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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 13 July 2014

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    To mark the recent issue of a complete set of the 78rpm recordings of Leitrim flute-player John McKenna. We also hear a 1983 Long Note documentary programme on his life and music.

    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

    • 22:33
      Title: West Coast
      Performer(s): Lana Del Rey
      Performer(s): Lana Del Rey
      Album: Ultraviolence (Deluxe Version)
      Duration: 3:58
    • 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: Colonel Fraser
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Album: JOHN MCKENNA SOCIETY, MCKSOC002
      Duration: 3:04
    • Title: Down The Meadow, The House On The Hill
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Album: JOHN MCKENNA SOCIETY, MCKSOC002
      Duration: 1:39
    • Title: Clancy's Jig
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Album: JOHN MCKENNA SOCIETY, MCKSOC002
      Duration: 1:41
    • Title: Lucky In Love
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Album: JOHN MCKENNA SOCIETY, MCKSOC002
      Duration: 0:41
    • Title: Back In The Garden
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Album: JOHN MCKENNA SOCIETY, MCKSOC002
      Duration: 1:30
    • Title: The Tailor's Thimble, The Red-Haired Lass
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): James Morrison, John Mckenna
      Performer(s): James Morrison, John Mckenna
      Album: JOHN MCKENNA SOCIETY, MCKSOC002
      Duration: 1:29
    • Title: My Love Is But A Lassie
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Album: JOHN MCKENNA SOCIETY, MCKSOC002
      Duration: 1:00
    • Title: Early Breakfast, Scotch Mary
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Michael Gaffney, John Mckenna
      Performer(s): Michael Gaffney, John Mckenna
      Album: JOHN MCKENNA SOCIETY, MCKSOC002
      Duration: 1:18
    • Title: The Sailor On The Rock, The Corry Boys
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Album: JOHN MCKENNA SOCIETY, MCKSOC002
      Duration: 1:12
    • Title: The Buck From The Mountain, Mcpartlin's Style
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Album: JOHN MCKENNA SOCIETY, MCKSOC002
      Duration: 1:52
    • Title: Gardiner's Favourite
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): James Morrison, John Mckenna
      Performer(s): James Morrison, John Mckenna
      Album: JOHN MCKENNA SOCIETY, MCKSOC002
      Duration: 0:55
    • Title: The Munster Buttermilk
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Performer(s): John Mckenna
      Album: JOHN MCKENNA SOCIETY, MCKSOC002
      Duration: 0:53
    • Title: Ballroom Favourite
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Michael Gaffney, John Mckenna
      Performer(s): Michael Gaffney, John Mckenna
      Album: JOHN MCKENNA SOCIETY, MCKSOC002
      Duration: 1:59
    • Title: Up And Away, The Merry Girl
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Michael Gaffney, John Mckenna
      Performer(s): Michael Gaffney, John Mckenna
      Album: JOHN MCKENNA SOCIETY, MCKSOC002
      Duration: 1:37

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