Archived Playlists:  October - December 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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(Intro theme: HERON ELECTION JIG / Silly Wizard / Silly Wizard / XTRA)

31 December 2017

The featured album was NAKED MUSIC by ELEANOR MCEVOY (MOSCODISC). www.eleanormcevoy.com A 2015 album from a well established Irish singer songwriter who is performing here in town in January. Interesting album of originals and co-writes. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

DREAMING OF LEAVING; PLEASE HEART YOU'RE KILLING ME; ISN'T IT A LITTLE LATE; OFT IN THE STILLY NIGHT

ZOZO NOIR / Cedric Watson / Cedric Watson / Valcour Records

FINNISH GYPSIES / JPP / String Tease / RockAdillo

THE LETTER SONG / Anna & Elizabeth / Sun To Sun / Free Dirt - Planet

THE TRIP OVER THE MOUNTAIN / Paddy Graber / The Craic Was Great / Celtic-Palatine Records

* CRADLE SONG / The Wish List / The Wish List / www.thewishlist.net.au

BRING BACK THE WOLF / Brian McNeill / No Gods / Greentrax

MUNSTER BUTTERMILK / John Blake / The Narrow Edge / www.johnblake.ie

OG'S EYE MAN / Faustus / Broken Down Gentlemen / Navigator

THE GREEN FIELDS OF MILTOWN / Dervish / Harmony Hill / Whirling Discs

PRETTIEST LITTLE GIRL IN THE COUNTY / Dirk Powell / Time Again / Rounder

WELCOME ROYAL CHERLIE / The Tannahill Weavers / The Mermaid's Song / Green Linnet

BONNY BUNCH OF ROSES / June Tabor & Oysterband / Ragged Kingdom / Topic

DOWN BY GREER'S GROVE / Patrick Street / Cornerboys / Green Linnet

XOTA DE MONTANA / Banda De Gaitas 'Ledicia' / Bagpipes Of Galicia / ABC

FIVE SHEEP FOUR GOATS / The Danish String Quartet / Wood Works / Dacapo

CITY OF NEW ORLEANS / Steve Goodman / Old Town Of Folk Music Songbook / Bloodshot Records

PARADISE / John Prine / Old Town Of Folk Music Songbook / Bloodshot Records

KONG DIDRIK / Faerd / Faerd / Tutl

BODACHAN CHA PHOS MI / Julie Fowlis / Uam / Shoeshine Records

ROVE RILEY ROVE / Bruce Molsky / Poor Man's Troubles / Rounder

HELICOPTER / Fine Friday / Gone Dancing / Foot Stompin' Records

* FAR AWAY IN AUSTRALIA / Steve Wilson / The Flying Concertina / www.concertinaman.net

YTHANSIDE / Ewan MacColl / Saturday Night At The Bull & Mouth / Folkways

THE FIELDS OF NOVEMBER / Norman Blake / The Fields Of November / Flying Fish

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24 December 2017

Most of this program was my annually recycled pre-recorded Christmas special.

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

CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN / Frank Kelly / Comedy Countdown / EMI

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

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

WHAT MAY YOU DO FOR THE JAM / Ange Hardy / Bring Back Home / Story Records

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17 December 2017

The featured album was INGA KNSTIHETER by BL BERGENS BORDUNER. (Gammalthea). Four piece Swedish band playing collected regional Swedish music and some trad style original material. Unusually, some tracks feature three sets of Swedish smallpipes. Other instruments include fiddle, hardanger fiddle, moraharpa, flute, hurdy gurdy, bouzouki and cello. Excellent solid sound. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

SLANG POLSKAN; MASTER EKHOLMS POLSKA; GANGLAT FRAN APPELBO FINNMARK; TRE POLKETTER

WILLIE'S LADY / Rubus / Nine Witch Knots / WildGoose-Planet

* CIUCCIU BELLU / Kavisha Mazzella and I Papaveri / Celebration - The Spirit of Port Fairy Folk Festival / Sandstock

BURNING TIMES / Roy Bailey / Celebration - The Spirit of Port Fairy Folk Festival / Sandstock

SWEET INISCARA / Grey Larsen & Paddy League / The Green House / Sleepy Creek Music

