The May Morning Dew

The program for May 7, 2016, offered some ballads and songs with a central image of evanescence.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Éamonn Coyne & Kris Drever May Morning Dew Storymap (Compass)
Martin Carthy Bonny Woodhall Waiting for Angels (Topic)
June Tabor Bonnie James Campbell An Echo of Hooves (Topic)
New Set
Maddy Prior Dacre’s Gone to War Fyre & Sworde: Songs of the Border Reivers (Fellside)
Alasdair Roberts The Cruel Mother No Earthly Man (Drag City)
Janet Russell Lord Maxwell’s Last Goodnight Fyre & Sworde: Songs of the Border Reivers (Fellside)
Music Under Announcements
Six Organs of Admittance They Fixed the Broken Mirror Today For Octavio Paz (Holy Mountain)
Mary Hampton Pretty Polly Book Two (s/p)
Alasdair Roberts The Two Brothers No Earthly Man (Drag City)
June Tabor The Border Widow’s Lament An Echo of Hooves (Topic)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Sharron Kraus Song of the Hanged Man Songs of Love and Loss (Camera Obscura)
David Olney Revolution The Wheel (LoudHouse Music)
New Set
Sheila Mac Donald Bird in a Tree Half Light (s/p)
Malinky Follow the Heron 3 Ravens (Greentrax)
David Olney Lenora Migration (LoudHouse Music)
Leonard Cohen Who by Fire Cohen Live (Columbia)
New Set
David Olney The Song Migration (LoudHouse Music)
Logan’s Well Jubilee Thunder Perfect Mind (s/p)
Carol Noonan Band Ballad of Brownfield Noonan Building & Wrecking (Philo)
New Set
Marissa Nadler Dying Breed Songs III: Bird on the Water (Kemado)
Susan Udell Maggie May & Katie Jane Years: 1962–1994 (Heartstrings Music)
Maggie Holland May Morning Dew By Heart (Rhiannon)
Six Organs of Admittance The Night Knows Nothing at All (faded under) For Octavio Paz (Holy Mountain)