First broadcast February 15, 2013

Love O’ Love

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

Valentine’s Day for 2013 may be 22 hours old but we’re still in love and this edition of Profiles in Folk offers up two hours of classic love songs — both traditional and contemporary. The emphasis this year falls on the positive side of the love-o-meter, so just a bit of lost love, unrequited love and false love.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

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

  • Kate Wolf, “Give Yourself To Love”, The Wind Blows Wild, Kaleidoscope

  • Ed Gerhard, “Can’t Help Falling In Love”, Counting The Ways, Virtue

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

  • Cliff Haslam, “Willie O’ Winsbury”, The Clockwinder, Folk-Legacy

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

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  • Leonard Cohen, “Suzanne”, Songs Of Leonard Cohen, Columbia

  • Mara Levine & Pat Wictor, “If I Were A Carpenter”, Mara’s Gems, Mara Levine/Mara’s Creations

  • Evie Laden Band, “First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”, Evie Laden Band, Evil Diane Records

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

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  • Whippersnapper, “Loving Hannah”, S Is For Swarb, Free Reed (Box Set)

  • Silly Wizard, “The Blackbird”, Joyful Noise, Green Linnet

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  • The Weavers, “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine”, Wasn’t That A Time, Vanguard (Box Set)

  • John Wright Band, “Middle Time”, Pages Turning, Greentrax

  • Ed Trickett, “Hymn Song (I Believe)”, Gently Down The Stream Of Time, Folk-Legacy

  • Emmylou Harris, “Love Still Remains”, Treasures Left Behind/Remembering Kate Wolf, Red House

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

  • Don McLean, “Happy Trails”, Playin’ Favorites, BGO