Colleen Nicholl and Andy Johnstone join Alistair Smith for a celebration of Scotland’s National Bard, and a quick catch up on what they’ve been up to recently. And of course, it wouldn’t be an edition of Round the Joanna without a special tune or two from Colleen and Andy.
Many old Favourites this morning. The Pizza Tapes, The Band , Big Country, Bob Dylan. Oldies Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, The Stanley Bros. and Mississippi John Hurt. Regulars Asleep at the Wheel and Laurie Lewis; newcomers Pokie LaFarge, Riena Del Cid, and Alison Young. Also contributions from Linda Ronstadt experience, Van Morrison, The Proclaimers, and much much more.
On the Vinyl Frontier this week on Heartland FM (10 & 13 Jan) we’ve 4 tracks from “Rock and Roll Radio”, the brand new album from Sweden’s Michael Palace and there’s a fine Long Un from “Dwellers of the Deep”, the new album from Norwegian band Wobbler. There’s vintage tunes from Tom Jones, The Marvelettes and Elvis Presley, brand new prog from Lunatic Soul and a masterpiece from King Crimson. Plus there’s fine tunes from IQ, Elton John, Starship, W.E.T., Boiling Point, Smokie, Brother Louie, Queen, Yes and Battle Beast.