Archived Playlists:  April - June 2017

'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), and streamed as well. 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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18 June 2017

The featured album was BEG & BORROW by BATTLEFIELD BAND with special guests www.battlefieldband.co.uk (Temple Records). A good album from 2015, built around the nucleus of three permanent band members and including a dozen "special guests" on selected tracks. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

THE FIVE MILE CHASE; THE BLANTYRE EXPLOSION; THE BRAES OF MAR; AN GILLE MEAR; CHIEF INSPECTOR ROD PARKER; ONE NIGHT IN MY YOUTH

WILLIAM AND NANCY and AWAKE AWAKE / The Full English / The Full English / Topic-Planet

KENO, THE RENT MAN / The Red Mountain White Trash / Sweet Bama / Whoop It Up!

THE DOON REEL / Frankie Lane / Dobro / Gael Linn

* RED FOX / Lynne & Denis Tracey / Red Fox / Sandstock Music

TOBIE LAPIERRE / Vishten / Mosaik / www.vishtenmusique.com

SINGLE GIRL / Roscoe Holcomb / San Diego State Folk Festival 1972 / Tomkins Square

CHARLIE CHAPLIN / Harp And A Monkey / War Stories / www.harpandamonkey.com

I AM A PILGRIM / Kate Campbell / Kate On America / Large River Music

* THE WAR WITHOUT A NAME / Bruce Watson / Unsung Heroes Of Australian History / www.brucewatsonmusic.com

DROVER LADS / Kathryn Tickell & Corrina Hewat / The Sky Didn't Fall / Park Records

DESPERADOS WAITING FOR A TRAIN / Guy Clark / Old No. 1 / BMG

THE KITCHEN SINK SET / Socks In The Frying pan / The Return Of The Sock Monsters From Outer Space / www.socksinthefryingpan.com

PASS ME NOT / Marley's Ghost / Haunting Melodies / Sage Arts

SAIL ON / Dick Gaughan / Sail On / Greentrax

BANBURY HILL and THE LOSS OF THE RAMILLIES / Brass Monkey / Head Of Steam / Topic-Planet

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11 June 2017

I was out of town, so this was a repeat program someone dredged out of the radio archives.
If I find out which program it was, I'll include the playlist here.

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4 June 2017

The program was presented by Roger Hargraves

THE WOODEN-ENDED REEL / Tony Hall / Field Vole Music / Free Reed

SUITE DES MONTAGNES / Kornog / Kornog IV / Coop Breizh

WHY DO YOU BOB YOUR HAIR GIRLS? / Ann Magnuson / A Tribute To Blind Alfred Reed / Proper Records

HOW CAN A POOR MAN STAND SUCH TIMES AND LIVE? / Tim O'Brien / A Tribute To Blind Alfred Reed / Proper Records

THE THORN TREE / Grainne Hambly / The Thorn Tree / Claddagh

SHIRE BOY and CAROLAN'S CONCERTO / Emily Slade / Shire Boy / Rustic Thorn Records

CRAZY 'BOUT AN AUTOMOBILE and WHY DON'T YOU TRY ME and BOOMER'S STORY and DO RE MI and EL CORRIDO DE JESSE JAMES / Ry Cooder / Corridos Famosos Live / Nonesuch

AWAKE, AWAKE / Shirley Collins / Lodestar / Domino

CALEDONIA / Emily Smith / Too Long Away / Spit & Polish Records

SPERED HOLLVEDEL and HA KOMPREN'T 'VIN ERFIN and TENWAL EO'R BED and DIGOR EO' AN HENT and DEBHAIR THE DANCER and PACHPI KOZH / Alan Stivell / Live In Dublin 1974 / Fontana

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28 May 2017

This program was presented by Roger Hargraves.

