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Autumnal Season Playlist #2 2022

Songs

Golden Autumn Day      Van Morrison     Back on Top

Autumnal Equinox       Narsilion     Arcadia

Autumn Leaves Fall, One by One     Jon Mark     The Standing Stones of Callanish

October Song     Pat Kilbride     Rock & More Roses

Forever Autumn     Celtic Fayre & Moody Blues     Dream Chasing

The First of Autumn      Enya      The First of Autumn

Once in a Million Years      Blackmore's Night      Beyond the Sunset

Autumn Leaves      Ed Sheeran, Jake Gosling     +

The Last Leaf      Blackmore's Night     Dancer and the Moon

Leaves     The Gathering      Mandylion

Autumn Song      Van Morrison      Hard Nose The Highway

Autumn Sequence     Charles Lloyd Quartet     Dream Weaver

Autumn Flowers     Omar Sosa     Calma

Fields Of Gold      Eva Cassidy, Gordon Sumner, Sting     Live At Blues Alley

Autumn Overture     Vadim Kiselev     Melancholy

The Autumn Falls September      Vadim Kiselev      Melancholy

Melancholia I     William Basinski      Melancholia

Sometimes it Turns Dry and the Leaves Fall Before They are Beautiful     Mark David Ashworth     Bright is the Ring of Words

Autumn Leaves (Live Acoustic Version)     Rickie Lee Jones      Autumn Leaves

When the Leaves Come Falling Down     Van Morrison      Back on Top

Autumn     Joanna Newsom      Have One On Me

Autumn     Carla Bruni       No Promises

10/24/22

Autumnal Season Playlist #1 2022

Songs

Golden Autumn Day    Van Morrison    Back On Top

Fields Of Gold    Sting    Fields Of Gold: The Best Of Sting 1984-1994

Memory Lane    Van Morrison    Keep Me Singing

Orangefield    Duke Special    Single

When The Leaves Come Falling Down    Van Morrison    The Best Of Van Morrison, Vol. 3

Autumn Leaves    Eva Cassidy    Songbird

The Last Leaf    Blackmore's Night    Dancer and the Moon

October Song    Dick Gaughan    Redwood Cathedral

Autumn Song    Jackie Leven    The Haunted Year - Autumn

Forever Autumn    Celtic Fayre & Moody Blues    Dream Chasing

Autumn Love    Death Cab For Cutie    Thank You for Today

Love You In The Fall (Album Version)    Paul Westerberg    Love You In The Fall

Autumn    Edgar Winter Group    They Only Come Out At Night

Meet Me In The Indian Summer (Orchestral Version)    Van Morrison    The Best Of Van Morrison, Vol. 3

Indian Summer    The Doors    Morrison Hotel

The Smokey Life     Leonard Cohen    Recent Songs

Autumn Leaves    Eric Clapton    Clapton

The Beauty Of The Days Gone By    Van Morrison    Down The Road

Autumn Leaves    Susan Boyle    Someone To Watch Over Me

Autumn Song    Van Morrison    Hard Nose The Highway

9/26/22

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Leonard Cohen Birthday Tribute 2022

Songs

Anthem     Leonard Cohen     The Future

Who By Fire     Leonard Cohen      Live In London

There For You     Leonard Cohen      Dear Heather

A Thousand Kisses Deep       Chris Botti     A Thousand Kisses Deep

A Thousand Kisses Deep        Leonard Cohen      Ten New Songs

Hallelujah       Rob Landes       Hallelujah

Dance Me to the End of Love      Leonard Cohen     Cohen Live

I’m Your Man       Leonard Cohen       Live in London

Tacoma Trailer      Leonard Cohen       The Future

Boogie Street      Leonard Cohen / Sharon Robinson      World Tour Concert        

Waiting For The Miracle      Leonard Cohen    The Future

Suzanne      Leonard Cohen     Live in London

The Window     Leonard Cohen     Recent Songs    

Born In Chains      Leonard Cohen      Live - WTC Salzburg, Austria 7/7/10

Amen      Leonard Cohen      Old Ideas

Steer Your Way      Leonard Cohen     You Want It Darker

Thanks For The Dance      Leonard Cohen      Thanks For The Dance

9/19/22

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Romantic Total Revolution Playlist #1

Songs

Revolution Come... Revolution Go     Gov't Mule    Revolution Come...Revolution Go

First We Take Manhattan      Joe Cocker      Ultimate Collection

Image     Beatle Jazz     With A Little Help From Our Friends

These Memories      John Trudell & Bad Dog      Crazier Than Hell

Satisfied      Florence Stamp And Group Of Girls      The Land Where the Blues Began

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction      The Rolling Stones Forty Licks

I Can't Forget      Leonard Cohen      I'm Your Man

The Old Revolution      Leonard Cohen      Songs From A Room

Won't Get Fooled Again      The Who      Who's Better, Who's Best

London      Greg Brown      Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience

Revolution      The Beatles      1967-1970 [Disc 1]

Stone Cold Rage      Gov't Mule      Revolution Come...Revolution Go

Revolution      The Score      Atlas

Upright Come      Patti Smith      Gung Ho

Mystery      Van Morrison      Poetic Champions Compose

I Forgot That Love Existed      Van Morrison      Poetic Champions Compose

Beautiful World of Mine      Eliza Gilkyson      2020

8/22/22

Romantic Total Revolution Playlist #2

Songs

The Last Note of Freedom (Days of Thunder Soundtrack)      Whitesnake      Rarities

