First broadcast May 9, 2008

A Toast To Mom/A Few Measures Of World Music

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday and for the first half of the show we offer our annual special musical tribute to moms the world over with a bit of commentary on the evolution of the holiday and the special meaning of the songs programmed.

The show’s second half is a dip into world music with selections from Inca Son, an Andean ensemble that will be appearing in our broadcast area, and listener favorite Loreena McKennitt from her latest CD.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Robin Spielberg, “Mother’s Celebration”, Mother, North Star Music

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  • John Whelan, “My Balingarry Lady”, From The Heart, Jar Productions

  • Cathy Ryan, “Rock Me To Sleep Mother”, “Mother’s Little Pet”, Mother, North Star Music

  • John Whelan, “Louise”, Celtic Reflections, Narada

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  • Priscilla Herdman, “Mothers Daughters Wives”, Seasons Of Change, Flying Fish

  • Janet Bates, “Mother’s Day”, Another Child, Independent

  • Robin Spielberg, “Circle Of Life”, Mother, North Star Music

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  • Lizanne Knott, “My Mom”, Custom Songs By Erik Balkey, Independent

  • Priscilla Herdman, “I’ll Love You Forever”, Forever And Always, Flying Fish

  • Richard Shindell, “The Last Fare Of The Day”, Vuelta, Koch

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  • Inca Son, “Cholita Tania”, “Andean Village”, “When The Heavens Cry”, “Inti Liberty”, Live From Sanders

  • Theater, Independent, ,

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  • Loreena McKennitt, “The Mystic’s Dream”, “She Moved Through The Fair”, “The Lady Of Shalott”

  • “Caravanserai”, Nights From The Alhambra, Verve/Quinlan Road,