Year-End Favorites for 2020

The program for December 26, 2020, featured some of one host’s favorites for the year.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Darwin Grajales Yo También Estoy Loco Yo Ya No Cargo Más Contigo (Darwin Grajales)
Nicolas Losada Rojas El Reino de la Vida Ha Llegado la Medicina (Nicolas Losada Rojas)
Jesús Hidalgo Canto da Terra Diamante (Todo el Mundo Dice Aho)
New Set
Kevin Burke Jesusita en Chihuahua Sligo Made (Loftus Music)
Séamus Egan Welcome to Orwell Early Bright (THL)
Gerry O’Connor The Hawk and the Hare (The Hawk Jig / The Hardrevet Polska) Last Night’s Joy (Lughnasa Music)
New Set
The Black Brothers Rathlin Glackanacker (s/p)
John Doyle Her Long Hair Flowing Down The Path of Stones (Compass)
Aisling Urwin The Mist Covered Mountains / Sheep on the Boat The Dragonfly Jig (Aisling Urwin)
New Set
Sam Lee with Elizabeth Fraser The Moon Shines Bright Old Wow (Cooking Vinyl)
Shirley Collins Barbara Allen Heart’s Ease (Domino)
Alasdair Roberts The Evernew Tongue The Fiery Margin (Drag City)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Woven Kin In the Stars single (Woven Kin)
Karine Polwart et al. Heartwood Spell Songs (Quercus)
Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita Listen to the Grass Grow Soar (Bendigedig)
New Set
Steve Postell and Ken McLeod Here It Begins The Other Shore (Renegade)
Maya Elena Healing Is Mine Igiene (s/p)
Nessi Gomes Hine Ani (online)
New Set
Lyla June Johnston* All Nations Rise (online)
Freedom Café El Mensaje Es el Amor Cantos de Medicina (Freedom Café)
New Set
Nessi Gomes Novo Amanhecer single (Baraka)
Julio Numhauser & Maciel Numhauser Todo Cambia single (Julio Numhauser & Maciel Numhauser)
Badi Assad Valseana Solo (Chesky)

*Lyla June Johnston’s podcast interview with Charles Eisenstein is here. And here is another very interesting interview she has given.