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Fred McCormick 13 Mar 08 - 08:14 AM
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Subject: Worlds of Trad March 2008 Upload
From: Fred McCormick
Date: 13 Mar 08 - 08:14 AM

Hi Folks,

The March 2008 edition of Worlds of Trad Internet radio is now uploaded, will be on-line until Wednesday April 9th, and features three hours of the very best in traditional folk, ethnic, world, roots, blues, old time country and early jazz; in fact traditional music from absolutely everywhere.

This month we've an extensive celebration of the centenary of folklorist A.L. (Bert) Lloyd, particularly remembering those splendid Lps which he was responsible for bringing out on the Topic label. Fielding for the Topic revivalists are Bob Davenport, The Celebrated Working Man's Band, Roy Harris, Frankie Armstrong, Louis Killen and Ewan MacColl, whilst Joe Heaney, Paddy Tunney, Jeannie Robertson, Fred Jordan, Willie Scott, Lizzie Higgins, Hedy West, Willie Clancy and Michael Gorman are batting for the tradition. Out on the stumps, there's several tracks from Topic's International series and we've a few songs from Bert himself. There's also an excerpt from The Folk Music Virtuoso, and a song and a dance from the legendary Eels Foot broadcast.

Elsewhere in the programme we remember that 2008 is the centenary of those wonderful Joseph Taylor phonograph records; Mercy Dee Walton and Lil McKlintock complain they can't keep up the payments; the Hokum Boys complain about the neighbours; there's several arguments about lazy people from Carter and Young, Cephas and Wiggins, Seán 'ac Donncha, The Mississippi Sheiks and Con Cassidy. And Andy Cohen complains he's got no money. Come and join the clan.

Also, Vera Hall Ward, Carl Story, Arthur Howard, The Bacup Nutters and the Monty Sunshine Quartet remind us it's Easter, and Louis Armstrong and Chris Droney each play a tune for St Patrick's Day.

There's lots more beside and the full playlist is below. Before that though, a couple of words from our sponsor (me).

First of all, I've been emailed to say that my spoken intros aren't as loud as they could be. I know about the problem and basically it's to do with the fact that Live365 (the station host) equalises the audio tracks when they're uploaded. This month I've set the intros a bit higher. So if anyone is still having problems with the sound levels, please let me know, and tell me which bits you're having bother with.

Secondly, after eighteen months of cruising in the doldrums, Worlds of Trad station stats have taken a sudden and dramatic upturn. Total listening hours have almost doubled in the last couple of months, and more people are logging on and they're staying on for longer. So many heartfelts to everyone who's made it happen. There's several excellent stations on Live365, which showcase specific aspects of traditional music. But as far as I know and believe, Worlds of Trad is unique. It is the only station, on or off the Internet, which samples the grass roots traditional music of all the world's peoples, with no concessions to fads, trends or commercial pressures. Keep listening and keep spreading the word.

To listen to the programme, go to , and click on the yellow speaker button. If you haven't listened before you'll need to follow the onscreen instructions to download the station player. Then wait a moment for the ads to clear, press the green PLAY button and the station will be on the air.

The music's great, listening is free and I'm glad to receive requests.

Happy listening, and all that stuff,

Fred McCormick

March 2008 Worlds of Trad Playlist

Easy Ridin' Mama Washboard Sam Document DOCD-5172 Complete Recorded Works Vol 2

Doughboy's Theme Song The Lightcrust Doughboys CBS 47914 Roots 'n Blues; The Retrospective

Foggy Dew Douglas Morling/Jack's the Boy Jack 'Dot' Button Veteran VT140CD Good Order ! Ladies and Gentlemen Please: Traditional Singing from the Eels Foot

No More My Lord Jimpson Rounder CD 1714 Prison Songs volume1

Look What They've Done My Lord Vera Hall Ward Folkways FW 02038 Spirituals

Didn't They Crucify My Lord Carl Story Starday SLP 315 Sacred Songs of Life and The Hereafter

Pace Egg Song Arthur Howard Hill and Dale HD 006 Merry Mountain Child

Garland dance No 3 Bacup Nutters Topic TSCD 666 VOTP 16 You Lazy Lot of Bone-shakers: Songs and dance tunes of seasonal events

Caoine na dTrí Maire (The Lament of the Three Marys)Joe Heaney Topic 12T91 Irish Traditional Songs In Gaelic & English

Cow that drunk the poteen Paddy Tunney Topic TSCD 663 Voice of the People 13: They Ordered Their Pints & Bottles of Sherry; The joys and curse of drink

The Bonnie Wee Lass Who Never Said No Jeannie Robertson Topic TSCD 663 Voice of the People 13: They Ordered Their Pints & Bottles of Sherry; The joys and curse of drink

We Shepherds are the Best of Men Fred Jordan Topic TSCD 670 Voice of the People 20: There is a Man Upon the Farm: Working Men and Women in Song

Bonny wee tramping lass Willie Scott Topic TSCD 660 Voice of the People 10: Who is that at my bed window?

