Posts tagged ‘julie fowlis’

November 30, 2017

St Andrew’s Day

by duncanr

scots the world o’er will be celebrating Andrew – the patron saint of Scotland – today

some will don tartan, many will open a bottle or two, and quite a few will be hungover tomorrow, for St Andrew’s day is a fine excuse to get blootered

it’s also a fine excuse for me to . . .

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October 27, 2017

Something for the Weekend – No 288

by duncanr

feel free to share a sample of what you are listening to this weekend in a comment to this post

if you want to listen to previous weekend songs featured on MH, click the ‘something for weekend’ tab on top menu just under header to this page

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February 8, 2017

Love, let me Home to my Mother

by duncanr

Julie Fowlis sings haunting song in the gaelic about a young girl who encounters an ‘each-uisge’ – in celtic folklore, a creature that takes the form of a man on land but a horse when in water [ http://tinyurl.com/gs6cpyv ] – and begs him to let her go free, warning him her brothers will kill him if harm should befall her

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December 11, 2015

Something for the Weekend – No 192

by duncanr

following my mellow, meditative choice of listening last weekend, I promised BunKaryudo something a bit more toe-tapping this week . . .

and if that didn’t get you toe-tapping, perhaps this will . . .

November 6, 2015

Something for the Weekend – No 187

by duncanr

regular visitors to madhatters will have discerned by now my love of desi music -it’s what I listen to each and every day – from the number of times I post music from India and Pakistan under the heading ‘Something for the Weekend’

this week, however, I’m returning to my own roots with these songs for you to listen to

if you want to listen again to previous weekend songs, go to the ‘category filter’ on the side bar and select ‘something for weekend’ from the drop down list

feel free, too, to share a sample of what you are listening to this weekend in a comment to this post

January 10, 2014

Something for the Weekend – No 92

by duncanr

Don’t forget, if you want to listen again to previous weekend songs, go to the ‘category filter’ on the side bar and select ‘something for weekend’ from the drop down list

And be sure to post your own favourite song(s) in the comment section to this post