Talkin' Bout A Revolution      Tracy Chapman      Tracy Chapman

America Is A Dream      Martin Luther King      Speech

A Dream      Common (feat. Will.I.Am)      Freedom Writers

Imagine      John Lennon      Imagine

In My Secret Life      Leonard Cohen      Live In London

Revolution Begins In the Basement      Dan Bern      Anthems

Villanelle For Our Time      Leonard Cohen      Dear Heather

He Got Game      Public Enemy, Stephen Stills & Voices Of Shabach Community Choir Of Long Island         Power to the People & the Beats      Public Enemy's Greatest Hits

Children Of The Revolution      T. Rex      Classic Hits: A Celebration Of Marc And Mickey

Dancing In The Streets      Van Halen      Diver Down

Get Together      The Youngbloods      Summer of Love Vol 1: Tune In

We Can Be Together      Jefferson Airplane      Volunteers

Anthem      Leonard Cohen      Live In London

Everyone Deserves Music      Michael Franti & Spearhead      Everyone Deserves Music

Got To Go Back      Van Morrison      No Guru, No Method, No Teacher

Dancing In The Street      The Mamas & The Papas      16 Greatest Hits

Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance      Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention      We're Only            In  It For The Money /Lumpy Gravy

What's The Ugliest Part Of Your Body (Reprise)      Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention      We're          Only In It For The Money /Lumpy Gravy

Absolutely Free      Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention      We're Only In It For The Money/                  Lumpy Gravy

Rich Man / All You Need Is Love /It's All Too Much      The Beatles      1967-1970 [Disc 1]

Ripple     Grateful Dead     Reckoning

Astral Weeks (2015 Remastered)      Van Morrison      Astral Weeks (Expanded Edition)

8/29/22

Romantic Total Revolution Playlist #3

 

Songs

You've Got To Have Freedom      Pharoah Sanders      Journey to the One
Something in the Air      Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers      Something in the Air
Pagan Streams      Van Morrison      Hymns To The Silence
Beautiful World      Eliza Gilkyson      Beautiful World
Imagine      Eva Cassidy      Imagine
Down The Road      Van Morrison      Down The Road
Happiness Runs      Donovan       Troubadour: The Definitive Collection 1964-1976
A Dream      Common (feat. Will.I.Am)      Freedom Writers
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction      The Rolling Stones      Forty Licks
Satisfied At Last      Joe Ely      Satisfied At Last
Joy To The World      Three Dog Night      Naturally
Revolution       Kenny Neal, Lucky Peterson & Tab Benoit      The Blues White Album
Big Yellow Taxi      Joni Mitchell      Ladies Of The Canyon (Remastered)
Marat Sade      Judy Collins       Forever: An Anthology
Satisfied      Van Morrison      Common One
Layla      Derek & The Dominos     Work From Home - Rock Edition

9/5/22

Romantic Total Revolution Playlist #4

 

Songs

Something in the Air      Thunderclap Newman      Hollywood Dream

The Revolution Starts Now      Steve Earle       Revolution Starts Now

Chimes Of Freedom      Bob Dylan      Another Side Of Bob Dylan

San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)      Scott McKenzie      Summer of Love Vol 1: Tune In

First We Take Manhattan Jennifer Warnes Famous Blue Raincoat

Blue      Joni Mitchell      Blue

Needle And The Damage Done      Neil Young Neil      Young Unplugged

Give Peace A Chance      John Lennon      Lennon Legend: The Very Best Of John Lennon

Power To The People      John Lennon      The John Lennon Collection

Gimme Some Truth      John Lennon     Imagine

It's All Over Now, Baby Blue      Van Morrison with Bob Dylan, Bono, Chrissie Hynde, Elvis Costello, Kris                Kristofferson and Stevie Winwood      Live In Edinburgh At The Playhouse

Anthem      Leonard Cohen      Live In Dublin 

9/12/22

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Independence Day Playlist #1

Songs

4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)      Bruce Springsteen     The Essential Bruce Springsteen

4th Of July      U2 The      Unforgettable Fire

Power To The People      John Lennon     The John Lennon Collection

Democracy      Leonard Cohen      The United States Of Poetry

Democracy      Leonard Cohen      Above the Soul

Villanelle For Our Time      Leonard Cohen      Dear Heather

Imagine    Ray Charles with Ruben Studdard & The Harlem Gospel Singers     Genius & Friends

For America      Jackson Browne      Lives In The Balance

The Times They Are A-Changing'      Bob Dylan      MTV Unplugged [Live]

America      Tracy Chapman      Where You Live

Revolution      Dick Gaughan      A Different Kind Of Love Song

America      America      Back Pages      

Land Of  Hope And Dreams       Bruce Springsteen      The Essential Bruce Springsteen [Live]

America the Beautiful      Willie Nelson & Neil Young      America: Tribute to Heroes concert

Background Music

Robert Rich,   Hearts of Space and Seven Veils 

7/4/22

Independence Day Playlist #2

Songs

The Land Of Plenty      Leonard Cohen      Ten New Songs

An American Prayer      The Doors      American Prayer

America      Jefferson Starship      Deeper Space, Extra Virgin Sky

Future Primitive      Santana      Caravanserai

I Just Want To Make Love To You (Live)      Van Morrison      It's Too Late To Stop Now

Sacred Love     Sting      Sacred Love

Into the Mystic      Van Morrison      The Essential Van Morrison

Democracy      Leonard Cohen      The Future

Take It Where You Find It      Van Morrison     Wavelength=

America's Song      will.i.am, David Foster, Bono, Mary J. Blige, Faith Hill, Seal      single (2009)

Freedom      Paul McCartney       Back In The U.S.

