'Come All Ye' radio program
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'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, in the cities of Bathurst (92.3 Mhz) and Orange (94.7 Mhz). 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.


Archived Playlists: April - June 2004
TRACK / artist / album / label           * Australian content


27 June 2004

The featured album was FRESH FACES AT MERLEFEST 2004 www.merlefest.org  The sleevenotes tell us this compilation album "features a variety of Americana artists who are either brand new to our stages or returning to the festival after many years".  MerleFest takes place each year in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, and is a four day event named in memory of the late Merle Watson, son of Doc Watson. The website gives more details.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

* LIGHTHOUSE (The Waifs);  YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (Kelly Willis); SAN FRANCISCO BAY BLUES (Acoustic Hot Tuna);  BUNKHOUSE BLUES ( Two High String Band);  TAKE 'EM AWAY (Old Crow Medicine Show);  SAILOR'S RETURN (Dry Branch Fire Squad);  LES CULOTTES A LOLLYPOP (The Savoy Doucet Cajun Band)

TAIL TODDLE / Keep It Up / Keep It Up / Foot Stompin' Records

THE BALLAD OF THE FOUR MARYS  and  THE MARCH FLY MARCH / Elle Osborne / Testimony / 9th House

* REELS / Riverland / private recording

SIX BILLION ECCENTRICS / Pete Morton / Swarthmoor / Harbourtown

* MOVE ALONG BALDY / Us Not Them / One Man's Weeds - Another Man's Flowers / self published

MATCH BOX BLUES / Doc Watson / MerleFest Live! 2003 / www.merlefest.org

BODACHAN A GHARAIDH  and  JENNY O' THE BRAES / Battlefield Band / Rain, Hail Or Shine / Temple Records

LLUNATICOS / Tejedor / Llunaticos / Aris Musica

* AL SAUNDERS' GARAGE / Enda Kenny / Cloud Lining / www.angeltrain.com.au

HENKERSMAHLZEIT / Schandmaul / Von Spitzbuben Und Anderen Halunken / F.A.M.E. Recordings

AN ACRE OF LAND / Brass Monkey / Sound & Rumour / Topic

NEWMARKET POLKAS / Four Men & A Dog / Shifting Gravel / Larrikin

OTTE MANDS DANS X 2 / Molposen / Folk Music From Denmark '96 / MXP

* I WAS BORN ON OLD CAPE BARREN / The Island Coes / Born On Ol' Cape Barren / Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre Inc.

* PHAR LAP / Romany Soup / Folk S.A. Volume 1 / Hard Yacka Records

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20 June 2004

The featured album was SPENCIE'S TUNES  by  STEVEN SPENCE  (Berry Broke Recordings)  www.spenciestunes.com   A former fiddle player with the Shetland band, Hom Bru, Spence has included 37 original tunes, many composed in a distinctive Shetland style and arranged into sets, on this excellent instrumental album.  Visit the website to learn more - he even markets his own beer!  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

DA AULD MAN;  ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SAILING;  SYLVIA;  INGA'S WALTZ; PIG'S REEL;  WHITE WIFE

* REFUGE TO A REFUGEE / Bernard Carney / Feathers & Tributes / Dark Horse Records

* HARPS AND FLOWERS / Blackwood / At Home / Making Music

* ONE VOICE IN THE CROWD / Blackwood / At Home / Making Music

THOMAS FRANCIS  and  THERE ARE ALSO MUSICIANS / Johnsmith / Kickin' This Stone / Blue Pine Productions

* WHEN MCGUINNESS GETS A JOB / Margaret Walters / Power In A Song / Feathers and Wedge

GAKU / Wadaiko Matsuriza / The Very Best Of Japanese Music / ARC

THE PREACHER PICKED THE GUITAR / Roy Bookbinder / Singer-Songwriter Bluesman / PEGleg Records

LITTLE WHITE LIES / Ill-Mo Boys / Laugh And Grow Fat / Vigortone Records

* ONLY REMEMBERED / Neil Adam & Judy Turner / Telling Tales / www.tellingtales.net

I KNOW MY LOVE / Full Frontal Folk / Sweet Mystery Of Life / www.fullfrontalfolk.com

