The Coming of the Roads

The program for August 21, 2004, featured some songs of discontent with modernity, called "The Coming of the Roads," after a song sung by Priscilla Herdman.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Steve Tilston The Greening Wind The Greening Wind (Hubris)
New Set
Seán Tyrrell The Orchard The Orchard (LongWalk Music)
Maggie Holland St Ives End Lane Circle of Light (Irregular)
Christy Moore Quiet Desperation Christy Moore (Atlantic)
Gay & Terry Woods Empty Rooms Lake Songs from Red Waters: The Best of... (Hux)
Music Under Announcements
The Mary Custy Band The Flatbush Waltz, Mullaghmore The Mary Custy Band (s/p)
Leon Rosselson Whoever Invented the Fishfinger RosselSongs (Fuse)
Robb Johnson At the Heart of Everything The Night Cafe (Irregular)
Pete Morton Naseby Field Swarthmoor (Harbourtown)
Jez Lowe The Land of the Living Bad Penny (Firebird Music)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Joy Harjo The Last World of Fire and Trash Native Joy for Real (Mekko Productions)
Karine Polwart Only One Way Faultlines (Neon)
James McMurtry Paint by Numbers So Long in the Wasteland (Columbia)
Bruce Cockburn The Trouble with Normal The Trouble with Normal (True North / Rounder)
New Set
Kate & Anna McGarrigle Petites Boîtes La Vache Qui Pleure (Tribu)
Mary McCaslin Acres of Houses 3 Songs (s/p)
Cindy Kallet Roll to the River Working on Wings to Fly (Folk-Legacy)
Priscilla Herdman The Coming of the Roads Darkness into Light (Flying Fish)
New Set
Quetzal This Is My Home Worksongs (Vanguard)
Joy Harjo This Is My Heart Native Joy for Real (Mekko Productions)
Karine Polwart What Are You Waiting For? Faultlines (Neon)
Jack Gladstone Letter to the World Tappin' the Earth's Backbone (s/p)
New Set
Joy Harjo The Had It Up to Here Round Dance Native Joy for Real (Mekko Productions)
Jackalope Nachos Trees Day (faded) Boat People (Canyon)