First broadcast February 13, 2009

Love O Love

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

It’s the day before Valentine’s Day. What else, but an entire program of love songs from the truly romantic to those of seriously unrequited love, from centuries old Child ballads to a selection of the most memorable of contemporary ballads.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Don McLean, “Love O Love”, Playin’ Favorites, BGO

  • Kate Wolf, “Give Yourself To Love”, An Evening In Austin, Kaleidoscope

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  • Tom Rush, “Barbara Allen”, The Prestige/Folklore Years/Vol. 1, Prestige/Folklore

  • Sweeney’s Men, “Willie O’ Winsbury”, Troubadours Of Folk, Castle Music

  • Ed Trickett, “Black Jack Gypsy”, The Continuing Tradition, Folk-Legacy

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  • Altan, “The Flower Of Magherally”, Best Of Altan, Green Linnet

  • Ceolbeg, “My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose”, Celtic Collections/Vol. 2, Greentrax

  • Silly Wizard, “The Blackbird”, Live Wizardry, Green Linnet

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  • Dave Swarbrick & Whippersnapper, “Loving Hannah”, Swarb!!, Free Reed (Box Set)

  • June Tabor, “The Turn Of The Road”, Against the Stream, Green Linnet

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  • Rice Rice Hillman & Pedersen, “The Dimming Of The Day”, Out Of The Woodwork, Rounder

  • Peter Rowan & The Rowan Brothers, “Fair And Tender Ladies”, Tree On A Hill, Sugar Hill

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  • Leonard Cohen, “Suzanne”, The Best Of Leonard Cohen, Columbia

  • Tim Hardin, “Reason To Believe”, Troubadours Of The Folk Era/Vol. 2, Rhino

  • Bill Staines, “Roseville Fair”, Whistle Of The Jay, Folk-Legacy

  • Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin, “I Remember Loving You”, Heart Songs, Rounder

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

  • John Gorka, “Love Is Our Cross To Bear”, Land Of The Bottom Line, High Street

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  • Altan, “When She Sleeps”, Celtic Love Songs, Green Linnet