'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: October - December 2004
TRACK / artist / album / label           * Australian content


26 December 2004

This was a pre-recorded program for the Christmas season.

THROW ANOTHER CHAIRLEG ON THE FIRE / Artisan / Paper Angels / Bedspring Music

THE FIRST NOEL / Tracey Silverman and Thea Suits-Silverman / A Winter Solstice V / Windham Hill

* EUCALYPTUS CHRISTMAS / Graham Seal / Barbed Wire Ballads / Unvarnished Productions

THE BELLS OF DUBLIN / The Chieftains / Bells Of Dublin / BMG

IL EST NE / The Chieftains with Kate & Anna McGarrigle / Bells Of Dublin / BMG

A CHRISTMAS CAROL / Tom Lehrer / Bah Humbug / Greentrax

GOD REST YE MERRY, GENTLEMEN and GOOD KING WENCESLAS / Loreena McKennitt / A Christmas Radio Sampler 1999 / Quinlan Road

LEADING OF THE STAR / Ann & Phil Case / Holiday Sampler / Dry Run Recordings

APPLE-TREE WASSAIL / The Watersons / For Pence And Spicy Ale / Topic

JOY HEALTH LOVE AND PEACE / The Watersons / Sound Sound Your Instruments Of Joy / Topic

THE POACHER'S CHRISTMAS / The Kipper Family / The Ever Decreasing Circle / Dambuster

THE MAN THAT SLITS THE TURKEYS' THROATS AT CHRISTMAS / Robin Laing / Bah Humbug / Greentrax

THE BOAR'S HEAD / The Chieftains with The Voice Squad / Bells Of Dublin / BMG

ORKNEY WASSAIL / Ceilidh Friends / The Spirit Of Giving / Ceilidh Friends

FIRST CHRISTMAS / Stan Rogers / Between The Breaks / Fogarty's Cove

JESU JOY OF MAN'S DESIRING / John Palmes / Mouthbow: Small Voices / self published

ES IST EIN' ROS ENTSPRUNGEN and CHRISTMAS BELLS / Joel Mabus / How Like The Holly / Fossil Records

* STILLE NACHT / Melbourne Austrian Choir / Christmas In Australia / self published

CHRISTMAS MORNING / Loudon Wainwright III / Bah Humbug / Greentrax

CELEBRONS LA NAISSANCE and VEN A CANTARLE JESUS / Steve Eulberg / 'Twas In The Moon Of Wintertime / Owl Mountain Music

IT CAME UPON THE MIDNIGHT CLEAR / Diane Taraz / Hope! Says The Holly / Raisin Pie Music

KING JOHN'S CHRISTMAS / Gerri Gribi / Home For Christmas / Lilyfern Records

A DANCE DUET / The Chieftains with Kathryn Tickell / Bells Of Dublin / BMG

I SAW THREE SHIPS / William Pint & Felicia Dale / When I See Winter Return / Waterbug

AULD LANG SYNE / Keltik Elektrik / Edinburgh Hogmanay Party Mix / Greentrax

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19 December 2004

The featured album was SONGS FROM SINGOUT! V.48#4  www.singout.org The compilation album accompanying the latest edition of SingOut! magazine, which SingOut! members receive four times each year.  'Come All Ye' is proud to be a SingOut! Radio Partner.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

MERCY (Kate McDonnell);  BINGO (John Langstaff);  JUST ONE SPARK (Pegleg Ferret);  ORADEA ( Maria Kalaniemi Trio);  NELLY WAS A LADY (Alvin Youngblood Hart);  BETTER WHEN YOU TAKE IT SLOW (Kieran Kane)

THE BONNY WEE LASS WHO NEVER SAID NO  and  HOLYROOD HOUSE / Iain MacKintosh and Brian McNeill / Stage By Stage / Greentrax

THE SLIPRAILS AND THE SPUR / Aoife Clancy / Silvery Moon / Appleseed

SOME MUSICIAN WAS TO BLAME / Amos Garrett / Acoustic Album / Stony Plain

AN TRI IS A RIAN / Randal Bays & Daithi Sproule / The Independence Suite / Celtic Crossings

