Folk Espresso - Buttons & Bows

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Mon, 03/14/2022 - 5:30am to 7:00am
Folk Espresso: Buttons & Bows. Illustration of concertina and fiddle.

Music makers and dancers have hunkered down through the pandemic, but they have not been still or silent. As springtime rolls in, the music is coming out and blossoming again. And what better time is there to celebrate the traditions of Irish music than the week of St. Patrick’s Day? Those Irish music traditions are strong in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, and this episode features musicians spanning from here to Ireland.

Artists in this episode include: Kevin Burke; Anthea Lawrence; Wildgeese (Randal Bays, Bill Bulick, Kate Power, Jim Chapman & Barry Crannell); Rose in the Heather; Kate Rusby; The Wailin' Jennys; Caswell Carnahan; Solas; Shanghaied on the Willamette; Mary Black; The Dubliners; Mícheál ÓDomhnaill; Tommy Sands; Dónal Clancy; Malachy Doris; George Penk, Clyde Curley & Susan Songer; The Nettles; Seamus Egan; Altan; Mick Moloney; Randal Bays; David Ingerson.

Links:

  • Wildgeese album re-released - Randal Bays, Bill Bulick, Kate Power, Jim Chapman & Barry Crannell. Recorded in Portland, OR. Originally released in 1983. Re-released as digital download and CD.
  • David Ingerson - singer and storyteller in the old Irish style. Portland, Oregon. David will be performing this St. Patrick's Day, has an album and videos. You can find out more on his website.
  • Randal Bays - fiddler, composer, and fiddle instructor. Randal currently lives in Olympia, Washington.
  • The Nettles - Corvallis, Oregon band. "Eclectic. Celtic. Folkadelic." 
  • Irish tune playing sessions in the Portland, Oregon area
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Episode Playlist

  • Time
    5:32
    Artist
    Anthea Lawrence
    Song
    Julia Delaney/The Convenience/The High Reel
    Album
    Fiddlehead
    Label
    Fiddlehead Productions
  • Time
    5:37
    Artist
    Mick Moloney
    Song
    Patrick's Day Parade
    Album
    McNally's Row of Flats
    Label
    Compass Records
  • Time
    5:41
    Artist
    Malachy Doris
    Song
    St. Patrick's Day / Drops of Brandy
    Album
    Celtic Souls: Best of Irish Ceili Music
    Label
  • Time
    5:42
    Artist
    The Dubliners
    Song
    The Rocky Road to Dublin
    Album
    Spirit of the Irish: The Ultimate Collection
    Label
    Sanctuary TV
  • Time
    5:46
    Artist
    The Wailin' Jennys
    Song
    The Parting Glass
    Album
    40 Days
    Label
    The Wailin' Jennys
  • Time
    5:49
    Artist
    Dónal Clancy
    Song
    An Buachaill Caol Dubh (Slow Air)
    Album
    Close to Home
    Label
    Compass Records
  • Time
    5:51
    Artist
    The Dubliners
    Song
    The Musical Priest / The Blackthorn Stick
    Album
    20 Original Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
    Label
    TY4TM
  • Time
    5:54
    Artist
    Mary Black
    Song
    The Holy Ground (Trad)
    Album
    The Holy Ground
    Label
    Blix Street Records
  • Time
    5:58
    Artist
    Seamus Egan
    Song
    Garret Barry's / the Hag At the Churn
    Album
    In Your Ear
    Label
    Séamus Egan
  • Time
    6:03
    Artist
    Altan
    Song
    Jenny Picking Cockles / Farewell to Leitrim / John Doherty's
    Album
    Blackwater
    Label
    Virgin Records
  • Time
    6:05
    Artist
    David Ingerson
    Song
    The Irish Jubilee
    Album
    The Irish Jubilee
    Label
    https://www.davidingersonmusic.com/
  • Time
    6:12
    Artist
    Kate Rusby
    Song
    The Wild Goose
    Album
    10
    Label
    Compass Records
  • Time
    6:17
    Artist
    Tommy Sands
    Song
    When the Boys Come Rolling Home
    Album
    Beyond the Shadows
    Label
  • Time
    6:21
    Artist
    Rose in the Heather
    Song
    Ships Are Sailing / Wind That Shakes The Barley / Matt Peoples / Julia Delaney.wav
    Album
    Mountain Road
    Label
    Self
  • Time
    6:24
    Artist
    Rose in the Heather
    Song
    Danny Boy
    Album
    Mountain Road
    Label
    Self
  • Time
    6:28
    Artist
    Kevin Burke & Mícheál Ó Domhnaill
    Song
    The Rolling Waves / The Market Town / Scatter the Mud
    Album
    Portland
    Label
    Green Linnet
  • Time
    6:33
    Artist
    George Penk, Clyde Curley & Susan Songer
    Song
    Father Kelly's
    Album
    A Portland Selection: Contra Dance Music In the Pacific Northwest
    Label
    self-produced
  • Time
    6:36
    Artist
    Wildgeese
    Song
    Bridget O' Malley (feat. Randal Bays, Bill Bulick, Kate Power, Jim Chapman & Barry Crannell)
    Album
    Celtic Music of the Northwest (Reissue) [Feat. Randal Bays, Bill Bulick, Kate Power, Jim Chapman & Barry Crannell]
    Label
    Quality Folk
  • Time
    6:41
    Artist
    Randal Bays
    Song
    The Golden Gardens - The Salmon's Leap
    Album
    The Salmon's Leap
    Label
    Foxglove
  • Time
    6:44
    Artist
    Shanghaied on the Willamette
    Song
    Finnegan's Wake
    Album
    Weighing Anchor
    Label
    Shanghaied on the Willamette
  • Time
    6:49
    Artist
    Caswell Carnahan
    Song
    The Whistling Theif / Pigeon On the Gate / Tatter Jack Walsh (From New Leaves On an Old Tree)
    Album
    New Leaves On an Old Tree / Borderlands
    Label
    Post Trad Productions
  • Time
    6:53
    Artist
    The Nettles
    Song
    The Rolling Wave
    Album
    The Nettles
    Label
    The Nettles
  • Time
    6:55
    Artist
    Solas
    Song
    Nil Na La
    Album
    Reunion: A Decade of Solas (Live)
    Label
    Compass Records
  • Time
    6:59
    Artist
    Kevin Burke
    Song
    Crowley's Reel/The House of Hammill/The Mullingar Races
    Album
    Open House
    Label
    Green Linnet

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