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Mary Ann Kennedy - Seth Lakeman in Session

Mary Ann Kennedy presents new music from around the world and Seth Lakeman performs music from his new album Word of Mouth.

Mary Ann Kennedy with tracks from across the globe, plus Seth Lakeman in a live solo session.

Seth Lakeman regularly plays to vast crowds at festivals including Glastonbury, Cambridge and WOMAD, with his English folk spirit imbued with a rock style. But his West Country roots are always evident, ever more so in a solo acoustic setting, as in this World on 3 session. He will be performing music from his new album 'Word of Mouth', recorded in a church in Cornwall, and featuring songs reflecting the lives of local people, such as dock workers and bell ringers. Plus more music from Radio 3's World Music Archive.

World on 3 sessions are available for download as a podcast via the home page.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Peggy Seeger

    You don't know how lucky you are

  • Seckou Keita

    Mikhi Nathan Mu-Toma (the Invisible Man)

    • 22 Strings.
    • ARC.
    • 3.
  • E.T. Mensah & The Tempos

    Ghana Freedom

    • King of Highlife Anthology.
    • Sterns RetroAfric.
    • 18.
  • Qristina and Quinn Bachand

    The Bachand Jigs

    • Little Hinges.
    • Beacon Ridge Productions.
    • 4.
  • Eithne Ní Uallacháin

    Meadhran Samhraidh (Summer Rapture)

    • Bilingua.
    • Gael Linn.
    • 2.
  • Seth Lakeman

    Portrait of my Wife

  • Seth Lakeman

    Last Rider

  • India Electric Co.

    Lost in translation

  • Samba Touré

    Woyé Katé

    • Gandadiko.
    • Glitterbeat.
    • 10.
  • Xuan Hoach

    Heroine Song

    • Hanoi Masters ‘War is a wound, peace is a scar’.
    • Glitterbeat.
    • 6.
  • Yiddish Twist Orchestra

    Avinu Malkeinu

    • Let’s.
    • Yiddish Twist Orchestra.
    • 12.
  • Maelog

    Golpe de Mondariz

    • BBC Introducing.
  • Cordelia's Dad

    Spencer Rifle (Heritage Track)

    • Spine.
    • Appleseed Records.
  • Seth Lakeman

    Whenever I'm home

  • Seth Lakeman

    Kitty Jay

  • Buena Vista Social Club

    Lagrimas Negras

    • Lost and Found.
    • World Circuit.
    • 12.
  • Axel Krygier

    Mi Piel de Animal (El ultimo de los Selkham)

    • Hombre de Piedra.
    • Crammed Discs.
    • 7.
  • Trad.

    I'm going home

    Performer: Sacred Harp Singers At Liberty Church.
  • Foghorn Stringband

    Columbus Stockade Blues

    • Devil in the Seat.
    • www.foghornstringband.com.
    • 3.
  • Trio Chemirani

    Arezoust

    • Dawar – the Universal Rhythm.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 12.
  • Manecas Costa

    Paraiso di Gumbe (World Music Archive)

    • Guinea-Bissau (2002) Manecas Costa and the gumbe rhythm.
    • BBC Recording.
    • 012.
  • Eithne Ní Uallacháin

    Taim Cortha o Bheith im’Aonar I mo Lui

    • Bilingua.
    • Gael Linn.
    • 9.

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