The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Sunday, 9 -10 pm

The Rolling Wave Sunday 20 August 2017

We have a new quiz for you on The Rolling Wave:

Christy Moore has a new double album just out called "On the Road" and we have vinyl copies to give to the winners.

The question is about a folk festival which took place in the late 70s and early 80s in a location on the west coast of Co Clare. Christy sings a famous song about the festival and if you know where it did take place then try your luck!

Answers to:

The Rolling Wave, c/o Peter Browne, Music Programmes, RTÉ Radio One, Dublin 4 or therollingwave@rte.ie or @Therollingwave

And congratulations to the two winners of our last competition: Mary Murphy of Rathowen, Co Westmeath and Joe Clarke of Summerhill, Co Meath.

Copies of The Blue Room CD by the Martin Hayes Quartet go to both and the answer was The Tulla Céilí Band.

The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

We revisit some old Raidió Éireann recordings from 1947 with new information about the players and singers who took part 70 years ago.

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

Music Played on the Show

The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Harry Bradley, Mick O' Brien, John Blake, Liam O'Connor

0:47

Tom Steele's

Tom Steele's

Andrew Mcnamara, Karen Ryan, Pete Quinn

1:10

The Reel Of Rio

The Reel Of Rio

Andrew Mcnamara, Karen Ryan, Pete Quinn

1:44

Jig (No Name), The Butcher's March, The Gander At The Pratie Hole

Jig (No Name), The Butcher's March, The Gander At The Pratie Hole

Andrew Mcnamara, Karen Ryan, Pete Quinn

3:10

The Shores Of Lough Graney, The Jolly Tinker

The Shores Of Lough Graney, The Jolly Tinker

Andrew Mcnamara, Karen Ryan, Pete Quinn

2:31

The Leitrim Road

The Leitrim Road

Thomas Mc Weeney

2:14

Jig (No Name), Cúnla

Jig (No Name), Cúnla

James Eardley

2:35

The Flowers Of Spring, The Flowers Of Ballymote

The Flowers Of Spring, The Flowers Of Ballymote

James Eardley

2:31

Reels (No Names)

Reels (No Names)

Séamus Horan

1:55

My Parents Reared Me Tenderly

My Parents Reared Me Tenderly

Frank Harte

3:04

Paddy's Lamentation

Paddy's Lamentation

Frank Harte

3:25

Mrs. Mcgrath

Mrs. Mcgrath

Frank Harte

2:20

My Son Tim

My Son Tim

Liz Hanley

2:50

Hornpipe (No Name)

Hornpipe (No Name)

Finbar Dwyer

2:52

The Pigeon On The Gate, The Mason's Apron

The Pigeon On The Gate, The Mason's Apron

Finbar Dwyer

3:54

Bunker Hill

Bunker Hill

Finbar Dwyer

1:14

Dinny O'Brien's Reel

Dinny O'Brien's Reel

Finbar Dwyer

1:15

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