Simply Folk

Simply Folk

Sun, 10pm

Simply Folk Tuesday 26 December 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

The Wren In The Furze

The Wren In The Furze

The Chieftains And The Voice Squad

2:15

In The Bleak Midwinter

In The Bleak Midwinter

Steeleye Span

4:06

Only At Christmas Time

Only At Christmas Time

Sufjan Stevens (Vocals/ Instruments), Banjo, Oboe, Casiotone, Wood Flute, A Buzzy Guitar, Hand Claps, Sleigh Bells,, A College Friend, A Presbyterian Pastor And His Wife, A String Quartet, My Little Brother, To Name A Few

2:14

Silence

Silence

Jack O Rourke

4:50

Carul Loch Garman

Carul Loch Garman

Micheal O Suilleabhain

2:51

Sweet Chiming Bells

Sweet Chiming Bells

Kate Rusby

4:19

O Come O Come Emmanuel

O Come O Come Emmanuel

Punch Brothers

4:04

Carol Of The Banjos

Carol Of The Banjos

Beta Radio

1:22

2000 Miles

2000 Miles

The Unthanks

2:04

Naked And Bare

Naked And Bare

Fiddlers' Bid

3:36

Quiet Snow

Quiet Snow

Eiks

3:44

The December Letter

The December Letter

Andrew Meaney

3:09

The English Market (Christmas Angel Song)

The English Market (Christmas Angel Song)

John Spillane

5:07

Son Of God

Son Of God

An Tara

3:52

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Presenter: Ruth Smith

Producer: Aoife Nic Cormaic

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