FISHERROW / Ossian / The Carrying Stream / Greentrax

THE DIRE WOLF / The Grateful Dead / Workingman's Dead / Warner Brothers

SUNJATA / Sidiki Diabate & Batourou Sekou Kouyate / New Ancient Strings / Buda Records

AG TRISTEAL NA BLARNAN / Grainne Hambly / The Thorn Tree / Claddagh

* THE THIN RED LINE / Roaring Jack / The Cat Among The Pigeons / Jump Up Records

THE ROUNDING OF CAPE HORN / Tony Hall / Field Vole Music / Free Reed

THE GALLANT FRIGATE AMPHITRITE / Steeleye Span / Cogs, Wheels And Lovers / Park Records

A SPRIG OF THYME / Joseph Taylor / wax cylinder recording from NFSA (via Graham McDonald)

RUFFORD PARK POACHERS / Martin Carthy / The Kershaw Sessions / Root Records

THE DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH FANFARE and A LINCOLNSHIRE POSY / Home Service / Alright Jack / Fledg'ling

RUFFORD PARK POACHERS / Joseph Taylor / wax cylinder recording from NFSA (via Graham McDonald)

BOOTS OF SPANISH LEATHER / Nic jones / Unearthed / Mollie Music

DOG, CANE & GUN / Emily Slade / Shire Boy / Rustic Thorn Records

JOHN WESLEY HARDING / Bob Dylan / John Wesley Harding / CBS

POLICE DOG BLUES and FDR IN TRINIDAAD and TAMP 'EM UP SOLID and IF WALLS COULD TALK / Ry Cooder / Broadcast From The Plant / All Access Records

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21 May 2017

FLOWERS OF SASKATCHEWAN and THE FIVE MILE CHASE / Lisa Moscatiello & Rosie Shipley / Well Kept Secrets / Shipwhistle

* THE TENT POLES ARE ROTTEN / Loaded Dog / Dusty Gravel Road / www.loadeddog.net.au

ARKUPEKO DANTZA / Korrontzi with Phil Cunningham / Tradition 2.1 / ARC

MAJOR’S BRITCHES / Margaret MacArthur / Ballads Thrice Twisted / Whetstone Records

HOP HIGH MY LULA GAL / Dirk Powell / Hand Me Down / Rounder

CLOUDS / Russ Rentler / Escaped The Tide / www.russrentler.com

WIDE RIVER / Carthy, Hardy, Farrell, Young / Laylam / Hem Hem Records

THE FOX IN THE THATCH / Mick, Louise & Michelle Mulcahy / The Reel Note / Clo Iar-Chonnachta

KATY DEAR / Charlie Louvin / Murder Ballads and Disaster Songs / Tomkins Square

VALSE LES MOISSONEURS / Groupe Sans-Gain / Cire Tes Souliers / www.groupesansgain.org

JOHNSON BOYS / Ed Littlefield Jr / Going To The West / Sage Arts

HOMEWARD BOUND / Red Molly / The Red Album / www.redmolly.com

PASODOBRE DE MALLOU / A Banda Das Crechas / ABDC / Do Fol Musica

JOHN GRUMLIE / Cilla Fisher & Artie Tresize / Cilla & Artie / Topic

BEGGING SONG / Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick / The Carthy Chronicles / Free Reed

GREEN PASTURES / Emmylou Harris / Heartaches & Highways / Rhino

* UNDERGROUND MUTTON AND QUONDONG JAM / Neil Adam & Judy Turner / The Keys To The Field / self published

SALAMANCA / Micheal O’Suilleabhainn / Micheal O’Suilleabhainn / Gael Linn

THE ONLY LIFE GLORIA KNOWS / Niamh Boadle / Maid On The Shore / WildGoose

GALWAY SHAWL (+ FAREWELL TO IRELAND) / New Road / Stone Walls & Street Lights / Whirling Discs