Dreaming On A World      Tracy Chapman      Matters Of The Heart

The Liberty Tree      Karan Casey      The Winds Begin To Sing

Lady Liberty      Barbra Streisand      Walls

Sons Of Liberty     Frank Turner     Last Minutes And Lost Evenings

  

Background Music

Danny Elfman 

Steve Roach

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7/11/22

Independence Day Playlist #3

Songs

First We Take Manhattan Then We Take Berlin       Widespread Panic      Live -  Fox Theatre 12/31/2015

My Country      Lori B      Shadows of Love
American Anthem      Nell Robinson      The Rose of No-Man's Land
Chimes of Freedom      Bruce Springsteen, Tracy Chapman, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Youssou Ndour
                 The River (Live Argentina - Amnesty International 1988)
The Roots of the Liberty Tree      Leon Rosselson and Robb Johnson      The Liberty Tree: A Celebration of                       the Life and   Writings of Thomas Paine
The World Turned Upside Down      Chumbawamba      English Rebel Songs 1381-1914
Outlaws And Dreamers      Dick Gaughan      Outlaws & Dreamers
Statue Of Liberty      XTC     The Compact XTC
American Prayer      Dave  Stewart & His Rock Fabulous Orchestra      American Prayer
American Land      Bruce Springsteen      We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
This Land is Your Land     (Live at Harvard Square Theatre, Cambridge, MA - November 1975)    Bob Dylan                   The Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings

The Promised Land      Bruce Springsteen     Live in Barcelona (2003)
Volunteers      Jefferson Airplane      Platinum & Gold Collection
Changing Of The Guards      Bob Dylan      Greatest Hits Volume 3
America      Yes      Fragile

  

Background Music

Steve Roach, The Road Eternal

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7/18/22

Independence Day Playlist #4

Songs

Freedom at Woodstock 1969     Richie Havens     Single

A Song of Liberty, Plates 25-27      Ulver      Themes From William Blake's The Marriage Of Heaven & Hell

Long Time Gone      Crosby, Stills & Nash      Crosby, Stills & Nash

Power To The People      John Lennon      The John Lennon Collection

The Times They Are A-Changin' Bob Dylan The Bootleg Series, Vols. 1-3 : Rare And Unreleased, 1961-1991 

Masters Of War      Eddie Vedder & Mike McCready      Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration 

The World Turned Upside Down      Dick Gaughan      A Different Kind Of Love Song

Here's To Tom Paine      Fairport Convention      Who Knows Where The Time Goes

Marat Sade      Judy Collins      Forever: An Anthology

The Revolution Starts Now      Steve Earle      The Revolution Starts Now

Let the Slave (inc. The Price of Experience)       Van Morrison      A Sense Of Wonder

Freedom      Rage Against The Machine      Rage Against The Machine

People Got to Be Free      The Rascals      The Essentials: The Rascals

Everyday People      Sly & The Family Stone      Stand

Children Of The Revolution      T. Rex      Classic Hits - A Celebration Of Marc And Mickey

Long Time Gone      Crosby, Stills & Nash      Crosby, Stills & Nash

People Have The Power      Patti Smith      Outside Society

Villanelle For Our Time      Leonard Cohen      Dear Heather

  

Background Music

Steve Roach, The Road Eternal

John Coltrane (selected)

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7/25/22

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May Day  Carnivalesque Playlist #1

Songs

The Month Of May Is Past / Night Orgies      The John Renbourn Group      Live In America

The World Turned Upside      Down Billy Bragg      Back To Basics

That's How Every Empire Falls      John Prine      Fair & Square - EP

Maggie's Farm      Rage Against      The Machine Renegades

Tearing at the Seams      Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats      Tearing at the Seams

The World Turned Upside Down      Chumbawamba      English Rebel Songs 1381-1914

Hard Times Of Old England Retold     Billy Bragg and The Young Coppers      The Imagined Village

Clampdown      The Clash      London Calling

We'll Have A May Day      Pete Coe      Long Company

Dancing In The Street      Phil Collins      Live at Roseland Ballroom New York City

Jack-in-the-Green / Jack's Alive      Magpie Lane      Jack-in-the-Green

Woodstock      Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young      Déjà Vu

Gardens Of Delight     Vangelis      Alexander

If The World Turned Upside Down      Goo Goo Dolls      Finding Neverland The Album

Pagan Ways      Damh the Bard      As Nature Intended

Nirvana Principle      Alan Parsons Project      Freudiana

Did Ye Get Healed?     Van Morrison      Poetic Champions Compose

Background Music

Keith Jarrett     The Köln Concert 1975

Off Spring     Steve Roach & Jeffrey Fayman      Trance Spirits

6/6/22

May Day  Carnivalesque Playlist #2

Songs

 

