Ballads and Narratives

On April 8, 2017, we offered some ballads: Child ballads, Swedish ballads, and a few modern stories.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Tibetréa Herr Mannelig Peregrinabundi (BSC Music)
Garmarna Herr Olaf Garmarna (NorthSide)
Garmarna Vänner och Fränder (Friends and Kin) Guds Spelemän (God’s Musicians) (Omnium)
Triakel Barnamörderskan (The Cruel Mother) Songs from 63° N (NorthSide)
New Set
Erik Marchand Une Jeune Fillette Ukronia (Innacor)
Janam Lady Gay The Space Between (Lovesick Babel)
Music Under Announcements
Steve Tilston The Wind That Shakes the Barley / The Ladies’s Pantelettes; The Monaghan Jig Swans at Coole (Run River)
Damh the Bard The Crow Man; Twa Corbies Tales from the Crow Man (Caer Bryn Music)
Maddy Prior Dacre’s Gone to the War Fyre & Sworde (Fellside)
June Tabor Bonnie James Campbell An Echo of Hooves (Topic)
Andrew Calhoun Flodden Field Rhymer’s Tower: Ballads of the Anglo-Scottish Border (Waterbug)
John MacDonald The Dewie Dens of Yarrow O’er His Grave the Grass Grew Green (The Voice of the People 3, Topic)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Janam Into the Night The Space Between (Lovesick Babel)
The Owner’s Daughter (Steve Baughman and Valerie Price) Blackenstone The Owner’s Daughter (CeltoBeat)
Andrew Calhoun Thomas the Rhymer Rhymer’s Tower: Ballads of the Anglo-Scottish Border (Waterbug)
New Set
Natalie Merchant Crazy Man Michael The House Carpenter’s Daughter (Myth America)
Alasdair Roberts The Cruel Mother No Earthly Man (Drag City)
Sharron Kraus Gallows Song / Gallows Hill Songs of Love and Loss (Camera Obscura)
New Set
Steve Tilston One Night as I Lay on My Bed Of Many Hands (Ada)
Jasper Smith Down in the Meadow My Father’s the King of the Gypsies (The Voice of the People 11, Topic)
Rusalnaia Rusalnaia Rusalnaia (Camera Obscura)
New Set
Susan McKeown Lord Baker Lowlands (Green Linnet)
Tibetréa König Brian Boru (faded under outro) Mimirmeidr (BSM)