HAPPED IN MIST / Wendy Weatherby / A Breath On The Cold Glass / Lochshore

XARRERU / Sabugo Tente Firme / The Bagpipes Of Spanish Asturias / ARC Music

* NOTHING REALLY MATTERS / Dave McFarlane / Dave McFarlane's One Day / www.davemcfarlane.com

WASHINGTON'S MARCH / R Jones, J Miller, J Nelson / All I've Got's Done Gone / Vigortone

* FLAG OF EUREKA FOR ME / John Dengate / The Follies Of Pollies / Larrikin

* YE ECONOMIC RATIONALISTS / Shiny Bum Singers / Chorus Of Rebel Voices / 2XX

* THROW THE KIDS / Shiny Bum Singers / Chorus Of Rebel Voices / 2XX

* BOOK 'EM ALL / Shiny Bum Singers / Chorus Of Rebel Voices / 2XX

THE HUMOURS OF TULLYCRINE / Niall & Cillian Vallely / Callan Bridge / Compass Records

* WELCOME HOME / The Hottentots / Graceful / www.thehottentots.com

FROM GREENLAND / Barbara Dickson / McCalman Singular / Greentrax

DUNCAN JOHNSTONE / Ossian / Dove Across The Water / Iona

THE TIDE FLOWS INTO MILTOWN / Tim O'Brien / Two Journeys / Sugar Hill

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12 December 2004

The featured album was JIGZAG LIVE!  by JIGZAG  www.jigzag.com (Black Market Music).  Very popular Sydney trio finally captured in concert mode doing what they do so well -  bouncing off an enthusiastic and responsive audience.  Original songs and tunes, good production and great energy throughout.  The following tracks (all * Australian content) were scattered through the program:

BOTTLE;  STRONGER THE TREE;  SWEET BASIL;  30 SECONDS OF HAPPINESS; THE CHAINSAW WEDDING ARRANGEMENT;  LITTLE THINGS

* THE ANT AND  THE GRASSHOPPER / The Fagans / Kitchen Dance / Mossbawn Music

* GALILEO / The Fagans / Kitchen Dance / Mossbawn Music

* GOORIANAWA / Warren Fahey / A Panorama Of Bush Songs / ABC Music

LADY ANN MONTGOMERY'S REEL / Tony McManus / Ceol More / Greentrax

GRASSHOPPERS IN MY PILLOW / Amos Garrett / Acoustic Album / Stony Plain

THE LITTLE CARPENTER / Matt McGinn / The Best Of Matt McGinn Volume 2 / Greentrax

DON'T TOUCH THAT GREEN LINNET / Tommy Peoples / The Independence Suite / Celtic Crossings

* CRUISCIN LAN / Triantan / Triantan / www.indie-cds.com

* AMONG PRODDY DOGS AND PAPES / Alistair Hulett / Dance Of The Underclass / Intercord

WEE RABBIT / Kennedy's Kitchen / Kennedy's Kitchen / www.kennedyskitchen.com

RICH MAN'S WAR / Steve Earle / Songs From Sing Out! v.48#4 / www.singout.org

* STARRY NIGHT FOR A RAMBLE / Bill Case & Maureen Aston / Home Sweet Home / Dulcetone Recordings

WOULDN'T BE SO BAD / Alison Krauss And Union Station / Lonely Runs Both Ways / Shock

* I SAW THREE SHIPS / Dawn Egan / Yulefest / EMI

WHA'S LIKE US / Jim Malcolm / McCalman Singular / Greentrax

SHEPHERDS ARISE / Finest Kind / Feasts & Spirits / Fallen Angle Music

A TIGHT-FISTED HAND AT THE GRINDSTONE / John D. Huston / Feasts & Spirits / Fallen Angle Music

DANCING DUSTMAN / At The Racket / Mirth-Making Heroes / Racket Records

* SHEARERS ON THE WALLABY / Martin Doherty / Many Roads / self published

DON'T BET MONEY ON THE SHANGHAI / BR5-49 / Beautiful Dreamer / American Roots Publishing

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5 December 2004

The program included interviews with ROB WILLIS (Australian folklorist, collector, author, performer and general folk raconteur) and JANE HARDING (singer, writer and community radio presenter on 2WAR-FM in Coonabarabran, NSW).