GERGELEM / Vasmalom / Vasmalom II / Periferic Records

LAZY JOHN / Bruce Molsky / Soon Be Time / Compass

* CUTTING A MONKEY / Dave de Hugard / The Songs Of Don Henderson / Shoestring

A'BUNADH / Robin Laing / One For The Road / Greentrax

DON'T LOOK BACK / John Lee Hooker with Van Morrison / King Of The Boogie / Concord

SPANISH IS THE LOVING TONGUE / Happy Traum / Just For The Love Of It / www.happytraum.com

ONLY A WOMAN'S HEART / Eleanor McEvoy / A Woman's Heart / Dara

LA CRABA CONGO / La Base Duo / Lo Bas Temps / Vocation Records

KERRY SLIDES / Ronan Le Bars & Nicolas Quemenar / Bimis Ag Ol / L'OZ Productions

YOUR DAUGHTERS AND YOUR SONS / Dick Gaughan / Songs For Peace / Folk Freak

THE WELL BELOW THE VALLEY / The Devil's Interval / Blood & Honey / WildGoose

THE SKYLARK and AN SEAN DUINE DOITE / Lisa Murphy / Skylark / www.lisamurphy.com

TELL RILEY / Eric Bibb / Natural Light / Manhaton Records

TOWER OF SONG / Leonard Cohen / The Essential Leonard Cohen / Columbia

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10 December 2017

The featured album was SHORT STORIES by BEPPE GAMBETTA www.beppegambetta.com (Borealis). New release from an excellent Genovese flat picking guitarist singer who spends a healthy part of each year performing and recording in North America. Great album. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

TECUMSEH; JAMIN-A; NOTES FROM THE ROAD; IL PESCATORE; DOC WATSON MEDLEY

OUTSHINE THE SUN / Foghorn Stringband / Outshine The Sun / www.foghornstringband.com

GANDER BOY THE FIDDLER and NELLIE KANE / Two Oceans Trio / Two Oceans Trio / Howdy Skies Records

* WHITE SKIES, BLUE STARS / Moira Tyers / Unsung Heroes Of Australian History / www.brucewatsonmusic.com

* SWEET DUSTY ROAD / Jo Cresswell / Elysium / www.jocresswell.com

FAKENHAM FAIR / Bellowhead / Matachin / Navigator

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

FOGGY MOUNTAIN TOP / The Wronglers with Jimmie Dale Gilmore / Heirloom Music / Neanderthal Records - Planet

TARBOLTON LODGE / Abby Newton / Crossing To Scotland / Culburnie

* DRUNKS' EXPRESS / John Warner, Margaret Walters, Taliesin / Pithead In The Fern / Feathers and Wedge

* NIGHTMARE SET / New Dogs Old Tricks / New Dogs Old Tricks / www.tellingtales.net

* LET ME DIE IN MY FOOTSTEPS / New Dogs Old Tricks / New Dogs Old Tricks / www.tellingtales.net

KEY TO THE HIGHWAY / Marley's Ghost / Across The River / Sage Arts

THOMAS THE RHYMER / Steeleye Span / The Very Best Of Steeleye Span - Present / Park Records

THE BANKS OF GREEN WILLOW / Harp & A Monkey / War Stories / www.harpandamonkey.com

THE FLOWERS OF SPRING / Dog Big and Dog Little / Dog Big and Dog Little / Claddagh

INSIDE / The Sin City Band / Pre-Nuclear Skies & Sheet Metal Lullabyes / self published

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3 December 2017

The featured album was PRETTY PEGGY by SAM KELLY & THE LOST BOYS www.samkelly.org (Navigator) A new release from a Bristol UK based singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, supported by a capable six piece band. Mostly, but not all, reworkings of traditional material. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

BONNIE LASS OF FYVIE; ANGELINE THE BAKER; IF I WERE A BLACKBIRD; THE CLOSE SHAVE; SHY GUY'S SERVE

JOIN THE BRITISH ARMY / Tangleweed / Most Folk Heroes Started Out As Criminals / Squatney

AMERICA / Kate Campbell / The K.O.A. Tapes / Large River Music

JOEY BEATON / Brenda Stubbert / Tamerack 'Er Down / Cranford Publications

HIGH GERMANY and DORRINGTON LADS / The Askew Sisters / All In A Garden Green / WildGoose