Bogieside Lizzie Higgins Topic 12T 185 The Back O' Benachie

Little Sadie Hedy West Topic 12T 163 Ballads

Rent Man Blues Mercy Dee Walton & Thelma Ace CDCHD 475 One Room Country Shack

Furniture Man Blues Lil McClintock Document DOCD-5160 Georgia Blues & Gospel (1927 - 1931)

The Folks Downstairs The Hokum Boys Document DOCD-5236 Hokum Boys, The; Vol 1 1929

Valle E Gajdes Sadik Diko & Reshit Shehu Topic 12T 154 Folk Music of Albania

Marko Iska Moravka Devoika Ruska Bozhilova Nachalnichka Topic TSCD 905 Folk Music of Bulgaria

Tsone Milo Chedo [Dance] Ad Hoc Group From the Filip Kutev Ensemble
Topic TSCD 905 Folk Music of Bulgaria

Kanakan Lammiyan The Batish Family Topic 12T 191 North Indian Folk and Classical Music

The Lover's Ghost Bert Lloyd Xtra 5023 The Best of AL Lloyd

The Trim Rig Ducksie Bert Lloyd Xtra 5013 Sailor's Garland

The Song of the Chanter Willie Clancy Topic TOP 89 Irish Pipe and Fiddle Tunes

The Mountain Road Michael Gorman & Willie Clancy Topic TSCD 525D The Sligo Champion

Waitin' For My Baby Fred McDowell Bounty BY 6022 My Home is in the Delta

Railroad blues Sam McGee Document DOCD-8036 1926-1934

Seaboard Train Blues Andy Cohen Riverlark RL106 Play it a Long Time

Georgie Doc Watson/Gaither Carlton Topic 12TS 336 Watson Family Tradition

The Folk Music Virtuoso/Early in the Morning A L Lloyd introducing 22, Little Red, Tangle Eye & Hard Hair Rounder CD 1714 Prison Songs volume 1
Milking Song (Gentle Lady) Kate Nicholson Ember FA 2055 Heather & Glen

Bold Riley Bert Lloyd Xtra 5013 Sailor's Garland

The Collier's Rant Bob Davenport & Miner's Dance Tunes The Celebrated Working Man's Band Topic 12T 86 The Iron Muse

The Dockyard Gate Roy Harris Topic TSCD499 Round Cape Horn

The Bird in the Bush Frankie Armstrong Topic 12T135 The Bird in the Bush

Thorneymoor Woods Louis Killen Topic 12T 126 Ballads & Broadsides

Round Cape Horn Ewan MacColl Topic TSCD499 Round Cape Horn

The White Hare of Howden Joseph Taylor Topic TSCD 668 Voice of the People Vol18:To catch a fine buck was my delight

The Lazy Farmer Boy Carter and Young Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40090 Anthology of American Folk Music

Railroad Bill Cephas And Wiggins Alligator ALCD 488 Somebody Told The Truth

Green Brooms Seán 'ac Donncha GTD 006 An Spailpín Fanach

LAZY LAZY RIVER Mississippi Sheiks Old Hat CD-1003 Folks He Sure Do Pull Some Bow

The Lazy Dog Con Cassidy Cairdeas na bhFidiléirí CNF 004 Traditional Fiddle Music From Donegal

The Old Rugged Cross The Monty Sunshine Quartet Timeless CD TTD 590 40 Years Jubilee

Easter Snow Séamus Ennis Claddagh CC40/65CD Claddagh's Choice

L' orologio della Passione (The Passion Hours) Two Male Voices and Friction Drum Albatros VPA 8082 Italia Vol 1: I Balli di Strumenti I Canti Religiosi

Irish Black Bottom Louis Armstrong CBS 463052 2 The Hot Fives & Hot Sevens Vol 2

The Knights of St Patrick/The Killimor Chris Droney Cló Iar Chonnachta CICD 161 Down From Bell Harbour

Karsilamas Unidentified Outi (oud) Player FM 222620-354 Greek Folk Instruments

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