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    THE ROLLING WAVE CHRISTMAS BOOKLIST 

    Down the Crooked Road – Mary Black (Transworld Ireland)

    Johnny O’Leary of 

    Sliabh Luachra – ed. Terry Moylan (Lilliput Press) 

    Folklore and Modern Irish Writing – ed. Anne Markey and Anne O’Connor (Irish Academic Press)

    Aneas – Saíocht ó thraidisiún Gaelach na Mumhan – Brenda Ní Shúilleabháín and Lanka Haouche Perren (Futa Fata)

    Wayfaring Strangers – the musical voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia – Fiona Ritchie and Doug Orr (The University of North Carolina Press)

    Street Ballads in Nineteenth Century Britain, Ireland and North America – ed. David Atkinson and Steve Roud (Ashgate)

    Vinyl – a History of the Analogue Record – Richard Osborne (Ashgate)

    Music and Identity in Ireland and Beyond – ed. Mark Fitzgerald and John O’Flynn (Ashgate)

    Traditional Music and Irish Society: Historical Perspectives – Martin Dowling (Ashgate)

    Collected Essays and Lectures 1990 – 2007 – Tom Munnelly (The Old Kilfarboy Society)

    16 Lives: Éamonn Ceannt – Mary Gallagher – O’Brien Press

    The Loneliest Boy in the World – Gearóíd Cheaist Ó Catháin with Patricia Ahern –The Collins Press 

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    The Rolling Wave Monday 18 August 2014

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    Celebrated Sliabh Luachra fiddle player Denis Murphy died 40 years ago on April 7th 1974. Tonight we broadcast the first of a two-part documentary series "Memories of Denis Murphy"

    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 Humours Of Lisheen, The Lark's March (Jigs)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 4:07
    • Title: Jig (No Title)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Bill Murphy
      Performer(s): Bill Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 0:20
    • Title: Seanbhean Na Gcartaí (Reel Selection)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 3:20
    • Title: Breeches Mary, The Tenpenny Bit (Jigs)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy, Julia Clifford
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy, Julia Clifford
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:57
    • Title: The Green Cottage Polkas
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Pádraigh O'Keeffe, Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Pádraigh O'Keeffe, Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 4:41
    • Title: Fitzgerald's, O' Callaghan's Low (Hornpipe)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 4:29
    • Title: The Turkey In The Straw (Reel)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:13
    • Title: Tarrant's, The Blue Ribbon (Polkas)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 6:26
    • Title: Fisher's, Johnny Gorman's, P.J. Mcnamara's
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Dave Sheridan
      Performer(s): Dave Sheridan
      Album: DAVE SHERIDAN, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 4:08
    • Title: Auld Lang Syne
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Coda
      Performer(s): Coda
      Album: CODA, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 3:56
    • Title: O'Callaghan's
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ, RTE CD 183
      Duration: 1:33

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