Favorites for 2023, Part One

The program for December 23, 2023, brought together some of the music that most caught one of our hosts’ ears this past year.

First hour playlist:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Yaima Reciprocity Ceremonia (s/p)
Zoë Pollock & Nessi Gomes My Love Is Real single (s/p)
Susie Ro La Luna Llena single (s/p)
New Set
Starling Arrow Name of the Wind Cradle (s/p)
Mattea Luna Firebird Firebird (s/p)
Catrin Finch & Aoife Ní Bhriain Wonder Double You (Bendigadig)
Music Under Announcements
Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita Chaminuka Echo (Bendigadig)
Dreamers’ Circus The Whale Road Blue White Gold (Vertical)
Martin Hayes & The Common Ground Ensemble Peggy’s Dream Peggy’s Dream (251)
Karine Polwart & Dave Milligan Ae Fond Kiss Still as Your Sleeping (Hudson)
Bruce Cockburn Us All O Sun O Moon (True North)
Starling Arrow Hush Hush Cradle (Rising Appalachia)

Second hour playlist:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Rhiannon Giddens, feat. Jason Isbell Yet to Be You’re the One (Nonesuch)
Sierra Marin and Roots Ascension Divine Feminine Rise Wildcat Studios (s/p)
Sam Garrett One by One (acoustic version) single (s/p)
Nattali Rize One People (live acoustic) Sugarshack Sessions (Sugarshack)
New Set
Maro I See It Coming Tiny Desk Concert (NPR)
Lotte Walda I Wonder Dragonfly (s/p)
Luna Santa Curandera single (s/p)
New Set
Ayla Nereo The Call Sovereign Kin, Book 1: The Spark (Jumpsuit)
Nahko Nyepi single (Music for Life OpenAir)
Marya Stark Keep the Light On Weightless (s/p)
Holly Ebony Born for These Times Born for These Times (s/p)
New Set
Beverly Glenn-Copeland The Ones Ahead The Ones Ahead (s/p)
(faded under outro) Dreamers’ Circus Blue White Gold Blue White Gold (Vertical)