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Music From The Glen
Sunday January 8th, 2017 with Colin Henein
Best of 2016: An alphabetical look at traditional music in 2016 (part 2)

This morning, we finish our two-part alphabetical look back at the albums that came to my attention in 2016, which was a great year for Trad. Along the way I'll be identifying my Gold-star Releases and Honourable Mentions.
Gold Star Releases are marked [GS]
Honourable Mentions are marked [HM]
Young Citizens
Sons of Ulster Flute Band Glasgow - We shall remember - Youtube
The Protestant Boys
Sons of Ulster Flute Band Glasgow - We shall remember - Youtube
Carrickfergus
Sons of Ulster Flute Band Glasgow - We shall remember - Youtube
Over the gloomy hills
Kings of the South Seas - Kings of the South Seas [HM] - Self
Keep the home fires burning / The last long mile
John Kirkpatrick - Tunes from the trenches [GS] - Fledg'ling
Meet me in the twilight
Seth Lakeman ft. Wildwood Kin - Ballads of the broken few - Honor Oak
Jonny O' the brine
Sam Lee and Friends - The fade in time - Nest
The rising sun
Leveret - In the round [GS] - Rootbeat
Hillcrest mine
Lost for words - Lost for words [HM] - Self Canadian
The botanist
Mairearad & Anna - Best day - Shouty
Billy's
John McCusker - Hello, Goodbye - Under One Sky Records
Sounds of the earth
Jim Moray - Upcetera [HM] - NIAG
Entre la rivière et le bois
Nicolas Pellerin et les Grands Hurleurs - 3/4 fort - Coyote
Beul na h-Oidhche
Niteworks - NW - Comann
The false knight
The owl service - His pride. No spear. No friend. [HM] - Horn
Darkening bell
Emily Portman - Coracle - Furrow
George
Greg Russell / Ciaran Algar - The silent majority - Fellside
It was a' for our rightfu' king
Songs of Separation ft. Hannah Read - Songs of Separation [VA] - Navigator
Bedlam
Stick in the wheel - From here - From Here
Interactive CKCU
Colin Henein (host)
Slightly late start this morning as events conspired to keep me from the studio from a few minutes at the start of the show. Thanks to Kishore for playing the Sons of Ulster Flute band to get you in the mood!

11:45 AM, January 8th, 2017
Gord
Enjoying the picks!

12:32 PM, January 8th, 2017
Colin Henein (host)
Thanks Gordon! It was a good year for trad for sure!

12:48 PM, January 8th, 2017
Colin
Looking forward to Gord's picks next week!

12:58 PM, January 8th, 2017