Ballads and Songs

The program for May 30, 2015, offered a mix of old and new ballads and songs.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Martin Simpson Moth Sad or High Kicking (Fledg’ling)
Ygdrassil The Garden of Jane Delawney Easy Sunrise (Rounder Europe)
Solanaceae Fenella Solanaceae (Heidrunar Myrkrunar)
Shirley Collins & Dolly Collins Ca’ the Yowes Anthems in Eden (BGO)
New Set
June Tabor The Gardener A Quiet Eye (Green Linnet)
Solanaceae Midnight Garden Solanaceae (Heidrunar Myrkrunar)
Anne Lister The Devil in the Garden Singing in the Wind (Hearthfire)
Music Under Announcements
Eliza Carthy Dr McMBE Anglicana (Topic)
Said the Maiden A Sailor’s Promise A Curious Tale (s/p)
Martha Tilston with Nathan Ball House Carpenter The Sea (Squiggly)
Rusalnaia (Gillian Chadwick and Sharron Kraus) The Sailor and the Siren Rusalnaia (Camera Obscura)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Meg Baird, Sharron Kraus, and Helena Espvall Bruton Town Leaves from Off the Tree (Bo Weavil)
Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer Riddles Wisely Expounded Child Ballads (Wilderland)
Steve Tilston The Mountain Streams Where the Moorcocks Crow Of Many Hands: From the Tradition (ADA)
New Set
Martin & Eliza Carthy Waking Dreams The Moral of the Elephant (Topic)
Alasdair Roberts Ned Ludd’s Rant (For a World Rebarbarized) Spoils (Drag City)
Sharron Kraus The Pale Prisoner Songs of Love and Loss (Camera Obscura)
Van Morrison & the Chieftains Raglan Road Irish Heartbeat (Polygram)
New Set
Judy Mayhan The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress When I Think of You (Shayomi Productions)
A.J. Roach Fashionistas Revelation (Waterbug)
Sheila Mac Donald Raggedy Anne Half Light (s/p)
Tracy Grammer Phantom Doll Flower of Avalon (Signature Sounds)
New Set
Artisan Moth Rocking at the End of Time (Festival)
Birch Book The Carnival Is Empty Vol. II: Fortune & Folly (Helmet Room)
The Owl Service Standing on the Shore The Pattern Beneath the Plow (Rif Mountain)