Robert Burns’ Birthday 2014, East Meets West

On January 25, 2014, we began with some songs by Robert Burns (it was his birthday) and other Scottish music, and we continued with some East/West pairings.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Paul Simon Flowers Never Bend with the Rainfall The Paul Simon Songbook (Columbia)
Eddi Reader Ye Jacobites Sings the Songs of Robert Burns (Compass)
Battlefield Band To a Mouse The Road of Tears (Temple)
New Set
Jim Malcolm Logan Braes Acquaintance (CD Baby)
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas Neil Gow’s Wife Abundance (Culburnie)
Richard Thompson Burns Supper You? Me? Us? (Capitol)
Music Under Announcements
Seelyhoo Marquis of Huntly’s Farewell / Ashley’s Strathspey / Kathry Brechin Leetera (Greentrax)
Sileas Ca’ the Yowes Beating Harps (Green Linnet)
Eddi Reader Ae Fond Kiss Sings the Songs of Robert Burns (Compass)
New Set
Dougie MacLean Scots Wha’ Hae Tribute (Dunkeld)
The Poozies We Built Fires Raise Your Head (A Retrospective) (Compass)
Battlefield Band I Cried The Road of Tears (Temple)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Bruce Cockburn The Tibetan Side of Town Slice o’ Life (True North)
Yungchen Lhamo & Anton Batagov My Mother’s Words Tayatha (Cantaloupe Music)
Ani Chöying Drolma & Steve Tibbetts Padmakara Selwa (Six Degrees)
Carrie Newcomer featuring Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Khan, Ayaan Ali Khan Breathe In Breathe Out Everything Is Everywhere (Available Light)
New Set
Ry Cooder & V.M. Bhatt Longing A Meeting by the River (Water Lily Acoustics)
Martin Simpson & Wu Man Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child Music for the Motherless Child (Water Lily Acoustics)
New Set
Martin Simpson, David Hidalgo, Viji Krishnan, Puvulur Srinivasan Waltzing’s for Dreamers Kambura Music in Native Tongues (Water Lily Acoustics)