Folkal Point playlist

This page will publish the weekly running order/playlist of songs featured on the dated Folkal Point programme, produced and presented by Colin MacDonald.

Folkal Point airs on Paisley FM 107.5 on Thursday evenings 10.00pm to 12 midnight. Paisley FM is also available on DAB+ digital radio across Glasgow city. DAB digital radios have an alphabetical list of radio stations – scroll and select “Paisley”.  Also online and on portable Internet Radio.

Folkal Point, in its 45th year, is produced and presented by Colin MacDonald. Website: www.folkalpoint.scot

FOLKAL POINT – 396 – AUGUST 22, 2019    (*American artistes)
Folkal Point, in its 45th year, is produced and presented by Colin MacDonald in Scotland. 
BUT I’LL NEVER FORGET THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL – Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors*
MY GIRLISH DAYS – Phoebe Snow* with David Bromberg*
EASE UP INTO LOVE – Jay Elle*
DID YOU KNOW? – Rebecca Pronsky*
RIVER OF LOVE – Dennis Roger Reid*
AHEAD OF MYSELF – Mo Kenney (Canada)
NATALIE – Ewan Macintyre Band (Scotia), appearing live on August 23 at Harbour Arts, Harbour Street, Irvine and the Piano Drome, Studio 19, Custom House, 65/67 Commercial St. Leith, Edinburgh on August 24, 2019.
LINES – Rowan Rheingans (Albion), appearing live from August 21 to 26 – evenings, 6pm –  at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, The Netherbow Theatre, Edinburgh.  Website: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/rowan-rheingans-dispatches-on-the-red-dress
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – Felice Brothers* (Ian and James) are billed to appear live in Glasgow in January 2020 for Celtic Connections
2020 with their band including (newish) drummer Jesske Hume*
THE CURSE – Annie Oakley* SAY YES – Amitay Lev 
YO AIN’T WOMAN ENOUGH TO TAKE MY MAN – Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns*
OLD SONG – Boo Hewerdine (Albion)
WELL DONE THE DANCERS: John Macfadyen of Melfort/Donald, MacLellan of Rothesay – instrumental – Beinn Lee (Scotia), appearing live on August 30 for Cowal Highland Gathering in the Gig At The Gathering (Dunoon Stadium) which also features Glasgow band Headland and Argyll favourites Heron Valley. Beinn Lee also appears on the Ceilidh Tent programme in the stadium the following afternoon when Skerryvore tops a bill which introduces Kintyre six-piece Rhuvaal and harmonica maestro Donald Black. 
OWN SWEET WAY – Ryan Brooks (Albion)
WHEN I GET WHERE I’M GOING – Kae Shelby (Canada)
A GUILTY MAN – Rod Picott*
​PERFECT Blue – Elle Valenci (La France)
LIVE FOREVER – Skerryvore (Scotia), topping the bill on the afternoon of Saturday, August 31 in the Ceilidh Tent at the Cowal Highland
Gathering in Dunoon Stadium.
THE GOOD IN GOODBYE – Nelson Brothers (*/Albion), featuring (lead vocal) Gretchen Wilson*
POLK SALAD ANNIE – Tony Joe White* with Robert Cray*
SUNDOWN TOWN – Letitia VanSant*
THWE WEARING OF THE BLACK – Bob Bradshaw (*/Eire) with (harmony vocals) Annie Lynch*
ME AND MY CHAUFFEUR BLUES – Maria Muldaur*
MOON – Effigie – La France
SHINE ON – Lost Hollow* (Tommy and Lorrie Harden)
SHE’S THE EDGE OF THE NIGHT – Root Cellar Xtract*
NEW ISLAND WALTZ – instrumental – Donald Black (Scotia) and Charlie McCoy*, plus Alec Dalgliesh (Scotia) on electric guitar. Donald’s appearing live from 12.15pm on August 31 with his band – guitarist Donnie Mackenzie and multi-instrumentalist Allan Nairn (standing in for regular keyboard-accordion player Martainn Skene) – in the Ceilidh Tent at the Cowal  Highland Gathering in Dunoon Stadium.
 
FOLKAL POINT is broadcast Thursdays 10pm – 12midnight to Paisley, Renfrewshire and Glasgow by Paisley FM 107.5 with DAB+ to greater Glasgow.
 
