Pipers’ Tionól, English Explorations

The program for February 7, 2015, shared some explorations in English music. We first introduced the upcoming pipers’ gathering.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Pipers Todd Denman and Lewis Blevins, joined by Cormac Gannon of the Gas Men, introduced the upcoming West Coast Pipers’ Tionól and concert.
Lewis Blevins Song of the Seals (live)
Joey Abarta Miners of Wicklow / My Former Wife Swimming Against the Tide (s/p)
Todd Denman Women of Ireland (live)
The Gas Men The Jug of Punch Clement Street (CD Baby)
New Set
Telling the Bees Pilgrim’s Progress An English Arcanum (Black Thrustle)
Alasdair Roberts I Walked Abroad in an Evil Hour Farewell Sorrow (Drag City)
Sharron Kraus Brigid The Fox’s Wedding (Durtro/Jnana)
Eliza Carthy Acres of Ground The Imagined Village (Real World)
New Set
Martha Tilston with Steve Tilston Fisher Lad of Whitby The Sea (Squiggly)
The Full English Arthur O’Bradley The Full English (Topic)
The Young Tradition Byker Hill Oberlin 1968 (A Wing & a Prayer Ltd.)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Said the Maiden I Wish, I Wish Said the Maiden (s/p)
Midwinter Winter Song The Waters of Sweet Sorrow (Prog Temple)
Trader Horne Growing Man Morning Way (Esoteric)
New Set
Vashti Bunyan Here Heartleap (DiChristina)
Mary Hampton Honey in the Rock Folly (Imports)
Espers Tomorrow The Weed Tree (Locust Music)
The A. Lords and Mark Fry It Is Not My Place to Fail Echoes from the Mountain (Rif Mountain)
Music Under Announcements
Lee Murdock Star of the County Down Wordless (Depot)
Joe Tilston Different Feet Embers (Imports)
Joe Wilkes Here on This Frontline Reading the Ashes (Dark Mountain)
Alasdair Roberts Farewell Sorrow Farewell Sorrow (Drag City)
New Set
The Boycott Coca-Cola Experience (Tim Sidall) Mum From the Mourning of the World (Dark Mountain)
John James (faded under close) B Minor Run In Concert (Stefan Grossman’s Guitar Workshop)