The Library Of Aethers - 1st June 2017

June 1, 2017

Tonight, in Diana's absence guest host Mickey Denny played tge following songs. He was joined in the studio by Winter who performed her songs live. 

Anne Briggs - Living By The Water
Anne Briggs - Wurly Wall
Neil Young - Walk On
The Furrow Collective - Many's The Night's Rest
Rocket Ship TV - Vegan Broadcast
Brenda Wootton and John the Fish - Come All Ye Fair and Tender Maidens

Winter live the studio
You Don't Need Me
Fear Can Decide

Little Wings - Fat Chance
Floating Points - Silhouettes part III
Mein Haus - Hexe

Winter live in the studio
Cherry Tree
Smile Through The Rain

Wednesday's Wolves - Bare Bones
Bob Roberts - Homeward Bound
Jeannie Robertson - Roy's Wife of Aldivalloch
Vic Chesnutt - Lucinda Williams
Waterson Carthy - The Churchyard
Nic Jones - Blind Harper
Love - A House Is Not A Motel
Jack Forbes - Jack Tar on Shore
Danny Pedler & Rosie Butler-Hall - Bold Riley/Charlie's March
Trembling Bells featuring Bonnie "Prince" Billy - Duchess


Library Of Aethers - 04/05/17

May 4, 2017

On tonight's show Diana played these songs. In addition, Simon Finn and Joolie Wood played live in the SFOB studio.

1. The Lyke Wake Dirge - The Young Tradition
2. Jerusalem - Simon Finn
3. First Watch - King Creosote & Jon Hopkins
4. Safe Inside The Day - Baby Dee
5. Walkie Talkie - Simon Finn (live)
6. What a Day - Simon Finn & Joolie Wood (live)
7. Through Stones - Simon Finn & Joolie Wood (live)
8. Red Cross Store Blues - Leadbelly
9. Hello Stranger - The Carter Family
10. The Oxford Girl - Olivia Chaney
11. Adam Had No Navel - Alex Rex
12. Transfusion - Nervous Norvus
13. Keeper of the Game - Mawkin-Causley
14. Kopanitsas - Pick Yer Feet Up
15. Bold Riley / Charlie's March - Danny Pedler & Rosie Butler-Hall
16. Free Grace - Mary Hampton
17. Pass the Distance - Simon Finn & Joolie Wood (live)
18. Silent City Creep - Simon Finn & Joolie Wood (live)
19. Friendships - Simon Finn & Joolie Wood (live)
20. Lulu the Bear - Gluepot
21. Coathanger - Pancake Promises
22. When I was a Young Girl - Anna & Elizabeth
23. Foggy Mountain Breakdown - Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs
24. Sunset Beauregard - Men Diamler
25. Deus Enim (improvisation) - Laura Cannell
26. Orfeo - Archie Fisher

The Library Of Aethers 9 March 2017 - Rif Mountain Special

March 9, 2017

Tonight in the studio, Diana's guests were Dom Cooper, Steve Collins and Jason Steel of Rif Mountains Records. They chose the following songs:

The Welcome Sailor - Lal Waterson (Diana)
All's Dear But The Poor Man's Labour - The Druids (Dom)
Scarborough Sands - Harry Boardman & Dave Hillery (Jason)
Diagoro's Theme - Wonderland Philharmonic Orchestra (Steven)
Those Spectral Shades - Bare Bones (Diana)
Dorset Hanging Oak - The Owl Service (Diana)
Cuckoo's Nest - Morris On (Dom)
Ballad of the Sad Young Man - Davy Graham (Jason)
E Cid (Steven)
I Am So Tired of Sighing - Robert Sunday (Diana)
Song for Eve - Hold Music (Diana)
Past Time with Good Company - Giles Farnabay's Dream Band (Dom)
All Through The Beer - Lea Nicholson (Jason)
All These Governors - The Evens (Steven)
[title unknown] - Jim Gheid (Diana)
My Lady's Coach - Staverton Bridge (Dom)
Meeting is a Pleasure - Lal & Waterson (Jason)
The Procession of Popular Capitalism - McCarthy (Steven)
Pangs - Alasdair Roberts (Diana)
Martyrs - Gaelic Psalms From Lewis (Dom)
Lyke Wake Dirge - Sounds & Silence (Jason)
Home Stretch Blues - Michael Garrick (Steven)

