May Day: Beltane 2017

The program for April 29, 2017, offered songs for May Day or the old Celtic Festival of Beltane.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Gay & Terry Woods Empty Rooms Lake Songs from Red Waters: The Best of Gay & Terry Woods (Hux)
Alisa Fineman Strange Place Better with Time (Hummingbird Music)
Martha Tilston Nomad Blood Nomad (forthcoming)
New Set
Damh the Bard Under a Beltane Sun Antlered Crown and Standing Stone (CD Baby)
Mamalama To See If Love Can Fly Live at the Old Dutch Church (s/p)
Music Under Announcements
John Kirkpatrick Fain I Would; Nodrog’s Woofing Waltz Mazurka Berserker (Fledg’ling)
Various May Day in Padstow, 2016 (faded under intro) (online)
The Watersons Hal-an-Tow Frost and Fire (Topic)
Broceliande Staines Morris Gathering May: Songs of the Season (Flowinglass Music)
Malicorne Voici Venir le Joli Mai Almanach (Hexagone)
Jethro Tull Cup of Wonder Songs from the Wood (Parlophone)
Gaia Consort Beltane Fires Secret Voices (Suddenly Naked Arts Collective)
Faun Walpurgisnacht Luna (Universal)
Pentangle Light Flight Basket of Light (Castle Music)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Gaia Consort Drawing Down the Moon Evolve (CD Baby)
Tina Malia Full Moonlight Dance Shores of Avalon (Tina Malia)
Woodland Bacchus and the Maenads Secrets Told (Woodland Music)
New Set
Claudia Schmidt New Beltane Boogie Essential Tension (Red House)
Eileen McGann The Beltane Heritage (Dragonwing Music)
Pentangle Springtime Promises Basket of Light (Castle Music)
New Set
Linda Waterfall Drawing Down the Moon In the Presence of the Light (Trout)
John Renbourn’s Ship of Fools Searching for Lambs John Renbourn’s Ship of Fools (Flying Fish)
Mamalama Hazel Tree Willows and Waves (s/p)
Tibetréa Maiennacht Mimirmeidr (BSM)
Áine Minogue Téir Abhaile Riú Circle of the Sun (RCA)
New Set
Wake the Dead Dark Star / Maids of Michelstown / And Your Bird Can Sing Deal (Celtoid)
Jake Shimabukuro While My Guitar Gently Weeps (faded under outro) Gently Weeps (Hitchhike)