OUR CAPTAIN CRIED / Steeleye Span / Cogs Wheels And Lovers / Park Records

* SONG FROM THE SIXTEENTH FLOOR / Paul Kelly / Songs From The South / Gawd Aggie

FINGER PRINT BLUES / Memphis Minnie / Crazy Crying Blues / Culture Press

BOSTON BOY / High Times String Band / Way Down The Road / Whoopy-Doo

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14 May 2017

The featured album was SACRED EARTH by SHARON SHANNON www.sharonshannon.com (Rathmines Music). Accompanied by a large and musically diverse group of collaborators, Shannon has produced yet another interesting album of mostly Irish-style original material centred around her energetic accordion playing. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

RUSHEEN BAY; SACRED EARTH; FRENCHIE'S REEL; LET'S GO

THE WOODCUTTER'S SONG / Maddy Prior & The Carnival Band / Vaughan Williams - Carols, Songs & Hymns / Park Records

* WATERS OF THE CLYDE / Jimmy Gregory / West Along The Road / CRAIC

*PLANXTY GEORGE GALIATSOS / Jimmy Gregory / West Along The Road / CRAIC

ROLL ME IN YOUR ARMS / Coope Boyes & Simpson / Funny Old World / No Master Voice

WQRZ and THUNDER / Phil Henry Band / PHAT Live / Board by Board Music

* ARCHIE'S WELCOME / The Black Bear Duo / Ursa Major / www.emmanixon.com.au/blackbearduo

BASKET OF EGGS / Lindsay Straw / The Fairest Flower Of Womankind / www.lindsaystraw.com

THE STORMS ARE ON THE OCEAN / Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson, Ricky Scaggs / The Three Pickers / Rounder

AUNTIE BERYL'S NEW PC / Mrs Ackroyd Band / Yelp! / www.mrsackroyd.com

WEE WEE GERMAN LAIRDIE / Five Hand Reel / 5 Hand Reel / Rubber Records

TCHINQUE TCHANQUE / OSCO / Jamai Lou Tems / Marquerittes

LITTLE BALL OF YARN / Jim Causley / Dumnonia / WildGoose

DULAMAN / Clannad / An Diolaim / Music Club

* GENTLE ANNIE / Alan Musgrove / A Young Man And Able / self published

LAS GOLONDRINAS / Mariachi Azteca / Discover Music From Mexico / ARC

RED MOUNTAIN / Eden MacAdam Somer & Larry Unger / Through Many A Land / Black Socks Press

MY SWEET WYOMING HOME / Jed Marum / The Soul Of A Wanderer / Boston Road Records

AMSTERDAM / Joan Baez / Play Me Backwards / Proper

IT'S A CHAMPION LIFE / Jez Lowe and the Bad Pennies / Watcheor! / Tantobie

MRS MARRIOTT / Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick / Straws In The Wind / Topic

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7 May 2017

The featured album was 50:50@50 by FAIRPORT CONVENTION www.fairportconvention.com (Matty Grooves) Simply desribed as "50% new studio recordings and 50% live favourites, from the first 50 years of Fairport Convention". The current lineup plus a couple of guests present the familiar folk rock sound of this long established English band. The following tracks ere scattered through the program:

YE MARINERS ALL; DANNY JACK'S REWARD; JESUS ON THE MAINLINE; OUR BUS ROLLS ON; THE LADY OF CARLISLE; SUMMER BY THE CHERWELL

FOX ON THE TOWN / Tangleweed / Please Punch Richard For Me / Squatney

HAIL! HAIL! THE FIRST OF MAY / Jackie Oates / The Spyglass & The Herringbone / Planet-ECC

MAY YOUR FACE SHINE / Andras Farkas Jr & Ensemble / Famous Hungarian Gypsy Tunes / ARC

THE COAL AND ALBERT BERRY and LENGTHSMAN'S HORNPIPE / Peter and Barbara Snape / Upward Onward / Luke's Row Music