Library Of Aethers - with Tumble Drier Babies live - February 2017

February 9, 2017

Tonight Diana introduced Andrew Moore AKA Tumbler Drier Babies who played some of his songs live. Diana and Andrew choose the following tracks:

Banks of Red Roses - June Tabor (Diana)
My Donal - The Amalgamated Sons of Rest (Diana)
Do You Want To Be Buried With My People - Scout Niblett (Andrew)
Across The Universe - The Space Lady (Andrew)
Short Life of Trouble - The Blue Sky Boys (Diana)
Sal Let Me Chaw Your Rosin - The Skillet-Lickers (Diana)

WWF - Tumble Drier Babies (live)
Grit in the Oyster - Tumble Drier Babies (live)
Pensioner's Hands - Tumble Drier Babies (live)
Daniel Johnston Please Don't Die - Tumble Drier Babies (live)

Yo Momma - Peggy Sues (Andrew)
True Love Will Find You In The End - Daniel Johnston (Andrew)
We Danced - Jason Steele (Diana)
Adam - Bantama SDA Missionary Singers (Diana)
Jimmy Randall - John Jacob Niles (Diana)
Not About A Girl - Baby Bird (Andrew)
What I Love Most in England is the Food - Jeffrey Lewis (Andrew)
Jump Out In Front Of A Car - R.Stevie Moore (Andrew)

Bridges - Winter (Diana)
Go Your Way - Anne Briggs (Diana)
Philosophy of the World - The Shaggs (Andrew)
Diamonds In The Mine - Leonard Cohen (Andrew)

All For You - Tumble Drier Babies (live)

Gyore, Old Chap - Trakiya State Folk Ensemble (Diana)
Walking on Nails - Gzabo Szabo (Diana)
Ali-Pasha - 7 The Rustavi Choir (Diana)

Banana Man Blues - Memphis Minnie (Andrew)
Abraham Lincoln Vampire Slayer - Jad & David Fair (Andrew)
Tossing The Daisies - United Bible Studies (Diana)
Polly On The Shore - Martin Simpson (Diana)
Too Much Time - Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band (Diana)
Green Willow - Rachel Newton (Diana)


Library Of Aethers - 12/01/2017

January 12, 2017

Tonight Diana played folk songs from England, Scotland, Canada, Ethiopia and Nottingham!

'Here We Come A Wassailing' -The Watersons
'The Gower Wassail' - Charlie Bate
Big Eyes Family Players, feat. James Yorkston 'Low Down in the Broom'
Plantman 'To The Lighthouse'
Cowboy Junkies 'Black Eyed Man'
Kate & Anna McGarrigle 'Heart Like A Wheel'
Ry Cooder 'The Bourgeois Blues'
Long Pike Hollow 'Gute Nacht'
Jim Ghedi 'Snow Falls'
Fotheringay 'Winter Winds'
Robert Sunday 'The Drugstore Situation'
M.G. Boulter 'Above the Cafe Curtain'
Son House ' Death Letter'
Sleaford Mods 'In Quiet Streets'
Alemayehu Eshete 'Yeweyn Haregitu'
Hladowski & Joynes 'The Bitter Withy'
Martin Carthy 'The Queen of Hearts'
Baby Dee 'Lilacs'
Baby Dee 'Unheard of Hope'
Roshi, feat. Pars Radio 'We'll Go Down'
Stick in the Wheel 'Bedlam'
Ray Fisher 'Bonny at Morn'
Diamond Family Archive 'Who Put The Blood on your Right Shoulder?'
Lost Harbours 'Sister'
Darren Hayman & the Short Parliament 'Martin Said'
Balfa Brothers 'Tit Galop Pour Mamou'
Holden 'Rannoch Dawn'
Tumbledryer Babies 'The Last Day'
Harry Cox 'The Bonny Bunch of Roses'

Library Of Aethers December 2016 with special guest Cusack

December 15, 2016

Diana was joined in the studio by Lance Baldock and Tom Burgess of Cusack who played a couple of fabulous live sets. Lance also chose some music by his favourite artists. This is what was played.


