Saturday Edge Episode January 6, 2024

Best of 2023 - Part Two

8:00am - 12:00pm

Continuing last week's theme, here are some more of my favourite albums of 2023 - a remarkable year for folk and roots music, with plenty of Canadians in the mix!

Track Listing:

Music For A Found Harmonium
Patrick Street · Irish Times
Ever the Flame Burns
Debashish Bhattacharya · The Sound of the Soul
Tradewinds Bengali
Béla Fleck & Edgar Meyer & Zakir Hussain & Rakesh Chaurasia · As We Speak
Anka Tulon
Balimaya Project · Songlines #191 Top Of The World
Kimi Djabate · Dindin
Witch · Songlines #190 Top Of The World
Monte Espeso
KAIFO · Rural
Riccardo Tesi · La Giusta Distanza
Danûk · Songlines #189 Top Of The World
Shegë E Ambël
Orkestra Shkodra · Songlines #185 Top Of The World
Masurkkapari Perhonjokilaaksosta
Frigg · Perintö
Din Schottish
Vesselil · Til Kirsten
Acadiana Culture Backstep
Louis Michot · Rêve du Troubadour
Blues De Bon Rien
Jourdan Thibodeaux et les Rôdailleurs · La Prière
Taj Mahal · Savoy
Do What Ya Did Last Night
Brandon Isaak · One Step Closer
Call Me By My Name
Eric Bibb · Ridin'
Eye of the Storm
Natalie Merchant · Keep Your Courage
Allison Russell · The Returner
Morgan Toney · Resilience EP
We Will Sing @30 (feat. Ladysmith Black Mambazo)
Kate Rusby · 30: Happy Returns
Don't Use Our Death & Pain
Robert Sarazin Blake w/ CR Avery · Single
To Keep the World We Know
Bruce Cockburn w/ Susan Aglukark · O Sun O Moon
Get Together
Jane Mortifee · Just Here Just Now Just Enough
Everyone's Moving Out East
Half Moon Run · Salt
Alison Brown · On Banjo
Strawberry Woman
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit · Weathervanes
Lethal Love
Eilen Jewell · Get Behind the Wheel
Matt Andersen · The Big Bottle of Joy
It Might Just Rain Like This For Days
The Fugitives · No Help Coming
When This Shit Is Over (Lockdown Demo)
Raye Zaragoza · Hold That Spirit
Gunning & Cormier · Leather & Dust
World Keeps on Singing
Eliza Gilkyson · Home
Alberta Bound
Special Consensus · Great Blue North
Thinkin' Like a Fish
Tim O'Brien · Cup of Sugar
Tell Me I'm Not Dreaming
The Bombadils · Dear Friend
Slow Down
Good Lovelies · We Will Never Be The Same
Richard Moore
The Young'uns · Tiny Notes
The Fair and Dark Haired Lad
Jaimee Harris · Single
The Wagoner's Lad
Martin Simpson & Thomm Jutz · Nothing But Green Willow
Little One
The Breath · Land of My Other
The Breath Between
David Francey · The Breath Between
Longford Tinker
Martin Hayes & The Common Ground Ensemble · Peggy's Dream
The Transatlantic Proposal / The Maiden’s
Rachel Hair & Ron Jappy · Élan
Woman of the House
Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy · Canvas
Recommence: Farewell to Whalley Range / Red Zone / The Road To Recovery
Archetype Trad · Explorer
Vous jeunes gens
La Bottine Souriante · Domino!
Aces & Deuces
North Atlantic Drift & Toronto Brass Quintet · The Pipes
The Shoemaker
Jason Wilson · Ashara
Waves: Cornphíopa Cuain na Gaillimhe / Cwyn Mam yng Nghyfraith
Catrin Finch and Aoife Ní Bhriain · Double You
Chaidh Mis'a Dh'eubhal Imprig
Daimh · Sula
High Way to Hermitage
Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening · Cloud Horizons
Arthur McBride
Cassie and Maggie · A Very Very Cassie and Maggie Christmas
Snow Reels: Snow Shoes / Snowflake Breakdown / Snowplough Reel
Michael Burnyeat · Fiddlin' Around The Christmas Tree
The Wishing Tree
Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys · The Wishing Tree
Salthill: Polka de Anxo / Dan Murphy's Polka / Salthill
Project Smok · The Outset