SOW 'EM ON THE MOUNTAIN / Dirk Powell / Time Again / Rounder

LE DRAGON DE CHIMAY / Le Vent Du Nord / Tromper Le Temps / Borealis

HOME TO ME / Tom Paxton with Cathy Fink / Boat In The Water / Pax Records

FAIR ISLE REINLANDARI / Spelimenninir / Malargrot / Tutl

THE CUTTY WREN / Cumbawamba / English Rebel Songs 1381-1984 / Trade Root Music

L'ANIMAL / Felpeyu / Canteros / self published

YE WOOER LADS / Rod Paterson / The Complete Songs Of Robert Tannahill Vol. 4 / Brechin All Records

JAMES MURRAY'S / Matt Molloy & John Carty with Arty McGlynn / Out Of The Ashes / Racket Records

JOHN BALL / The Young'Uns / Never Forget / Proper

DOWN IN MISSISSIPPI / Red Hen Stringband / Birds Of A Feather / Wepecket Island Records

THE DEMON LOVER / Brian Peters / Songs Of Trial And Triumph / Pugwash

GREASY CREEK / Erynn Marshall / Greasy Creek / Dittyville

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30 April 2017

The featured album was THE ROAR OF THE CROWD by CHLOE & JASON ROWETH www.rowethmusic.com.au This couple from Millthorpe (near Bathurst) have been prolific recording artists and active performers for over twenty years. They share a passion for Australian songs, old and new, which throw a light on the challenges faced by working people in this country. The following tracks (all * Australian content) were scattered through the program:

THE EXILE OF ERIN; THE ROAR OF THE CROWD; GEORGIE SANDS; FOR THE COMPANY UNDERGROUND; IT'S A LONG WAY TO CUNNAMULLA

THE OUTSIDE TRACK / Nancy Kerr & James Fagan / Between The Dark And Light / Fellside

UNCLOTHED NOCTURNAL MANUSCRIPT CRISIS / Bellowhead / Umbrellowhead / Planet-Megaphone

BIDDY BULLER'S FINGER / Noel Lenaghan / A Long Time Since / Waterbug

BLUE-EYED BOY and GREEN GROWS THE LAUREL / Julie Henigan / American Stranger / Waterbug

THE MAN O' WAR / Mike Waterson / Mike Waterson / Planet-Topic

OUVERTURE / monsdrum / Folktronic / Go' Danish

FEAR A BHATA / Runa / Live / www.runamusic.com

PRETTY LITTLE INDIAN / Tinsmith / Jigsaw / www.tinsmith.net

ON HOLIDAY IN STORNAWAY / Ken Nicol / Thirteen Reasons / MVS

PAT THE BUDGIE / The Contrarians / The Contrarians / self published

NOCHE NOCHERA / Guardabarranco / Spain In My Heart / Appleseed

VIVA LA QUINTE BRIGADA / Shay Black & Aoife Clancy / Spain In My Heart / Appleseed

DUKE'S ALLEY RAG / James Hill & Anne Davison / True Love Don't Weep / Borealis

* BILLY THE KID / Joy & Hildebrand / Still A Mem'ry Living / self published

* CATFISH BLUES / John Francis Carroll / Blues Instrumentals / www.johnfranciscarroll.net

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23 April 2017

The featured album was ROOM ENOUGH FOR ALL by BATTLEFIELD BAND www.battlefieldband.co.uk (Temple Records). A 2013 release from the venerable Scottish band formed in Glasgow in the late 1960s. Still maintaining a tight, innovative sound after many lineup changes and a million frequent flyer miles between gigs. I've yet to hear a poor album by this band (and I don't expect that I ever will). The following tracks were scattered through the program:

BAGPIPE MUSIC; NIC COISEAM; DUANAG AN T'SEOLADAIR; THE EIGHT MEN OF MOIDART; TYNES IN OVERTIME

ON BOARD A 98 / Sam Kelly / Spokes / Hairpin Records

PEANUT SHOES / Bayou Seco / Following In The Tuneprints / Buvette

CANDY MAN / Ralph McTell / Stealin' Back / Essential Records

NEL PICU MUL.LEIROSU / La Kadarna / Anuariu 16 / Tierra Astur

GORDON COTTAGE SET and TODLEN HAME / Wendy Stewart and Gary West / Hinterlands / Moulincairn