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FOLKAL POINT – 395 – AUGUST 15, 2019    
(*American artistes)
Folkal Point, in its 45th year, is produced and presented by Colin MacDonald in Scotland.
ALL BRAND NEW – Cej*
RAINY DAY – Mean Mary James*
CARTER’S BLUES – Tim Grimm Family Band*
KEEP YOUR BIG MOUTH CLOSED – Ruthie Foster*
TREES OF HEAVEN – Hoth Brothers*
STRONG WOMAN HAS A BAD POLKA DAY – Claudia Schmidt*
BEGIN AGAIN – Beinn Lee (Scotia), appearing live on August 30 for the Cowal Highland Gathering in the Gig At The Gathering (Dunoon
Stadium) which also features Glasgow band Headland and Argyll favourites Heron Valley. Beinn Lee also appears on the Ceilidh Tent
programme in the stadium the following afternoon when Skerryvore tops the bill which introduces Kintyre six-piece Rhuvaal and
harmonica maestro Donald Black.
THE WAY THAT IT GOES – Hidden Stills (Eire/Albion)
SO ALIVE – Rhythm Tryst* and featuring (lead vocal) K C Shoden*
IF THE KANSAS RIVER CAN – Rick Faris*
SNAKECHARMER – Angela Perley*
POOR BLIND BIRDS – Ian and James, the Felice Brothers*, billed to appear live in Glasgow next January for Celtic Connections 2020 with their band including (newish) drummer Jesske Hume*
MY HIGH, MY WAY – Shelby (Canada)
KILBERRY BAY – instrumental – Donald Black (Scotia), appearing live from 12.15pm on Saturday August 31 with his band – guitarist Donnie Mackenzie and multi-instrumentalist Allan Nairn (standing in for regular keyboard-accordion player Martainn Skene) – in the Ceilidh Tent at the Cowal Highland Gathering in Dunoon Stadium, 45 East Argyll Street, Dunoon, Argyll PA23 7RL.
BAG O’ BONES – Jaimie Michaels*
TENDER – Silver Lake 66* featuring Mariza Francis & Jeff Overbo
SLINGSHOT – Ellis Paul*
STRANGE LIFE – Shaun Murphy*
THE DIAMOND WHEEL – Phil Langran (Albion)
LITTLE BIRD, LITTLE SAILOR – Elaine Lennon (Scotia)
BACK IN MY ARMS – Derek Davis
​WORRY GETS YOU NOWHERE – Melanie Dekker (Canada)
THE BALLAD OF ANNE BEVERLEY – Charlie Hole (Albion)
CAN’T OUTRUN THE RAIN – Steve and Simon, The Nelson Brothers (*/Albion)
WHITE LIES – Andy Michaels (Australia) and featuring (lead vocal) Kerry Ironside (Albion)
TAKE YOURSELF OUT – Ewan Macintyre band (Scotia), appearing live on Wednesday August 21 at Dunfermline Folk Club, The Glen Tavern, 110-112 Pittencrieff Street, Dunfermline KY12 8AN and at The Harbour Arts, Harbour Street, Irvine, Ayrshire (Friday August 23), and the Piano Drome, Studio 19, Custom House, 65/67 Commercial Street, Leith, Edinburgh on Saturday August 24.
HOME SOON (THE CHERRY SONG) – Oh Susanna (Canada), appearing live on September 14 in Glasgow at The Glad Cafe, 1006a Pollokshaws Road, Shawlands Cross, Glasgow G41 2HG for the Fallen Angels Club, Glasgow.
TAKE MY HAND – Skerryvore (Scotia), topping the bill on the afternoon of Saturday August 31 in the Ceilidh Tent at the Cowal Highland Gathering in Dunoon Stadium, Dunoon, Argyll.
I MET HIM ONLY ONCE – instrumental – fiddler Aidan O’Rourke (Scotia) and keyboardist Kit Downes (Albion)
 
FOLKAL POINT is broadcast Thursdays 10pm – midnight to Paisley and Renfrewshire on Paisley FM 107.5 with DAB+ to greater Glasgow.
 
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FOLKAL  POINT – 394 – AUGUST 8, 2019     (*American artistes)

Folkal Point, in its 45th year, is produced and presented by Colin MacDonald

CROSSED THE LINE – Southern Backtones*

THAT TRAIN – Chely Wright*

IF YOU FALL – Jaimie Michaels*

ANGEL – Andy Michaels (Australia) featuring (lead vocals) Kerry Ironside (Albion)

LET THE MERMAIDS FLIRT WITH ME – Dennis Roger Reid* with Don Reed*

I LIKED YOU BETTER – Sofia Talvik (Deutschland/Konungariket Sverige)

LETTER TO MYSELF – Spinney Brothers (Canada)

YESTERDAY’S HEARTACHE – Kristy Cox (*/Australia)

STAGE BY THE BAR – Jay Brown*

HASTEN DOWN THE WIND – Linda Ronstadt* and Don Henley*

THE TROUBADOR’S SONG – Stephen Stanley Band (Canada)

