Living Tradition Issue 117

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Issue 117 is available to buy from our website now. It contains an article on ace fiddler and singer Tom McConville, an appreciation of Margaret Palmer, a feature on Scots/Canadian songwriter David Francey, an interview with new duo Steve Tilston & Jez Lowe, a look at songs based on mining disasters, an article on American Irish fiddler Andrew Finn Magill, a feature on Welsh band Allan Yn Y Fan, Patrick Carroll's recollections from O'Donoghues in Dublin, an alternative view of the life of The Fishgutters, a review of Cork Folk Festival, plus news, reviews and much more.


Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith - Night Hours

Allan Yn Y Fan - NEWiD

Amala - Resonance

Freeland Barbour - The Music And The Land: The Concert

Phil Beer, Ashley Hutchings, Chris While - The Very Best Of Ridgeriders

John Blake, Mairead Hurley, Nathan Gourley - The Truckley Howl

Hilary Blythe - Paradise Mountain

Caladh Nua - Free & Easy

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band - Big Machine

John & Maggie Carty - Settle Out Of Court

Jane Cassidy - Silverbridge

Aidan Coffey with friends - The Corner House Set

Cupola: Ward - Bluebell

Eddie And Luc - Tirade

Tim Edey - How Do You Know?

Jim Eldon - Songs And Fiddle Tunes

Daoiri Farrell - True Born Irishman

Frog On A Bike - Velocipede

Charlie Grey & Joseph Peach - Waves Rising From Quiet Water

Ange Hardy & Lukas Drinkwater - Findings

Frank Harte & Donal Lunny - When Adam Was In Paradise

Merry Hell - Bloodlines

Arthur Knevett - Simply Traditional

Maurice Leyden - The Tern And The Swallow

Graham Mackenzie - Crossing Borders

Dipper / Malkin - Tricks Of The Trade

Simon Mayor - The Mandolin Albums

The McCalmans - Lost Tracks

Fintan McHugh - Wait Till The Clouds Roll By

John McSherry - The Seven Suns

Matt Molloy & John Carty with Arty McGlynn - Out Of The Ashes

Angus Nicholson Trio - Sealladh Ard

Alistair Anderson & Northlands - Alistair Anderson & Northlands

Peadar O Riada - Onoir

Gavin Paterson - The Clancy/Makem Songbook

Pippa Reid-Foster - Driftwood Harp

Ribbon Road - Our Streets Are Numbered

Michael Sheehy - The Cat's Rambles

Robyn Stapleton - Songs Of Robert Burns

Steeleye Span - Dodgy Bastards

Stick In The Wheel - From Here

Caoimhin Vallely - Caoimhin Vallely

Various Artists - The Ultimate Guide To English Folk

Windy Gyle Band - Purple Hills To Coast

Chris Wood - So Much To Defend

Book Reviews

Pete Shepheard - Traditional Fiddle Music Of The Scottish

Karen Tweed - Merrie Melodies Vol 1

ISSUE 117 Web Reviews The following reviews were not able to be published in this issue of the magazine for space reasons.

Cassie & Maggie - The Willow Collection

The Fretless - Bird's Nest

Louise Jordan - No Petticoats Here

Andrew Finn Magill - Branches

Richard Moss - Back To The Yellow Hills

Liza Mulholland - Fine 'N' Rosy

Sophie Ramsay - The Seas Between Us

Aoife Scott - Carry The Day

Southern Tenant Folk Union - Join Forces

Trio Dhoore - Momentum

The Urban Folk Quartet - Live III

Whalebone - Mirabilia