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Fire Draw Near is a monthly podcast and radio show which investigates Irish traditional music and song in all of its myriad forms.

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Fire Draw Near Ian Lynch

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    • 5.0 • 34 Ratings

Fire Draw Near is a monthly podcast and radio show which investigates Irish traditional music and song in all of its myriad forms.

https://campsite.bio/firedrawnear

    Barbara Allen III

    Barbara Allen III

    This episode looks at North American versions of the ballad Bonny Barbara Allen aka The Ballet of Barbara Allen aka Barbara Allen's Cruelty aka Barbarous Ellen aka Edelin aka Hard Hearted Barbary Ellen aka The Sad Ballet Of Little Johnnie Green aka Sir John Graham aka Barbry Allen.

    Tracklist:

    Norman Candler – Barbara Allen
    Almeda Riddle – Barbara Allen
    Texas Gladden – Barbara Allen
    Banjo Bill Comet – Barbara Allen
    Jean Ritchie – Barbara Allen
    Royal Dadmun – Barbara Allen
    Eddie Arnold – Barbara Allen
    The Everly Brothers – Barbara Allen
    A Christmas Carol – Barbara Allen
    Frank Luther – Barbara Allen
    The Hillmen – Barbara Allen
    Roscoe Holcomb – Barbara Allen Blues
    Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones – Barbara Allen
    The Handsome Family – Barbara Allen
    Balanced Voices – Barbara Allen
    UTSA Wind Ensemble – Barbara Allen
    Norman Candler – Barbara Allen

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    • 1 hr 16 min
    Fire Draw Near Episode XLI

    Fire Draw Near Episode XLI

    Fire Draw Near Episode XLI features 4 tracks called Trip to Ireland, 3 tracks with piping, 2 tracks called Foggy Mountain Breakdown, 1 track with dirty bits and loads more - such as Earl Scruggs playing banjo alongside a moog, Paddy Glackin playing fiddle alongside a synth, some madser playing techno alongside a fiddle tune and a load of Scottish women singing along to the beating of cloth.

    Tracklist:

    Liam O’Flynn – The Piper of the Embers / The Sixpenny Money
    The Croppy Boy – Anne Byrne
    Pierre Bensusan – Le Voyage Pour l’Irlande
    John McSherry and Michael McGoldrick – The Trip to Ireland
    Pádraigín Ní Úallacháin and Garry Ó Briain – Suamhailcí Samhailcí / Trip to Ireland
    Fíona Ní Churraoin, Caitlín Ní Chualáin - Gugalaí Gug!
    Captain Peacock – Trip to Ireland
    Earl and Randy Scruggs – Foggy Mountain Breakdown
    Gil Trythall – Foggy Mountain Breakdown
    Jolyon Jackson and Paddy Glackin – The Japanese Hornpipe
    Kate Nicholson – Waulking Song
    Pierre Bensusan – Heman Dubh
    Beau James Wilding – Set Myself on Fire
    Sean McAloon, Packie Fox and Hugh McCormack – The Lark in the Morning / Saddle the Pony
    Harry Cox – She was a Rum One

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    • 58 min
    FDN Christmas Special - Episode XXVII

    FDN Christmas Special - Episode XXVII

    Featuring all of the usual plus even more of the unusual than usual! Joyce, NO PRISONS, songs that sound like other songs, English toffs doing Irish pleb cosplay, Irish ne’er do-wells doing English farmer cosplay, English farmers singing songs that are actually plots of 1970s pornos set in the 1700s, a dramatical audio tale, people playing the taps, everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Irish rebel ballads with @rebelmatters and that’s without even mentioning what you’ve been waiting for all week - the winners of the Fire Draw Near Raucous Rebel Christmas Cock Challenge 2021!!!

    Tracklist

    James Stephens – The Brown and the Yellow Ale
    Jim Eldon – I Wish There Was No Prisons
    Gan Ainm – Triple concerto for faucet, water pipes and fiddle
    Michael Lee Yonkers – Funboots
    The Pogues – Thousands are Sailing
    Tommy Reck – The Irish Washerwoman
    Tommy Reck – The Scholar / the Salamanca / Hand Me Down the Tackle
    Eimear Walshe – The Piper’s Grip
    Willie Clancy – The Gander
    Thomas Allen and Sheila Armstrong – Billy Boy
    Aberdeen Schoolchildren – My Mother and Your Mother
    The Copper Family – Dame Durden
    A Feckless Pack of Ne’er-Do-Wells – Ebeneezer Goode
    Rebel Matters Interview

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    • 1 hr 56 min
    Fire Draw Near Episode XXXX

    Fire Draw Near Episode XXXX

    Episode XXXX is a big Christmas special full of dead heros, secret guests, strange dreams, folk weirdos, camp highwaymen, throat-singing cowboys, young girls drinking ale straight from the barrel, Finno-Hibernian cryptids, and people who spend Christmas in Jail.

