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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2008-03-14: St. Patrick’s Day / Pan-Celtic / Time-Warp / Train-wreck

March 13, 2018


At this time of year ten years ago, we aired Accordion Noir Radio episode number 68, a fabulous St. Patrick’s Day showcase of music from the traditional Celtic nations (uh, but primarily Ireland) — at its original online home it eventually accumulated some 10414 listens, but you can keep on enjoying this dyed-in-the-green recording over at its new online home for this St. Paddy’s and many more to come!  Here’s its playlist:

Celtic Artist — Celtic Song – Celtic Album (date) – Celtic Origin (?) – Celtic Label/Contact info:

Danu’ – Old Ruined Cottage In The Glen/Morning Dew/Think Before You Think Before You Speak – Think Before You Think (2000) – Rinn/Ring, Co. Waterford, Ireland –
The Pogues – Sit Down By The Fire – If I Should Fall From Grace With God (1988) – Ireland –
John J. Kimmel – Medley of Irish Reels – Edison Standard Record: 10284 (1909) – UCSB Cylinder Digitization Project:
[John J. Kimmel (1866-1942) was nicknamed “The Irish Dutchman” — despite his being a Brooklyn native of German parentage. He was the first accordionist to make commercial records in the United States. Kimmel was also a saloon-keeper, although his last establishment, “The Accordion,” folded due to Prohibition.]
The Dreadnoughts – Fire Marshall Willie – The Dreadnoughts (2007) – Vancouver, BC, Canada –
Salsa Celtica – El Capitain – The Great Scottish Latin Adventure (2000) – Scotland! –
The Flannigan Brothers – The Rights of Man / Exhibition Hornpipe (1929) – Global Accordion/Early Recordings – Ireland –
Sharon Shannon – Tickle Her Leg – Sharon Shannon (1993) – County Clare, Ireland –
Cherry Cokes – Oblivious – Rouse Up (2005) – Tokyo, Japan –
Motion Trio – Scotsman – Pictures from the Street (2004) – Poland –
Rowan Lipkovits – The Tinker of Rye – Live on Co-op Radio!
Tony Mac Mahon – The Dear Irish Boy – Planet Squeezebox (3 CD anthology, 1995) – (Out of print, look online! Great stuff.)
Bob Dalrymple & David – Brig O’ Perth – Inverness Gathering – Squeeze Play–World Accordion (1933) – Glasgow, Scotland – product.asp?P=1166110902
Tony O’Leary – Cooleys Reel / Merry Blacksmith – Pump the Box (2007) – Western Bay, Newfoundland, Canada –
Mchardy and Hosie – Miss Jesse Smith / the Kirrie Kebbuck – Squeeze Play-World Accordion (1942) – Glasgow? Scotland – product.asp?P=1166110902
Flogging Molly – Between a Man and a Woman – Float (2007) – Los Angeles, California, USA –
Danielle Martineu – Le scottish de Grosse-Île/Ruisseau d’avril – Les Secrets du Vent (2004) – Canada –
Chris Sherburn & Danny Bartley – Cleveland Park / Tamlyn’s / The Buck of Oranmore / Bunker Hill – Last Night’s Fun (1995) – Ireland, Yorkshire, Scotland –
Sharon Shannon & Steve Earle – The Galway Girl – The Diamond Mountain Sessions (2001) – County Clare, Ireland / New York City, USA –
Cherry Cokes – Medley of Traditional Songs – (Same as above, swiped off Myspace, just for you.)


ps. This episodes “cover” is… An “Irish” Green 1910 Edison Amberol Cylinder Record.

Thanks for reading us here (and hopefully listening to us, there), but if you find you want more, you can always keep up with us on Twitter (@AccordionNoir and @AccordionBruce), Instagram (@AccordionNoirFest), and Facebook at Accordion Noir fansthe Accordion Noir Festival, and the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle. Cheers & squeeze on!

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