The King - Cusack

I Sing Of A Maidenn That Is Makeless - Shirley and Dolly Collins

To Shorten Winter Sadness - Sharron Kraus

Jenny - American Music Club

Western Sky - American Music Club

Dear John - Ryan Adams and the Cardinals with Norah Jones

Long Way Round The Sea - Low

If You Were orn Today - Nancy Wallace and Jason Steele

Forever - Melodie Group

Friends Like Me - Cusack (live)

Car Keys - Cusack (live)

September Song - Cusack (live)

Crib For A Bed - Southend YMCA

Apache - Robert Sunday

We Danced - Jason Steele

Maverick You Are - Straw Bear Band

Tail Lights Fade - Buffalo Tom

Rancho Santa Fe - Evan Dando

My Recovery - Cusack (live)

Raymond - Cusack (live)

Arise Good Christians - Carolers From The Royal Hotel

Song For The Season - Tumbledrier Babies

Last Christmas - Little Penguin

Gravity - Cusack

Alone - Southend YMCA 

Library Of Aethers - 20/10/16

October 20, 2016

Join Diana Collier for this month's folk show including a look at Halloween. We played: 

Dead Queen - Espers
How Can You Breathe? - Robert Sunday 
The Courtyard - Simon Finn
Crazy Man Michael - Arfur Doo & The Toerags
Cryes - Stick in the Wheel

Zombie Jamboree - Noel Anthony & his Calypso Band
The Werewolf - Barry Dransfield
The Monster Inside Of Me - Daniel Johnston
The Fang - Nervous Norvus 
Horror Business - The Fiends
Halloween - Alasdair Roberts & James Green
Demonomania - The Fiends
No Earthly Man - Ellen Mary McGee

Ascending The Tower - Professor Liang Tsai-Ping & David Ming-Yueh Liang
Fa Do Em Cinco Est - Maria Tereza De Noron
Skin Game Blues - Peg Leg Howell
Bill Norrie - Martin Carthy
fine silica - Emily Portman
She Is So Cold - Jo Lepine
Ice & Rainbows - Sand Snowman
Stay All Night - Jenkins, Jarrell & Cockerham
Darling Cora - BF Shelton
Barroom Girls - Gillian Welch
Hello Stranger - The Carter Family
Oh Joy When Will You Come - Men Diamler
The Adventures of You and Me - David Woodcock
England Was Aghast - Trembling Bells
Sally Free And Easy - Flying Saucer Attack

The Library Of Aethers 22.09.2016

September 23, 2016
Diana plays songs with an estuary theme including exclusive tracks recorded as part of Metal Culture's/Leigh Folk Festival  Estuary Songwriters Project in tribute to Jack Forbes. 
The Sunny Side Of The Ocean - John Fahey
A Different View - Kate Waterfield (Estuary Songwriters Project)
The Bay Of Biscay - Waterson Carthy
The Whale Fishery - Philip Hamon and Hilary Carre

At The Crowstone- Nick Pynn (Estuary Songwriters Project) 
Sir Patrick Spens - Stuart Estell
Outten About - Lucy Farrell (Estuary Songwriters Project)

The Undulating Sea - Lost Harbours 
When The Ship Comes In - Bob Dylan
Amy Johnson - Roshi Nasehi (Estuary Songwriters Project)

Road To The North/Hanging Bridge/All At Sea - Kathryn Tickell
Pleasant And Delightful - C Joynes
Smugglers Song - Alasdair Roberts (Estuary Songwriters Project)
Lowlands Of Holland- Paddy Tunney
Ocean - Velvet Underground 

Hazel's Somg - Hazel Askew (Estuary Songwriters Project)
In London So Fair - Mary Ann Carolan 
Suzanne - Leonard Cohen
Bonxie - Piers Haslam (Estuary Songwriters Project)
John Dead - Rachel Unthank and the Winterset
Polly On The Shore - Stewart Lee and Stuart Estell 
Dunkirk Jack - MG Boulter (Estuary Songwriters Project)

South Australia - The Hoy Shanty Crew 
Cruel Mother - Graham Coxon 
Jimmy's Jewels - Men Diamler
Locks and Bolts - Meg Baird