The Rolling Wave

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    The Rolling Wave Monday 6 January 2014

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    The Rolling Wave

    Songs from Iain Mackintosh and Eric Bogle to mark the centenary year of the start of World War One, music from a new disc by the Friel sisters of Glasgow, tunes from a 2005 album called “Tunes”, a song The January Man from Christy Moore and a new quiz to kick off 2014.

    About The Show

    Named after a famous traditional Irish tune, The Rolling Wave is a sharp ear and a close eye on the world of traditional and folk music in Ireland.

    Competition

    The answer to our Rolling Wave quiz is: Eric Bogle. We had a bumper response and the two winners of copies of the Friel Sisters new CD are: Jim Nash of Kilworth in Co. Cork and Gavin Black of Lurgan, Co Armagh. Congratulations to both.

    Our new quiz is for copies of the new CD from The Gloaming, kindly donated by the band. The question: can you name any two members of the Gloaming?

    Answers to therollingwave@rte.ie or The Rolling Wave, Music Programmes, RTÉ Radio One, Dublin 4.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: THE ROLLING WAVE
      Composer: TRAD. ARR.
      Performer(s): HARRY BRADLEY, MICK O' BRIEN, JOHN BLAKE, LIAM O'CONNOR
      Performer(s): HARRY BRADLEY, MICK O' BRIEN, JOHN BLAKE, LIAM O'CONNOR
      Duration: 0:00:47
    • Title: THE JANUARY MAN
      Composer: DAVE GOULDER
      Performer(s): CHRISTY MOORE
      Performer(s): CHRISTY MOORE
      Duration: 0:04:20
    • Title: THE JEWELS OF THE OCEAN
      Composer: ALLAN MCDONALD
      Performer(s): MICHAEL MCGOLDRICK, SHARON SHANNON, FRANKIE GAVIN, JIM MURRAY
      Performer(s): MICHAEL MCGOLDRICK, SHARON SHANNON, FRANKIE GAVIN, JIM MURRAY
      Duration: 0:02:06
    • Title: THE ROOKERY
      Composer: LIZ CARROLL
      Performer(s): MICHAEL MCGOLDRICK, SHARON SHANNON, FRANKIE GAVIN, JIM MURRAY
      Performer(s): MICHAEL MCGOLDRICK, SHARON SHANNON, FRANKIE GAVIN, JIM MURRAY
      Duration: 0:01:44
    • Title: THE CAT'S MIAOW
      Composer: JOANIE MADDEN
      Performer(s): MICHAEL MCGOLDRICK, SHARON SHANNON, FRANKIE GAVIN, JIM MURRAY
      Performer(s): MICHAEL MCGOLDRICK, SHARON SHANNON, FRANKIE GAVIN, JIM MURRAY
      Duration: 0:01:28
    • Title: TICKLE HER LEG, DRAG HER AROUND THE ROAD, SELTAN D'UVIEU
      Composer: TRAD. ARR.
      Performer(s): MICHAEL MCGOLDRICK, SHARON SHANNON, FRANKIE GAVIN, JIM MURRAY
      Performer(s): MICHAEL MCGOLDRICK, SHARON SHANNON, FRANKIE GAVIN, JIM MURRAY
      Duration: 0:02:25
    • Title: THE WRITING OF TIPPERARY
      Composer: BILL CADDICK
      Performer(s): IAIN MACKINTOSH
      Performer(s): IAIN MACKINTOSH
      Duration: 0:06:24
    • Title: AND THE BAND PLAYED WALTZING MATILDA
      Composer: ERIC BOGLE
      Performer(s): ERIC BOGLE
      Performer(s): ERIC BOGLE
      Album: Singing the Spirit Home, Vol. 1-5, RTÉ RECORDING, N/A
      Duration: 0:07:54
    • Title: ALL THE FINE YOUNG MEN
      Composer: ERIC BOGLE
      Performer(s): ERIC BOGLE
      Performer(s): ERIC BOGLE
      Album: A Few Old Songs for Very New Times, GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 051
      Duration: 0:02:45
    • Title: JENNY PICKING COCKLES, BILLY BROCKER'S, THE CONGRESS REEL
      Composer: TRAD. ARR.
      Performer(s): THE FRIEL SISTERS
      Performer(s): THE FRIEL SISTERS
      Duration: 0:03:25
    • Title: NI FHEICFEAR NÍOS MÓ THÚ A MHÚIRNÍN
      Composer: TRAD. ARR.
      Performer(s): THE FRIEL SISTERS
      Performer(s): THE FRIEL SISTERS
      Duration: 0:03:49
    • Title: BONAPARTE CROSSING THE RHINE, THE BATTLE OF AUGHRIM
      Composer: TRAD. ARR.
      Performer(s): THE FRIEL SISTERS
      Performer(s): THE FRIEL SISTERS
      Duration: 0:03:14
    • Title: PÁIDIN Ó RAIFEARTAIGH, THE ROOKERY
      Composer: TRAD. ARR.
      Performer(s): MICHAEL MCGOLDRICK, SHARON SHANNON, FRANKIE GAVIN, JIM MURRAY
      Performer(s): MICHAEL MCGOLDRICK, SHARON SHANNON, FRANKIE GAVIN, JIM MURRAY
      Duration: 0:03:14
    • Title: CALUM'S ROAD
      Composer: DONALD SHAW
      Performer(s): MICHAEL MCGOLDRICK, SHARON SHANNON, FRANKIE GAVIN, JIM MURRAY
      Performer(s): MICHAEL MCGOLDRICK, SHARON SHANNON, FRANKIE GAVIN, JIM MURRAY
      Duration: 0:03:31

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