Lifelines      Eliza Gilkyson       Secularia

Carnival      Eric Clapton      No Reason To Cry

Life Is A Carnival       The Band      The Best of the Band

Carnivalesque (Original Mix)      Stanny Abram      Machine

Carnivale Time      Galactic featuring Al "Carnival Time" Johnson       Carnivale Electricos

Carnivalesque part 1      Icarus      Carnivalesque

Life Is A Carnival      Allen Toussaint with The Levon Helm Band       Love For Levon - 2012-10-03

The Last Carnival      Bruce Springsteen      Working On A Dream

The Sacred Marriage      Castalia     The Return

Carnival      Shovels & Rope      O' Be Joyful

The World Is Turned Upside Down      Maddy Prior & The Carnival Band      Hang Up Sorrow And Care

Carnival      The Violets       Descend/Carnival

My Carnival      Paul McCartney & Wings      Venus and Mars

Carnival      Jeremy Enigk      Return of the Frog Queen

Carnival      Natalie Merchant      Tigerlily

Carnival       Sandy Denny      No More Sad Refrains: The Anthology

Carnival      Tori Amos     Mission Impossible 2

Cheers To Life      Voice      Single

Carnival      Pete Meechan      G & M Brand

Aquarela Do Brasil      Gal Costa Aquarela      Do Brasil

Carnaval      Santana      Festival

La Danse de Mardi Gras      Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys      Voyageurs

Leger's Chase (The Mardi Gras Song)      Beausoleil      The Mad Reel

Dancing with the Carnival Rebellion      n0mad23 feat. Nuada Macnechtan      Music to have a Rebellion To

Mardi Gras Day     Dr. John    Remedies

Revolution      Dr. John      Locked Down

Fiesta for Planet Earth      Leo Perez      Dreams of Wonder

Carnival      Heath Vercher      Rise

Background Music

Carnivalesque instrumentals

6/13/22

May Day  Carnivalesque Playlist #3

Songs

Carnival Song      Jeff Black      Birmingham Road

Dancin' in the Streets      Grateful Dead      Terrapin Station

You Can Leave Your Hat On      Randy Newman      Sail Away

Carnivale Time      Galactic (feat. Al "Carnival Time" Johnson)      Carnivale Electricos

The World Turned Upside Down      John McCutcheon      What It's Like

Life Is A Carnival      Allen Toussaint with The Levon Helm Band      Love For Levon - 2012-10-03

Let The Music Set You Free      Santana      Festival

Revolution      Dick Gaughan      A Different Kind Of Love Song

Revolution      The Score      Atlas

This Land is Your Land     Bob Dylan      The Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings

      (Live at Harvard Square Theatre, Cambridge, MA - November 1975)

Chimes Of Freedom      Bob Dylan      Chimes Of Freedom: The Songs Of Bob Dylan

      (Honoring 50 Years Of Amnesty International)

Background Music

Carnivalesque instrumentals and various electronic/ambient 

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6/27/22

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Beltane / May Day  Playlist #1

Songs

 

Kalenda Maya (The First of May)       Raimbaut de Vaqueiras    (Arr. By David W. Solomons)
Kalenda maya: Kalenda Maya    Graham Derrick       Under the Greenwood Tree
May Song      Martin Carthy      Because It's There
Beltane       Jethro Tull      Songs From The Wood 
Dancing In The Streets      Van Halen       Diver Down
Lick The Maypole    Mediaeval Baebes    The Rose
May Song      Sharron Kraus, Jon Boden      Right Wantonly A-Mumming
May Song      Beggar’s Velvet      Lady of Autumn
English Sunset       Moody Blues      Hall of Fame Live at the Royal Albert Hall 2000
Huron 'Beltane' Fire Dance      Loreena McKennitt      Parallel Dreams
And It Stoned Me    Van Morrison    The Essential Van Morrison    
Fire In The Belly      Van Morrison      The Healing Game
Fire of Love    Inkubus Sukkubus    Heartbeat of the Earth 
As I Walked Through the Meadows      Magpie Lane      The Oxford Ramble: Songs & Tunes Of Oxfordshire
In The Forest       Van Morrison          Too Long In Exile           
Maypole Dance        Moonstruck        Crossroads
Dance Around The May Pole      Acid Gallery      Rainbow Thyme Wynders - Rubble Collection 18 
Mayer's Song / The Rochdale Coconut Dance / Three Around      Magpie Lane      Jack-in-the-Green
The May Song      The Gathering      Nighttime Birds
Hal an Tow          Damh The Bard      Tales from the Crow Man 
The Leveller      Inkubus Sukkubus      Beltane
Rock The Nation         Michael Franti & Spearhead    Stay Human

Background Music

Traditional and contemporary Celtic and British instrumentals 

5/2/22

Beltane / May Day  Playlist #2

 

Songs

May Song      Beggars      Velvet Lady of Autumn

Beltane      Arlene Faith      River of Dreams

Time Of The Season Dave Matthews Band Weekend On The Rocks

Time of the Season      Alex Bollard & The London Starlight Orchestra      Music To Dream Forever vol. 8

The May Carol      Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker with Kyle Carey      One Morning In May

Maypole Dance, Carn Bosavern      Sue Aston      Inspirational Journey

Maypole      Dark      Dark Round The Edges

Time of the Season      Alex Bollard & The London Starlight Orchestra      Music To Dream Forever vol. 8

