Folk Radio: Episode 70 

Featuring music from Sam Carter, Salt House, Sam Sweeney, Julie Abbé, Georgia Ruth, SIAN, Dick Gaughan, The Boys of the Lough & lots more.

Music Played

00:00 The Bonny Men – An tSean Bhean Bhocht
02:45 Sam Carter – The Forge
06:07 Sweeney’s Men – Johnson
09:35 Ye Vagabonds – The Hare’s Lament
14:29 Paddy Keenan And Tommy O’Sullivan – Reels: Collier’s / The Woman Of The House
17:57 Riley Baugus – Train On The Island
20:59 Clarence Ashley – Dark Holler Blues
25:38 Spence Moore and Roy Birns – Jimmy Sutton
28:13 The Boys of the Lough – General Guinness
30:55 The Ian Campbell Folk Group – The Unquiet Grave
32:36 Dick Gaughan – Banks of Green Willow
38:44 Julie Abbé – A Poet to His Beloved
41:09 Dana Anastasia – Cassiopeia
45:39 Sam Sweeney – Highway To Warrington
50:22 Salt House – All Shall Be Still
55:12 Georgia Ruth – Madryn
57:52 Sian – Bha Mo Leannan Ann
01:01:48 Fidil – The Fantastic Reel / Mhúineál A’ Bhardáil / The Merry Sisters
01:05:29 Martin Carthy with Dave Swarbrick – Domeama


This week’s Folk Show features, alongside some new and forthcoming releases, a dip into the past. We go back to the 1960s and 70s courtesy of Sweeny’s MenClarence AshleySpence Moore and Roy BirnsThe Boys of the LoughThe Ian Campbell Folk Group and Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick, several recordings are from old vinyl releases. Plus some favourites from Ye Vagabonds, Dick Gaughan and the incredible Paddy Keenan & Tommy O’Sullivan. Continue reading