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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 Sunday 5 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.

    Sunday, 10.00pm on RTÉ Radio 1

    Competition

    A new competition to speed us through the winter on The Rolling Wave: We have 2 copies of the new CD by Tony Mac Mahon and Steve Cooney – “Live in Spiddal – Scaoil Amach an Pocaide” given to us by Raelach Records.

    The question: From what county in Ireland does Tony Mac Mahon come?

    Answers in any one of three ways - email, post or tweet to:

    therollingwave@rte.ie or The Rolling Wave, RTÉ Radio One, Dublin 4 or @TheRollingWave

    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: 6:54
    • 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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