* HE'S A BIG MAN / Greg Champion / North & South / ABC Country

THE FLAGSTONE OF MEMORY / Paddy Keenan / The Piping Concert / Lochshore

* AT BOGAN GATE / Jim Low / Negatives Of Glass / Mountain Tracks

* THE MICKY DAM / The High Notes / The High Notes / self published

* THE FULL RIGGED SHIP / The High Notes / The High Notes / self published

* LINCOLN CATHEDRAL / Colcannon / Strength To Strength / self published

CANDY MAN / Mississippi John Hurt / Today / Vanguard

THE ASH PLANT SET / Lunasa / Lunasa - Recorded Live / self published

THE OLD SONGS' HOME / Shelley Posen / The Old Songs' Home / Well Done Music

* THE QUEENSLAND SHEDS BEGUN / Alan Musgrove / Songs They Used To Sing / self published

* THE FOGGY DEW / Danny Spooner / Maldon Turns Thirty / www.maldonfolkfestival.com

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13 June 2004

More than a passing reference was made to both the recent transit of Venus and the imminent centenary of Bloomsday.  The featured album was GALAXY REDSHIFT BLUES by singer songwriter FRED WATSON www.aao.gov.au/local/www/fgw/ who 'moonlights' as Astronomer in Charge of the Anglo-Australian Observatory at Coonabarabran in northern NSW. Celestially themed humour typifies most of the songs.  The following tracks (all * Australian content) were scattered through the program:

GALAXY REDSHIFT BLUES;  THE STARMAN'S DAUGHTER;  CAT SONG;  AN ALIEN LIKE YOU;  UNDER AUSTRALIAN SKIES

* THE GREAT NORTHERN LINE / Collector / Pumpkin & Bear / www.speedlink.com.au/users/usnothem

* THE OLD ARROW INN / Collector / Pumpkin & Bear / www.speedlink.com.au/users/usnothem

PRETTIEST LITTLE GIRL IN THE COUNTRY / Dirk Powell / Time Again / Rounder Select

FATHER KELLY'S / Sean O'Driscoll and Larry Egan / The Kitchen Recordings / Clo Iar-Chonnachta

DEVON AND SOMERSET STAGHOUNDS / Tom & Barbara Brown / Prevailing Winds / Wild Goose Records

MUIR AND THE MASTER BUILDER / Dick Gaughan / Prentice Piece / Greentrax

TU LE TON SON TON / Clifton Chenier / Live At St Mark's / Arhoolie

COTTON-EYED Joe / Rayn Gellert / Ways Of The World / Yodel-Ay-Hee

HOME / Bohola / Bohola / Shanachie

* MINES OF AUSTRALIA / Kate Burke & Ruth Hazelton / Maldon Turns Thirty / www.maldonfolkfestival.com

DEHLIA / Ernie Hawkins / Mean Little Poodle / Say Mo' Music

TOILE D'ARAIGNEE / La Volee D'Castors / Par Monts Et Par Vaux / www.vdc.qc.ca

TIBBIE FOWLER / Old Blind Dogs / Legacy / Lochshore

SPANISH LADY / Paddy Reilly / An Hour Of Irish Gold / Music World

SEVEN TIMES ROUND THE MOON / Flapjack / Happy Slappy's Flapjack Hut / Cabin Fever Music

MAD FRENCH  and  THE LITTLE PACK OF TAILORS / Skylark / Light And Shade / Claddagh Records

THE TOSA WALTZ / Craobh Rua / Soh It Is / Lochshore

SUITE DE LOUDEAC / Patrick Molard / The Piping Concert / Lochshore

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6 June 2004

The featured album was POSING AS HUMAN by the three piece Scottish band RISE www.riseband.co.uk  (Orissor Productions).  The band's second album, mixing their own material with reworkings of earlier songs.  An original sound and a well-produced album, incorporating a hint of jazz.  Worth a listen. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

DON'T STOP THE WORLD;  THE GALLOWS;  BOTH SIDES THE TWEED;  GREEN GROW THE RASHES-O;  LOVE AT THE FIVE AND DIME

STONECUTTER / James Keelaghan / Home / Appleseed

* WALTZES NO.2 / Jane Brownlee & David De Santi / Australian Traditional Dance Tunes Vol.2 / www.wongawillicolonialdance.org.au

FIVE FOOT FLIRT  and  MOUNTAIN LAUREL / Well Tempered String Band / Book Two / Lutra Records

