Peter Coe is a singer, songwriter, melodeon, banjo, dulcimer and bouzouki player, bandleader, broadcaster, teacher, step dancer, club organiser, sallow-faced wit, raconteur and all-round good guy. He came into the Celtic Music Radio studio 1 to chat to Bill Morris on Homeward Bound on Tuesday 29 October 2013.
Peter was playing Live at the Star club in Waterloo Street, Glasgow city centre later in the evening.
Peter Coe is probably best known for his richly varied solo work, stretching across the whole range of the folk umbrella from the English tradition to dance tunes to his own devastatingly potent original songs.
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Listen to the first night of the Danny Kyle Open Stage on Friday 11 October 2013 when Celtic Music Radio came live from Paisley’s National Festival – The Spree in the Spiegletent in County Square, Paisley. Introduced by Liz Clark.
Features: Mark McMillan who is a member of the band ‘Dirty Sally’ and is from Johnstone, Renfrewshire;
Pauline Vallance from Beith, Ayrshire, who as well a playing the clarsach, Pauline also sings and plays the flute and is a songwriter.
Michael Cassidy is from Paisley, a singer-songwriter and winner this year’s Gerry Rafferty Prize for Songwriting.
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On Stewart Fenwick Country Show on Sunday 29 September 2013, Stewart talked to Laura Cantrell whose new album “No Way There From Here” has just been released to tie in with her visit to the Glasgow Americana Festival on Friday 4 October.
Laura Cantrell is a Nashville-born country music artist based in New York City with a long appreciation of the UK country audience. Her new album “No Way There From Here” her first album of original material in eight years, features eleven new original songs and was recorded in Nashville.
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All Cat No Hat in session with Gordon Hotchkiss on Friday 12 July 2013.
“Just me and my guitar and Lucy and her flute’ – that’s what it is! Just the wrong side of 40 and still behaving like a teenager I am so keen to spread the music! I have written songs about love, life, loss and happiness not to mention the kids, various boating subjects including our rescue last year from our wee yacht.” – Adrian Telfer.
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This is part two of this lively evening of discussion and debate about the origins of Scotland’s indigenous languages with University of the Highlands and Islands language specialists Dr Donna Heddle, Director of Centre For Nordic Studies and Professor Rob Dunbar, Director of Soillse with guests Dr Christine Robinson, Director of Scottish Language Dictionaries and J Derrick McClure, Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen.
The events is chaired by comedian and frequent television and radio contributor Susan Morrison. It is an evening of quick-fire wit and wisdom, featuring four eminent academics confined in one room.
Recorded as part of Celtic Connections 2013 talks on 30 January 2013. First broadcast on Celtic Music Radio on Thursday 20 June 2013 at 7.00pm.
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