The featured album was NAUTILUS by STEVE AND ROS BARNES www.steveandrosbarnes.com  (Western Wave Recordings).  These well known West Australian performers offer eleven songs and two instrumentals - all originals - on an album recorded in the UK, featuring production and musical input from Julie Matthews and Chris While and additional accompaniment from several other English folk legends.  Good songs, good arrangements and well presented.  The following tracks (all * Australian content) were scattered through the program:

BUSINESS AS USUAL;  NAUTILUS;  ANCHOR AND SAIL;  THE VELVET TRAIL; WATER TO THE TRENCHES;  TREASURE OF THE QUIET TIMES

THE NEW BROOM  and  SPOON RIVER / Damp In The Attic / I Was ... Flyin' It / Magnetic Music

STREETS OF FORBES / Martin Carthy / A Collection / Topic

REINLENDER EFTER OLE OKSAS / Spaelimenninir / Flod Og Fjora / Tutl

* THE PILLIGA YOWIE / Mick James / The Pilliga Yowie / Beatntrack

* SALTONS / Senor Cabrales / Live At The Warpstanza / Warpstanza Gallery

THE DEVIL UISGE BEATHA / Robin Laing / The Water Of Life / Greentrax

* THE MORNING OF THE FRAY / Collector / Pumpkin & Bear / www.speedlink.com.au/users/usnothem

* COWBELLS AND ALPHORNS / W.A. Swiss community group / archive recording / National Library of Australia

* MARCH STRATHSPEY AND REEL SET / Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club and friends / Reel Cool / www.tellingtales.net

SLIPJIGS AND REELS / Fairport Convention / Jewel In The Crown / Woodworm Records

SHAPINSAY POLKA / Jennifer & Hazel Wrigley / Mither O' The Sea / Greentrax

DAN MURPHY'S SLIDE / Sliabh Notes / Gleanntan / Ossian

THE BOLD NAVVY MAN / Billy Ross & John Martin / Braes Of Lochiel / Springthyme

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28 November 2004

The featured album was WHY THE LONG FACE by SUZZY AND MAGGIE ROCHE (Red House Records  www.redhouserecords.com) Interesting songs, including some originals, and sweet vocals.  The following tracks were
scattered through the program:

I DON'T HAVE YOU; BROKEN PLACES; WHO CARES; ONE SEASON; FOR THOSE WHOSE WORK IS INVISIBLE

BOTANY BAY / Kate Rusby / 10 / Compass Records

HORACE / Shooglenifty / Venus In Tweeds / Greentrax

* WATSON'S CREEK / Collector / Pumpkin & Bear / www.speedlink.com.au/users/usnothem

* THE SEIZURE OF THE CYPRUS BRIG / Collector / Pumpkin & Bear / www.speedlink.com.au/users/usnothem

IF THE RIVER WAS WHISKEY / Jim Watson / Willie's Redemption / Barker Records

INGA'S WALTZ / Steven Spence / Spencie's Tunes / www.spenciestunes.com

COLD STRINGY PIE  and  FIRST CHILL OF AUTUMN / Brian Peters / Sharper Than The Thorn / PUG

* NUMBER TWENTY-TWO / Margaret Walters / For The Future And The Past / self published

INSTRUMENT AUCTION / Ken Waldman / Music Party / www.kenwaldman.com

SCOTTISH 3/4 PIPE MARCHES / Kevin Macleod / Springwell / Greentrax

FAIR HELEN OF KIRKCONNEL / Emily Smith / A Day Like Today / Foot Stompin' Records