NOWADAYS – Shoebox Letters*

FEMALE DRUMMER – Belinda Kempster and Fran Foote (Albion)

WHY YOU BEEN GONE SO LONG? – Tony Rice*

LINGUINI SHOOTOUT – instrumental – The Vignatis*

BELONG – Arian Greane*

BEATRICE – Kate Fenner (*/Canada)

SATURDAY – Chas Rigby (Albion)

WHEN YOU’RE SMILING – The Dirty Dozen Brass Band*

THE LAST GREYHOUND – Alecia Nugent*

CHILD – Bob Bradshaw (*/Eire) with Kris Delmhorst*

TRIP AROUND THE SUN – Session Americana featuring (lead vocals) Merrie Amsterburg* and (guitar) Peter Linton*

ONE-HORSE TOWN – Randy Lewis Brown*

QUE MANERA DE PERDER (What A Waste) – Carrie Rodriguez*

with Bill Frisell (guitar) and Luke Jacobs (extra English vocals)

BLACK NIGHTS – Michael Jerome Browne (Canada)

HARD-LOVING WOMAN – Katie Webster*

SLEEP – Ewan Macintyre Band (Scotia), appearing live on August 8 at An Lanntair, Stornoway; Astley Hall, Arisaig (Aug 9); Skipness Village Hall, Tarbert (Aug 10); The George Hotel, Inveraray on August 11; An Tobar, Tobermory, Isle of Mull on August 13; Dunfermline Folk Club, The Glen Tavern, Pittencrieff Street, Dunfermline (Aug 21); Harbour Arts, Harbour Street, Irvine, Ayrshire (Aug 23), and the Piano Drome, Studio 19, Custom House, 65/67 Commercial Street, Leith on August 24, 2019.

WHEREVER I FEEL – Kalyn Fay*

HOPING YOU’RE HOPING – Charlie Louvin*

SI NO TE VAS (IF YOU DON’T GO) – instrumental – The Sacred Hearts*

FOLKAL POINT is broadcast to Renfrewshire by Paisley FM 107.5, (with DAB+ to greater Glasgow).

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FOLKAL POINT – 393 – AUGUST 1, 2019    
(*American artistes)
Folkal Point, in its 45th year, is produced and presented by Colin MacDonald in Scotland.
 
POPSICKLE GIRL – Winter Harvest* featuring singer-songwriter Art Katz
LITTLE BIRD SONG – Ciara Sidine (Eire)
WISHING WELL – White Owl Red*
I’LL DREAM OF YOU TONIGHT – Velvet and Stone (Albion) featuring
(lead vocal) Lara Snowdon and Kathryn Tremlett (fiddle)
SWEETEST THING – Jon Magnusson (Konungariket Sverige)
SLOE GIN – Amanda Shires*
FINGER – Shoebox Letters*
THE FIELD – Letitia VanSant*
BORDERLAND – Barry Nisbett (Scotia)
I FAKED IT – Mo Kenney (Canada), appearing live on August 4 at the Hug and Pint, Great Western Road, Glasgow. 
A DAISEY (sic) A DAY – Nothing Fancy*
MY WIFE – Arcelia (Albion)
THIS – Elaine Lennon (Scotia)
CHAMPAGNE IN HEAVEN – Ewan Macintyre Band (Scotia), appearing live on August 6 at Leith Depot, Leith Walk, Edinburgh; Aros community Hall, Portree, Skye (Aug 7), An Lanntair, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis (Aug 8); Astley Hall, Arisaig (Aug 9), Skipness Village Hall, Tarbert (Aug 10) and The George Hotel, Inveraray on August 11, 2019.
RICHARD – Steph Cameron (Canada)
ALL NIGHT IN KENTUCKY – instrumental – Rudi Ekstein (*/Republik Österreich) on mandolin
THINGS LIKE THIS – I See Hawks in LA* with The Good Intentions (Albion)
KEEP ON WALKING – Heather Kropf*
YOU’LL NEVER GET TO HEAVEN – Session Americana*, featuring (lead vocal) Zak Trojano
I MEANT TO GO TO MEMPHIS – Rachel Harrington*
FAREWELL TO TARWATHIE – Matthew Byrne (Canada), appearing live on August 3 at North Berwick Fry as part of Fringe By The Sea
WON’T MAKE A SOUND – Janita Raukko (*/Suomi)
HEALING – Lonny (Lionel) Ziblat (República Argentina)
​EYEBROWS WILD AS A CITY – Nell Bryden (Albion/*)
FAMILIAR DAYS – North Country Fair (Scotia)
CHASING THE WIRES – Thom Artway (Česká republika) featuring Lenka (Lenny) Filipová
OLD DIRT ROAD – Oh Susanna aka Suzie Ungerleider (Canada)
THE HIGH ROAD O’ER THE BORDER – Roddy Matthews (Scotia) and featuring (lead vocal) Daniel McPhee (Scotia)
AIR RUNNING BACKWARDS – Kris Delmhorst*
REDWING – instrumental – Nothing Fancy*
 
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FOLKAL POINT – 392 – Thursday 18 JULY 2019

(*American artistes)
Folkal Point, in its 45th year, is produced and presented by Colin MacDonald.
 
