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Programme 12

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 13 January 2007

Ailsa, Stravaig, the Ulster-Scots Folk Orchestra, Shoormal, Rod Peterson & Jill Bowman.

  • Series 13 Programme 12

    Jackie opens this week’s Kist o Chunes with a song from Ailsa. It’s their version of a poem by Samuel Turner - ‘The Tale o Tailor Jock’ and Jackie gives an introduction to Turner and the work of Ailsa.

    Our next track is from a CD called ‘Song of the Solway’ by Dumfries & Galloway Arts Collection - and the track is called ‘The Irish Boy’ performed by Stravaig.

    Next up is a track called ‘The Auld Lammas Fair’ performed by the Ulster-Scots Folk Orchestra and featured on their DVD ‘Slow Doon: alang the Antrim Shore’.

    Shetland group, Shoormal have released a new CD called ‘Turning Tide’ and our fourth song today is the album’s title track, written in the Shetland tongue.

    Rod Peterson performs the Robert Burns song ‘Willie Wastle’; and to close the Kist, Jill Bowman performs Burns’ ‘Green Grow the Rashes-O’.


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