The Garden of Intellectual Fungus
Song - Artist -
Fado Portugues - Amalia Rodrigues -
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Allegro agitato - Helene Grimaud - The Very Best of - French born classical pianist quoted in the New Yorker; "A wrong note that is played out of elan, you hear it differently than one that is played out of fear".
She Moved Through The Fair - Maireid Sullivan - Celtic Voices - She is a singer, dancer, poet, songwriter, an ever enthusiastic filmmaker, and a life-long student of history. She was born on a farm in the township of Bantry Bay, West Cork, Ireland, the first of seven children.
Rabba Ru - Kiran Ahluwalia - aam zameen:common ground - one of those songs you listen to, sit back, and say "wow".
This Love - Ellie Goulding - Lights - conquered her native Britain with the biggest and fastest selling debut album of 2010, Lights
And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda - Eric Bogle - By Request - Bogle's music never gets old, his songs have substance.
Shekayat - Googoosh - self titled - Iraninan 70s songbird had her music banned after the 1979 revolution.
Surrender - Olof Arnalds - Made In Iceland - pronounced "Oluff", Icelandic singer/songwriter and indie musician who has been active within the Icelandic music scene for quite some time.
Blackbird - Rumer - Seasons of My Soul - Under the name of Sarah Prentice, Rumer sang with a moderately successful London-based folk/indie band called La Honda between 2000 and 2001.
Green Fields of France - The Fureys - Poppies - written in 1976 by Scottish-Australian singer-songwriter Eric Bogle, also known as "No Man's Land".
Twisted - Katie Melua - The House - Ketevan "Katie" Melua was born in Kutaisi, Georgia, then part of the Soviet Union. In 2005, she became a British citizen.
Kilkelly Ireland - Phyllis Morrissey - Woman of the Island - one of my favorite singer/song combinations.
There Were Roses - Danny Quinn - Tis A Fine Soft Day - Tommy Sands ballad performed beautifully by Connecticut resident.
Two - Lenka - Two - Lenka excitedly announced on September 27th, that she is pregnant.
Tide of Trepidation - E.S.T. - Its music has classical, rock, pop, and techno elements. Renowned for its vibrant style, often playing in rock venues to young crowds. It achieved great commercial success and critical acclaim throughout Europe.
Jhoom - Gabrielle Roth & the Mirrors - Jhoom - musician, author, music director, dancer, philosopher and recording artist in the world music.
La Caverne - Malajube - La Caverne - francophone indie rock band based in Montreal.
Sir - Sertab - self titled - Sertab Erener - Turkish pop music singer and also a cross-over soprano with a vocal range that extends to high F
Late November - Sandy Denny - The Northstar Grassman and The Raven - born Alexandra Elene Maclean Denny, was an English singer and songwriter, perhaps best known as the lead singer for Fairport Convention.
My "little slice of Americana" to close the show. Charlie sings and writes passionately about the extraordinary lives of ordinary people. The Dancing Boilerman being one of them. Currently residing in Western Massachusetts, at one time Charlie was based in Norwich.
The Dancing Boilerman - Charlie King - Two Good Arms