GHOST TRAIN – Sunjay Brain (Albion)
SUN AND MOON – Annie Keating*
GOD DID GOOD – Junior Sisk*
PULSE AND FLATLINE – The Good Lovelies (Canada)
DRESSED UP AS YOU – Marty Willson-Piper (Albion)
EUPHORIA – Fafa Galoure 
BLUEST EYES IN TEXAS – Breaking Grass*
LOOKING FOR HAPPY – Lost Hollow* aka Tommy and Lorrie Harden
EVERY BARTENDER IN THIS TOWN KNOWS MY NAME – Frank Migliorelli* and the Dirt Nappers
ROUND THE WORLD – Honey & The Bear (Albion)
SIMPLE – Turbo Widget*
MAKER’S SONG – Resonant Rogues* appearing live on Tuesday July 23 at the Settle Inn, 91 St Mary’s Wynd, Stirling FK8 1BU (on the road up to the castle!) and on Wednesday July 24 at Gathering South XIII in Langside, Glasgow (see Facebook.com/GatheringSouth for more).
GOODBYE CAROLINE – Dave Adkins*
SO MUCH MORE – Josie Bello*
VALS TICO – instrumental – Jorge Strunz (República de Costa Rica/*) and Ardeshir Farah/Jomhuri-ye Eslāmi-ye Irān*)
RAGTIME BOB – Pat Kearns*
​ROLLING SHORES OF ENGLAND – Odette Michel (Albion) with Phil Beer (Albion) on fiddle
IN MY DREAMS – Flemt (Repubblica Italiana)
SOMETIME SOON – BlackieBlueBird (Kongeriget Danmark) featuring Heidi Lindahl (lead vocals) and Nils Lassen
A .38 SPECIAL AND A HERMES PURSE – Rod Picott*
VELVET CURTAIN – Anna Tivel
FOREVER IS NEVER – Root Cellar Xtract* with (harmony vocals) Lisa Biales*
TWELVE GATES INTO THE CITY – Folkal Point (Albion)
TWELVE GATES TO THE CITY – Aurora (Rory) Block*
YOU AND YOUR HEART – Chris Rawlins*
AHEAD OF MYSELF – Mo Kenney (Canada) appearing live on Sunday, August 4 at the Hug & Pint, 171 Great Western Road, Glasgow G4 9AW 
ROLLIN’ & TUMBLIN’ – Howell Devine*
A PERFECT ROSE – Mara Levine* with Terry Kitchen*
EVERYTHING BUT CRYIN’ – White Owl Red*
HANGMAN’S REEL – instrumental – Kaia Kater (Canada)
 
