Sports with the UCMB
Song - Artist - Album
Love To Be Loved - Peter Gabriel - Us
Scandinavia To San Diego 04-22-11
Rechka (The River) - Natasha Borzilova - Balancing Act - Natasha began playing classical guitar at age 10.
Sonny's Dream - The Clydesiders - Crossing The Borders - One of my favorite Ron Hynes' story songs by one of my favorite Scottish bands.
Across The Wide Ocean - June Tabor - Ashore - Eleven minutes of pure beauty.
J'ai pas de temps ( I Don't Have The Time) - Souad Massi - Raoui - A new voice to our show; she is an Algerian singer-songwriter guitarist who sings in Algerian Arabic, French, and English, often employing multiple languages in the same song.
My Father's Ghost - Ron Hynes - Stealing Genius - Another awesome story song from Ron Hynes. This one is off his latest CD.
Continuum - Gabriela Montero - Baroque - is a Venezuelan-American pianist, born in Caracas in 1970. The piece chosen is her own composition.
A Whiter Shade of Pale - Doro - Force Majeure - German heavy metal/hard rock goddess Doro Pesch is best known for her years with the band Warlock, but she has had a long solo career and a loyal following of fans.
Oui - Zazie - Rodeo Tour - Isabelle was nicknamed "Zazie" in reference to the title character of the novel "Zazie dans la metro".
Come Away Melinda - Tim Rose - Poppies - Rose was an American who spent much of his life in London, and died of a heart attack in 2002.
Always Argyll - Valerie Dunbar - Argyll - Sad or happy, slow or fast, she handles all the songs with great enthusiasm.
Vakker Night - Hilde Hefte - Bossa Nova Around the World - One of Norway's leading jazz vocalists.
Nothing But A Song - Great Big Sea - Safe Upon The Shore - Canadian group trying to follow the success of Arcade Fire with new album.
Imaginaria - Sofia Rei Koutsovitis - Sube Azul - A CD I reviewed last year on this website. Sofia was born in Buenos Aires, now living in the US.
The Ghost of Dana Bradley - Ron Hynes - Get Back Change - The third Hynes song of the show, another ghost story.
Por la Mia - Yasmin Levy - Mano Suave - The other new voice this week. Yasmin born on December 23, 1975 in Israel is a distinctive and emotive singer-songwriter of Judeao -Spanish music.
Red Balloons - Katie Melua - The House - A poignant, lightly orchestrated love song wrapped in a dirge-like tempo.
A Heavy Abacus - The Joy Formidable - The Big Roar - New album from Welsh alt rock trio.
Coffee Break - Djabe - Witchi Tai To - Jazz from Hungary, composed by Muck & Snetberger.
Islander - Kilkenny Krew - self titled - Homespun tune of their homeland.