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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 30 March 2014

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    We remember Seán Potts - a member of a famous Dublin traditional music family who passed away recently. He played tin-whistle in Ceoltóirí Chualann, The Chieftains and his own

    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: Geaftaí Bhaile Buí
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Seán Potts
      Performer(s): Seán Potts
      Album: NA PÍOBAIRÍ UILLEANN, NPU CD 018
      Duration: 2:08
    • Title: Billy Byrne Of Ballymanus
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Tommie Potts
      Performer(s): Tommie Potts
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 0:55
    • Title: Toss The Feathers, My Love Is In America
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Tommie Potts
      Performer(s): Tommie Potts
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:20
    • Title: The Boy On The Hilltop, Dan Breen
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Seán Potts
      Performer(s): Seán Potts
      Album: NA PÍOBAIRÍ UILLEANN, NPU CD 018
      Duration: 1:37
    • Title: Mise Éire
      Composer: Trad. Arr. Ó Riada
      Performer(s): Rténso
      Performer(s): Rténso
      Album: GAEL-LINN, ORIADA CD03
      Duration: 1:44
    • Title: Morrison's Jig
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Ceoltóirí Chualann
      Performer(s): Ceoltóirí Chualann
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:41
    • Title: The Walls Of Liscarroll
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Chieftains
      Performer(s): Chieftains
      Album: CLADDAGH, CC2CD
      Duration: 2:39
    • Title: Cuimhne An Phíobaire
      Composer: Seán Potts
      Performer(s): Chieftains
      Performer(s): Chieftains
      Album: CLADDAGH, CC24CD
      Duration: 1:59
    • Title: The Repeal Of The Union, The Duke Of Leinster
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Chieftains
      Performer(s): Chieftains
      Album: CLADDAGH, CC24CD
      Duration: 1:50
    • Title: The Frieze Britches
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Eddie Potts
      Performer(s): Eddie Potts
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:35
    • Title: The Pretty Girls Of Mayo, Sporting Nell
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Seán Potts, Paddy Glackin, John Blake
      Performer(s): Seán Potts, Paddy Glackin, John Blake
      Album: NA PÍOBAIRÍ UILLEANN, NPU CD 018
      Duration: 1:54

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