THE FACTORY GIRL / The Rheingans Sisters / Glad Gold Hearts / RootBeat Records

* LIKE LIMERICK / Us Not Them / One Man's Weeds / www.rowethmusic.com.au

WE DON'T KNOW HOW LUCKY WE ARE and REAL ESTATE / Frederick Dagg (John Clarke) / Fred Dagg Anthology / Columbia

* TO A HOWARD / Rabbi Burns (John Clarke) / The Complete Book Of Australian Verse / ABC

NOT THE WORM and ALL IN A DAY / The House Band / Rockall / Green Linnet

* BLIND FIDDLER / The Hobart Smiths / Old Time Blues / Coal River Records

LAVENDERS BLUE / Jackie Oates / The Ultimate Guide To English Folk / ARC

* BAKER'S DOZEN / Enda Kenny / Baker's Dozen / www.endakenny.com.au

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

* PAMELA ROSE GRANT / Jo Cresswell / Elysium / www.jocresswell.com

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16 April 2017

The featured album was THIS IS ABSOLUTELY REAL by PAT WICTOR www.patwictor.com (Risky Disc Records) The CD includes nine songs, some with minor reworking, by the political (although he preferred "topical") singer songwriter, Phil Ochs (www.sonnyochs.com/philbio.html). Many of singer and multi-instrumentalist Wictor's selections are disturbingly apposite for today's world, more than forty years after Ochs' death. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

THERE BUT FOR FORTUNE; LINCOLN PARK; KNOCK ON THE DOOR; THE TRIAL

JOHNNY BUCKER and PLOWBOY HOP / Rhys Jones & Christina Wheeler / Starry Crown / Vigotone Records

BALLAD OF SPRINGHILL / Fourtold / Fourtold / Appleseed

ANTICS and MARY DANCED WITH SOLDIERS / Beoga / The Incident / Compass

VALSE A MEXICO / Bayou Seco / Following In The Tuneprints / Buvette

I DREAMED I SAW ST AUGUSTINE / Bob Dylan / John Wesley Harding / CBS

CAROLINE OF EDINBURGH TOWN / The Outside Track / Curious Things Given Wings / Lorimer Records

NIGHT SPECTACULAR / Dreamers' Circus / A Little Symphony / Go' Danish

MY LOVE IS IN AMERICA / Dolores Keane with Mick Hanly / Bringing It All Back Home / BBC

THE BUCKS OF ORANMORE / The Hughes Band / Bringing It All Back Home / BBC

ROSE CONNOLLY / The Everly Brothers / Bringing It All Back Home / BBC

LAKES OF PONTCHARTRAIN / Hothouse Flowers / Bringing It All Back Home / BBC

HUMOURS OF GALWAY / De Danann / Bringing It All Back Home / BBC

BUFFALO GALS / Cowboy Celtic / The Saloon Sessions / Centrefire Music

LORD FRANKLIN / Andrew Murray / Hell Or High Water / White Cow Music

HAPPY MEETING IN GLORY / Davey Graham / Dance For Two People / Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop

EL BESU and VERINA / Felpeyu / Tierra / Fono Astur

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9 April 2017

The featured album was BLUES & JAZZ GUITAR by MICKEY BAKER (Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop). Another engaging offering from the extensive series of blues, ragtime, jazz guitar albums released originally on vinyl by Stefan Grossman's label in the 1970s. Mickey Baker was a very fine player, less well known than some of his contemporaries, but highly regarded. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

CORRINA CORRINA; BELZONA BLUES; SPOONFUL; STACK O'LEE

THE BRISK YOUNG LAD / Malinky / Far Better Days / Malinky Music

THE WRONG DOOR and MILES WEATHERHILL / Nancy Kerr & James Fagan / Starry Gazy Pie / Fellside