SLIAVE GALLION BRAES / 5 Hand Reel / 5 Hand Reel / Rubber Records

* DEVIL'S ISLAND / Bernard Carney / Feathers & Tributes / Dark Horse Records

BLACK-EYED SUSIE and MY LITTLE CARPENTER / Uncle Earl / Waterloo, Tennessee / Rounder

JOHNNY TODD and THE HORNLESS COW / Craob Rua / No Matter How Cold And Wet You Are As Long As You're Warm And Dry / Lochshore

JACK THE SAILOR / The Once / The Once / Borealis

HECTOR THE HERO / Tony Cuffe / Sae Will We Yet / Greentrax

MOVING US ON AGAIN / Thomas McCarthy / Herself And Myself / Tin Folk Music

BARTH WALTZ / The Yetties / The Fiddler Knows / Academy Sound and Vision YOU'RE THE ONE / Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms / Innocent Road / West Sound Music

RATCLIFFE HIGHWAY / Show Of Hands / Huntingdon Folk / Speaking Volumes

THE BIRKS OF INVERMAY / Karine Polwart / Fairest Floo'er / Hegri Music

KEEPERS / The McCalmans / People And Songs Of The Sea / Greentrax

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26 November 2017

The featured album was STRANGERS by THE YOUNG'UNS www.theyounguns.co.uk (Hereteu Records) This is the fourth excellent CD in five years from a Teesside trio whose frequently uncompromising and confronting songs, mostly original compositions by band member Sean Cooney, continue to fearlessly tackle head-on many contemporary social issues sometimes avoided by recording artists in the genre. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

A PLACE CALLED ENGLAND; GHAFOOR'S BUS; CARRIAGE 12; CABLE STREET; THE HARTLEPOOL PEDLAR

JOHNNY DON'T GO TO BALLINCOLLIG and SPLENDID ISOLATION / Tradish / Beyond The Borders / Go' Danish

* JOHNNY LAD / Barry McDonald, Mark Rummery, Cathy Ovenden / Still A Long Way From Home / UNESCO

* BRUCE SMITH'S SET TUNE / Barry McDonald, Mark Rummery, Cathy Ovenden / Still A Long Way From Home / UNESCO

KATTEN'S LIGFAERD / Tumult / Den Bagvendte / Go' Danish

* COUNCILLOR CHAMBERS / Born Again Pagans / www.peterhicks.com.au

CALDUENU / Diego Pangua / Diego Pangua / Fono Astur

* DARLING STREET / The Flying Emus / This Town / Festival

* THE FALL LINE / String Theories / Waking The Deep / self published

* BALANCE / Bruce Watson / Balance / www.brucewatsonmusic.com

THE BIRD IN THE BUSH / Jackie Daly & Seamus Creagh / Jackie Daly & Seamus Creagh / Gael-Linn

AY PALOMA / Boka Halat / Tides / Tradarts

MISS CHOLMONDLEY'S / Neil Brookes & Tony Weatherall / The Whitchurch Hornpipe / WildGoose

RUFTY TUFTY / Tom Kitching / Interloper / Fellside-Planet

GWENITH GWYN / Fernhill / Ca' Nos / Beautiful Jo Records

I KNOW MY LOVE / The Chieftains with The Corrs / Tears Of Stone / BMG

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19 November 2017

The featured album was the long awaited self-titled release from USHER'S ISLAND (Vertical Records). http://donallunny.weebly.com/ushers-island.html Five well regarded performers of trad and trad style Irish music (Donal Lunny, Andy Irvine, Paddy Glackin, Mike McGoldrick and John Doyle) combine forces to present a fine collection of material, all at a predictably high standard. Some of the voices are a little older than when we first heard them almost 50 years ago, but the quality is definitely still there. The tune sets are beautifully lush in places, reminiscent of Lunny and Irvine's Planxty period. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