May Queen      Heather Dale      May Queen

May Song      The New Scorpion Band      Folk Songs and Tunes From The British Isles

The Padstow May Song      Lance Frodsham      A Branch of May

Maypole Dance       Moonstruck      Crossroads

Oak & Ash & Thorn      The Longest Johns      Cures What Ails Ya

The First Of May      Magpie Lane       English Country Songs and Dances

First of May      Jonathan Coulton      Smoking Monkey

Round About The Maypole / Asiatic      Magpie Lane      Six For Gold

She Moved Through The Fair      Van Morrison & The Chieftains      Irish Heartbeat

The Hawthorn Tree      Sharron Kraus, Jon Boden, John Speirs      Right Wantonly A-Mumming

Hawthorn Tree      Heather Dale      Trial of Lancelot

Beltaine      Inkubus Sukkubus      Beltaine

Tamlin      Fairport Convention      Liege and Lief

In A Deep Bower Under A Hawthorn-tree     Edward Caine      Single

Maypole      Gypsy Fire      Time's Mandala: the Celtic Calendar Project

Background Music

Traditional and contemporary Celtic and British instrumentals 

5/9/22

Maypole Dance, Cars Sue Aston Inspirational Journey

Beltane / May Day  Playlist #3

 

Songs

May Song      Magpie Lane        Jack-in-the-Green
The First of May      James Taylor      Never Die Young
Time of the Season       Argent      The Argent Anthology: A Collection Of Greatest Hits
First of May      Bee Gees      First of May
Sumer Is Icumen In        Richard Thompson     1000 Years Of Popular Music [Live]
Because The Night        U2, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith      25th Ann. Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Concerts
As The Bell Rings The Maypole Spins      Dead Can Dance     Aion
The Pleasant Month of May      Poitín      Simple Pleasures
First of May      Jonathan Coulton        Smoking Monkey
Under the Greenwood Tree     Donovan       Gift From a Flower to a Garden
The Wheel & The Maypole         XTC     Homegrown
Daring Night      Van Morrison     Avalon Sunset
Maypole Dance      Richard Myhill       Music Through the Ages Part One - 0 to 1900
May Day Carol     Magpie Lane     English Country Songs and Dances
Beltane       Narsilion      Arcadia
The Mummer's Dance     David Arkenstone (ft. Kathleen Fisher)      Celtic Sanctuary
The Mummers' Dance     Loreena McKennitt      The Book Of Secrets
Maypole     Afterlife Parade     Death & Rebirth
Maypole     Mulberry Harbour      Mulberry Harbour
The Seeds Of Love        Magpie Lane     Jack-in-the-Green

Background Music

Traditional and contemporary Celtic and British instrumentals 

5/16/22

Maypole Dance, Cars Sue Aston Inspirational Journey

Beltane / May Day  Playlist #4

 

Songs

May Song    Waterson:Carthy    Holy Heathens And The Old Green Man
Swinton May Song    The Watersons    For Pence and Spicy Ale
The Sweet Month of May    John Kirkpatrick    God Speed the Plough
Now is the Month of Maying    Classic Harmony (Thomas Morely, 1595)    
Now Is the Month of Maying    (Thomas Morely, 1595)    Elizabethan Songs for Solo Guitar, arr. Mark Phillips
May Carol    Janice Rossen    The Forest of Arden
Merry May Folk    Emerald Rose     Bending Tradition
The Revolution Starts Now    Steve Earle    The Revolution Starts Now
Dancing In The Streets    Van Halen    Diver Down
Maypole    Gypsy Fire    Time's Mandala: the Celtic Calendar Project
Jack-In-The-Green    Jethro Tull    Songs From The Wood
Maypole Dance    Moonstruck    Crossroads
The Green Man's Song    Silver On The Tree    Dreaming the God 
Carnival    Eric Clapton    No Reason To Cry
Cup Of Wonder    Jethro Tull    Songs From The Wood
Factory Girl    The Chieftains with Sinéad O'Connor    Tears Of Stone
Carnivalesque part 1    Icarus    Carnivalesque
World Turned Upside Down    McDermott's 2 Hours    World Turned Upside Down
Revolution    Dick Gaughan    A Different Kind Of Love Song
Chimes of Freedom     Springsteen, Chapman, Sting, Gabriel, Ndour     The River (Live - Amnesty International 1988)
Educating Archie    Van Morrison    Born    To Sing: No Plan B

Never Gave Nobody Trouble     Leonard Cohen    Can't Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour (Live)

Background Music

Traditional and contemporary Celtic and British instrumentals 

5/23/22

Maypole Dance, Cars Sue Aston Inspirational Journey

Beltane / May Day  Playlist #5

 

Songs

Never Gave Nobody Trouble      Leonard Cohen       Can't Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour (Live)
Tearing at the Seams      Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats     Tearing at the Seams
Dancing In The Streets     Van Halen     Diver Down
The World Turned Upside Down      Leon Rosselson      RosselSonGs
Decree     Ani DiFranco     Reprieve
Who Reaps the Profits? Who Pays the Price?     Leon Rosselson      RosselSonGs
Out of the Fires And Smoke of History     Leon Rosselson     Wo Sind Die Elefanten?
Bread & Roses      Queen Cee      Single
Sooner or Later      Eliza Gilkyson      2020
Fortunate Son      John Fogerty      The Long Road Home
Where No Monument Stands      Eliza Gilkyson      The Nocturne Diaries
Brothers In Arms      Dire Straits      Brothers In Arms