RIGHT ON TIME / Eric Bibb / Natural Light / Manhaton Records

TAM LIN / Ashley Hutchings (Fairport Convention) / 5 / Talking Elephant

HOLD ON TO ME BABE / Ian F.Benzie / So Far / Lochshore

* REEL BEETROOT / Spoot O' Skerry / Noxious Reeds / www.geocities.com/spootoskerry

ANY KING'S SHILLING / Roy Bailey / Never Leave A Story Unsung / Fuse Records

* THE MORNING MIST / Brian Owens & Tom Dunlop / Nos Na Gaoithe / self published

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21 November 2004

The featured album was JOURNEY HOME by BILL STAINES (Red House Records).  This is his 24th recording and includes a mix of traditional and contemporary songs, with three originals, all sung in a mature but smooth and mellow voice.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

ROMPIN' ROVIN' DAYS;  STEWBALL;  JOURNEY HOME;  HOBO'S LULLABY;  TELL OL' BILL;  PRETTY SARO

YOU COULDN'T HAVE COME AT A BETTER TIME / Luka Bloom / Bringing It All Back Home / BBC

* FAREWELL DEAREST NANCY / Trouble In The Kitchen / When The World Was Wide / www.troubleinthekitchen.com

* THE RAINY DAY / Trouble In The Kitchen / When The World Was Wide / www.troubleinthekitchen.com

ROLLING DOWN TO RIO / Tom Lewis / Mixed Cargo / Borealis

QUEEN OF ARGYLL  and  THE SOFT HORSE REEL / Ceolbeg / Not The Bunnyhop / Greentrax

* BARBARY ALLEN / Us Not Them & Friends / Sleepers / www.speedlink.com.au/users/usnothem

THE DROVER'S ROAD  and  ANY MICK'LL DO / Brian McNeill / No Gods / Greentrax

DANCE CAMP  and  HOW I LOVE THIS TANGO / Kristina Olsen / All Over Down Under / Take A Break

FINCAIRN FLAX / The Makem Brothers with Mickey and Liam Spain / Like Others Did Before Us / Red Biddy

SANTIAGO / Show Of Hands / Live / Isis Records

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

SONG OF CHOICE  and  LA BRUXA / Solas / The Words That Remain / Shanachie

ETTRICK LADY / The Corries / The Compact Collection / Lismor

HERSTORY / The Granary Girls / Sowing Seeds / Good Grains Music

TOM'S TUNE / Brendan Power / Tradish / Tethnik Records

LADY LOTHIAN'S LILT SET / Rob MacKillop / The Clear Stream / Greentrax

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14 November 2004

The featured album was ARCTIC PARADISE 2005, a promotional sampler of contemporary Finnish folk music produced by the Finnish Music Information Centre www.fimic.fi   The album covers a wide range of instrumental and vocal styles performed in Finland, all given new interpretation by the artists.  The CD is complemented by a substantial information booklet introducing the performers and their music.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

NAPOLEON (Maria Kalaniemi Trio);  LITEN VISA DANSAR (Marianne Maans); MIETTE (Johanna Juhola);  KOUKKURINKI (Arto Jarvela);  PUISTOLAN PAAVIN PAREMPI SOTTIISI (Plektronite);  JOKIJENKKA (Frigg)

THE LEFT-HANDED FIDDLER  and  WE WORK THE BLACK SEAM / Battlefield Band / Celtic Hotel / Temple Records

LET THE BAND PLAY DIXIE / Tom Paxton, Anne Hills, Bob Gibson / Best Of Friends / Appleseed

* BOB IN THE WASH HOUSE / Fred Pribac / The Push on The Corner / Bugswatters@yahoo.com

WALTZING'S FOR DREAMERS / Four Men And A Dog / Barking Mad / Cross Border Media

* THE SWAGGIES HAVE ALL WALTZED MATILDA AWAY / Wongawilli / After The Tradition / www.wongawillicolonialdance.org.au

WAGONER ONE STEP / Rayna Gellert / Ways Of The World / Yodel-ay-hee

* CROSS OF NAILS / Enda Kenny / Six Of One / self published

PAPA CAUGHT A CATFISH / Joel Mabus / Golden Willow Tree / Fossil Records

* THE ROAR OF THE CROWD / Home Rule / Write Me A Letter / www.hwy.com.au/~homerule