THE HALF CENTURY SET; BEAN PHAIDIN; FIVE DRUNKEN LANDLADIES; MOLLY BAN; FELIX THE SOLDIER; MICKY DOHERTY'S

DESPERADO / Lucy Wainwright Roche & Suzzy Roche / Mud & Apples / self published

YOUNG TOM ENNIS / Brian Rooney / Leitrim To London / Claddagh

ROLL ON BUDDY / The Kentucky Colonels / Long Journey Home / Vanguard

SOLDIER'S JOY / The Kentucky Colonels with Doc Watson / Long Journey Home / Vanguard

* THE MINES OF AUSTRALIA / Kate Burke & Ruth Hazleton / Swapping Seasons / www.kateandruth.com

THE BANKS OF NEWFOUNDLAND / Chris Foster / Jewel / Tradition Bearers

O CAMINO / Milladoiro / Galicia No Tempo / Green Linnet

THE WOMEN O' DUNDEE / Margaret Christl / The Picture In My Mind / Waterbug

ONE MILLION LAWYERS / Tom Paxton, Anne Hills, Bob Gibson / Best Of Friends / Appleseed

ALISTAIR'S and THE UNQUIET GRAVE / Eliza Carthy & Nancy Kerr / Eliza Carthy & Nancy Kerr / Mrs Casey Records

MON PERE A FAIT FAIRE UN ETANG / La Rouzine / Bal Mijote, Bal Rouzine / https://larouzine.jimdo.com/

TROUBLE IN THE FIELDS / The Outside Track / Light Up The Dark / Lorimer Records

MARO EO MA MESTREZ and MAZURKA MON JOLI NAVIRE / Trio Ewen, Delahaye, Favennec / Kan Tri Men / Coop Breizh

PALACES OF GOLD / Roy Bailey with Martin Simpson & John Kirkpatrick / Sit Down & Sing / Fuse Records

TWO SPOON NETS IN THE LOFT / Grainne Hambly & William Jackson / Music From Ireland And Scotland / Mill Records

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12 November 2017

The featured album was DEVIL IN THE SEAT by THE FOGHORN STRINGBAND www.foghornstringband.com American old-time string band music, played and sung with good energy and excellent musicianship. The band was recently here on tour and engaged well with Australian audiences. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

STILLHOUSE; MINING CAMP BLUES; LOST GAL; JOHN HARDY; 90 MILES AN HOUR

* BOTTLE RUN / Wongawilli / After The Tradition / www.wongawillicolonialdance.org.au

* COLLECTED TUNES MEDLEY 2 / Wongawilli / After The Tradition / www.wongawillicolonialdance.org.au

PORK CHOPS / The Two Man Gentlemen Band / Two At A Time / Bean-Tone Records

EL BESU / The Chieftains with Xuacu Amieva / Santiago / RCA Victor

THE JOLLY BROOM MAN / Mawkin : Causley / The Awkward Recruit / Navigator

FORKED DEER / Smoke Dawson / Fiddle / Tompkins Square

SKALHALLING / Kvarts / Filigran / www.kvarts.no

* SPRINGTIME ON THE WALLABY / Dave de Hugard / Songs Of The Wallaby Track / self published

TANGLEWOOD / The East Pointers / What We Leave Behind / www.eastpointers.ca

* BLACK MUDDY RIVER / Jim MacQuarrie / Time Can't Erase / self published

FREELANDS & SANDY BELL'S HORNPIPES / Kevin Macleod / Springwell / Greentrax

THE LOATHSOME WORM AND THE MACKERAL OF THE SEA / James Raynard / Strange Histories / Unearthed

COOLEY'S / Chris Droney / Down From Bell Harbour / Clo Iar-Chonnachta

FAR O'ER THE FORTH / Emiy Smith / A Different Life / White Fall Records

FAREWELL JOHNNY MINER / Bob Fox & Benny Graham / How Are You Off For Coals? / Fellside

FRENCHIE'S REEL / Sharon Shannon / Sacred Earth / Rathmines Music

C'EST LE MOMENT / Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms / Innocent Road / West Sound Music

* PAMULWUY / Home Rule / The Genuine Article / www.fiddlerbob.com.au

GOOD MORNING LITTLE SCHOOLGIRL / Likho Duo / Blues And The World Beyond / Likho Records

