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Eleanor Shanley: One of the country's finest singers, both solo and over the years as a member of or in collaboration with the likes of De Dannan, Ronnie Drew, Mike Hanrahan, Sharon Shannon, Donal Lunny and U2, Galway is now home to this Leitrim native. Her record collection may not be massive but it is beautifully formed, full of gems from Paul Simon to Nina Simone to Mick Hanly.
The songs played on this episode are;
(Tracks that are only in the Extended Version of the programme are marked with an *).
John Lennon - Woman (7" A-side from Double Fantasy, 1980)
Yoko Ono - Beautiful Boys (7" B-side from Double Fantasy, 1980)
Paul Simon - Homeless (from Graceland, 1986)
De Dannan - Let It Be (from Anthem, 1985)
Various - Gosos De La Settimana Santa (Gosos Of Holy Week) (from Musica Sarda (Music Of Sardinia); Canti E Danze Tradizionali (Traditional Songs & Dances Of Sardinia), 1973)
Emmylou Harris & George Jones - All Fall Down (from Duets, 1990)
Dire Straits - Why Worry (from Brothers in Arms, 1985)
*The Dubliners - Seven Deadly Sins (from The Best of Irish Folk Music, 1976)
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Killing The Blues (from Raising Sand, 2007)
*Billie Holiday - Willow Weep For Me (from Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald at Newport, 1958)
Mick Hanly - Farewell Dearest Nancy (from A Kiss in the Morning Early, 1976)
The signature tune is Sylvia by Focus from their 1972 album, Focus 3.
Listen to the Extended Mix HERE