First broadcast May 6, 2011

A Toast To Mom / New Releases

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

This program offers our annual homage to mothers on this Mother’s Day weekend, as we delve back into folk’s past for some choice favorites. Packaged around the bouquet for mom are selections from four marvelous new releases.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Runa, “The Star Of Munster”, Stretched On Your Grave, Independent

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  • Lauren Sheehan, “Chilly Waters”, “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry”, Rose City Ramble, Wilson River

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  • Eliza Gilkyson, “Blue Moon Light”, “Slouching Towards Bethlehem”, Roses At The End Of Time, Red House

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  • Lauren Sheehan, “Oh My Stars”, Rose City Ramble, Wilson River

  • Eliza Gilkyson, “Vayan Al Norte”, Roses At The End Of Time, Red House

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    Celebrating Mom

  • Natalie MacMaster, “Mom’s Jig”, In My Hands, Rounder

  • Sally Rogers, “The Mother Song/Turn Around”, Love Will Guide Us, Flying Fish

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  • Rosalie Sorrels, “Baby Rocking Medley”, Be Careful There’s A Baby In The House, Green Linnet

  • Bill Staines, “Child Of Mine”, The Second Million Miles, Red House

  • Mae Robertson, “Single Drop Of Rain”, In White Light, Lyric Partners

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

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  • Lorraine Hammond, “My Mother’s Face”, Jingalo Gypsy, Snowy Egret Music

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

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  • Runa, “The Maid Of Culmore”, “The Newry Highwayman”, Stretched On Your Grave, Independent

  • Loreena McKennitt, “On A Bright May Morning”, “Emigration Tunes”, The Wind That Shakes The Barley, Quinlan Road/Verve