MARY OF THE SOUTH SEAS / Tim & Neil Finn / Common Ground / EMI Records

STRATHSPEYS  and  PAWKIE PATTERSON / Deaf Shepherd / Synergy / Greentrax

AIRES DE PONTEVEDRA / Milladoiro / As Fadas De Estrano Nome / Green Linnet

CHYLGYCHYNYN VRY / Ay-Kherel / The Music Of Tuva / ARC

CALL FROM THE PUB / 7th Day Buskers / Born To Pick / Shubzu

* CHARLESWORTH BAY / Judy Small / Jamberoo - The First Ten Years / Illawarra Folk Club

GUAJIRA SIN SOL / Salsa Celtica / El Agua De La Vida / Greentrax

BELFAST MOUNTAINS / Ben Sands / Take Your Time / Spring Records

REEL DES CHANTIERS / Flapjack / Happy Slappy's Flapjack Hut / Cabin Fever Music

MY DONAL / Full Frontal Folk / Sweet Mystery Of Life / www.fullfrontalfolk.com

* CONTENTMENT IS WEALTH / Trouble In The Kitchen / When The World Was Wide / www.troubleinthekitchen.com

* SOMEWHERE IN THE CAR / Pat Drummond / Laughter Like A Shield / Larrikin

* RITA BAKER'S / Mulligan's Flat / Strathnairn / Angel Train

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30 May 2004

The featured album was FIRST O' THE DARKENIN' by Shetland fiddler CHRIS STOUT (Greentrax) www.greentrax.com   Elegant arrangements featuring sax, guitar, double bass, piano and harp behind stylish fiddling from the lead player in the band Fiddlers Bid.  Another very good instrumental album on the Greentrax label.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

HILLSWICK;  SCANDANONYMOUS;  JEG SER DEG SOTE LAM;  DA DAY DAWN; HAMNATAING

COOPERS REELS / Hom Bru / No Afore Time / Hom Bru Recordings

* YOU TRIED TO RUIN MY NAME / O'Leary & Hildebrand / Together Again ... Again / greganol@optushome.com.au

* AMAZON / Bruce Watson / Real World / self published

* JOHNNY WALKER'S SHOES / Pigram Brothers / National Folk Festival 2004 / www.folkfestival.asn.au

LIBERTANGO / Sharon Shannon & Friends / Hot Ladies Vol.1 / Didgeridoo

* SONG FOR RECONCILIATION / Kate & Ruth / Swapping Seasons / ruthsta@yahoo.com

* INGLEWOOD COCKY / Collector / Pumpkin & Bear / www.speedlink.com.au/users/usnothem

* THE ROVER'S BRIDE / Alan Musgrove / Songs They Used To Sing / self published

* WATCHING CATTLE AT NIGHT / Dave de Hugard / Songs Of The Wallaby Track / Dave@deHugard.zzn.com

THE BULL MOOSE / Ted Russell / Tales From Pigeon Inlet / CBC

A NEW ENGLAND / Billy Bragg / Back To Basics / Liberation Records

NIL FHOIS AGAM / Caoilte O'Suilleabhain & Jim Murray / National Folk Festival 2003 / www.folkfestival.asn.au

TOM TRAUBERT'S BLUES / Carol Noonan / Somebody's Darling / www.carolnoonanmusic.com

* WON'T YOU COME AND GO / Fred Pribac and Friends / The Push On The Corner / Bugswatters@yahoo.com

THE LAST TRIP HOME / Gibb Todd / Goin' Home / Compass

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23 May 2004

The featured album was THE KINNITTY SESSIONS by hot Irish instrumental group LUNASA www.lunasa.ie (Compass Records) who are currently touring Australia and performing near here over the next two nights.  Very polished live sound, achieved in the presence of a co-operatively quiet audience in an Irish castle's drawing room.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

STOLEN PURSE;  BALLYOGAN;  THE DIMMERS;  SEAN IN THE FOG;  TIE THE BONNET

THE BOYS FROM NORTH CAROLINA / Bob Carlin / The Boys From North Carolina / self published