MATT HYLAND / Andy M Stewart / Donegal Rain / Green Linnet

CALLIOPE MEETS FRANK / Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas / Fire & Grace / Culburnie

A RANCHER TURNS 80 / Bill Staines / Journey Home / Red House Records

ONE TOO MANY MORNINGS / Bob Dylan / Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol.III / CBS

JIG JAZZ / Brendan Power / Tradish / Tethnik Records

* THE SUGAR AND THE GRAIN / Bernard Carney & Peter Grayling / No Time Like The Future / Tempo

THE CHIMP AND THE POODLE / Davie Robertson / Star O The Bar / Greentrax

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7 November 2004

Today's program included a two part musical documentary, A SWAG OF MEMORIES - REMINISCENCES OF THE SYDNEY BUSH MUSIC CLUB, produced for the Bush Music Club by Rob Willis and myself as part of the Bush Music Club's 50th anniversary celebrations this year.  It features interviews sourced from the National Library of Australia archives, interviews recorded specifically for this project, interviews from our own collections, as well as music from National Library of Australia collections and from commercially released recordings.  A SWAG OF MEMORIES was produced as two stand-alone halves of just under 26 minutes each.

The following musical tracks are included:

* GYPSY TAP SET / Heritage Ensemble and Southern Cross Bush Band / Bush Music Club

* THE HUT THAT'S UPSIDE DOWN / The Bushwhackers / Australian Bush Songs / Wattle Recordings

* RAMBLING SAILOR / Sally Sloane / Sharing The Harvest / National Library of Australia

* POLKA SET / Heritage Ensemble and Southern Cross Bush Band / Bush Music Club

* COLLECTED TUNES FOR THE FORBES LANCERS / Emu Creek Bush Band / Quadrille Mania / self published

* MANCHESTER HORNPIPE / Alan Scott and friends / Travelling Through The Storm / Fanged Wombat

* TRAIN TRIP TO GUILDFORD / John Dengate / Jamberoo - The First Ten Years / Illawarra Folk Club

* VARSOVIENNA SET / Heritage Ensemble and Southern Cross Bush Band / Bush Music Club

* LITTLE FISH / Jamie Carlin / Sharing The Harvest / National Library of Australia

* MAZURKA / Sally Sloane / Sharing The Harvest / National Library of Australia

* THE LANCERS 5TH FIGURE SET / Heritage Ensemble and Southern Cross Bush Band / Bush Music Club

* GOORIANAWA / Duke Tritton / Sharing The Harvest / National Library of Australia

* MANCHESTER GALOP SET / Heritage Ensemble and Southern Cross Bush Band / Bush Music Club

The rest of the program included the following tracks:

LIAM FARRELL'S / John Carty / Yeh, That's All It Is / Shanachie

MAGGIO / Riccardo Tesi & Banditaliana / The Rough Guide To The Music Of Italy / World Music Network

SWANNANOA TUNNEL / The Stairwell Sisters / The Stairwell Sisters / Yodel-ay-hee

* DUNNO HOW TO LIVE THAT CLEAN / Greg Champion / North & South / ABC Country

JONAH / Sister Rosetta Tharpe / Songs From SingOut! v.47#4 / www.singout.org

DEEP SEA WORLD / Fine Friday / Gone Dancing / Foot Stompin' Records

* GALAXY REDSHIFT BLUES / Fred Watson / Galaxy Redshift Blues / fgw@aaoctn.aao.gov.au

* THE STARMAN'S DAUGHTER / Fred Watson / Galaxy Redshift Blues / fgw@aaoctn.aao.gov.au

BARRETT'S PRIVATEERS / Stan Rogers / Between The Breaks ... Live / Fogarty's Cove

