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Music From The Glen
Sunday January 16th, 2022 with Colin Henein
Best of 2021

Hi folks, it's time for my annual best-of show, mostly in alphabetical order! Lots of great music this year from albums that came to my attention in 2021, despite a few being released the year before. Along the way I'll be flagging 6 albums as Gold Star Releases ⭐ and 5 as Honourable Mention 👈 to reflect my absolute top picks, but in my view all the albums below deserve your consideration as the best traditional music of 2021.
Lesson in the Losing (feat. Taylor Ashton)
Aerialists - Dear Sienna Canadian
New Year Waltz
Christina Alden & Alex Patterson - Hunter
Schooner Lane
Beòlach - All Hands ⭐ Canadian
Lassie, Lie Near Me
Cara - Grounded
The Fire of Vengeance
The Ciderhouse Rebellion & Jessie Summerhayes - Words of a Fiddler's Daughter: Rúnian⭐
Never Give All the Heart
Dave Curley - I Am of Ireland / Yeats In Song
The Maid of Culmore (feat. Sam Lakeman) [Live]
Cara Dillon - Live at Cooper Hall (Live) [feat. Sam Lakeman]👈
Improvisation on Bagpipes
Fraser Fifield - Piobaireachd/Pipe Music ⭐
Brian Finnegan - Hunger of the Skin 👈
The Alabama (feat. Iona Fyfe)
HAV - Haar
Three Galleys (feat. Sam Lee)
Folkatron Sessions - Home No More - EP ⭐
Good Crieff
Gnoss - The Light of the Moon 👈
Charlie Grey and Joseph Peach - Spiorachas - A High Place
The Meeting Grounds
Ingrid Henderson - Message In a Bottle
From the East
Ron Jappy - Vincular 👈
An Tèid Thu Leam a Mhàiri?
Brian Ó hEadhra & Fionnag NicChoinnich - Càirdeas
Talk to Me of Mendocino
Karine Polwart & Dave Milligan - Still as Your Sleeping ⭐
’S Cian ’s Gur Fad Tha Mi m’ Thàmh
Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola - The Smoky Smirr O Rain
Fallow Ground
Spiers & Boden - Fallow Ground 👈
Emergency Operation
Ross Ainslie - Vana ⭐
Interactive CKCU