* MR LONGNOSED BANDICOOT / Jane Brownlee / Quarantine / www.janebrownlee.com

LOST JIMMY WHELAN / Aengus Finnan / North Wind / Borealis

HER MANTLE SO GREEN / Sinead O'Connor / Sean-Nos Nua / Hummingbird Records

* DODDY MURPHY'S FIRST SET TUNE / Mulligan's Flat / Strathnairn / Angel Train

ACEM KIZI / Yedi Karanfil / 5 / Bay

* TOO MANY BRIDGES / Greg Champion / North & South / ABC Country

SNAIM A'PHOSAIDH / various / The Captain's Collection / Greentrax

THE BARNYARDS O' DELGATY / Old Blind Dogs / Tall Tails / Lochshore

LADIES AUXILIARY / Full Frontal Folk / Sweet Mystery Of Life / self published

PALINDROMES / Baby Gramps / Same Ol' Timeously / Grampophone

THE RECRUITED COLLIER / Kate Rusby & Kathryn Roberts / Kate Rusby & Kathryn Roberts / Pure Records

SWEET EVELINA / Coope Boyes & Simpson / Funny Old World / No Master Voice

* WAITING FOR THE ROBERT E. LEE / Australia Fair / Grand Concert Street Organ Vol. 2 / self published

* THE THORNBURY REELS / Growling Dogs / Australian Fiddle Tunes / greganol@optushome.com.au

* COPERNICUS / Nicky Chiswell / Copernicus / www.nickychiswell.com

* THE SHEETMETAL WORKER / Home Rule / The Joiner's Arms / Larrikin

POLISH TUNE (KUJAWIAK) / Chirps Smith / Down In Little Egypt / Vigortone

* JOSHUA EBENEZER FRY / O'Leary & Hildebrand / Together Again ... Again / greganol@optushome.com.au

THE HEXHAM LAD & THE BLACKLEG MINER / Bill Jones / Panchpuran / Brick Wall Music

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16 May 2004

The featured album was FIGHTING TIGERS OF IRELAND by JED MARUM www.jedmarum.com (Boston Road Records), a collection of songs assembled for a series of American Civil War music shows and mostly recorded in concert; 9 original songs out of 14, with some adaptations of earlier material.  An interesting and well presented album, supported by useful liner notes.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

FIGHTING TIGERS OF IRELAND;  BOYS OF THE IRISH BRIGADE;  PAT MURPHY OF MEAGHER'S BRIGADE;  DOWN WHERE THE GREEN GRASS GROWS;  BALLAD OF THOMAS HIGGINS;  BANKS OF THE MOBILE

* LONE SHANAKYLE / The Poachers / The Poachers / self published

EIMHIN'S / Paddy Keenan & Tommy O'Sullivan / The Long Grazing Acre / Compass

THE GOLDEN WILLOW TREE / Joel Mabus / The Golden Willow Tree / Fossil

* HUMPIN' THE DRUM / Blackwood / Never At Home / Making Music

* NEVER AT HOME REELS / Blackwood / Never At Home / Making Music

* BOYS OWN SET / Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club and Friends / Reel Cool / Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club

WILLIE ARCHER  and  HAWKS AND EAGLES / Ben Sands / Take Your Time / Spring Records

* THE PRODIGAL / Nicky Chiswell / Speechless / Broken Reed Records

MOTHER'S LITTLE CHILDREN / Dirk Powell / Time Again / Rounder Select

THREE REELS / Chris Stout / First O' The Darkenin' / Greentrax

* WATSON'S CREEK / Collector / Pumpkin & Bear / self published

* TOM HOLMES' REEL / Kate & Ruth / Swapping Seasons / ruthsta@yahoo.com

* A-SOALIN' / Kate & Ruth / Swapping Seasons / ruthsta@yahoo.com

BIG ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN / Baby Gramps / Same Ol' Timeously / Grampophone

* MEN OF HARLECH / Australia Fair Street Organ / Parade of the Tin Soldiers / self published

* EASTER ISLAND / Enda Kenny / Cloud Lining / self published

THE GREEN GATES / Stockton's Wing / The Stockton's Wing Collection / Tara

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9 May 2004

The featured album was  WAYS & MEANS  by Melbourne singer songwriter PAUL KELLY (Capitol).  Includes songs from the Australian TV series, 'Fireflies'.  The following tracks (all * Australian content) were scattered through the program:

GUNNAMATTA;  THE OLDEST STORY IN THE WORLD;  TO BE GOOD TAKES A LONG TIME;  KING OF FOOLS;  FINE BIG GIRL

CLAN RANALD  and  I WISH MY LOVE WAS A RED RED ROSE / Altan / Runaway Sunday / Virgin

