First broadcast July 7, 2000

A Very Mixed Bag

This is an eclectic show that's a mix of recordings from: (1) performers,who will be appearing during the next few weeks in the region (Dave Van Ronk, Vance Gilbert, Mary Bergin) or on "Profiles in Folk" (Deb Cowan and James Reams) and (2) new recordings that especially caught our ear from Orville Johnson, Jack Hardy, Patrick Brayer, Andrew Cronshaw and Maddy Prior.

With sadness we noted the recent passing of Carol Barney, a Celtic musician from Rhode Island, whose first recording was released last year on Folk-Legacy.

    Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Trout Fishing In America, "Star Spangled Banner", Promo Single, Trout

  • Orville Johnson, "Zebadiah Stomp", Slide & Joy, OJ Music


  • Dave Van Ronk, "Sunday Street", "Jesus Met The Woman At The Well", "Maple Leaf Rag", Sunday Street, Philo


  • Vance Gilbert, "Icarus By Night", "Watching A Good Thing Burn", "Alan Lomax's Children", "If These Teardrops Had Wings", Somerville Live, Disismye Music


  • Mary Bergin, "Slow Air", "Reels", Feadoga Stain, Shanachie

  • Dordan, "Three Reels", Celtic Aire, Narada


  • Carol Barney/John Sherman, "Inisheer", "Time Will End", Ceol Anam, Folk-Legacy


  • Jack Hardy, "Eclipse", Omens, Prime CD

  • Patrick Brayer, "These Eight Walls", Sinner/Songwriter, Aim Recording Co.

  • Debra Cowan, "The Rose You Wore For Me", Advance CD, Independent

  • Jack Hardy, "West Of Dingle", Omens, Prime CD


  • Andrew Cronshaw, "Finnish Hymn Song", "Many Are The Cries And Shrieks Of Woe", On The Shoulder Of The Great Bear, Cloud Valley Music

  • Maddy Prior, "Great Silkie Of Sules Skerry", Ravenchild, Park

  • Andrew Cronshaw, "There Are Deer On The Slope Of The Rolling Mist", On The Shoulder Of The Great Bear, Cloud Valley Music


  • James Reams, "Railroading On The Great Divide", "Oh, My Little Darling/Did You Ever See The Devil?", The Blackest Crow, Mountain Redbird Music

  • Orville Johnson, "Old Riverman", Slide & Joy, OJ Music