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63. 25th FEBRUARY, 2017

Hi Folks, we open today with the beautiful "Wedding" from Martyn Bennett, then GoGo Penguin and ATLAS take over with lovely tunes. We then have great songs and tunes from Kern, McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle, Spencer Murray & Pipeslinger, Ímar and Briste.

Ronan Browne gives us a lovely Air and then more great tunes from Mick Kinsella & Seamie O'Dowd, Danú, Ten Strings And A Goat Skin, the incredible banjo of Gerry O Connor a classic track from Ashley MacIsaac and a belter from Barrule. We then move on to lovely songs from Paula Ryan and Mairin Mannion, banging tunes from Gráda, No Crows, MOXIE, The Maguires and New Road. A touch of Americana with We Banjo 3 and Wholesome Fish, a trip to Canada alongside Sophie & Fiachra / Sophie & Fiachra Trio and Vishten.

A track from the 2016 TradConnect Album of the Year "The Reel Note" by Mick, Louise & Michelle Mulcahy. A blistering set of tunes from FullSet, a Gaelic song from Maeve Mackinnon, an incredible rendition of "Amazing Grace" from Will Pound and we close out with a trip to Galicia in the company of Anxo Lorenzo and Xose Manuel Budiño, enjoy the music!

Cheers,

Andy (&Bob)

PLAYLIST

 

Wedding - Martyn Bennett – Grit (2003)

http://www.martynbennett.com/index.html

 

Kamaloka - GoGo Penguin - V2.0 (2014)

http://gogopenguin.co.uk/

 

Musicophilia -  Atlas – Affinity (2016)

http://www.generationatlas.com/

 

William Taylor/The Tempest – Kern - False Deceiver (2016)

http://kernmusic.com/

 

Bho MHinn Na Toitean, John Brosman's Reel, Bogha Bride, Willie Bucach MacLeod of Stornaway - McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle - The Wishing Tree (2017)

 

Vagabond - Spencer Murray & Pipeslinger - Sound & Fury (2016)

http://www.spencermurray.com/

 

The Ashbury Slides (The Night We Had The Port, The Beautiful Little Ashbury) – Ímar – Afterlight (2017)

http://www.imarband.com/

 

Dan Cronin's / Thaelo's / Cuil Aodha Polka – Briste – EP (2017)

https://www.facebook.com/bristemusic/

 

Air: Caoineadh Uí Néill (O'Neill's Lament) [Live] - Ronan Browne - Masters of Tradition (2008)

http://crantemp.ronanbrowne.com/Home/Home.html

 

Slip Jigs: Kid on the Mountain/O'Farrell's Welcome to Limerick (Live) - Mick Kinsella & Seamie O'Dowd - Masters of Tradition (2008)

https://www.facebook.com/Seamie-ODowd-183169988431570/

 

Billy O'Shea, The Wind That Shakes The Barley, Trip to Herves - McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle - The Wishing Tree (2017)

 

Spike Island Lasses / Toss the Feathers – Danú - Up In the Air (2005)

https://www.danu.net/

 

Medley: The Ukrainian Expedition / Coalmiminer's / Mustard Foldies / Réel du raclette - Ten Strings and a Goat Skin - Auprès du poêle (2016)

http://www.tenstringsandagoatskin.com/

 

Banks of the Bann, We're a Case The Bunch of Us - McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle - The Wishing Tree (2017)

 

Reels: Niamh's Capers/The Heather Breeze/The Moving Cloud (Live) - Gerry O'Connor - Masters of Tradition (2008)

http://www.gerryoconnor.com/

 

Sleepy Maggie - Ashley MacIsaac - Hi, How Are You Today? (1995)

http://www.ashleymacisaac.com/home

 

The Girls of Balladoole – Barrule – Barrule (2013)

http://www.barruletrio.com

 

A Thousand Smiling Faces – Paula Ryan - Let Me Fly (2016)

https://paularyan.co/

 

Hybreasil - Mairin Mannion - Will O' The Wisp (2016)

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100010346770454

 

The Gammel Dansk (The Torrid Romance, The Gammel Dansk, Crossing the Tay with a Blind Man and his Dog) – Gráda - Cloudy Day Navigation (2007)

http://www.gradamusic.com

 

Why Us - NoCrows - Why Us? (2016)

https://nocrows.net

 

Leads – Moxie - Planted (2014)

http://www.moxiemuso.com/

 

WiFi In The Dark - The Maguires - Little Giants And Other Oxymorons (2016)

http://maguireband.com

 

The Cat That Ate The Candle, Butter And Peas, The Scolding Wife - New Road - Stone Walls & Street Lights (2016)

http://www.newroadmusic.com/

 

Tell Me Why (Gather the Good) - We Banjo 3 - Gather the Good (2014)

http://www.webanjo3.com

 

Charmin Betsy - Wholesome Fish – Glory (2017)

http://www.wholesomefish.co.uk/index.html

 

J"Amuse Bien L'enfant Qui Crie - Fásta - Un Canadien Errant (2016)

http://www.sophieandfiachra.com/

 

Coq du Sud – Vishtèn - Terre Rouge (2015)

http://www.vishten.net/

 

Forget Me Not / McHugh's Reel / The Missing Reel (Reels) - Mick, Louise & Michelle Mulcahy - The Reel Note (2016)

http://tradconnect.com/profiles/blogs/mick-louise-michelle-mulcahy-tradconnect-album-of-the-year-2016

 

John Doherty's / Frankie Kennedy's / The Limerick Lasses - Na Mooneys - Na Mooneys (2016)

https://www.facebook.com/NaMooneys/

 

Miss Ramsay's – FullSet - Notes Between The Lines (2015)

http://www.fullsetmusic.com/

 

Steerer John Begg – Gráda - Cloudy Day Navigation (2007)

http://www.gradamusic.com

 

Miss MacDonald's, Hanley's Tweed - The Fiddle Case - Audio Incense (2016)

https://www.facebook.com/thefiddlecase

 

Ho ro hùg o hùg o - Maeve Mackinnon - Don't Sing Love Songs (2007)

http://www.maevemackinnon.com/

 

The Chattering Magpie & Boil the Breakfast Early (Reels) [feat. Tierna Browne] - Ronan Browne & Peter O'Loughlin - The Legacy (2015)

https://www.facebook.com/ronanbrownemusic/

 

Diabolo Lyon, The Ballymun Regatta - Zoë Conway, Dónal Lunny, Máirtín O'Connor - In Full Sail - Faoi Lán Seol (2016)

https://zodomo.bandcamp.com/

 

Amazing Grace (feat. John Parker) - Will Pound - A Cut Above (2013)

http://willpound.com

 

Road to Errogie - Anxo Lorenzo – Tirán (2009)

https://www.facebook.com/AnxoLorenzoSpiritu/

 

A Galicia Vente Xa - Xose Manuel Budiño - Zume de Terra (2004)

http://xosemanuelbudino.com/wp/