A Long Way from Home

The program for August 9, 2014, offered some reflections on the contemporary condition in imagery and metaphor. An alternate title might be “Shadows of Evangeline” after a song by the late Dave Carter.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Sheila Mac Donald Light House Keeper’s Daughter Half Light (s/p)
Karine Polwart The Light on the Shore Faultlines (Neon)
Gordon Bok Faraway Tom In the Kind Land (Timberhead Music)
New Set
June Tabor The Cloud Factory At the Wood’s Heart (Topic)
Allan Taylor Joseph Looking for You (Stockfisch)
Richard Thompson Sunset Song Sweet Warrior (Shout Factory)
Saffron Summerfield The Lock-keeper’s Daughter The Stonemason’s Dream (Mother Earth Music)
Music Under Announcements
Steve Baughman & Robin Bullock Entre Chien et Loup / The Peeler’s Jacket The Best of Folk Music & Beyond (s/p)
Paul Brady Living for the Corporation Say What You Feel (Compass)
Artisan Speed Rocking at the End of Time (Bedspring Music)
New Set
Martha Tilston Survival Guide Machines of Love & Grace (Squiggly)
Artisan What’s the Use of Wings Rocking at the End of Time (Bedspring Music)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Sheila Mac Donald The Black Hole Half Light (s/p)
Bob Franke For Real Long Roads, Short Visits (Daring)
Robb Johnson At the Heart of Everything The Night Café (Irregular)
Joni Mitchell The Arrangement Ladies of the Canyon (Warner)
New Set
Tracy Grammer Shadows of Evangeline Flower of Avalon (Signature Sounds)
Anaïs Mitchell Mockingbird Hymns for the Exiled (Waterbug)
A.J. Roach Saccharine Pleistocene (s/p)
Flying Canoe Father of Grief Flying Canoe (s/p)
New Set
Anaïs Mitchell Before the Eyes of Storytelling Girls Hymns for the Exiled (Waterbug)
A.J. Roach Firing Squad Pleistocene (s/p)
New Set
Claudia Schmidt Out Here New Whirled Order (Red House)
Martha Tilston Staircase Machines of Love & Grace (Squiggly)
Ayla Nereo Let It In Hollow Bone (Jumpsuit)
Jay Ansill Hesiod (faded) Origami (Flying Fish)