Library Of Aethers- 05/04/2018

April 5, 2018

Tonight's guest was Roy Thirlwall and the theme was agriculture. 

The Scarecrow - Lal and Mike Waterson
The Gospel Plow - Bob Dylan
The Taxes on the Farmer Feeds us All - Ry Cooder
The Farmer's Curst Wife - E.C Ball
The Farmer's Daughter - Riley Puckett and Clayton Mc Michen
Prince Heathen- The Furrow Collective
Prince Heathen- Martin Carthy

Roy Thirlwall Set- Bad News Telephone + Queen of England

A Hard Row to Hoe- A Hawk and a Hacksaw
All the Tree's of the Field will Clap their Hands- Sufjan Stevens #
Meadow- Espers
Sun Beholds Me- Hand Habits
The Ghost in You- Robyn Hitchcock
Make Out Fade Out- cavern of anti-Matter
Barleycorn- Tim Van Eyken
Rainbow- Cath and Phil Tyler
Christ's Entry into Govan- Trembling Bells
King Harvest- The Band

Roy Thirlwall Set- Secret Dog

Sheep Crook Black Dog- Rubus
Romy- Robert Sunday
The Brisk Young Ploughboy- Bob & Jim Copper
Yellow Tail- Nancy Wallace
Riley's Hen House Door- Riley Puckett

Library Of Aethers - 08/03/2018

March 8, 2018

On the show tonight Diana played some songs with a watery theme. The duo Goodnight Crow played their songs live in the studio.

Farewell to the Monty - Louis Killen
What Will We Do When We Have No Money - Lankum
The Sea Witch - John Jacob Niles
Blue's Gaen Oot O'the Fashion - Rachel Unthank & The Winterset
When The Haar Rolls In - James Yorkston
Paddy West - Timothy Walsh
River Man - Field Music
Fishermann's Blues - Taj Mahal

Goodnight Crow - live in the studio
Let No Man Steal Your Time

Jack Tar On Shore - Hobbin
Fine Silica - Emily Portman

Dirge Mirge
The Lone Pilgram - Doc Watson
The Lone Pilgrim - Anna & Elizabeth

100 Years From Now - The Byrds
The Black Twig Pickers - Jack Rose
Soldier - Richard Dawson
The Month of May - The Copper Family
Oh, My Stars - Nina Nastasia

Goodnight Crow - live in the studio
Losing of the Renown
Blackleg Miner/Tarry Trousers

The Lark in The Clear Air - Noel Pepper
E for Effort - Tumbledrier Babies
Camberwell - Polska fran Morko efter Anders Gustaf Andersson - Rob Harbour & Emma Reed
The Recruited Collier - Anne Briggs
Lapwing To Shore - Kate Waterfield & Charlie Skelton
Feu de Joie - Nick Pinn
Blackwaterside - Bert Jansch

Library Of Aethers - 08/02/2018

February 8, 2018

Tonight, guest Librarian Paul Collier played songs with a watery theme and a specially recorded session by Cable Car.

The Owl Sevice - Drive The Cold Winter Away/When a Man's In Love

Dirge Mirge
Sidney Richards - Banks of the Nile
Fotheringay - Banks of the Nile

The Kittiwakes - Hurtigruten
PJ Harvey - Big Fish, Little Fish
Circle/Temple - I Possibly Am Again
Alasdair Roberts - The Little Collier
Ry Cooder & VM Bhatt - A Meeting By The River

Martha Wainwright - Niger River
Joni Mitchell - River
Connie Converse - Father Neptune

Session - Cable Car
Artichoke Heart
Happy Sad
Your Sunrise
Chalkhill Blue

Taj Mahal - Fishing Blues
Tim Van Eyken - Fisherman
The Fall - Container Drivers
Stick In The Wheel - Champion
Trembling Bells - Wide Majestic Aire
The Pogues - The Broad Majestic Shannon
Comus - Drip Drip
Simpson Cutting Kerr - Some Old Salty
John Spiers & John Boden - Princess Royal

Library Of Aethers - January 2018

January 11, 2018

On tonight's show Diana introduced her new feature The Dirge Merge and played the following songs:

Barbry Ellen - Meg Baird, Helena Espvall & Sharron Kraus
Cath & Phil Tyler - Fathers Now Our Meeting Is Over
Almeda Riddle - Lonesome Dove
Neal Morris - Turnip Greens

The Dirge Merge (with thanks to Daryl Easlea)
The Young Tradition - The Lyke Wake Dirge
Alasdair Roberts - A Lyke Wake Dirge

Daniel Higgs - O Come and Walk Along
Magnetic Fields - Papa Was A Rodeo
Blind Willie Davis - Rock of Ages
Low - Lazer Beam
Alex Rex - The Gift of Weeping
Cunning Folk - The Old Straight Track
The Doomed Bird of Providence - Track 4 from the album Burrowed Into The Soft Sky
Jim Gheidi - Sweet Life To Give Away
Richard Thompson - Meet on The Ledge
The Gentle Good - Antiffoni
Davy Graham - Sunshine Raga
Bare Bones - Moon Phase 1
Dr Nico - Mokili Ya Nzambe
Rachel Unthank & The Winterset - Sea Song

The Dirge Merge no.2
Darren Haymen - Bold Astrologer
Royston & Heather Wood - Bold Astrologer

The Copper Family - Good Ale
The Lilly Brothers - Weeping Willow
Sleaford Mods - In Quiet Streets
Robert Sunday - Rocking Horse
Dick Gaughan & Andy Irvine -The Lads o' the Fair/Leith Docks

Library Of Aethers - November 2017

November 16, 2017

Tonight Diana played the following songs and the wonderful Nancy Wallace played live in studio.

June Tabor - The Easter Tree
Memory Band - Mad Love and the Bee
The Trysting Tree - Midnight House
Emerald Hill - The Dance of Molly
Rob Harbron & Emma Reid - Da Unst Bridal March
Crafting For Foes - Master Kilby
Kathleen Ferrier - O Waly, Waly
Martin Simpson - Dives and Lazurus
Hladdowski & Joynes - The Pretty Ploughboy

Nancy Wallace - live in the studio
Walking into Walls

Marry Waterson - Death Has Had Quicker Wings Than Love
Joan Shelley - Stay on My Shore
Joseph Spence - Oh, How I Love Jesus
Son House - John the Revelator
Fiddlin' John Carson & Moonshine Kate - Gonna Swing on the Golden Gate
The Golden Gate Quartet - Jezebel
Norma Waterson - Ain't No Man Worth The Salt of My Tears (radio edit)
James Blackshaw - Running To The Ghost
Black Ox Orkestar - Az Vet Dem Tatn
The Rustavi Choir - Tshkenosnuri

Nancy Wallace - live in the studio
Restless Skylines

Lily Bros. - Weeping Willow Tree
The Blue Sky Boys - Beautiful Brown Eyes
Tom Burgess - The Butcher Boy
The Plan - The Tower Block
Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick - Prince Heathen

The Library of Aethers - Tom Paley Special

October 19, 2017

Tonight Diana played songs by Tom Paley and associated artists:

Tom Paley - Roll On Roll On
Lal & Mike Waterson - To make you stay
Paddy Tunney - What Put the Blood?
Nick Drake - Time Has Told Me
Bert Jansch - Fresh As A Sweet Sunday Morning
Ghazal - Pari Mahai
Bare Bones - Phase 4
Lost Harbours - Lake
Darren Hayman -Be Lonely
The Fleet Foxes - Mykonos
James Yorkston - Queen of Spain
Stick In The Wheel - Four Loom Weaver
Walter Pardon - The Bold Fisherman
The Young Tradition - Byker Hill

Tom Paley Tribute
The New Lost City Ramblers - Didn't He Ramble
Ry Cooder - Bourgeois Blues
The New Lost City Ramblers - George Collins
Leadbelly - Midnight Special
Bob Dylan - The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
Woody Guthrie - Vigilante Man

Robert Sunday - I Am So Tired Of Sighing Oh Lord Let It Be Night
Hold Music - Annabel
Bird Radio/Bones & The Aft - The Baton Factory (Faversham)
P.G. Six - Come In The Winter Is Past
Tom Paley - Little Birdie

Library of Aethers 21/09/17

September 21, 2017

Tonight's guest host is Emma from the Culture as a Dare show and she doesn't manage to hide it very well. 