SLIAVE GALLION BRAES / Five Hand Reel / Five Hand Reel / Rubber Records

THE PIPE TUNES / Shooglenifty / Venus In Tweeds / Greentrax

I LOVE YOU QUEEN ELIZABETH / Washboard Hank and the Country Squires / Hoorah For Washboard Hank / A Major Label

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31 October 2004

The featured album was LE BAL by XAVIER VIDAL (Dralhe).  Songs and tunes, based in Occitan tradition, featuring a fiddler and singer from Quercy in southern France. (Occitan ~ Acquitaine?)  Infectious music with solid production, supported by comprehensive sleevenotes written, unfortunately for me, mostly in the Occitan language.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

POLKA DE PRAYSSAC;  SCOTTICHE DE ROBERT FABEN;  PAS DE LOP;  VISTE FACH;  LA NOVIA;  SCOTTICHE DE PLANARD

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

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

COMPANY'S COMING / Dick Warwick / Out West To Outback / dwarwick@mindspring.com

EN EL CIELO NO HAY CERVEZA / Flaco Jimenez / Squeeze Box King / Compadre Records

THE YELLOW PIPER / Kristina Olsen / The Truth Of A Woman / Take A Break

MONT D'AR GALON / Gwenael Kerleo / Telyn Y Celt - Trad Harps / Sain

* BLACKWOOD AND BOX / Neil Adam / Aussie Lullaby / Telling Tales

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

UNDER AMERICAN SKIES / Tom Paxton & Anne Hills / Under American Skies / Appleseed

MADELEINE / Larry Unger & Ginny Snowe / Waltz Time / Black Socks

* ST PETER / Alan Scott / Travelling Through The Storm / Fanged Wombat

BURNT DOWN HOUSE / Ken Waldman / Burnt Down House / self published

THE SPORTS AT LISTOWEL / Sliabh Notes / Along Blackwater's Banks / Ossian

DURANGO / Eileen Hemphill-Haley / E's World / H2Tunes

* WET SEASON BLUES / Harvest Moon Band / In Some Old Shed / Collective Effort

THEY LIED / Jay Mankita / Dogs Are Watching Us / http://jaymankita.com

HEY DONALD / Scottish Women / Scottish Women / Greentrax

REEL DE MONTREAL / Bill Spence with Fennig's All-Star String Band / The Hammered Dulcimer Returns! / Front Hall Records

* BLOWERING DAM / The Settlers / Songs Of The Snowy Mountains / BMG

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24 October 2004

The featured album was OFF THE MAP by ARCHIE FISHER  (Greentrax), a welcome CD re-release of songs recorded in 1985 during a tour of Canada and America with Garnet Rogers.  Fisher's, among the most mellow of Scottish voices, is in great form on this album.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

THE WINTER IT IS PAST; THE LAIRD OF UDNY; ETTRICK; MALLIE LEIGH; THE BOATIE ROWS

CABRALIEGA / Llan De Cubel / Llan De Cubel IV / Iona

PARTY IN MY PANTS / Emily Smith / A Day Like Today / Foot Stompin' Records

* THERE MAY BE TIME / Craig Dawson & Simone Olding / So Near Yet So Far / Angel Train

IT AIN'T ALL HONEY & IT AIN'T ALL JAM / New Victory Band / One More Day And Then / Backshift Music

BLACK JACK DAVID / Norman & Nancy Blake w/ Tim O'Brien / The Unbroken Circle / Dualtone

BEAR CREEK BLUES / John Prine / The Unbroken Circle / Dualtone

* WALTZES NO.1 / Jane Brownlee & David De Santi / Australian Traditional Dance Tunes Volume#2 / www.wongawillicolonialdance.org.au

* GALICIAN PASTICHE / Queensland Police Pipes & Drums / Pandora's Other Box / self published

LOUISE / John Vandiver / I Found A Dream / Jelly Roll Records

BUS 109 / Kate Campbell / The Portable Kate Campbell / Compadre Records

LE REVE DU DIABLE / Le Reve Du Diable / Le Reve Du Diable / le tamanoir

* THE ROSE OF ALLANDALE / Lynne & Denis Tracey / Red Fox / Crafty Maid Records

MY HEART'S TONIGHT IN IRELAND / Mozaik / Live From The Powerhouse / Hummingbird Records