    Dedicated to the memory of Angelo Badalamenti.

    Tracklist

    Osa Mosafinn – Brurermarsj (Bridal March)
    Micho Russell – Christmas Day in the Morning
    Kú Killian – Kú’s Khristmas
    Fiddlin’ John Carson – Christmas Time Will Soon Be Over
    Hack Poet’s Guild – Daring Highwayman
    Pato Banton – I Do not Sniff The Coke
    Niamh Parsons and Graham Dunne – Valentine O’Hara
    Adam and the Ants – Stand and Deliver
    The Watersons – Holly She Bears a Berry
    Elspeth Anne – When I Was a Young Girl
    Máire ní Ghráda – Queen of the Rushes
    Isa Gordon – When You Got it Done
    Richardin Korkkijalka - Kunniallinen Nainen
    Richardin Korkkijalka – Friar’s Britches
    Culainin Koirat - Helmi Pohjolan
    Duo Ruut – Nightingale
    Johnny Brennan – Early Morning Rakija
    Arthur Miles – Lonely Cowboy 1 & 2
    Unnamed – The Yodelling Donkey
    Hatchet Field – Run On
    The Youngsters – Christmas in Jail

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    • 1 hr 28 min
    North Circular

    North Circular

    This is a one-off bonus episode featuring a number of live performances from Luke McManus' new film North Circular.

    The film is a documentary musical journeying along the North Circular Road in Dublin's North Inner City.

    Written & directed by Luke McManus, edited by John Murphy, produced by Luke McManus & Elaine Gallagher.

    Score by Kevin Murphy and Seti The First.

    North Circular opens on December 2nd in Irish Film Institute, Dublin 2, Light House, Dublin 7, Savoy Cinema, Dublin 1, IMC Dun Laoghaire and Queens Film Theatre Belfast.
    It opens on Dec 4th at Bertha Dochouse in London, and on Dec 9th in the Gate Multiplex in Cork and Palás Cinema in Galway.

    Tickets and info from www.northcircular.ie

    Production and mixing on tracks by Hugh Fox.
    Boom operated by Dave Harris.
    NCR picture by Andrew Sheridan.

    Tracklist

    John Francis Flynn - Lag Song
    Annie Hughes - The Blackbird of Sweet Avondale
    Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin - Dark Horse on the Wind
    Jerry O'Reilly - Van Diemen's Land
    Julie Kavanagh - Siúil a Rún
    Ian Lynch - Banks of the Nile

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    • 44 min
    Barbara Allen II

    Barbara Allen II

    This episode looks at English and Scottish versions of the ballad Bonny Barbara Allen aka The Ballet of Barbara Allen aka Barbara Allen's Cruelty aka Barbarous Ellen aka Edelin aka Hard Hearted Barbary Ellen aka Sad Ballet Of Little Johnnie Green aka Sir John Graham aka Barbry Allen.

    Tracklist:

    Norman Candler – Barbara Allen
    Sam Larner – Barbara Allen
    Caroline Hughes – Barbary Allen
    Debbie and Pennie Davies – Barbara Allen
    Shirley Collins – Barbara Allen
    The Hare and the Moon – Barbara Allen
    Stick in the Wheel – Barbara Allen
    Norman Kennedy – Bonny Barbara Allen
    Jimmy Stewart – Barbara Allen
    Jessie Murphy – Barbara Allen
    Ethel Findlater – Barbara Allen
    Dan Gibson’s Solitudes – Barbara Allen
    Norman Candler – Barbara Allen

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    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

cuchullain88 ,

Enjoyable, interesting, enlightening, class!

Beautiful gem of a podcast this.
Ian Lynch (of Lankum) digs into some great material, songs, info and more.
If you’re at all into trad or folk it’ll be right up your alley I’m sure

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