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Nick Bollinger discusses the modern Scottish folk songs of Alasdair Roberts; a Kiwi concept album from local folkie Chris Prowse; and the outback country of indigenous Australian Roger Knox. 

Music details

Artist: Alasdair Roberts and Friends
Songs: The Year Of The Burning; The Laverock In The Blackthorn, The Merry Wake, Fusion Of Horizons, Scandal and Trance, Song Composed In December, The Wheels Of The World
Composer: Roberts
Album: A Wonder Working Stone
Label: Drag City

Artist: Chris Prowse and the Rouseabouts
Songs: Breakfast In Glenavy, Feeling My Way, City Of Calico, Starlight Hotel, Coastal Men
Composer: Prowse
Album: There Goes The Shiner
Label: Proco

Artist: Roger Knox
Songs: Ticket To Nowhere, Blue Gums Calling Me Back Home, The Land Where The Crow Flies Backwards
Composer: not supplied
Song: They Took The Children Away
Composer: Archie Roach
Album: Stranger In My Land
Label: Bloodshot

Artist: Various
Songs: Leaving Of Liverpool, Mr Stormalong, Shenandoah, Ship In Distress
Composer: Trad.
Song: Wedding Dress Song/Handsome Cabin Boy
Composer: Zappa
Album: Son Of Rogues Gallery
Label: Anti-