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5 November 2017

The featured album was THE FLYING CONCERTINA by STEVE WILSON www.concertinaman.net All sale proceeds from this album are donated to the Leukaemia Foundation. http://www.leukaemia.org.au/ The artist, currently in remission after undergoing chemotherapy, lives on the south coast of New South Wales. A mix of songs and tunes, some original compositions, competently presented and heart felt with good humour. My thanks to Tony Smith, local poet, musician and all-round fine fellow, for joining me in the studio to discuss the featured album and fundraising for blood cancer research. The following tracks (all * Australian content) were scattered through the program:

OH LYMPHOMA; AMAZON; LAZY HARRY; THE FLYING CONCERTINA; AROUND THE SAMOVAR

* INGLEWOOD COCKY / Collector / Pumpkin & Bear / www.rowethmusic.com.au

SHOALS OF HERRING / Dave Burland / Benchmark / Fat Cat Records

JOHNNY GREY / The Canal Street String Band / Introducing The Canal Street String Band / www.canalstreetstringband.com

LAMENT FOR JOHN MORRISON OF ASSYNT HOUSE / Pons Aelius / Captain Glen's Comfort / www.ponsaeliusmusic.com

LET MR MAGUIRE SIT DOWN / James Mullan / From Galway To Dublin / Rounder

ALEXANDER'S / William J. Mullaly / From Galway To Dublin / Rounder

I KA PO AME KE AO / various / Hui Aloha / Dancing Cat

CHICKEN REEL / The Foghorn Stringband / Devil In The Seat / www.foghornstringband.com

TO LIVE IS TO FLY / Steve Earle / Townes / New West Records

BIG JOHN MCNEIL / Kitty Amaral / Fiddle Gems / String Dreams

FOX / Riobo / Riobo / Altafone

SOUTHERN RAILROAD BLUES / Norman Blake / The Fields Of November / Flying Fish

THE TRAIN THAT CARRIED MY GIRL FROM TOWN / Dubl Handi / Morning In A New Machine / Heath PR

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29 October 2017

This program was presented by Roger Hargraves.

MARCHA DOS NAMORADES FOJETES / Na Lua / Os Tempos Son Chegados / Do Fol

MAITIA NUN ZIRA / Oldarra / Le Chant Basque / Detour

THE MOONLIGHT PIPER SET / Carlos Nunez / Brotherhood Of Stars / BMG

THE LIEGE & LIEF MEDLEY / Fairport Convention / Swarb / Free Reed

MOLLY AND JIMMY'S and THE WAY IS CLEAR / Pons Aelius / Captain Glen's Comfort / www.ponsaeliusmusic.com

A CORNISH PASTICHE / Jack The Lad / It's Jack The Lad / Charisma

PEGGY O.S. WITH A SOLDIER / Jack The Lad / The Old Straight Track / Charisma

THE GENTLEMAN SOLDIER / Jack The Lad / Rough Diamonds / Charisma

HERE'S THE TENDER COMING / Jack The Lad / Jackpot / United Artists

THE SANDGATE GIRL'S LAMENT / The High Level Ranters / Northumberland Forever / Topic

LAMENT FOR JOHN MORRISON OF ASSYNT HOUSE / Pons Aelius / Captain Glen's Comfort / www.ponsaeliusmusic.com

CARRIETTIERA / Ditirammu / Isul Attruvata / Piccolo Compagnia

PONY BLUES / Charley Patton / Complete Recordings 1929-34 / JSP Records

POLEGMALA E TUDORA / Philip Koutev National Folk Ensemble / Philip Koutev National Folk Ensemble / Gega New

PATRIKOVO HORO / Petko Radev, Petko Dachev / Bulgarian Folk Songs And Dances / Gega New

NE PLACHI MAIKO NE ZHALI / Marko Ivanov / Outsinging The Nightingale / JSP Records

ELENINO / Boris Karlov / Outsinging The Nightingale / JSP Records

MITRO LE, MITRO / Folk Ensemble Sandanski / Pirin Folk Songs / Gega New

BLOW ON MY SOUL / Eleftheria Arvanataki / The Bodies And The Knives / Polydor

CONSTANT BILLY / Offa Rex / The Queen Of Hearts / Nonesuch

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22 October 2017

The featured album was THE DEAR GREEN PLACE by ALAN REID & ROB VAN SANTE www.reidvansante.com (Red Sands Music). Alan Reid was a member of Battlefield Band for 40 years as singer, accordionist and organist. Guitarist and singer Rob van Sante was the band's sound engineer for almost 20 years. This is the duo's fifth collaborative album and includes a mix of traditional and more recent material, with some Reid originals. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

