99. 17th February, 2018

Hi Folks,

Welcome to this week’s show from Black Dog Radio. To mark Martyn Bennett’s Birthday, “Why”, from the Grit album opens today followed by the Peatbog Faeries with, “Angus and Joyce Mackay”.

You’ll hear great tunes and tunes from, Afro Celt Sound System, The Islay Sessioners, Réalta, Strung, Paul Brady and The Fair Rain.

We have another listen to tracks recorded at the Celtic Colours Festival from Còig and Talisk.

More great music follows from GoGo Penguin, Karine Polwart with Pippa Murphy, Jarlath Henderson, Mr McFall's Chamber, Hugh Masekela, Gabby Fitzgerald, Henry Parker, Davy Spillane, Ross & Ali, Christy Moore, Adam Sutherland, Cillian Vallely, Josie Duncan & Pablo Lafuente, Katie Spencer, Martin Furey, Mary Gauthier, Notify & Pádraig Rynne, Ryan Adams, Paudie O Connor & John O Brien, Padraig O' Neill & Ian Kinsella, Pádraig Rynne, Donal Lunny & Sylvain Barou, Scoops, Wildwood Jack and Will Pound.

Peatbog Faeries close the show with the lovely “Fishing at Orbost”.

We hope you enjoy the tunes,


Andy (&Bob)


Track:    Why

Artist:    Martyn Bennett

Album: Grit

Year:      2003



Track:    Angus and Joyce Mackay

Artist:    Peatbog Faeries

Album: Blackhouse

Year:      2015



Track:    A Higher Love (tune 'Monkswell Road' )

Artist:    Afro Celt Sound System

Album: The Source

Year:      2016



Track:    Slumberland's

Artist:    The Islay Sessioners

Album: Mac Ìle - The Music Of Fraser Shaw

Year:      2017



Track:    The Longford Weaver (song)

Artist:    Réalta

Album: Clear Skies

Year:      2016



Track:    Franzke En Français (Live)

Artist:    Còig

Album: Celtic Colours Live, Vol. 5

Year:      2017




Track:    Planxty Dermot Grogan

Artist:    Strung

Album: Strung

Year:      2016



Track:    Echo (Live)

Artist:    Talisk

Album: Celtic Colours Live, Vol. 5

Year:      2017



Track:    Lord Thomas and Fair Ellender

Artist:    Paul Brady

Album: Unfinished Business

Year:      2017



Track:    As Starlings Gather

Artist:    The Fair Rain

Album: Behind the Glass

Year:      2016



Track:    Murmuration

Artist:    GoGo Penguin

Album: V2.0

Year:      2014



Track:    Tyrannic Man’s Dominion

Artist:    Karine Polwart with Pippa Murphy

Album: A Pocket Of Wind Resistance

Year:      2017



Track:    The Slighted Lover

Artist:    Jarlath Henderson

Album: Hearts Broken, Heads Turned

Year:      2017



Track:    Cullin Part 2: Cullin Part 2

Artist:    Mr McFall's Chamber

Album: Birds & Beasts - Music by Martyn Bennett & Fraser Fifield

Year:      2010



Track:    Stimela (Coal Train)

Artist:    Hugh Masekela



Track:    Poacher

Artist:    Gabby Fitzgerald

Album: Black Dog Island

Year:      2017



Track:    Drive East

Artist:    Henry Parker

Album: Drive East/ Ratcliff Highway (Cassette Single)

Year:      2017



Track:    The Longing of Aileen

Artist:    Davy Spillane

Album: Between the Longing and Belonging

Year:      2016



Track:    Child of Wonder

Artist:    Afro Celt Sound System

Album: The Source

Year:      2016



Track:    Gaelic (Elizabeth's Trip to Perthshire, Hug Oiridh Hindh Hairidh)

Artist:    Ross & Ali

Album: Symbiosis

Year:      2016




Track:    Does This Train Stop On Merseyside?

Artist:    Christy Moore

Album: Listen

Year:      2009



Track:    The Bull's March: Bó Mhin Na Toitean / 40 March / 40 Reel

Artist:    Cillian Vallely

Album: The Raven's Rock

Year:      2016



Track:    Clinch Mountain Backstep (feat. Damien O'Kane, David Kosky, Henry Webster & John Parker)

Artist:    Will Pound

Album: A Cut Above

Year:      2017



Track:    An Ordinary Day

Artist:    Wildwood Jack

Album: Liberty Ship

Year:      2018



Track:    Cool Thief

Artist:    Martin Furey

Album: Howl

Year:      2003



Track:    The Carrington Event

Artist:    Notify & Pádraig Rynne

Album: Padraig Rynne's Notify - EP

Year:      2015



Track:    Don't Ask For The Water

Artist:    Ryan Adams

Album: Heartbreaker

Year:      2000



Track:    Singing Stream

Artist:    Scoops

Album: Rockarolan

Year:      2016



Track:    The Lookout Pack (feat. Tyler Duncan, Mike Shimmin & Joe Dart)

Artist:    Pádraig Rynne

Album: Notify

Year:      2013



Track:    The Smokey House / the Morning Star / O'Reilly's Greyhound (Reel

Artist:    Paudie O Connor & John O Brien

Album: Wind and Reeds

Year:      2009



Track:    It's a Thought When You Think About It / The Slide from Grace / The Star Above the Garter

Artist:    Pádraig Rynne, Donal Lunny & Sylvain Barou

Album: Triad

Year:      2013



Track:    Can't Resist the Road

Artist:    Katie Spencer

Album: Good Morning Sky - EP

Year:      2017



Track:    Rifles & Rosary Beads

Artist:    Mary Gauthier

Album: Rifles & Rosary Beads

Year:      2018



Track:    The Grafspee

Artist:    Padraig O' Neill & Ian Kinsella

Album: When the Prescription Runs out...

Year:      2016




Track:    He Called For A Candle

Artist:    Josie Duncan & Pablo Lafuente

Album: The Morning Tempest

Year:      2018



Track:    Sushi 7/8

Artist:    Adam Sutherland

Album: some other land

Year:      2018



Track:    Fishing at Orbost

Artist:    Peatbog Faeries

Album: Dust

Year:      2011