Songs of Quiet Desperation

For January 1, 2005, songs of quiet desperation and hints of a way forward.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Cathie Ryan High on a Mountain Somewhere Along the Road (Shanachie)
Allan Taylor Road Too Long Colour to the Moon (Stockfisch)
Richard Thompson Happy Days and Auld Lang Syne The Old Kit Bag (Cooking Vinyl)
Bill Caddick Stay on the Line Unicorns (Working Joe Music)
Music Under Announcements
El McMeen The Rights of Man, Guantanamera Playing Favorites (Piney Ridge Music)
Karine Polwart Skater on the Surface Faultlines (Neon)
Bill Caddick Jesus on the Window Ledge Winter with Flowers (Fledg'ling)
Steve Tilston Rocky Road Solorubato (Fellside)
New Set
Bert Jansch The January Man Moonshine (Jansch)
Jack Hardy The Vicious Cycle The Nameless One (Fifty Fifty Music)
Waterson:Carthy Black Muddy River Fishes & Fine Yellow Sand (Topic)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Herdman, Hills, and Mangsen Forget-Me-Not At the Turning of the Year (Hand & Heart Music)
Cathie Ryan Wave Up to the Shore Somewhere Along the Road (Shanachie)
Liam Weldon Via Extasia Dark Horse on the Wind (Mulligan)
Bill Caddick Winter with Flowers Winter with Flowers (Fledg'ling)
New Set
Lillis Ó Laoire & John-Carlos Perea Cumha Olowan (Song of Exile) Bridge Across the Blue (Word & Violin)
Cathie Ryan In My Tribe Somewhere Along the Road (Shanachie)
A. Paul Ortega & Joanne Shenandoah To Those Who Dream Loving Ways (Canyon)
Kate Wolf Brother Warrior An Evening in Austin (Kaleidoscope)
New Set
Judy Mayhan Kerosene Lantern, See Here! See Here (Shayomi Productions)
Malicorne Beau Charpentier / Quand le Cyprès Balancoire en Feu (Mélodie Distribution)
New Set
Joanne Rand and the Little Big Band The Wreck of the Mary Ure The Monkey Puzzle (Homefire Productions)
Johnny Cunningham & Susan McKeown Auld Lang Syne A Winter Talisman (Sheila-na-Gig Music)
Sue Richards Auld Lang Syne Grey Eyed Morn (Maggie's Music)