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FOLKAL POINT – 390 – Thursday 11 JULY 2019    
(*American artistes)
Folkal Point, in its 45th year, is produced and presented by Colin MacDonald.
I KNOW LOVE NOW – Blue Moon Rising*
SMOKE IN MY HEART – Nell Bryden*
ROLLING THE BOXCARS – I see Hawks in LA* with The Good Intentions (Albion)
LOCAL HEROES – Angela Perley*
TRICKLE DOWN – Nigel Richard (Scotia)
CLOSER – Emily Mae Winters (Albion/Eire)
THE ANGEL OF THE COFFEE SHOP – Winter Harvest* featuring singer-songwriter Art Katz
DRINKING ABOUT YOU – Rachel Harrington*, appearing live on July 16 at Leith Folk Club, meeting at the Victoria Park House Hotel, 221 Ferry Road, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 4NN and at the Eden Court Theatre, Inverness on July 18, 2019.
WATCHING THOSE WHEELS ROLL – Resonant Rogues* appearing live on July 23 at the Settle Inn, St Mary’s Wynd, Stirling and July 24 at a flat gig somewhere south of the river in Langside, Glasgow for Gathering South Sessions (Facebook.com/GatheringSouth)
ALABASTER – Oh Susanna aka Suzie Ungerleider (Canada)
THE FIELDS OF ATHENRY – featuring (lead vocals) Jamey Johnson* with Dervish (Eire)
MACUSHLA (My Darling) – Eddi Reader (Scotia) appearing live on a star-studded bill at this weekend’s Rewind! festival (July 19-21) at
Scone Palace, Perth.
HOT IRON WALTZ – instrumental – Kendel Carson*
TALKING COUNTRY – Dirt Road Degenerates*
KISS ME LIKE WHISKEY – Shaun Murphy*
ALL THE OLD LEGENDS – Jay Brown*
DEATH AND THE LADY – The Dovetail Trio (Albion) featuring (lead vocals) Rosie Hood
LAST OF THE HUNTERS – Skipinnish (Scotia)
KEEP THE FLAME ALIGHT – Martha L Healy (Scotia)
BIG LIFE – Tim Cheesebrow*
THIS HEARTACHE – The Time Jumpers*
BIG LOVE – Heather Kropf*
BLUE ROSE – Brady Novotny*
TURN THE PAGE – Bourbon Express*, featuring (lead vocals) Katie Curley
TURNING MY BLIND EYE ON YOU – Tony Burt (Albion)
ALICE – Shadowfields*
REWRITING HISTORY – Clay DuBose*
WAVEDANCER – instrumental – Nigel Richard (Scotia)
FOLKAL POINT is broadcast on Thursday evenings 10pm -12 midnight to Paisley and Renfrewshire by Paisley FM 107.5 with DAB+ digital radio to greater Glasgow.
 
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FOLKAL POINT – 389 – Thursday 4 JULY 2019  
(*American artistes)
Folkal Point, in its 45th year, is produced and presented by Colin MacDonald.
STAR-CROSSED LOVER – White Owl Red*
THE FIGHT – Kalyn Fay
TOO MUCH RAIN – Rod Picott*, whose autumn UK tour in October will launch in Scotland at The Admiral, Waterloo Street, for Glasgow Americana with the first of a string of British appearances. 
ON THE OTHER HAND – Rachel Harrington*, appearing live at the Maverick festival (July 5-7) www.maverickfestival.co.uk
I GOT THE WORLD ON A STRING – Dr John (Mac Rebennack)* with Bonnie Raitt*
FAR AND AWAY – Arcelia (Albion)
NEVER AGAIN – Richard and Linda Thompson (*/Albion/Scotia)
THE ONLY THING – Sam Levin*
WISHING WELL – Skipinnish (Scotia), appearing live on July 5 at the Bucht Park, Inverness
STRENGTH OF WATER – Resonant Rogues* appearing live at Maverick Festival (see above)
TELL ME YOUR LIES – Marco Bonvicini (Repubblica Italiana)
BLAME IS SO ABSURD – Me and Fred (Albion)
DO YOUR DUTY – Aurora (Rory) Block*
MacLEOD’S CROSSING – instrumental – Calum Martin (Scotia) and featuring Ross Ainslie (bagpipes) and Alasdair White (fiddle)
​WONDERLAND – Ralph Molina (Canada/ Puerto Rico)
PRAYER IN THE TIME OF DROUGHT – John Francis* with Sarah Peasall* of the Peasall Sisters
FISHIN’ HOLE – Fiona Boyes (*/Australia) with Marcia Ball*
HIT THE ROAD RUNNING – Darren Eedens (Cymru/Canada) and the Slim Pickin’s
MISSISSIPPI BLUES – instrumental – Sunjay (Albion)
NO PARTICULAR BLUES – Steve Bonham (Albion) & The Long Road
QUEEN OF THE BLUES – Charlie Hole (Albion)
NEXT TO ME – Stephen Stanley Band (Canada) with (duet vocals)
Hadley McCall Thackston*
STOLEN AGAIN – Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes (Australia) appearing live at Maverick
SHINE A LIGHT ON ME – Don Gallardo* with Lilly Winwood (Albion/*) Both also appearing at Maverick
ME WITH YOU – Fairport Convention (Albion/Australia/*)
YOU REAP WHAT YOU SOW – Mara Levine*
ON FRIDAY HILL – Gavin Sutherland (Scotia)
BLUE BLUE DAY – Mandy Barnett* with Alison Krauss*
LONG GOODBYES – Pat Kearns*
CORTISOL SWING – instrumental – The Schmoozenbergs (Albion)
FOLKAL POINT is broadcast Thursdays, 10pm – midnight to Paisley and Renfrewshire by Paisley FM 107.5 with DAB+ to Glasgow.
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FOLKAL POINT is broadcast on Paisley FM 107.5 Thursdays, 10pm – midnight to Paisley and Renfrewshire with DAB+ digital radio to Glasgow city and online.
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