Winter Solstice 2017

The program for December 16, 2017, offered some songs in the mood of the darkest time of the year.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Paul Kamm & Eleanore MacDonald The Queen of Northern Lights Calling on Love (Freewheel)
Loituma Kultaansa Ikävöivä Things of Beauty (NorthSide)
In Gowan Ring Blazing Ways Compendium 2017 (s/p)
Jessica Radcliffe, Lisa Ekström, Martin Simpson Solstice Fire; Tourne Tourne Beautiful Darkness: Celebrating the Winter Solstice (High Bohemia)
Nessi Gomes Long Way Home Diamonds & Demons (s/p)
Music Under Announcements
Andrew Cronshaw Im Hogutz The Unbroken Surface of Snow (Cloud Valley Music)
Kitka Koledna Zvezda Evening Star (s/p)
Songleikr Vinda GodtFolk (s/p)
Jay Ansill (with Anne Hills) Midwinter Waking A Lost World (BCN)
Mamalama Untied Willows and Waves (s/p)
Nessi Gomes (with Sam Lee) Diamonds & Demons Diamonds & Demons (s/p)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Nahko The Wolves Have Returned (online)
Ali Dineen Wandering Road Light Comes In (s/p)
Allan Taylor with Linde Nijland Leaving at Dawn (online)
New Set
No Grey Faith It’ll Take a Long Time Secrets All Told: The Songs of Sandy Denny (Perfect Pitch)
Fotheringay Winter Winds Fotheringay (Hannibal)
Linde Nijland In the Winter of My Longing (online)
New Set
Jessica Radcliffe, Lisa Ekström, Martin Simpson One Small Candle Beautiful Darkness: Celebrating the Winter Solstice (High Bohemia)
Robin Williamson Trusting in the Rising Light Trusting in the Rising Light (ECM)
In Gowan Ring Set a Candle in the Night The Serpent and the Dove (7ème Ciel)
Bill Miller The Sun Is Gonna Rise Ghostdance (Sol)
New Set
Lakshmi Devi (DelSesto) Feeling Female Raise a Holy Fire (Mandira Arts)
Lisa Dancing-Light Stillness Sophia Songs (s/p)
Andrew Cronshaw Mhàiri Mhìn Mheall-Shùileach (Gentle Dark-Eyed Mary) The Unbroken Surface of Snow (Cloud Valley Music)
Johnny Cunningham King Holly, King Oak (faded under outro) The Very Best of Celtic Christmas (Windham Hill)