Simply Folk

Simply Folk

Sat, 8pm

Simply Folk Saturday 4 November 2017

Simply Folk

Simply Folk

Simply Folk presents an hour of music from the ever-changing and vibrant folk scene in Ireland and across the world.

About The Show

Each week on Simply Folk, listeners are treated to an hour of songs and music from the best local and international folk singers and instrumentalists.  Along with lots of great classics from across the decades, expect to be introduced to many new and exciting folk sounds.

The programme is presented by Galway singer, songwriter and musician Ruth Smith who brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to the airwaves each Saturday night. 

You can contact the programme with your thoughts and suggestions at simplyfolk@rte.ie

Music Played on the Show

My Old Friend

My Old Friend

Sam Amidon

2:42

Hiljainen Suru

Hiljainen Suru

Aki(Nyckelharpa/Vocals); Danny Diamond (Fiddle); Kevin Murphy (Cello, Bass & Vocals)

3:10

Songbird

Songbird

Eilen Jewell

3:03

Wild Hog In The Woods

Wild Hog In The Woods

The Furrow Collective

3:12

A Son Of The Soil

A Son Of The Soil

Tommy Makem

4:11

Saint Elizabeth

Saint Elizabeth

Kaia Kater

3:58

Everyone

Everyone

The Whileaways

4:19

Double Knuckle Shuffle

Double Knuckle Shuffle

Rossa Ó Snodaigh

3:37

The Blackest Crow

The Blackest Crow

Branwen Kavanagh (Vocals), Julie Kavanagh (Soloist)

4:10

November Rain

November Rain

Sean Tyrrell

6:28

Gentle Star

Gentle Star

Inni-K

3:00

Baby Broon's

Baby Broon's

Breabach

4:12

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Presenter: Ruth Smith

Producer: Aoife Nic Cormaic

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