The Lyric Feature

The Lyric Feature

Sunday, 6 - 7pm

The Lyric Feature Friday 23 January 2015

The Lyric Feature is the Irish broadcaster RTÉ lyric fm's weekly documentary slot. Programmes about music, literature, visual arts and other areas where creativity is manifest. 

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The Lyric Feature - Freeborn Man

Remembering the life and work of singer, folksong collector, dramatist and broadcaster Ewan McColl on the occasion of the centenary of his birth in January 2015

Music Played on the Show

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Title: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Composer: Ewan MacColl

Performer(s): Roberta Flack

Duration: 5:33

00:00

Title: Dirty Old Town

Composer: Ewan MacColl

Performer(s): The Pogues

Duration: 3:43

00:00

Title: Go, Move, Shift

Composer: Ewan MacColl

Performer(s): Christy Moore

Duration: 2:06

00:00

Title: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Composer: Ewan MacColl

Performer(s): Peggy Seeger

Duration: 2:24

00:00

Title: The Manchester Rambler

Composer: Ewan MacColl

Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll

Duration: 4:30

00:00

Title: Freeborn Man

Composer: Ewan MacColl

Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll

Duration: 4:11

00:00

Title: The Keach In The Creel

Composer: Tradtional

Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll

Duration: 3:39

00:00

Title: My Old Man

Composer: Ewan MacColl

Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll

Duration: 3:29

00:00

Title: Dirty Old Town

Composer: Ewan McColl

Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll / Peggy Seeger

Duration: 2:50

00:00

Title: P Stands For Paddy

Composer: Tradtional

Performer(s): Joe Heaney

Duration: 3:52

00:00

Title: Clydeswater

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll

Duration: 6:45

00:00

Title: Queen Eleanor

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll / Kitty Maccoll

Duration: 5:13

00:00

Title: Shoals Of Herring

Composer: Ewan MacColl

Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll

Duration: 3:52

00:00

Title: The Ballad Of Ho Chi Minh

Composer: Ewan McColl - archive from Singers Club

Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll

Duration: 3:47

00:00

Title: Alan Tyne Of Harrow

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Ewan Maccoll

Duration: 4:37

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Producers: Olga Buckley & Eoin O Kelly

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin 

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