Chris T-T’s Midnight Campfire episode #83
From Words
posted on April 20th, 2016

I had a messy but very enjoyable show this week. Here’s the playlist for Midnight Campfire #83, first broadcast Wed 20 April 2016 on Brighton’s Juice 107.2. Album of the month is The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc and Springsteen’s ‘Thunder Road’ goes into the Campfire Songbook. Listen online at TotallyRadio and here’s what I played –

West My Friend – No Good Monster (Quiet Hum, Grammar Fight Records)
Shirley Collins – The Rigs Of The Time (The Sweet Primroses, Topic)
Jack Cade – Hurricane (The Murder Of Crows, Collision)
Kris Drever – Capernaum (If Wishes Were Horses, Reveal)
Merle Haggard – Are The Good Times Really Over
(I Wish A Buck Was Still Silver) 
(Essential Merle Haggard: The Epic Years, BMG)
Richmond Fontaine – $87 Dollars And A Guilty Conscience
($87 Dollars And A Guilty Conscience That Gets Worse The Longer I Go, El Cortez)
Bellowhead – Frogs Legs & Dragon’s Teeth
(Bellowhead Live: The Farewell Tour, Navigator)
Christa Couture – Separation / Agreement (Long Time Leaving, self-release)
The Chieftains – The Long Black Veil (The Long Black Veil, BMG)
The Trembling Bells – Wide Majestic Aire (Wide Majestic Aire, Tin Angel)
Fragile Creatures – Stowaways (…And Other Wild Things, self-release)
* The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc – The Hen Hunt (Deliverance, self-release)
** Bruce Springsteen – Thunder Road (Born To Run, Columbia)

Andrew Bird – Truth Lies Low (Are You Serious, Wegawam)
Mairearad Green – A Tanera Talisman (Summer Isles, Buie)
Joe Volk – Soliloquy (Happenings And Killings, Glitterhouse)
Sturgill Simpson – In Bloom (A Sailor’s Guide To Earth, Atlantic)
The Rheingans Sisters – Mackerel (Already Home, Rootbeat)
Bob Copper – Spencer The Rover (Fantastic Folk compilation, Supreme Music)
Beth Orton – Moon (single, Anti)
Odetta – He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands
(At The Gate Of Horn, Rykodisc)
The Gloaming – The Rolling Wave (The Gloaming 2, Realworld)
Mawkin – Jolly Well Drunk (The Ties That Bind, Good Form Records)
Paddy Ryan – The Man That Waters The Workers Beer (single, Topic)
Michael Chapman – The Man Who Hated Morning (Original, Secret Records)
Regina Spektor – Eet (Far, Sire)
Luke Daniels & Polyphon – Three Servants (Revolve, Rotate, self-release)

* April’s album of the month
** this week’s entry into the Campfire Songbook


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