DRAGON / John Flynn / Dragon / MettaFour Records

WITH OPEN EYES / J P Jones / Jeremiah / Vision Company Records

THE NORTH ATLANTIC WALTZ  and  THE GLENDARUEL HIGHLANDERS / Kevin Macleod & Alec Finn / Polbain To Oranmore / Greentrax

* JOSEPH NKOLO IS SINGING / Judy Small / National Folk Festival 2004 / www.folkfestival.asn.au

WHERE'S THAT PREACHER WITH THE RABBI'S WIFE / Rayna Gellert / Ways Of The World / Yodel-Ay-Hee

* YOU COULDN'T HAVE COME AT A BETTER TIME / Colcannon / Live @ The Gov / self published

SHELVIN' ROCK / Orpheus Supertones / Bound To Have A Little Fun / Mudthumper Music

BOSUN'S CHAIR / Derek Gifford / Sailing By / Cock Robin Music

HANNA LARSSON'S SCHOTTIS / Peter Puma Hedlund & Company / Another Way / RPM Music

HANDSOME CABIN BOY / Kathy Kallick / Reason & Rhyme / Copper Creek

BUSH FIDDLER / Flapjack / Flapjack / Cabin Fever Music

* MURRUMBIDGEE WATER / Wheelers & Dealers / Wheelers & Dealers / www.wheelersanddealersmusic.com.au

LITTLE BRIDGET FLYNN  and  JOHNNY HENRY'S / At The Racket / Mirth-Making Heroes / Racket Records

* MYALL GROVE / Jim Low / Songs From Mulga Land / Mountain Tracks

* RONDE DE MILORAINE / Jevan Cole & Jan Van Dijk / Tunes Of Curly Nature / Treeskin Music

* MR CIRCLE / Fred Smith / Bagarap Empires / www.fredsmith.com.au

SEE THE PEOPLE RUN / Ceolbeg / Seeds To The Wind / Greentrax

* PORTSMOUTH / Riverland / demo CD / self published

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2 May 2004

The featured album was PUMPKIN & BEAR  by the local Bathurst band  COLLECTOR.  A good new album, with songs and tunes from the Australian tradition interpreted in a sensitive and interesting way.  The program featured an extended interview with multi-instrumentalist member of the band, Roger Hargraves (also a presenter here at 2MCE-FM).  The CD is privately released - contact via www.speedlink.com.au/users/usnothem  The following tracks (all * Australian content) were scattered through the program:

THE GREAT NORTHERN LINE;  THE OLD ARROW INN;  THE NEW CHUM'S LAMENT; GOD BLESS YOU AND BUGGER ME;  HARRY AXFORD'S SCHOTTISCHE;  THE SEIZURE OF THE CYPRUS BRIG

SIX JOVIAL WELSHMEN / Wood Wilson Carthy / Wood Wilson Carthy / R.U.F.

HILLCREST MINE / James Keelaghan / Small Rebellions / Tranquilla Music

* MCKINNON'S LANCERS GRAND CHAIN TUNE / Jane Brownlee & David De Santi / Australian Traditional Dance Tunes Vol. 2 / www.wongawillicolonialdance.org.au

PANCHPURAN / Bill Jones / Panchpuran / Brick Wall Music

THE LONELY YODELER / Austin Lounge Lizards / Strange Noises In The Night / Blue Corn Music

RUBEN / Joel Mabus / Golden Willow Tree / Fossil

CHORIN EL LLAGERU / Felpeyu / Tierra / Fono Astur

DINK'S SONG / Pete Seeger / American Favorite Ballads / Smithsonian Folkways

THE SPINNERS WEDDING / The McCalmans / Where The Sky Meets The Sea / Greentrax

* PARAGUAY / Last Drinks / Alive In The Lounge Room / lastdrinks2003@yahoo.com

DA FERRY REEL / Spaelimenninir / Flod Og Fjora / Tutl

* FIRE IN THE GLEN / Gordon McIntyre & Kate Delaney / Caledonia Dreaming / Blackwater Productions

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25 April 2004

The featured album was FIRE STONE  by  TONCHI MCINTOSH & ANDREW HULL (www.tonchi.com.au)   This is the captivating story, told in song, of an Irish settler family in the far west of NSW, their hardships and an extraordinary granite celtic cross.  Tonchi McIntosh grew up in that region but also shares a Mexican and Scottish background.  A fascinating album.  The following tracks (all * Australian content) were scattered through the program:

RIVER ROADS;  FIRE STONE;  BUSH OF AUSTRALIA;  WORLD OF MEN;  JANE ELIZA;  MASTERS OF DESIGN

* TAKE ME BACK TO BENDIGO / Bob McInnes / The Larrikin Sessions / ABC

* GUANTANAMO BAY / The Nood Uit Gang / Not Far From The Truth / self
published

* FIFTY THOUSAND BARFLIES / The Nood Uit Gang / Not Far From The Truth / self published

MAGDALEN LAUNDRY / Annie Grace / Take Me Out Drinking Tonight / Greentrax

* BEV'S MAZURKA / Jane Brownlee / Quarantine / www.janebrownlee.com

CHICKENS IN THE GARDEN / The Watersons / For Pence And Spicy Ale / Topic

FARMER'S DAUGHTER  and  9TH OF JANUARY  and  TEXAS RANGER / The Ill-Mo Boys / Vigortone

THE CURLEW HILLS / Providence / A Fig For A Kiss / Appleseed

WHERE THE BANGELOWS ARE / Gibb Todd / Goin' Home / Compass

LE MOINE COMPLAISANT / Le Vent du Nord / Maudite Moisson / Borealis

HEATHER DOWN THE MOOR / Brass Monkey / Going & Staying / Topic

* NEW CUT ROAD POLKA / Jane Brownlee & David De Santi / Australian Traditional Dance Tunes Vol 2 / www.wongawillicolonialdance.org.au

TOM DOOLEY / The Tarriers / The Tarriers / Folk Era

TOWROPE GIRLS / Tom Lewis / 360 Degrees / Borealis

* CONJEWOI POLKA / Collector / Coming In From The Old / self published

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18 April 2004

The featured album was THE BEST OF SEAN TYRRELL (ARC Music www.arcmusic.co.ukwww.seantyrrell.com This newly released compilation features a good selection of material from an outstanding interpreter of other people's songs and setter of poems to music.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

MATTIE;  LILIA'S CRUSH;  JOHN O' DREAMS;  THE MAN FOR GALWAY;  WILD MOUNTAIN THYME;  SKIN THE GOAT

COMPADRES IN THE OLD SIERRA MADRE  and  THE WITCH OF THE WESTMERELAND / The Waybacks / Devolver / Fiddling Cricket Music

* WATSON'S CREEK WALTZ / Barry McDonald / Still A Long Way From Home / UNESCO

* JACKSON'S / Fred Pribac / The Push On The Corner / self published

UN CANADIEN ERRANT / Bill Garrett & Sue Lothrop / Red Shoes / Borealis

COME TO LOWER CANADA / Rick Fielding / This One's The Dreamer / Borealis

* CHITLIN COOKIN' TIME / The High Times String Band / Way Down The Track / Whoopy-Doo

* THE SCHAEFFER SET / Growling Dogs / Australian Fiddle Tunes / greganol@optushome.com.au

KYLA VUOTTI UUTTA KUUTA / Varttina / Seleniko / Xenophile

HIGHLANDS / Na Dorsa / The Wild Music Of The Gael / Na Dorsa

THE MONKEY AND THE ENGINEER / Lauren Sheehan / Some Old Lonesome Day / www.laurensheehanmusic.com

YOU'RE BOUND TO LOOK LIKE A MONKEY  and  I HAD BUT FIFTY CENTS / Bob Carlin / The Boys From North Carolina / self published

* HUNTER OF EVERA / Dave de Hugard / Songs Of The Wallaby Track / Dave@deHugard.zzn.com

* BLONDIN'S WALTZ / Dave de Hugard / Songs Of The Wallaby Track / Dave@deHugard.zzn.com

* THE INGLEWOOD COCKY / Collector / Pumpkin & Bear / self published

* STEP DANCE TUNES / Jane Brownlee & David De Santi / Australian Traditional Dance Tunes Vol. 2 / www.wongawillicolonialdance.org.au

* THREE SCORE AND TEN / Stan Arthur with The Wayfarers / Gathering Thyme / Late Edition Studios

