Histories in Songs

The program for June 8, 2013, featured some history lessons in song.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Steve Tilston Rolling Down This Roman Road Such & Such (Market Square Music)
Pete Morton Naseby Field Swarthmoore (Harbourtown)
New Set
Gordon Bok These Dry Stone Walls Return to the Land (Folk-Legacy)
Anne Lister The Hag of Beara Singing on the Wind (Hearthfire Music)
June Tabor A Tale from History Quercus (ECM)
New Set
Seán Tyrrell The Rainbow's Treasure; Message of Peace; Famine, Rebellion, Sold Out; The Woman Cried A Message of Peace (s/p)
Tom Russell The Man from God Knows Where The Man from God Knows Where (Hightone)
Gay & Terry Woods Dunlavin Green Lake Songs from Red Waters (Hux)
Isla St Clair Smile in Your Sleep Inheritance (Moidave Music)
Melanie O'Reilly The Crossing Women Who Left (Mistletoe Music)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Rick Lee Natick Natick (Waterbug)
Lee Murdock Our Vanquished Hero Here We'll Stand (Depot)
Joanne Shenandoah Please Sign Here Once in a Red Moon (Canyon)
Jack Gladstone When the Land Belonged to God Buffalo Cafe (s/p)
Priscilla Herdman The Coming of the Roads Darkness into Light (Flying Fish)
Music Under Announcements
Martin Simpson O Jerusalem / Go Down Moses, Wayfaring Stranger A Closer Walk with Thee (Gourd Music)
Richard Shindell Reunion Hill Reunion Hill (Shanachie)
De Dannan (with Mary Black) Paddy's Lamentation Anthem (Dara)
Jack Hardy The 111th Pennsylvane Civil Wars (Prime)
New Set
Tom Russell The Sky Above, The Mud Below The Rose of the San Joaquin (Hightone)
Jim Ringer The Hubbardville Store The Band of Jesse James (Philo)
Martin Simpson A Psalm of Life (faded) A Closer Walk with Thee (Gourd Music)