Independence Day 2009

The program for July 4, 2009, included some by turns thoughtful and danceable music for the holiday.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Dick Gaughan Tom Paine's Bones Outlaws & Dreamers (Appleseed)
Lau Banks of Marble Live (Reveal/Compass)
Tim Readman & Fear of Drinking Ye Jacobites In Black & White (Festival)
New Set
Malinky Dark Horse on the Wind Flower & Iron (Mad River)
Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle Here's to Tom Paine All Under the Sun (Flying Fish)
Music Under Announcements
Jeff Berlin The Star-Spangled Banner, Tears in Heaven (YouTube)
Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle Let Your Banjo Ring All Under the Sun (Flying Fish)
Dougie MacLean Turning Away Indigenous (Dunkeld)
Mari Boine Eagle Brother Radiant Warmth (Antilles)
Máire Brennan Against the Wind Máire (Atlantic)
Talitha MacKenzie Spiorad Spiorad (Shanachie)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
David Nigel Lloyd On the Trail of Tears How Like Ghosts Are We (Silk Purse)
Rick Lee Natick Natick (Waterbug)
Joanne Shenandoah Blanket Fevers Once in a Blue Moon (Canyon)
New Set
Jack Gladstone Colter's Run Buffalo Cafe (s/p)
Talitha MacKenzie Wind Chases the Sun Indian Summer (Sonas)
Joanne Shenandoah Prepare Yourself Covenant (SilverWave)
Talitha MacKenzie Go So Far Indian Summer (Sonas)
New Set
Sweet Honey in the Rock Rivers of Babylon Selections 1976–1988 (Flying Fish)
Krista Detor Robert Johnson Has Left Mississippi Cover Their Eyes (CoraZong)
Tish Hinojosa Bandera del Sol / Flag of the Sun Culture Swing (Rounder)
Karine Polwart Rivers Run This Earthly Spell (Proper)
New Set
Linda Waterfall Fourth of July Body English (Trout)
Carrie Newcomer Two Toasts The Geography of Light (Philo)
Jake Shimabukuro The Star-Spangled Banner Gently Weeps (Hitchhike)