Tuesday, 15 August 2017

15 August - Back from a long summer break - back some to quality folk and blues tunes

Hi all

Yes I've been away for some time on holiday and the station has had a few troubles so its been a while.

So A LOT of post has come in which needs listening to and playing out in the coming weeks.  Many thanks to all who've sent their's in.

On this week's show we had....

ARTIST ................................... TRACK
ZZ Top ...................................... Ten Dollar Man
Nic Jones ................................... Farewell to the Gold
Skip James ................................. I'm So Glad
Nick Drake ................................ Cello Song
Amar Sunday ............................. Ouallache
Paul Brady ................................. Arthur McBride and The Sergeant
Dr John ...................................... Let the Good Times Roll
Bee Good Tanyas ....................... Waiting To Die
Ali Farke Toure / Corey Harris .. Specail Rider Blues
Martin Simpson .......................... To Be a Pilgrim
Rev. Moses Mason ..................... John The Baptist
Tome Waits ................................ Ol' 55

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Thursday, 13 July 2017

11 July 2017 Some More of the Same and Few New Ones, With a Few Old (ish) Ones Thrown In

Hi all

Well here's the last LIVE show for 3 weeks as I will be away in Europe on the motorbike.  So 2 generic shows lined up for you.

Still getting the Pidgeons bringing in top quality CD's so there will probably be a big post bag waiting for me when I get back.

ARTIST .......... TRACK .
Otis Taylor ........ Jump Jelly Jump
Canny Fettle ...... Aboot The Bush Willy / Mad Bess
Nikka and Strings . Love To Love You Less
Elephant Sessions . Lament for the Lost Dignity
Alison and Jack .. 54% Woman
Paul Dougherty ... Low and Lonely
Ange Hardy .... The Parting Lullaby
Davis Coen .... Lesser Man
Cormec Begley .... An Cat Is A Mathair
Eddie Boo and Chris Barber . Wake Up (Full Version)

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Sunday, 9 July 2017

4 July 2017 Summer Time Folk and Blues

Hi all

Well back from my hols and a pile of your CD's have been listened too but not all put on the system to play out - as I only have an hour show that's just as well :).    Lots of new tunes this week from 'the little well-known to the more obscure'

Tune into/click these links to listen to the show:

http://podcast.canstream.co.uk/svalley/index.php?cat=The%20Folk%20and%20Blues%20Show

http://www.bluesandrootsradio.com

TRACK ............................. ARTIST
Wet Field Day ..................... Elephant Session
Nothing Compares To You . Nikka and Strings
5 O'Clock in the Morning ... Jimmy Lee Morris
Jesus' Hand ......................... David Coen
Jon BIckley ........................ On a Night Like This
Old Wooden Heart .............. David Hershaw and Sandie Forbes
Berks of Endermay ............. Canny Fettle
Nothing at All ..................... Marcus Lazarus
Universal Energy ................ Sheila K Cameron

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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Hi all

Here I am again inn the sweltering heat of a warm summers day typing out my Blog for you all to show you whats out there new and old in the world of Folk and Blues.

TRACK ............................... ARTIST
Its Only Love ........................ ZZ Top
O Happy Fair! ...................... The Bookshop Band
Nothing But Love ................. Bobo (Jangles) Jenkins
Logan County Blues ............. Locust Honey String Band
Pleasant Street ........................Tim Buckley
The Lambton Worm .............. Gannetwing
Foggy Mountain Breakdown . Flatts and Scruggs
Gallery ................................... Jimmy Lee Morris
Assouf ................................... Tinariwen
Merry Ocarina ....................... Pierre Avary
Back Seat Girl ...................... Jimmy Brewer
Romeo is Bleeding ................ Tom Waits

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