featured album was  KATIE KIRK & RICK WILLIAMS  by  KATIE KIRK & RICK WILLIAMS  www.katiekirkandrickwilliams.co.uk  The duo, who live on opposite sides of Mounts Bay, near Penzance, have developed their ballad repertoire over the past six years.  They have a well-deserved high profile on the Cornish folk scene and this is their first release.  Strong Cornish links are evident in several poems by Charles Causley set to music by Williams.  There are also settings of poems by C. Fox Smith and some traditional ballads.  Kirk's excellent unembellished vocals let the words carry the songs forward, while Williams' sensitive and stylish guitar provides the right support.  This is a delightful album.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

TELL ME, TELL ME, SARAH JANE;  WEEPING WELL;  THE WILLOW GLEN;  SWEET NIGHTINGALE;  CALM IS THE SEA

WHY DON'T YOU DO RIGHT? / Carolina Chocolate Drops / Genuine Negro Jig / Nonesuch

PEACE BEHIND THE BRIDGE / Carolina Chocolate Drops / Genuine Negro Jig / Nonesuch

SECOND NATURE / Pete's Posse / Ya Know, Ya Never Know / www.petesposse.com

POOR WAYFARING STRANGER / Eliza Carthy & Norma Waterson / Gift / Topic

REEL DU CARIBOU / Jean Carignan / Gigue A Deux / Radio Canada International

* IF WISHES WERE FISHES / Eric Bogle / The Gift Of Years / EMI

THE ROAD HOME / FARA / Times From Times Fall / FARA Music

MARIONI'S / David Foley & Jack Smedley / Time To Fly / Head East Records

COW ISLAND HOP / Feufollet / Cow Island Hop / Valcour

THE SHIP IN DISTRESS / Brian Peters and Gordon Tyrrall / Clear The Road / Harbourtown

ROARING MARY / Brian Peters and Gordon Tyrrall / Clear The Road / Harbourtown

I'D JUMP THE MISSISSIPPI / Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms / Innocent Road / West Sound Music

SAINTS AND SINNERS / Claire Mann and Aaron Jones / Secret Orders / Tradmusic

MICMAC SQUARE DANCE TUNES / Minnie White / The Hills Of Home / Singsong

FRAILE CORNUDO / Galandum Galundaina / Senhor Galandum / Acor

JOHNNY TODD / Kevin Burke & Ged Foley / In Tandem / self published

SUITE DE LOUDEAC / Kevin Burke & Ged Foley / In Tandem / self published

RUMBLESTRIP / Sam Bartlett / Evil Diane / Stuntology

SPANISH IS A LOVING TONGUE / John Synnott, Bill Staines, Renee Goodwin / A Bag Of Rainbows / Heritage Records

MIRACULOUS FISH / Graham and Eileen Pratt / To Friend And Foe / Dingle's Records

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3 January 2021

The featured album was  AN DEN DEY MADE TAE  by  ROSS & RYAN COUPER  (Couper Records).  The COVID global pandemic provided the fiddler and guitarist brothers from Shetland the time to finally produce an instrumental album, after years of talking about recording together.  Most sets are played in an identifiably Shetland style, even those tunes not originating in Shetland, and there is also good proportion of excellent original material.  All tracks have a confident "live" energy, making this a very enjoyable album.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

SHETLAND REELS;  THE WALTZES;  MARIE CLAIRE;  THE COAST;  DA FOULA REEL

* SONG FOR RECONCILIATION / Kate & Ruth / Swapping Seasons / www.kateandruth.com

* JUUKAN GORGE / Penny Davies & Roger Ilott / Pyramids Road / Restless Records

THE CUIL AODHA / Sean O'Driscoll and Larry Egan / The Kitchen Recordings / Clo Iar-Chonnachta

OUR TURN NOW / Len Seligman / Our Turn Now / Emerging Light Music

THE THREE MEN / Issy & David Emeney / The Waiting / WildGoose

* FREYLEKHS IN BLUE / Klezmania / National Folk Festival Highlights 2001 / www.folkfestival.org.au

* WELCOME TO THE TORRES STRAIT / Seaman Dan / National Folk Festival Highlights 2001 / www.folkfestival.org.au

CHURCH STREET BLUES / Tony Rice / Church Street Blues / Sugar Hill

THE WATER IS WIDE / John Gorka / Appleseed's 21st Anniversary / Appleseed

SOW 'EM ON THE MOUNTAIN / Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin / Appleseed's 21st Anniversary / Appleseed

LIVE NOT WHERE I LOVE / De Danann / Song For Ireland / Cara

* DVAJSPETORKA / Andy Busuttil & Philip Griffin / private recording / www.bluemountainsound.com.au

* THE MICKEY DAM / Jimmy Gregory / West Along The Road / CRAIC

ARKANSAS SHEIK / Frank Lee & Annie Burbrink / Roll On Clouds / Bake Tone Records

A PHAIDIRINN, A DHUISG MO DHEOIR / Rachel Walker / Gaol / Ros Dearg Records

GREASY COAT / Chance McCoy and the Appalachian String Band / Debut / Appalachian Music Group

ON BOARD THE VICTORY / Boys Of The Lough / Wish You Were Here / Flying Fish

THE GLASGOW POLICE PIPERS / Boys Of The Lough / Wish You Were Here / Flying Fish

POOR LITTLE ELLEN / Erynn Marshall & Carl Jones / Sweet Memories ... Never Leave / Dittyville

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