Background Music

Steve Roach, Well of Souls  and  Celtic instrumentals 

5/29/22

Maypole Dance, Cars Sue Aston Inspirational Journey

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Troubadours & The Beloved Playlist #1

Songs

 

Can l'erba fresch'e.lh folha par (It please me to sing and rejoice - Bernart de Ventadorn)    Paul Hillier   Troubadour Songs & Medieval Lyrics

 

A Thousand Kisses Deep    Leonard Cohen    Ten New Songs

Dance Me To The End Of Love    Leonard Cohen    Various Positions

The Garden Of Love    Greg Brown    Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience

Blood Of Eden    Peter Gabriel    Us

Avalon of the Heart      Van Morrison      Enlightenment

Into The Mystic     Joe Cocker    Organic

No Ordinary Love    Sade    The Best Of Sade

Higher Love     Steve Winwood    Back in the High Life

Steal My Heart Away    Van Morrison    The Best Of Van Morrison, Vol. 3

Troubadours    Van Morrison    Into The Music

Primitive    Annie Lennox    Diva
Love Song For A Vampire    Annie Lennox    Bram Stoker's Dracula: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

We're All Alone    Boz Scaggs    Silk Degrees

All For Love    Sting, Bryan Adams & Rod Stewart    Duetos 

I'm Your Man    Leonard Cohen    I'm Your Man

Background Music

Spiro Cardamis    Of Mystic Places & Troubadours

Richard Searles    Dream of the Troubadour

2/14/22

Troubadours & The Beloved Playlist #2

Songs

 

Bien M'ont Amours Entrepris  (Good to have undertaken my loves - Anon.)      The Folger Consort    Songs of the Troubadours & Trouveres: Music and Poetry 


Troubadours     Van Morrison     Live at Montreux 80 
Here Comes The Knight    Van Morrison     No Guru, No Method, No Teacher 
The Book Of Love     Peter Gabriel      Shall We Dance? 
Angeliou     Van Morrison     Into The Music 
Rose Of Sharon     Eliza Gilkyson     Your Town Tonight 
Troubadour Rose     Troubadour Rose     Find an Arrow 
The Rose     Bette Midler     The Rose 
Always In My Head     India.Arie    Acoustic Soul 
Queen Of The Slipstream     Van Morrison     Poetic Champions Compose 
For The Roses     Therese Schroeder-Sheker     Rosa Mystica 
Rosa Mystica     Therese Schroeder-Sheker     Rosa Mystica 
She Gives Me Religion     Van Morrison     Beautiful Vision 
A Sense Of Wonder     Van Morrison     Best Of Van Morrison Volume Two 
Sweet Thing     Jeff Buckley    Live At Sin-é (Legacy Edition) 
Aziz, for my Beloved     Zohreh Jooya     Music of the Persian Mystics 
Tupelo Honey     Van Morrison    Tupelo Honey

Background Music

Christopher Tignor    Core Memory Unwound 

2/21/22

Troubadours & The Beloved Playlist #3

Songs

Tant M'Abelis  (So much I love - Berenguier De Palou)   Unicorn Ensemble    Music Of The Troubadours 
Thing Called Love    Bonnie Raitt    Road Tested 
Love, Reign O'er Me    Pearl Jam    Love, Reign O'er Me 
Here Comes The Knight    Van Morrison    No Guru, No Method, No Teacher 
Sexuality    k.d. lang    All You Can Eat 
She Gives Me Religion    Van Morrison    Live At The Grand Opera House Belfast 
She's Always A Woman To Me     Josh Groban    Live (Bridges) 
The English Ladye And The Knight    Loreena McKennitt    An Ancient Muse 
Love Lives    Dave Stewart ft. Sierra Swan    Let's Do It Again 
Shameless Love    June Tabor    Against The Streams 
World Of Love    k.d. lang    All You Can Eat 
I'm Your Man    Leonard Cohen    Live In London 
It's All In The Game    Van Morrison    Into The Music 
Lover's Prayer    Van Morrison    The Philosopher's Stone
Hymn to Love / Hymne à l'amour    Christine Albert    Paris, Texafrance
Hymne à l'Amour    Jeff Buckley & Gary Lucas.    Songs To No One 

   

Background Music

Spiro Cardamis    Of Mystic Places & Troubadours

2/28/22

Troubadours & The Beloved Playlist #4

Songs


A L'entrade Del Tens Clar (At the beginning of the bright season - Anon.)    The Folger Consort    Songs of the Troubadors and Trouveres: Anthology of Poems and Melodies Troubadours
    
Avalon Of  The Heart    Van Morrison    Live at Montreux 80        

Here Comes The Knight    Van Morrison    No Guru, No Method, No Teacher

Into The Mystic (Live)    Van Morrison    It's Too Late To Stop Now
Lancan Li Jorn (During May, when the days are long - Jaufre Rudel)    Martin Best Medieval Ensemble   Forgotten Provence - Music-Making In The South Of France, 1150-1550
 
Humils Forfaitz  (Humble, sinful, accused and penitent - Guiraut Riquier)    Oni Wytars Ensemble, Ensemble Unicorn    Music Of The Troubadours 

