The Inside Joke
Song - Artist - Album
Mouthful of Diamonds - Phantogram - Eyelid Movies
Scandinavia To San Diego 10-26-10
Footsteps of My Father - Mae McKenna - Shore To Shore - A light folky tune written by Mae with verses sung in a heartfelt manner.
Wake Up My Soul - Sissel Kyrkjebo - Heart Warming Collection - Sissel is well known for singing the Olympic hymn at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.
Danny Boy - John McDermott - A Time To Remember - About to embark on a fall tour across Canada, see the details at www.johnmcdermott.com
Ghost - Natasha Borzilova - Balancing Act - http://www.natashaborzilova.com/biography/ gives you the complete story. This new album is excellent.
Loch Lomond - Folkport - British and Irish folkrock with guts and atmosphere is the trademark of the Norwegian group FolkPort.
At The Break of Day - John Renbourn - Traveller's Prayer - A fine acoustic guitarist specializing in traditional Irish and English matrial. You may also know this tune as the hymn "Be Thou My Vision".
Sweet Days Waiting - Teenage Fanclub - Shadows - Another entertaining new CD, this from Glasgow based Scottish pop band.
Cliffs of Dooneen - Heirloom - Road To The Isles - Lead vocals by Marcia Collins-Jones and a wide variety of acoustic instruments make this CD great listening.
I Didn't Know About You - Taeko - Voice - I reviewed this CD, have you read the review yet?
Blues So Bad - Ad Vanderveen - Late Bloomer - High quality blues from the Netherlands.
The Place Where We Are - Esther O'Connor - The Place Where We Are - A new voice to this show, you'll be hearing more of this album.
Ghost of A Soldier - Janet Bates - The Little Spinner - Canadian singer/songwriter and multi instrumentalist, now a resident of Oregon.
Miracle - Jacqui Dankworth - self titled - only known CD for British lounge vocalist.
Angi - Davy Graham - Troubadours of British Folk - Angi was written for a girlfriend, and the song was composed in France.
Down In The Glen - Margaret Donaldson - Teacher and author, her music is available on her website.
Colours - Donovan - Troubadours of British Folk - Donovan Leitch created "Colours", a blissfully simple yet eloquent folk song.
My Love Is Better - Annie - Don't Stop - Anne Lilia Berge Strand, a Berlin based Norwegian singer-songwriter is better known as just "Annie".
Under My Skin - Gin Wigmore - Extended Play - What else can I say, she is captivating.
The Surf And The Silver Fishes - The Clydesiders - Crossing The Borders - A moving original song, dedicated to the west of Scotland fishing community.
I'm In Here - Sia - We Are Born - Bonus track is the acoustic version.
Jag skrek - Lisa Eckdahl - self titled
One Small Swedish Town - Tekla - Heart Warming Collection - Tekla is a Swedish singer, with two non-English Swedish albums ("Tekla" and "Oranga Blad") under her belt (only released on Sweden). She has two US releases, "Cactuses" and "Somebody Else", the former being difficult to find.
Diamonds And Rust - Taylor Mitchell - For Your Consideration - Nice cover of Joan Baez tune, too bad Taylor didn't get the opportunity to cover more folk standards in her unique style.
John's Garden - Peter Mayer - Million Year Mind - One of my favorite songs for Halloween, perhaps my favorite holiday. Farmer John gives the pumpkin patch a choice, rot on the vine, or shine as jack-o-lanterns.