THE DEAR GREEN PLACE; THE FINAL TRAWL; BY THE DRY CARDRONA; BESS AND HER SPINNING WHEEL; WILL YE GO TO FLANDERS

SISTER KATE and CHINQUAPIN HUNTING / Two Oceans Trio / Two Oceans Trio / Howdy Skies Records

I COFT A STANE O HASLOCK WOO / Deaf Shepherd / Even In The Rain / Scottish Arts Council

ALABAMA BOUND / Roger McGuinn with Pete Seeger / Treasures From The Folk Den / Appleseed

AVANT-DEUX OUVRARD / La Rouzine / Musiques A Danser En Poitou / Parthenay

BARRACK STREET / Said The Maiden / A Curious Tale / www.saidthemaiden.com

XIGUES DE TORNER and LA CASA GRIS / Llan de Cubel / Un Tiempu Meyor / Fono Astur

LOWLANDS OF HOLLAND / Martha Tilston / The Sea / Squiggly-Planet

PLANXTY GEORGE BRABAZON / John McCutcheon / Water From Another Time / Rounder

TWENTY EIGHTEEN and MUNDESSE / Belshazzar's Feast / The Food Of Love / WildGoose

SAINTS AND SINNERS / Claire Mann & Aaron Jones / Secret Orders / tradmusic

PADDY ON THE TURNPIKE / Foghorn Stringband / Devil In The Seat / www.foghornstringband.com

THE GLOUP / Mark Roberts / The Gloup / self published

AMERICAN LIVES / Robbie O'Connell / Never Learned To Dance / Celtica

DRAG HER ROUND THE ROAD / Dervish / At The End Of The Day / Whirling Discs

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15 October 2017

The featured album was THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO WELSH FOLK (ARC www.arcmusic.co.uk), the latest in a series of ARC's 'Ultimate Guides'. This is an eclectic compilation curated by musician, author and radio presenter, Cerys Matthews. As well as the inevitable choirs and harps, there is an impressively diverse range of material included. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

PWT AR Y BYS (Nansi Richards); Y BRAWD HOUDINI (Meic Stevens); TYDI A RODDAIST (Rhos Male Voice Choir): PIBDDAWNS TREFYNWY (Crasdant); THE GOWER REEL (Phil Tanner); AR LAN Y MOR (Hennessys)

* MOLE IN THE GROUND / Dev'lish Mary / Dev'lish Mary / www.devlishmary.com

* THREE FORKS OF CUMBERLAND / Dev'lish Mary / Dev'lish Mary / www.devlishmary.com

SAE WILL WE YET / Tony Cuffe / Sae Will We Yet / Greentrax

SHELTER FROM THE STORM / Crowes Pasture / Edge Of America / www.crowespastureduo.com

GALICIAN DANCES and THE BERGEN / Jez Lowe & Jake Walton / Two A Roue / Tantobie

* WILLIE'S LADY / Triantan / Sydney Folk Gala / Great White Noise

SLIABH RUSSELL / Paddy Keenan & Tommy O'Sullivan / The Long Grazing Acre / Compass

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

THE QUEEN OF HEARTS / Martin & Eliza Carthy / The Moral Of The Elephant / Topic-Planet

LADS O' THE FAIR / Battlefield Band / The Producer's Choice / Temple

URTAINEN ARIN-ARENA / Eleuterio Tapia / Tapiatarren Trikitixa / Elkar

MY LOVE IS LIKE A RED RED ROSE / Eddi Reader / The Songs Of Robert Burns Deluxe Edition / Reveal Records

MACKLINS VALS FROM ORSA / Fiddlers' Bid / Naked & Bare / Greentrax

WAY DOWN THE ROAD / Art Thieme / The Older I Get, The Better I Was / Waterbug

DANZANTES / La Musgana / Temas Profanos / Mad River

SPOONFUL / Likho Duo / Blues And The World Beyond / Likho Records - Blind Raccoon

