Winter Solstice

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for December 17, 2022
Winter Solstice Is Coming!

First Set

Liam O’Connor & Lisa Aherne, “Realtai,” A Winter’s Tale, 3:48 RealWorld

The Revels, “Strobinell,” Celtic Roads Through Ireland, Scotland, & Brittany, 1:34 Revels Records

The Revels, “Exultation,” Wassail! Wassail! Early American Christmas Music, 1:45 Revels Records

John McCutcheon, “Star in the East,” Winter Solstice, 3:00 Philo/Rounder

Johnny Cunningham, “A Winter Talisman,” A Winter Talisman, 1:08 Sheila-na-Gig Music / Caledonian Musicworks

Waters, Moore, & Arbo, “Nowell Sing We,” Wonderland, 2:24 Signature Sounds

Second Set

Mairéad Ní Dhomhnaill, The Voice Squad, & John Renbourn, “The Wexford Lullaby,” A Celtic Christmas Sojourn, 4:32 Rounder

Barbara Higbie, “Lullay Lully,” Winter Joy, 3:45 (self-produced)

Third Set

Robbie O’Connell, “Three Kings,” Comfort and Joy: A Celtic Christmas Sojourn, 2:47 Rounder

Grace Griffith, “Bells of Norwich,” Passing Through, 2:41 Blix Street

Storyhill, “Cold December Flies Away,” Bethlehem, 2:53 (self-produced)

The Weepies, “All That I Want,” Happiness, 3:20 Nettwerk

Fourth Set

Christine Lavin & The Mistletones, “A Christmas / Kwanzaa / Solstice / Chanukah / Ramadan / Boxing Day Song,” The Runaway Christmas Tree, 2:06 Appleseed

The Revels, “Kentucky Wassail Carol,” Wassail! Wassail! Early American Christmas Music, 1:55 Revel Records

The Revels, “The Shortest Day of the Year,” The Christmas Revels, 1:30 Revels Records

Tim O’Brien, “Newgrange,” A Christmas Heritage, 3:08 Six Degrees

Liz Story, “Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabelle,” The Gift, 2:54 Windham Hill