* THE KING / Wheeze and Suck Band / Vincent Street / Fire and Thorn Music

THE PIPER AND THE MAKER / Mairi Campbell & Hamish Moore / The Piper And The Maker / Greentrax

SEONAIDH'S TUNE SET / Fin Moore & Simon Bradley / The Piper And The Maker / Greentrax

SUGAR BABE / Ralph McTell / Stealin' Back / Essential Records

* THE TRIP TO SLIGO / Brian Owens & Tom Dunlop / Nos Na Gaoithe / self published

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17 October 2004

The featured album was HELL & HIGH WATER by REAL TIME  (Big Sky Recordings)  www.realtime.uk.net  Many familiar songs and tunes given new interpretation and good production by an accomplished quartet (supported by some very accomplished friends).  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

THE WATER IS WIDE;  FINE FLOWERS IN THE VALLEY;  ANGEL OF THE NORTH; REELS;  BONNIE SHIP THE DIAMOND

I WANNA BE LIKE YOU  and  MCHATTIE'S WALTZ / The Waybacks / Devolver / Fiddling Cricket Music

* KATE KELLY / Barry McDonald and Marooan / Where The Sun-Lights On The Dew-Drops Shine / Harbourtown Records

* JACKSON KNOX'S SCHOTTISCHES / Barry McDonald and Marooan / Where The Sun-Lights On The Dew-Drops Shine / Harbourtown Records

DREAM / Hans Theesink / Acoustic Rainbow Volume 19 / www.acousticrainbow.com

WRITING A SONG FOR YOU / Ben Sands / Acoustic Rainbow Volume 19 / www.acousticrainbow.com

THE MAIDS OF MOUNT CISCO / Brendyn Montgomery & Mike Considine / Mountain Air / self published

BALLAD OF A BALLGAME / Christine Lavin / Sometimes Mother Really Does Know Best / Appleseed

* TRAVELIN' BLUES / Hildebrand / Early Live Recordings / self published

GLORISHEARS  and  INDIAN TEA / Wood, Wilson, Carthy / Wood, Wilson, Carthy / R.U.F. Records

TALK ABOUT SUFFERING  and  SALLY ANNE / Barbara Lamb / Fiddle Piggy / Lots of Coffee Records

* THE NEVER NEVER LAND / Loaded Dog / Dusty Gravel Road / hugatree@iinet.net.au

* SPRINGTIME ON THE WALLABY / Dave de Hugard / Songs Of The Wallaby Track / Dave@deHugard.zzn.com

* ONE MORE ROLL OF THE DICE / Spot The Dog / Maldon Turns Thirty / www.maldonfolkfestival.com

* AS IF HE KNOWS / Eric Bogle / Maldon Turns Thirty / www.maldonfolkfestival.com

THE WHISKEY SET / J.P.Cormier / A Mandolin Collection / Patio Records

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10 October 2004

The featured album was IN PAPER HOUSES by PETE COE www.backshift.demon.co.uk (Backshift Music).  New release from a respected English singer and multi-instrumentalist, well known from a thirty five year career performing traditional and more recent English folk material.  Combines social comment and excellent musicianship. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

SEVEN WARNINGS;  I ONLY SPOKE PORTUGUESE;  OLD MAN'S ADVICE;  PENNY FOR THE PLOUGHBOYS;  BOSTON BURGLAR

YOU CAN'T SAVE EVERYBODY / Kieran Kane & Kevin Welch / You Can't Save Everybody / Dead Reckoning

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

ALL THE WAY BACK HOME / macAlias / The Best Of Scottish Music Vol.2 / Greentrax

BIRLINN REEL / Rod Paul / The Best Of Scottish Music Vol.2 / Greentrax

GROUNGHOG / John Palmes / Mouthbow: Small Voices / johnpalmes@gci.net

FUNERAL FOOD / Kate Campbell / Sing Me Out / Compadre Records

PASUCAIS DE COANA / Tejedor / Llunaticos / Aris Musica

RIGGED OUT / Frank Harte & Donal Lunny / The Hungry Voice / Hummingbird Records

* TANZ TANZ YIDELEK / Moving Harps / Maldon Turns Thirty / www.maldonfolkfestival.com

