First broadcast October 12, 2012

Songs Of The Harvest

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

Autumn’s treating us to a display of quite vibrant colors and chilly nights here in southern New England. The leaves are beginning to float from their branches to the ground. The pumpkins, squash, apples and pears are in their fall abundance. However, a majority of the farm crops have been harvested and we’re celebrating the end of the summer’s harvest on Profiles in Folk. It’s our version of an old-fashioned Harvest Home celebration and a reminder of the eternal cycle of nature and the agrarian ritual.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Jeff Warner & Bruce McIntyre, “Lady Of Autumn”, Songs Of the Seasons, NHSCA

  • The Watersons, “Country Life”, For Pence And Spicy Ale, Topic

  • Matt & Tom Turino, “Urbana Barn Dance”, Here And Far Away, Independent

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  • Ed Trickett, “January Man”, Gently Down The Stream Of Time, Folk-Legacy

  • The Young Tradition, “The Season Round”, The Young Tradition/So Cheerfully Round, Castle Music

  • Margaret Christl & Ian Robb, “The Barley Grain For Me”, The Barley Grain For Me, Folk-Legacy

  • Tim Van Eyken, “Barleycorn”, Stiffs Lovers Holymen Thieves, Topic

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  • Big Twang, “Pastures Of Plenty”, Pastures Of Plenty, Big Twang

  • Kate Campbell, “Visions Of Plenty”, The Portable Kate Campbell, Compadre

  • Peter Ostroushko, “Heart Of The Heartland”, Heart Of The Heartland, Red House

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  • Athena Tergis, “Jimmy Duffy’s/Mick Carr’s”, A Letter Home, Compass

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  • Alice Gerrard, “Farewell My Home”, Calling Me Home, Copper Creek

  • John Gorka, “Houses In The Fields”, Jack’s Crows, High Street

  • Pete Nelson, “Midwestern Boy”, The Restless Boys’ Club, Signature Sounds

  • Tim Grimm, “So It Goes”, Holding Up The World, Vault

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  • Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, “The Farmer’s Set”, Harvest Home, Angel

  • John Cowan, “I Am Home”, A Celebration Of The American Farm, Almanac Recording Company

  • Dana & Susan Robinson, “Farmer’s Market A-Z”, American Hornpipe, Threshold Music

  • Tim O’Brien, “This Old Plow”, A Celebration Of The American Farm, Almanac Recording Company