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Ricky Ross sits in... with Aidan O'Rourke and Halloween music

The best folk and acoustic music from Britain and beyond.

This week, Ricky Ross plays tracks for Halloween and speaks to Aidan O'Rourke from the band Lau.

The best folk and acoustic music from Britain and beyond.

This week, Ricky Ross speaks to Aidan O'Rourke from the band Lau, about Aidan's latest solo project, 365: Volume 1.

Aidan has composed a tune inspired by every story in James Robertson's book, 365, which includes a different 365-word story for every day of the year.

Plus there's spooky folk music from around these islands to mark Halloween, All Hallows' Eve or Samhain.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Bellowhead

    Cold Blows The Wind

    • Hedonism.
  • Bridie Jackson & The Arbour

    Scarecrow

    • New Skin.
  • The Wainwright Sisters

    Long Lankin

    • Songs in the Dark.
  • Tim O’Brien

    The Farmer's Cursed Wife

    • Single.
  • Aidan O'Rourke

    Every Morning She Steps Out The Back Door (feat. Kit Downes)

    • 365, Volume 1.
  • Aidan O'Rourke

    I Used Not to be Able to Read on Buses (feat. Kit Downes)

    • 365, Volume 1.
  • Lau

    Riad

    • Midnight and Closedown.
  • Hannah Rarity

    Hallowe'en

    • Neath The Gloaming Star.
  • Daoirí Farrell

    The Galway Shawl

    • A Lifetime of Happiness.
  • A Hawk and a Hacksaw

    Night Sneaker

    • Forest Bathing.
  • Strawbs

    Witchwood

    • From the Witchwood.

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