Simply Folk

Simply Folk

Sat, 8pm

Simply Folk Saturday 30 December 2017

Simply Folk

Simply Folk

Simply Folk presents an hour of music from the ever-changing and vibrant folk scene in Ireland and across the world.

About The Show

Each week on Simply Folk, listeners are treated to an hour of songs and music from the best local and international folk singers and instrumentalists.  Along with lots of great classics from across the decades, expect to be introduced to many new and exciting folk sounds.

The programme is presented by Galway singer, songwriter and musician Ruth Smith who brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to the airwaves each Saturday night. 

You can contact the programme with your thoughts and suggestions at simplyfolk@rte.ie

Music Played on the Show

The Circle Game

The Circle Game

Tom Rush

5:10

Time Will Be The Healer

Time Will Be The Healer

Glen Hansard

4:22

The Snow It Melts The Soonest

The Snow It Melts The Soonest

Horslips

4:24

Still Life Snow

Still Life Snow

Simone Graziano (Piano), Peter Berrill (Trumpet)

4:52

The Hounds Of Winter

The Hounds Of Winter

Sting (Vocal/Guitar/Perc), Kathryn Tickell (Violin), Dominic Miller (Guitar), Vincent Segal (Cello), Julian Sutton (Melodeon), John Ellis (

5:51

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Ailie Blunnie

3:42

Auld Land Syne

Auld Land Syne

Andrew Bird

4:29

Darkest Winter

Darkest Winter

Lisa O'Neill

3:30

I'Ll Walk Beside You

I'Ll Walk Beside You

Cherish The Ladies / Luka Bloom

3:11

Long Shadows

Long Shadows

Maddy Prior

5:17

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Presenter: Ruth Smith

Producer: Aoife Nic Cormaic

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