Lo Ferm Voler Qu'El Cor M'Intra (The firm will that my heart enters - Arnaut Daniel)    Sequentia    Dante & The Troubadours 

Guinevere    Donovan    Troubadour: The Definitive Collection 1964-1976
Domna, Pos Vos Ay Chausida  (Lady, for you - Anon.)  Oni Wytars Ensemble, Ensemble Unicorn    Music Of The Troubadours

 

A Chenter M’Er  (I am obliged to sing - Beatritz de Dia)    Martin Best Medieval Ensemble    Forgotten Provence - Music-Making In The South Of France, 1150-1550

 

Babe, You Turn Me On    Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds    Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus
Goddess    Anna Phoebe    Gypsy
Qntal, Dulcis amor (“Sweet Love”)  La Reverdie    Speculum Amoris 

Crazy Love    Ray Charles & Van Morrison    Genius Loves Company

Light As The Breeze    Billy Joel    Greatest Hits Vol. III

  

Background Music

Richard Searles     Dream of the Troubadour

3/7/22

 

Troubadours & The Beloved Playlist #5

Songs

Por Coi Me Bait Me Maris? (Why does my husband beat me?)     Duo Trobairitz      The Language of Love
Troubadours     Van Morrison     Live at Montreux 80
Fever     Eva Cassidy & Chuck Brown     The Other Side
Ain't No Cure For Love      Leonard Cohen      Live In London
What Would I Do     Van Morrison     A Sense Of Wonder
She Gives Me Religion     Van Morrison      Live At The Grand Opera House Belfast
Constant Craving     k.d. lang     Ingenue
Feel Like Makin' Love      Bad Company      Hard Rock Cafe: Classic Rock
Light as the Breeze      Leonard Cohen      Can't Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour (Live)
Nights In White Satin     The Moody Blues      The One And Only Love Album
God is a Woman      Michael McGuire      Troubadour
Here Comes The Night      Van Morrison      It's Too Late To Stop Now (Live)
Sacred  Love      Sting       Sacred Love
In The Garden     Van Morrison     No Guru, No Method, No Teacher

   

Background Music

Richard Searles     Dream of the Troubadour

Spiro Cardamis     Of Mystic Places & Troubadours

3/14/22

Troubadours & The Beloved Playlist #6

Songs

Amor de lonh (Love from afar - Jaufré Rudel)    Jacmelina    Ambe Lagremas E Solelh
Walk Through The Fire    Mary Gauthier    Filth & Fire
Cryin'    Steve Tyler    Chris Botti In Boston
Painted Bells    Boz Scaggs    My Time: A Boz Scaggs Anthology (1969-1997) 
Fine Amors me fait chanter    (Refined Love makes me sing - Anon.)   Ensemble Gilles Binchois    L'Amor de Lonh:          Medieval Songs of Love and Loss


When A Man Loves A Woman    Michael Bolton    Time, Love & Tenderness
Humbled In Love    Leonard Cohen    Recent Songs
Unsuffer Me    Lucinda Williams    West
Unrequited    Ani DiFranco    Reprieve
Broken Hearted    Eric Clapton    Pilgrim
Lonely And Blue    Van Morrison    Magic Time
Loneliness    Annie Lennox    Bare
The Red Rose and the Thorn    Eliza Gilkyson    The Nocturne Diaries
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes    Crosby, Stills & Nash    Crosby, Stills & Nash
The Window    Leonard Cohen    Greatest Hits / Field Commander Cohen : Tour Of 1979
Ain't No Way    Aretha Franklin    Natural Woman
Colors (feat. Norah Jones)    Amos Lee    Amos Lee
The Saddest Song I've Got    Annie Lennox    Bare
Reminds Me Of You    Van Morrison    Back On Top

   

Background Music

Richard Searles     Dream of the Troubadour

Spiro Cardamis     Of Mystic Places & Troubadours

3/21, 28/22

 

Troubadours & The Beloved Playlist #7

Songs

Lo ferm voler qu'el cor m'intra (The firm wishing that gets ingress - Arnaut Daniel)      Thomas Binkley 
Troubadours      Van Morrison      Live at Montreux 80
Love & War      Neil Young      Le Noise
This War      Sting      Sacred Love
Masters of War      Eddie Vedder      Siganture Live
Crying Roy      Orbison  with k.d. lang      Hiding Out - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
River Of Tears      Eric Clapton      The Clapton Chronicles
Teardrops    Van Morrison         The Prophet Speaks        
I Don't Want To Go On Without You.    Van Morrison      The Best Of Van Morrison, Vol.3
Let's Make Love    The Blessing        Prince Of The Deep Water        
I Just Want To Make Love To You     Van Morrison     It's Too Late To Stop Now (Live)
Gimme Some Lovin'     The Spencer Davis Group     Revolutions: The Very Best Of Steve Winwood
Ab joy et ab joven m'apais (I thrive on youth and joy - Beatriz de Dia)     Jordi Savall     Condesa de Dia
Joy    Lucinda Williams    West Of Memphis: Voices For Justice        

A chantar m'er de so (I am obliged to sing - Beatriz de Dia)    Jordi Savall     The Forgotten Kingdom
Cruel Love    Samantha Preis     Cruel Love
I Can't Make You Love Me         Bonnie Raitt    Road Tested
Waiting In Vain     Annie Lennox     Medusa
Piece Of My Heart     Joss Stone     Concert Nova York 2020
Sexuality    k.d. lang    All You Can Eat 
If It Isn't Her      Ani DiFranco     Imperfectly
Come To My Window     Melissa Etheridge     Yes I Am

