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IRA’S BLEND #39: CELTIC, JUST CELTIC Broadcast 21-8-2016 Host/Engineer: Ira For: Listen to archived show on Mixcloud HERE The Chieftains w/ Sinead O’Connor – Foggy Dew Angels of Venice – A Chantar Mer Aine Minogue & Alisdair Halliday – Rosemary Faire // The Kells – King of the Fairies Ashley Davis – Nollaigh Moon Lisa Lynne – Fields of Gold // The Coors – Little Wing Sarah McLachlan – What Child Is This (Greensleeves) Runrig – Abhain An T-Sluaigh // Loreena McKennitt – The Mystic’s Dream The Chieftains & The Coors – I Know My Love The Fureys – The Green Fields of France // Fernhill – Ffarwell I Aberyswyth Ee A Bearystith October Project – Ariel Nightwish – Turn Loose the Mermaids // Johnny Logan & Friends – The Wild Rover The Tannahill Weavers – Fair Gallowa Skara Brae – An Cailinrua // Christy Moore – Farmer Michael Hayes Maggie Reilly – Cam Ye O’er Frae France Brian Kennedy - Carrickfe


Our flag and the Star Spangled Banner are symbols of the hard-fought freedom for Colin Kaepernick to protest peacefully without fear of government reprisal. If you don't get that, you don't get America. Maybe YOU are the ones who should leave.


IRA’S BLEND #38: CAJUN, ZYDECO & SWAMP POP Broadcast 17-8-2016 Host/Engineer: Ira For: Listen to archived show on Mixcloud HERE Harry Choates w/Jimmy Foster and His Swingsters – Allons a Lafayette Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys – Maline David Doucet – T’en As Eu // Ivy Dugas w/Jackie Calliers and The Cajun Cousins – The Gravel Road Link Davis – Big Mamou Dewey Balfa, Marc Savoy & D.L. Menard – Cajun Reel // Jo-El Sonnier – La Valse des Chere Bebe Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys – La Valse d’Amitie Mamou Prairie Band – Evangeline Waltz // Nathan and The Zydeco Cha Chas – Outside People Geno Delafose – There’s No Need to Cry Bruce Daigrepont – Let It Be // David Doucet – Zydeco Sont Pas Sales Beausoleil – Zydeco Gris Gris John Delafose – My Little Dog // Beau Jocque and The Zydeco Hi-Rollers – Richard’s Club Buckwheat Zydeco – Think It Over One More Time L’il Brian and The Zydeco Travelers – Sn


IRA’S BLEND #37: SWING, MORE SWING Broadcast 14-8-2016 Host/Engineer: Ira For: Listen to archived show on Mixcloud HERE Cab Calloway and His Orchestra – Give, Baby, Give Benny Carter – That Old Black Magic Billy Eckstine and His Orchestra – I Want to Talk About You // Art Tatum – Makin’ Whoopie Duke Ellington – Black and Tan Don Redman and His Orchestra – Sophisticated Lady // Fletcher Henderson – Until Today Benny Carter – Alone Together Cab Calloway and His Orchestra – Are You All Reet // Duke Ellington (Ivie Anderson? v) – At a Dixie Roadside Diner Roy Eldridge – Baby, What’s the Matter with You Dizzie Gillespie and Charlie Parker – Billie’s Bounce // Lionel Hampton – I’m On My Way from You Ray Brown’s All Stars – Smokey Hollow Jump Red Norvo – The Man I Love // Roy Eldridge – This Can’t Be Love Woody Herman – 125 th Street Prophet Charlie Parker – Merry-Go-Round // Leon Berry – My Mariuccia Take a St