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8 October 2017

The featured album was UN GIORNO IN BALLO by LYRADANZ www.lyradanz.com This is a concept album of original, trad style compositions from a trio of experienced balfolk musicians whose interesting combination of instruments includes bowed psaltery and celtic harp. Most enjoyable musical journey through a day in the life of a dancer. The following tracks were scattered through the program:

CROISSANT BOUREE; MEN AT WORK; TICKET RESTAURANT; UN SALTO NEL VUOTO; RONDEAU DEI MARINAI

FALSE SIR JOHN and NEW MOWN MEADOW / Annalivia / The Same Way Down / www.annaliviamusic.com

AS I ROVED OUT and DANS EN DRO / Teresa Horgan & Matt Griffin / Brightest Sky Blue / self published

IN THE PINES / Ill-Mo Boys / Laugh And Grow Fat / Vigortone

THE HUMOURS OF AYLE HOUSE / Kirsten Alstaff / Gallowglass / www.oaim.ie

NORAN WATER / Davie Robertson / Star O' The Bar / Greentrax

WE GOT FOOLED AGAIN / Coope, Boyes & Simpson / ... As If / No Masters

EL PUERQUITO EN LA YUCA / Las Perlas Del Son / Si Senor / Corason

REINLANDER / Kvarts / Filigran / www.kvarts.no

* TEN THOUSAND MILES AWAY / The Rambleers / The Rambleers / NLA

I WOULD THAT THE WARS WERE ALL DONE / Roy Harris / Voices - English Traditional Songs / Fellside

I AM A GIRL OF CONSTANT SORROW / The Early Mays / Chase The Sun / Bird On The Wing Records

THREE FORKS OF THE CUMBERLAND / Mariel Vandersteel / Hickory / Hearth Music

THE NIGHT BEFORE LARRY WAS STRETCHED / Elvis Costello / Common Ground / EMI Premier

'TIL THE END OF THE WORLD ROLLS ROUND / Tangleweed / In The Unlikely Event Of A Water Landing / Squatney

* SHOOTIN' THROUGH / Dave Mann & friends / Paradise Is Just Around The Corner / davemann@iinet.net.au

FRISCO TOWN / Michael Jerome Browne / Sliding Delta / Borealis

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1 October 2017

The featured album was BIDIN' MY TIME by CHRIS HILLMAN (Rounder). A new solo release from a former member of the Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers, Manassas and the Desert Rose Band. Hillman revisits some older material and is joined by several members of those bands. (Great to hear Roger McGuinn's electric 12 string again!) The following tracks were scattered through the program:

BELLS OF RHYMNEY; HERE SHE COMES AGAIN; SHE DON'T CARE ABOUT TIME; RESTLESS; WILDFLOWERS

JOSHUA FIT THE BATTLE OF JERICHO / The Weavers / Rarities From The Vanguard Vault / Vanguard

MULVIHILL'S / Con Curtin & Edmond Murphy / Paddy In The Smoke / Topic

AIKENDRUM and SAMUEL THE WEAVER / The Tannahill Weavers / Cullen Bay / Green Linnet

* ROTHIEMURCHUS RANT / Catherine Fraser & Duncan Smith / Rhymes & Reasons / www.catherinefraser.com

THIG AN SMEORACH AS T-EARRACH / Christine Primrose / Gradh Is Gonadh, Guth Ag Aithris / Temple

COMO VIVIRE MI CHOLITA / Terrance Simien / Across The Parish Line / AIM-Planet

VIELLE POLKA DU MORVAN / Duo Lagrange Rutkowski / Musique Artisanale / self published

OLD KIMBALL / Anna & Elizabeth / Sun To Sun / Free Dirt-Planet

* THE BULLOCKY'S BALL / Warren Fahey's Bush Orchestra / Warren Fahey's Bush Orchestra

SEDYANKATA E NA RAZVALA / Philip Koutev / National Folk Ensemble / Gega New

RUARAIDH MOR'S and THE ROAD TO DRUMLEMAN / Malinky / Flower & Iron / Greentrax

KILLORAN'S CHURCH and LIBERTY'S SWEET SHORE / John Doyle / Shadow And Light / Compass-Planet

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

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