Big Blood - She - wander(er)

Jane Weaver Septieme Soeur - Whispers of Winter

Ernst Pfandler - Zauerli Sung in the Inn

Di Naye Kapelye and the Tecsoi Banda

Jim Nollman - Froggy Went a- Courting (300 Turkeys)

Redvers Bailey - Young Romance

Hamo Hassan Ra'Sho, Mohammed Ahmed Ra'sho, Hussein Mohammed Ra'Sho - Mawal Wa Raqsa

Pamela Wyn Shannon - The Bee-Boy's Song

Giuwan Suliaman - Live at Leigh Folk Festival

Ed Dowie - David is Unwell

Alex Harvey - I love Monsters Too

Kemper Norton - Black Silk

Richard There - Axolotl

Lebah, Leader - Gambang Suling (extract)

Alix Dobkin - Living with Lesbians

Lost Harbours - Black is the Colour

Anatoli Kuular - Borbangnadyr with Steam Water

Davey Dodds - Storm Cat Song

Dalla - Anthony Payne

Adrian Lane - Count the Tides

Baluji Shrivastav - Sleep, Queen of the Dolls

Ladysmith Black Mamboza - The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Autumn Moon



Library Of Aethers - 24/08/2017

August 24, 2017

Guest Librarian Paul Collier presents Library of Aethers guest starring Piers Haslam. 

Spencer the Rover- Muckram Wakes
Forky Deer- Black Twig Pickers
Lady Keiths Lament- Ray Fisher
Pangs- Alasdair Roberts

'Live Set from Piers Haslam
On yonder old oak
The brisk young ploughboy
The kaiser karl rag'

Rakotozafy- Samy Faly
Asmine - D'Gary

Bongwater- Kisses Sweeter than Wine
Charles Alexandre- Eschoticha Simpla
Ide putem Ilija- M.Krnjevac-Z.Karic

Fine Horseman- Lal & Mike Waterson
Sing me into your Tune- Marry Waterson & David A Jaycock
Giovanni Maria Tampori- Canti Di Corrulanti

'Live Set from Piers Haslam
First Night at Sea
Boar's Head Carol
Drunken Madness'

Lord Donegal- Sarah and Rita Keane
Lord McDonald/ Miss McGuinness (Reels)- Michael Coleman

Burrowed into the Soft Sky Part 3 - Doomed Bird of Providence
La Pernette- Malicorne

The Innocent Hare- Rapunzel & Sedayne
Trek to England- Count Lasher
Trompen hass Trond- Lise Lunde Brennhagen
Springar- Johannes Dale

Blow out the Moon- The Furrow Collective

Library of Aethers - 29/06/17

June 29, 2017

Guest hosted by Jo Overfield and Ray Morgan from Sundown Arts, featuring spoken word and animals...

Heart Like a Wheel- Kate and Anna McGrarrigle 


Animal Section


Walking the Cow- Daniel Johnston

Who stole the Lock off the Henhouse Door?- Riley Puckett

Cuckoo, Where are you?- Carl Orff & Gunild Keetman

Sad Song- Psapp

Sit in the Middle of three galloping dogs- Silver Mt Zion Band

Spotted Cow- Rubus

Whole heap of horses- Anna and Elizabeth

Wild Hog in the Woods- The Furrow Collective


Two Brothers- Directijng Hand (What put the blood)

Cummins Falls- 75 Dollar Bill

The Farmers Curst Wife- Horton Barker

When I die- The Doc Watson Family

Nottamun Town- Shirley Collins & Davy Graham

Thousands or More- The Copper Family

Stuart Estell- Shallow Brown

Riddles- Dark Patrick

Fallow Year- Crafting for Foes

Greenland Bound- Big Eyes Family Players 

Annabel- Hold Music

Happy Meeting in Glory- Joseph Spence 

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