AMOLA AMOLA / Folkabola / Jolla Pipiola / Felmay

WE CAN'T LET AL QAEDA GET THEIR HANDS ON THIS / Robin Laing / One For The Road / Greentrax

JUBILEE / McIntosh County Shouters / Spirituals And Shout Songs From The Georgia Coast / Smithsonian Folkways

L'EFFET SECONDAIRE / Faubourg de Boignard / Terra Gallica / Scalene

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

WE HAVE FED YOU ALL FOR A THOUSAND YEARS / Bill & Joel Plaskett / Solidarity / Pheremone Recordings

HORA MEIGA / Camerata Meiga / Habelas Hailas / Resistencia

* THE BOULDER BLOCK / Loaded Dog / That There Dog O' Mine / www.loadeddog.net.au

* DOGNOBBLER'S JIG / Loaded Dog / That There Dog O' Mine / www.loadeddog.net.au

BAYOU PON PON / D.L.Menard, Eddie LeJeune, Ken Irwin / Le Trio Cadien / Rounder

TOURNEMINE / Skolvan / Chenchet'n Eus An Amzer / Keltia

* JOE YATES HORNPIPE / Adrian Barker & Ben Stephenson / Undertones / Tradsville

SCARBOROUGH FAIR / Chris Wood, Roger Wilson, Martin Carthy / Wood Wilson Carthy / R.U.F. Records

DODGY BASTARDS and GULLIVER GENTLE AND ROSEMARY / Steeleye Span / Dodgy Bastards / Park Records

VENT D'OUEST, VENT D'EST / Bal O' Gadjo / Vents D'Ouest, Vents D'Est / self published

RAISE A GLASS TO DANNY / Harp & A Monkey / War Stories / www.harpandamonkey.com

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2 April 2017

The featured album was FREEDOM HIGHWAY by RHIANNON GIDDENS www.rhiannongiddens.com (Nonesuch). This is the second solo album by an outstanding singer and multi-instrumentalist, perhaps best known as a member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, a band whose focus is African American old time string band music. Giddens had a hand in the composition of nine of twelve tracks on this album, some in collaboration with the album's co-producer, Dirk Powell. This is a great album, including material that highlights important social and racial issues. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

AT THE PURCHASER'S OPTION; THE ANGELS LAID HIM AWAY; BIRMINGHAM SUNDAY; HEY BEBE; FOLLOWING THE NORTH STAR

HILLCREST MINE / James Keelaghan / Small Rebellions / Tranquilla Music

THE GALLY CANTER / Liz Doherty / Quare Imagination / Busy Lizzy Records

ABRAHAM'S LIGHT / Merlin Snider / One Light Many Windows / Barking Dog Music

KINGS OF INISHBOFIN and ECHOING GREEN / D'Bize / Storm Party / Echowreckids

WOMEN O' DUNDEE / The McCalmans / Where The Sky Meets The Sea / Greentrax

JOHNNY HAS GONE ELECTRIC and WHEEL OF FORTUNE / Jennifer Cutting's Ocean Orchestra / Waves / SunSign Records

LA DEBRAZADE / Les Brayauds / Fai Petar / Silex

PLANTONS LA VIGNE / Musique A Bouche / Jusqu'aux Oreilles / ?

MRS KENNY'S / The Friel Sisters / The Friel Sisters / www.frielmusic.com

THE GOOD SHIP KANGAROO / Planxty / Live 2004 / Columbia

I'LL TAKE YOU HOME AGAIN KATHLEEN / The Fureys / The Fureys Finest / Epic

HEY BARTENDER / Warner Williams and Eddie Pennington / Classic Piedmont Blues / Smithsonian Folkways

FLETT FROM FLOTTA / The Occasionals / Down To The Hall / Greentrax

* PITT STREET COCKY / Wongawilli / Australian Selection / www.wongawillicolonialdance.org.au

THE OLDTIMER / John & Maggie Carty / Settle Out Of Court / Racket Records

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