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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 13 July 2014

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    The Rolling Wave

    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

    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

    • 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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