First broadcast July 15, 2011

Recent Releases in Celtic Music

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

The spotlight is definitively on the music of Ireland and Scotland for this program as listeners are offered selections from new Celtic music releases flowing into WSHU Public Radio, including the first recorded work by the new line-up of Battlefield Band, a 10th anniversary release from Molly’s Revenge with Moira Smiley who hail from America’s Left Coast and an exciting new album from Burning Bridget Cleary, the Lehigh, Pennsylvania-based foursome who joined us here at Profiles in Folk last summer.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Battlefield Band, “The Pits”, Line-Up, Temple

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  • Old Blind Dogs, “St. Kilda”, “Portobello”, Wherever Yet May Be, Compass

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  • Molly’s Revenge with Moira Smiley, “Bart’s Rant”, “Lorelei”, Aged 10 Years, Independent

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  • Robert Sarazin Blake with John McSherry, “I’ve Been Waiting”, “Farm In New Hampshire”, A Long Series A Memorable Nights Forgotten: The Belfast Sessions, Same Room Records

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  • Lissa Schneckenburger, “Petronella”, “Rory O”More”, Dance, Footprint

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  • Battlefield Band, “The Pompous Trousers”, “Song Composed In August”, Line-Up, Temple

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  • Burning Bridget Cleary, “Where’s Pete?”, “The King And The Fair Maid”, Totes For Goats, Independent

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

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  • Molly’s Revenge with Moira Smiley, “The Boys Of Barr na Sraide”, Aged 10 Years, Independent

  • Loreena McKennitt, “The Parting Glass”, The Wind That Shakes The Barley, Verve/Quinlan Road