Winter Songs Early 2009

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for January 10, 2009
Hour 1: To Drive the Cold Winter Away

First Set

Malcolm Dalglish, "The Dark Around," Hymnody of Earth, 1:49 BMG Music

Maddy Prior, "Red and Green," Year, 3:00 Park Records

Liam O'Connor & Lisa Aherne, "Realtai," A Winter's Tale, 3:45 Celtic Heartbeat / Universal

Bonnie Rideout, "Gloomy Winter," A Christmas Celtic Sojourn, 2:23 Rounder

Sandy Denny, "Winter Winds," Fotheringay, 2:10 Island

Second Set

Loreena McKennitt, "Snow," To Drive the Cold Winter Away, 5:35 Quinlan Road

Robin Williamson, "Sheep Under the Snow / Welsh Morris," Winter's Turning, 3:00 Flying Fish

Horslips, "The Sheep 'Neath the Snow," Drive the Cold Winter Away, 2:15 (self-produced)

Patrick Ball & Liz Carroll, "Winter," Christmas in an Irish Castle, 0:42 California Revels

Revels Chorus, "To Drive the Cold Winter Away / King of the Fairies," Christmas in an Irish Castle, 3:28 California Revels

Midway Music

Boys of the Lough, "A Midwinter Waltz," A Christmas Celtic Sojourn, 4:23 Rounder

Third Set

Loreena McKennitt, "Dicken's Dublin," Parallel Dreams, 4:40 Quinlan Road

Malcolm Dalglish, "Psalm of Solstice," Hymnody of Earth, 3:44 BMG Music

John McCutcheon, "The Huron Carol," Winter Solstice, 4:40 Rounder

Patrick Ball, "The Deer's Cry / Abbots Bromley Dance," Christmas in an Irish Castle, 1:30 California Revels

Revels Chorus, "St. Patrick's Breastplate," Christmas in an Irish Castle, 2:04 California Revels

Waterson: Carthy, "Awake Awake," Holy Heathens and the Old Green Man, 4:06 Topic Records

Susan McKeown, "The Snows They Melt the Soonest," Lowlands, 4:25 Green Linnet

Johnny Cunningham, "As Warm as Winter Snow," A Winter Talisman, 2:58 Sheila-na-Gig Music / Caledonian Musicworks

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for January 10, 2007
Hour 2: Endless Winter

First Set

Briege Murphy, "Endless Winter," A Winter's Tale, 4:36 Celtic Heartbeat/Universal

Dar Williams, "February," Mortal City, 3:51 Razor & Tie

Rachel Bissex, "Royal Blues," I Used to Be Nice, 5:30 Alcazar Productions

Priscilla Herdman, Anne Hills, & Cindy Mangsen, "Stars," On a Winter's Night, 1:58 North Star

Solstice, "Hazy Shade of Winter," Rise, 2:36 (self-produced)

Second Set

Misty River, "Don't Take Down the Mistletoe," Midwinter, 3:44 (self-produced)

Erica Wheeler, "Song for a Winter Night," Wonderland, 3:28 Signature Sounds

Zoe Mulford, "Gonna Wear Red," Roadside Saints, 3:27 Azalea City Recordings

Third Set

Fairport Convention, "Frozen Man," Old, New, Borrowed, Blue, 4:20 Green Linnet

Nanci Griffith, "Ten Degrees and Getting Colder," Other Voices, Other Rooms, 2:48 Elektra

David Francey, "February Morning Drive," Far End of Summer, 3:21 (self-produced)

John McCutcheon, "Hangman's Reel," Sprout Wings and Fly, 2:32 Rounder