Earth Day 2001

The program for April 21, 2001, commemorated the thirty-first annual Earth Day. Our totem critter for the hour is the salmon in view of all the dangers facing salmon, including our hunger for energy.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Dougie MacLean The Land Marching Mystery (Dunkeld)
Tarras The Happy Salmon Rising (Rounder)
Old Blind Dogs The Salmon Leap Live (Lochshore)
Niall Sheedy The Progress of Man The Sound of Stone: Artists for Mullaghmore (Tara)
New Set
Billy Ross Gloomy Winter Shore Street (Greentrax)
Seán Tyrrell The Orchard The Orchard (LongWalk Music)
Karan Casey Éirigh Suas a Stóirín The Winds Begin to Sing (Shanachie)
Music Under Announcements
Dougie MacLean Second Movement: Crannog/Castle Menzies Perthshire Amber (Dunkeld)
William Matheson Allt an t-Siùcair Scottish Tradition: Gaelic Bards and Minstrels (Greentrax)
Davy Spillane The May Morning Dew The Sound of Stone: Artists for Mullaghmore (Tara)
New Set
Ruth MacKenzie Swimming on the Surface, Medley for the Swedish Sackpipa, Flowed a Tear Kalevala: Dream of the Salmon Maiden (Omnium)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Sally Rogers Where the Coho Flash Silver In the Circle of the Sun (Thrushwood Records)
Joanne Rand Eyes like Salmon Home (s/p)
Cindy Kallet and Friends Salmon River This Way Home (Stone's Throw Music)
New Set
Herdman, Hills, Mangsen Requiem for the Giant Trees Voices (Flying Fish)
The Wyrd Sisters Farewell to Clayoquot Sound Inside the Dreaming (Wyrd)
Cecelia Ostrow The Blockade Song Warrior of the Earth (s/p)
New Set
Cindy Kallet (Will Brown) New Hymn This Way Home (Stone's Throw Music)
Greg Brown Spring Wind Dream Café (Red House)
Patchouli The Woods The Day We Let Go (Earthsign Records)
Lui Collins Loose the Ties Leaving Fort Knox (Molly Gamblin Music)
New Set
Peg Millet Where There Is Fear, There Is Power Clear Horizon (s/p)
Robert Mirabal The Dance Music from a Painted Cave (Silver Wave)
various (untitled) Howling Harmonies (NorthSound)