Noel Hill and Junji Shirota Live

The program for August 10, 2002, featured music by Irish concertina player Noel Hill, accompanied by guitarist Junji Shirota. They were followed by some songs reflecting the immigrant experience.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Noel Hill with Junji Shirota Tom Ward's Downfall (live)
  Boys of Wexford (Irish spelling uncertain) (live)
  Three Slides: Kilconnen Slide... (live)
  Thoir Dhomh Do Lamh (Give Me Your Hand) (live)
  Devanny's Goat / The Steam Packet (live)
Noel Hill An Draigheann un Dree-un The Irish Concertina (Shanachie)
Noel Hill and Tony MacMahon Aisling Gheal I gCnoc na Graí (Gael-Linn)
Music Under Announcements
Christy Moore The Newly Mowed Meadow / Farrell O'Gara's Reel / (no name) The Iron Behind the Velvet (Tara)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Connie Dover The Blessing The Border of Heaven (Taylor Park Music)
Patrick Street The Holy Ground Live from Patrick Street (Green Linnet)
New Set
The Voice Squad A Stór Mo Chroí Thousands Are Sailing: Irish Songs of Immigration (Shanachie)
Mick Moloney Erin's Green Shore Far from the Shamrock Shore (Shanachie)
Alejandro Escovedo By the Hand of the Father Theme By the Hand of the Father (Texas Music Group)
New Set
Alejandro Escovedo Did You Tell Me? By the Hand of the Father (Texas Music Group)
Lila Downs Hanal Weech La Linea/The Border (Narada)
New Set
Sophia Bilides I Smyrniá/Women of Smyrna Greek Legacy (E. Thomas)
Richard Hagopian Shalako Armenian Music Through the Ages (Smithsonian Folkways)
Latif Bolat Durmaz Lisanim Eyvallah: Songs of Surrender (s/p)
New Set
Lily Afshar from Nine Popular Persian Ballads A Jug of Wine and Thou (Summit)