   

Background Music

Richard Searles     Dream of the Troubadour

Spiro Cardamis     Of Mystic Places & Troubadours

4/4/22

 

Troubadours & The Beloved Playlist #8

Songs

Ma douce amour  (My sweet love - Anon.)     La Reverdie      Speculum Amoris

Troubadours      Van Morrison      Live at Montreux 80

Coming Down to Joy       Van Morrison      OST Belfast

The Glory Of Love      Paul McCartney      Kisses on the Bottom

Sweet Sir Galahad      Joan Baez      The First 10 Years

God is a Woman      Ariana Grande      God is a Woman

Love Me Like A Man      Bonnie Raitt      Road Tested

The Origin of Love      Hedwig     OST Hedwig and the Angry Inch

The Lover's Passion      A Gift Of Love: Music Inspired By The Love Poems Of Rumi

Barbry Ellen      June Tabor      Rosa Mundi

Perfect      Doria Roberts      Woman Dangerous

The Times They Are A-Changing'      Bob Dylan      MTV Unplugged [Live]

Love      John Lennon      Lennon Legend: The Very Best Of John Lennon

The Wind      Cat Stevens      Teaser And The Firecat

Let's Get Together      Jefferson Airplane      Jefferson Airplane Takes Off
Big Yellow Taxi      Joni Mitchell      Ladies Of The Canyon
Uncle John's Band       Grateful Dead      The Best Of Skeletons From The Closet
Rockin' All Over The World       John Fogerty      The Long Road Home [Live]

Background Music

Richard Searles    Dream of the Troubadour

Spiro Cardamis    Of Mystic Places & Troubadours

4/11/22

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Troubadours & The Beloved Playlist #9

Songs


Now I Can Delight In Love (Peire Cardenal )   The Martin Best Consort    Songs of Chivalry
Bel m'es qu'eu chant e coindei (It pleases me to sing and rejoice - Raimon de Miraval)    Ensemble: Gérard Le Vot    Troubadours & Trouvères


Amours me fait desirer (love makes me desire - Guillaume de Machaut)    Early Music Consort of Music    Music from the Time of    the Crusades

Troubadours    Van Morrison    Live at Montreux 80
Avalon Of The Heart    Van Morrison    Live at BBC 2 Radio Broadcast 2016
People Got to Be Free    The Rascals    The Essentials: The Rascals
Eros/Shake up the World    Michael McGuire    Troubadour
Clergue si fan pastor (Against the clerics – Peire Cardenal)     Jordi Savall    The Forgotten Kingdom - The Albigensian Crusade:
The Cathar Tragedy


Lovers In A Dangerous Time    Bruce Cockburn    Anything Anytime Anywhere


A per pauc de chantar (I almost abandon singing - Peire Vidal)    Jordi Savall    The Forgotten Kingdom - The Albigensian Crusade: The Cathar Tragedy


Tartarassa ni voutor (Buzzards and vultures – Peire Cardenal)     Jordi Savall    The Forgotten Kingdom - The Albigensian Crusade: The Cathar Tragedy


Here Comes The Knight    Van Morrison    No Guru, No Method, No Teacher
Rose Of Sharon    Eliza Gilkyson    Redemption Road
Beautiful World of Mine    Eliza Gilkyson    2020
Hymn to Sophia    Lisa Dancing-Light    Sophia Songs
Goddess Of Love    Bryan Ferry    Frantic
Lovesong    Amanda Bergman    OST - All the Old Knives 2022
Into the Mystic    Van Morrison    Single
I Feel The Earth Move    Carole King & James Taylor    Live At The Troubadour

Background Music

Richard Searles     Dream of the Troubadour

Spiro Cardamis     Of Mystic Places & Troubadours

4/18/22

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Troubadours & The Beloved Playlist #10

Songs

Kalenda maya (Month of May - Estampie Ancienne d'après: Raimbaut de Vaquieras)    Hespèrion XXI & Jordi Savall   Estampies & Danses Royales


Kalenda Maya (Month of May - Raimbaut de Vaquieras)     Martin Best Medieval Ensemble    The Dante Troubadours
Light as the Breeze     Leonard Cohen    Can't Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour
Troubadours    Van Morrison    Live at Montreux 80
Cupid's Knee (Feat. Catie Curtis)    Patty Larkin    25
Beloved    Minnie Driver    Seastories
All Along the Watchtower    Bob Dylan    Concert for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Someone's Got A Hold Of My Heart    Bob Dylan    Infidels (Outtake)
Coming Back to You    Leonard Cohen    Angels At My Shoulder 1993 (Live)
Nevermind    Leonard Cohen    Popular Problems
Byzantine    Zohar    Onethreeseven
Woman    John Lennon    The John Lennon Collection
Andalusian Muwashah-Lamma bada    Afif Alvarez Bulos    Classical Arabic Music
Muwashshaha "Ya Ghusayna-L-Bani"    Al Turath Ensemble    La Música De Al-Andalus
Ancient Highway    Van Morrison    The Best Of Van Morrison, Vol. 3

Background Music

Hesperus     Neo-Medieval

4/25/22

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