Folk Alley Radio Show #210311

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! It’s all things Irish and Ireland with music by The Bonny Men, Davie Furey, Niamh Regan, and Éilís Kennedy; exclusive in-studio recordings by The Murphy Beds and Pat Byrne; plus favorites from John Doyle, Karan Casey, Seamus Egan, Beoga, Luka Bloom, Eileen Ivers, Cathie Ryan, the Chieftains, and much more.

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Hour One:

Pat Donohue – Irish Blues – Nobody’s Fault – Bluesky Records

Peter Ostroushko – Teelin Bay Waltz – Coming Down From Red Lodge – Red House

The Bonny Men – Sean Bhean Bhocht – The Broken Pledge – The Bonny Men

Davie Furey – Who Am I? – Haunted Streets – DavieFureyMusic

Niamh Regan – Sweetest Drop – Hemet – Black Gate Label

John Doyle – The Rambler from Clare – The Path of Stones – Compass

Seamus Egan – B Bump Bounce – Early Bright – THL Records

Karan Casey – An Buachaillin Ban (Fair-Haired Boy) – Songlines – Shanachie

Solas – The Newry Highwayman – Solas – Shanachie

Éilís Kennedy – Petticoat Whalers – So Ends This Day – Éilís Kennedy

Beoga – Factory Girl – Live at 10: The 10th Anniversary Concert – Compass

Luka Bloom – I’m A Bogman – The Mountain and the Moon – BarNone

Eileen Ivers – Geese in the Bog Medley (jig & reel) – Eileen Ivers – Green Linnet

The Irish Rovers – The Rattlin’ Bog (live) – 36 All Time Greatest Hits – MCA

Hour Two:

Planxty – Follow Me Up To Carlow – Planxty – Shanachie

Andy Irvine and Paul Brady – Fred Finn’s Reel/ Sailing into Walpole’s Marsh – Andy Irvine and Paul Brady – Compass Records

Mary Black – Song for Ireland – Collected – Dara

Pat Byrne – Hills of Killedmond – Folk Alley Exclusive – Live from the 30A Songwriters Festival – Folk Alley Exclusive Recording

The Murphy Beds (in-studio) – Rise Up My Darling – Folk Alley in-studio session – Folk Alley Exclusive Recording

Dervish (feat. Steve Earle) – The Galway Shawl – The Great Irish Songbook – Rounder Records

Dervish (feat. Rhiannon Giddens) – The May Morning Dew – The Great Irish Songbook – Rounder Records

John Prine (feat. Dolores Keane) – In A Town This Size – In Spite Of Ourselves – Oh Boy

Sharon Shannon (John Prine & Mary Staunton) – Love, Love, Love – The Diamond Mountain Sessions – Compass

Cathie Ryan – Peata Beag Do Mhathar – The Farthest Wave – Shanachie

Lunasa – Inion Ni Scannlain – The Merry Sisters of Fate – Green Linnet

We Banjo 3 – Sunflower – Haven – We Banjo 3

The Chieftains (Anuna) – Fionnghuala – Live From Dublin – RCAVictor

The Chieftains (Cady Coleman) – The Chieftains In Orbit – Voice of Ages – Blackrock Records

The Chieftains (Bonnie Raitt) – A Stor Mo Chroi – Tears of Stone – RCA


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