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11 April 2004

The featured album was IN THE NIGHT, the first album by a Sydney based duo, MYRIAD. Gordon Wallace and Hannah Croke combine a variety of folk, blues, gypsy and bluegrass musical influences into their original songs and tunes.  Instrumentation includes bouzouki, cello, mandolin, guitar, harmonica and percussion.  www.gordonandhannah.com The following tracks (all * Australian content) were scattered through the program:

THE DUKE OF PALMA'S DAUGHTER;  SCRUBBED UP WELL;  THE LOWLANDS OF HOLLAND;  ARSENIC IN MACONDO;  SALVATION

IN THE LAND OF THE PATAGARANG  and  BOSTON O'CONNOR / Patrick Street / Irish Times / Special Delivery Records

MORMOND BRAES / Aileen Carr / The Best Of Scottish Music Vol. 2 / Greentrax

LOGAN WATER / Ossian / The Best Of Scottish Music Vol. 2 / Greentrax

* HOLY DAN / Keith McKenry / Battler's Ballad / Fanged Wombat Productions

* THE BROKEN DOWN SQUATTER / Alan Scott / Battler's Ballad / Fanged Wombat Productions

THE OLD DARK LORD OF MORDOR  and  THE IRISH BACHELOR FARMER / Scott Sheldon / Tickle / www.ScottSheldon.com

CURSTAIDH'S FAREWELL  and  THE HOODIE CRAW / Battlefield Band / Quiet Days / Temple

DON'T LET YOUR DEAL GO DOWN  and  I'M GONNA GO HUNTIN' FOR THE BUFFALO / Mike Seeger / True Vine / Smithsonian Folkways

BYKER HILL / Dave Swarbrick with Martin Carthy / The Best Of British Folk / Castle Communications

STREETS OF LONDON / Ralph McTell / The Best Of British Folk / Castle Communications

POLICEMAN  and  GREY EAGLE / Foghorn Stringband / Rattlesnake Tidal Wave / www.foghornmusic.com

SMUGGLING THE TIN  and  THE ROAD TO LISDOONVARNA / Providence / A Fig For A Kiss / Appleseed

THE BANANA BOAT SONG / The Tarriers / The Tarriers / Folk Era

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4 April 2004

The featured album was THE OLD SONGS' HOME  by  SHELLEY POSEN  (Well Done Music)  www.shelleyposen.com   The latest solo release by the well known Canadian singer, songwriter, folklorist and member of harmony trio 'Finest Kind'.  Good production and comprehensive sleevenotes complement the fine range of songs and polished performances.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

NO MORE FISH, NO FISHERMEN;  FAR FAR AWAY IN AUSTRALIA;  THE FOOT OF COLLINS HILL;  THE SALMON POACHERS;  CASE OF NEEDLES;  IF HE'S GONE, LET HIM GO

JOSHUA FIT THE BATTLE OF JERICHO  and  THERE'S MORE PRETTY GIRLS THAN ONE / The Weavers / Rarities From The Vanguard Vault / Vanguard

RADNOR RANT  and  BEESWING / Hoover The Dog / Distempo / self published

* CLICHE BLUES / Mic Conway's National Junk Band / Trad&Now Tapestry Vol.#1 / www.tradandnow.com

* LIGHTHOUSE / The Waifs / Trad&Now Tapestry Vol.#1 / www.tradandnow.com

THE PUMPHERSON HORNPIPE / Gerald Trimble / First Flight / Green Linnet

* GONE THE RAINBOW / Loosely Woven / Into Our Dawn / self published

* LET ME BE / Xavier Rudd / Solace / Salt.X Records

TURKISH STALEMATE / The Waybacks / Burger After Church / Fiddling Cricket Music

THA BIODAG AIG MAC THOMAIS / Tony McManus / Pourquois Quebec? / Greentrax

* OLD SYDNEY TOWN / Phyl Lobl / Bronzewing / bronzewing@hotkey.net.au

* THE GLENDALOUGH SAINT / Declan Affley / Australian Folk Archive / AFA

RICHMOND IS A HARD ROAD / 2nd South Carolina String Band / Hard Road / self published

* THE NEW MILLENIUM / Neil Adam & Judy Turner / The Keys To The Field / www.tellingtales.net

* THE SBS LOVE SONG / Neil Adam & Judy Turner / The Keys To The Field / www.tellingtales.net

AVALON QUICKSTEP / Fat City String Band / The Original Fat City String Band / Mudthumper Music

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B Cameron