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The End of the World - Lenka - Two - Surely the most uplifting of the "end of the world" songs.
The Black Velvet Band - Jim Brannigan - The Black Velvet Band - visit his website http://jimbrannigan.shawwebspace.ca/
Everytime You Go - Ellie Goulding - Lights - "Goulding, from Hereford, England has a classic British folkie's voice - the kind of tremulous soprano that evokes a wintry day on a fog-swallowed moor" - Jody Rosen
Last Request - Paolo Nutini - These Streets - Young Scottish pop star produced this fine CD, that I recently learned about. Will be playing more of this talented performer on upcoming shows.
The Magdalene Laundries - The Chieftains / Joni Mitchell - Tears of Stone - caller recognized Joni's voice, didn't realize the song was on this CD which he owned.
An Old Man Gazing At The Sea - Liu Xing - The Fading Village - Another tune form Chinese composers CD which I debuted on the show last week.
Morning Has Broken - Orla Fallon - My Land - A favorite trad tune from new CD by Irish songstress.
Wooden Heart - The Duke Spirit - Neptune - Rock band from London with lead vocals by Liela Moss.
Ganesh Kalyan - Amjad Ali Khan/SCO - Samaagam - Khan was born into a musical family and has performed internationally since the 1960s. Great new CD with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
Cliffs of Fire - All In Good Time - Cliffs of Fire - Band fron Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Svampmannen (The Mushroom Man) - Olov Johansson - Storsvarten - ever heard a chromatic nyckelharpa before? Check out this bonus video:
Window Blues - Lykke Li - Youth Novels - First time I've featured this cut, I believe.
Kitty Cat - Amon Tobin - Isam - Tobin's music has been used in numerous major motion pictures, including "The Italian Job" and "21".
Coburg St. Nights - Buille - 2 - Armagh-born Niall Vallely has established himself in recent years as one of the most original and distinctive voices in Irish music.
Fragile - Holly Cole - Collection - First heard on Canadian radio while driving on Route 11 in upstate NY.
Matches - Natasha Borzilova - Cheap Escape - Former lead singer of Bering Strait now balancing a solo career and motherhood.
Cantaloupe Island - Taeko - Voice - Herbie Hancock tune expertly performed by Japanese artist now based in NYC.
Rescue Me - Sarah Bettens - Shine - Belgian rocker released this fine CD a couple of years back, lots of good songs on it.
Until We Meet Again - Kilkenny Krew - self titled - Traditional cletic group from Newfoundland.
e-mail He-male - Vikki Appleton - single - Just received this cute song from artist from the UK, a good closer for this weeks show.