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

THE GALWAY GIRL  and  THE DIAMOND MOUNTAIN / Sharon Shannon & Friends / The Diamond Mountain Sessions / Hummingbird Records

* NO HESITATION RAG / Shake Sugaree / Shake Sugaree / self published

* DOWN TO WATER / Dave McFarlane's One Day / Sometimes The Best Laid Plans / www.davemcfarlane.com

TRUST ME / Rise / Posing As Human / www.riseband.co.uk

* A DUTCH SEA SHANTY / Cornelus Vanderburg / Verandah Music / Verandah Music

DON'T BET MONEY ON THE SHANGHAI / BR-549 / Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs Of Stephen Foster / American Roots Publishing

CAMPTOWN RACES / The Duhks / Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs Of Stephen Foster / American Roots Publishing

* THE COPPERS COPPED THE LOT / Jim Low / Dancing In The Dust / Mountain Tracks

MR FISHER'S OLD GERMAN WALTZ / Chirps Smith / Down In Little Egypt / Vigortone Records

IT'S ABOUT OIL / Amy Martin / Hail To The Thief II / www.georgeandjulius.com

* MAZURKAS / Jane Brownlee & David De Santi / Australian traditional Dance Tunes Volume #2 / www.wongawillicolonialdance.org.au

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3 October 2004

The featured album was AN RAICIN ALAINN  by  LASAIRFHIONA NI CHONAOLA www.lasairfhionamusic.com  www.aransinger.com   A young singer from the Aran Islands, whose beautiful voice brings a lighter approach to traditional sean-nos singing.  Interesting variety in an album of songs in Irish, including some instrumental accompaniment, particularly on more recent compositions.  The following tracks were scattered through the program:

AN RAICIN ALAINN;  BEAN PHAIDIN;  BIMSE FEIN AG IASCAIREACHT; UNA BHAN

YOU CAN'T TAKE THAT ON THE TRAIN  and  CHARLES LYNCH'S / New Victory Band / One More Dance And Then / Backshift Music

PONY BOY / Mozaik / Live From The Powerhouse / Hummingbird Records

ONE VOICE / The Wailing Jennys / 40 Days / Shock Records

BEESWING  and  CRISTELLE'S / Beneche / The Morning After / www.beneche.co.uk

LA PLAGE ST. PIERRE / The Country Masters / The Country Masters / Patio Records

* MASTER MCDERMOTT'S / Brian Owens & Tom Dunlop / Nos Na Gaoithe / self published

IN FLORIDA / Tom Paxton / Hail To The Thief II / www.georgeandjulius.com

IF YOU WERE MY SON I'D WHACK YOU ONE / Faith Petric / Hail To The Thief II / www.georgeandjulius.com

REAL ESTATE / Frederick Dagg / Fred Dagg Anthology / Columbia

AY PALOMA / Boka Halat / Tides / www.tradarts.org

THE KINGS AND QUEENS OF ENGLAND / Pete Coe / Long Company / Backshift Music

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

WANDERING WILLIE / A Fraser, M Johnstone & N Haas / Legacy Of The Scottish Fiddle Vol 2 / Greentrax

BLACK CAT PIDDLED IN THE WHITE CAT'S EYE / John Palmes / Mouthbow: Small Voices / johnpalmes@gci.net

* LET IT RAIN / Tiffany Eckhardt / Maldon Turns Thirty / www.maldonfolkfestival.com

* WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE / Pat Drummond / The Age Of Dissent / Shoestring Productions

THE RIGS OF BARLEY / Emily Smith Band / A Day Like Today / Foot Stompin' Records

THE FIREFLY HORNPIPE / The North Atlantic Strings / The North Atlantic Strings / Patio Records

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