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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 5 January 2014

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    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.

    Sunday, 10.00pm on RTÉ Radio 1

    Competition

    Congratulations to Katie O'Driscoll of Passage West and Pat Dalton of Glasnevin who each got the correct answer to our question about what Willie Clancy's main instrument was. And of course it was the uilleann pipes. The prize - now on its way to both winners - is a copy of Louise Mulcahy's new CD "Tuning the Road"
     
    Our new Rolling Wave quiz is for the new booklet and double CD of complete recordings by the famous Irish-American flute player John McKenna: "The Buck from the Mountain".
     
    Prizes of 2 copies have been given to us by the John McKenna Society and the question:
     
    What county in Ireland was John McKenna from?
     
    Answers to: The Rolling Wave, RTÉ Radio, Dublin 4 or therollingwave@rte.ie or on Twitter to @TheRollingWave

    Results in a few week's time.
     

    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
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 0:47
    • Title: The January Man
      Composer: Dave Goulder
      Performer(s): Christy Moore
      Performer(s): Christy Moore
      Album: POLYDOR, 2383 237
      Duration: 4:20
    • 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
      Album: DAISY, DLCD011
      Duration: 2:06
    • 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
      Album: DAISY, DLCD011
      Duration: 1:44
    • 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
      Album: DAISY, DLCD011
      Duration: 1:28
    • 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
      Album: DAISY, DLCD011
      Duration: 2:25
    • Title: The Writing Of Tipperary
      Composer: Bill Caddick
      Performer(s): Iain Mackintosh
      Performer(s): Iain Mackintosh
      Album: KETTLE RECORDS, KOP-2
      Duration: 6:24
    • 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
      Duration: 7:54
    • 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: 2:45
    • Title: Jenny Picking Cockles, Billy Brocker's, The Congress Reel
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Friel Sisters
      Performer(s): The Friel Sisters
      Album: THE FRIEL SISTERS DEMO RECORDING
      Duration: 3:25
    • Title: Ni Fheicfear Níos Mó Thú A Mhúirnín
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Friel Sisters
      Performer(s): The Friel Sisters
      Album: THE FRIEL SISTERS DEMO RECORDING
      Duration: 3:49
    • Title: Bonaparte Crossing The Rhine, The Battle Of Aughrim
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Friel Sisters
      Performer(s): The Friel Sisters
      Album: THE FRIEL SISTERS DEMO RECORDING
      Duration: 3:14
    • 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
      Album: DAISY, DLCD011
      Duration: 3:14
    • 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
      Album: DAISY, DLCD011
      Duration: 3:31

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