Transatlantic Sessions (Original Series Complete – 2008) (DVD) (2008)

Released 17th November 2008 by Whirlie Records the complete original series including 56 tracks and 3 hours 24 minutes of performances! John performs Spencer The Rover in Programme One, May You Never in Programme Two, Big Muff in Programme Five and Don’t Want To know in Programme Six. The Series 1 programmes are hosted by Aly Bain and Jay Ungar

Programme One:

1.    Wheels Of Love – Emmylou Harris with Iris Dement And Mary Black
2.    MacIlmoyle – Jay Ungar And Aly Bain with Russ Barenberg, Molly Mason And Jim Sutherland
3.    Ready For The Storm – Kathy Mattea with Dougie MacLean
4.    Spencer The Rover – John Martyn with Danny Thompson
5.    Big Bug Shuffle – Russ Barenberg
6.    Black Diamond Strings – Guy Clark with Emmylou Harris
7.    Guitar Talk – Michelle Wright with Kathy Mattea
8.    Ashokan Farewell – Jay Ungar with Aly Bain

Original Transatlantic Sessions DVDProgramme Two:

1.    May You Never – John Martyn with Kathy Mattea
2.    Big Scioty – Aly Bain, Jay Ungar, Molly Mason, Russ Barenberg And Jerry Douglas
3.    Ta Mo Chleamhnas Deanta – Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh with Donal Lunny
4.    Grey Eagle – Mark O’Connor
5.    Talk To Me Of Mendocino – Kate And Anna McGarrigle with Karen Matheson
6.    Mexican Monterey – Savourna Stevenson with Aly Bain And Danny Thompson
7.    By The Time It Gets Dark – Mary Black with Emmylou Harris And Declan Sinnott
8.    Auld Lang Syne – Rod Paterson with Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh And Martyn Bennett

Programme Three:

1.    The Loving Time – Mary Black with Declan Sinnott, Davy Spillane
2.    Goodbye Liza Jane – Aly Bain And Jay Ungar with Russ Barenberg, Jerry Douglas And Molly Mason
3.    Iain Ghlinn Cuaich – Karen Matheson with Donald Shaw
4.    Turning Away – Dougie MacLean with Kathy Mattea
5.    Boulavogue / Mrs McLeod – Davy Spillane And Aly Bain with Russ Barenberg
6.    Let The Mystery Be – Iris DeMent
7.    Wild Mountain Thyme – Dick Gaughan with Emmylou Harris, Kate And Anna McGarrigle And Rufus Wainwright
8.    Far From Home / Big John McNeil – The House Band with Mark O’Connor, Martyn Bennett, Charlie McKerron,
9.    Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh And Cathal McConnell

Programme Four:

1.    Going Back To Harlan – Kate And Anna McGarrigle with Emmylou Harris
2.    Daire’s Dream – Davy Spillane with Jerry Douglas And Russ Barenberg
3.    Canan Nan Gaidheal – Karen Matheson with Donald Shaw
4.    Jim’s Jig / Little Cascades / Fox In The Town – Simon Thoumire And Jim Sutherland
5.    Farewell, Farewell – Mary Black with Declan Sinnott
6.    Cat In The Bag – Mark O’Connor with Russ Barenberg, Donal Lunny And Danny Thompson
7.    Our Town – Iris DeMent with Emmylou Harris
8.    Ronfleuse Gobeil – Aly Bain And Jay Ungar with Molly Mason, Russ Barenberg And Jim Sutherland

Programme Five:

1.    I Will – Kathy Mattea with Dougie MacLean
2.    Will The Circle Be Unbroken – Michelle Wright, Iris DeMent And Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh
3.    You Low Down Dirty Dog – Jay Ungar with Aly Bain, Russ Barenberg, Jerry Douglas And Molly Mason
4.    Gentle Annie – Kate And Anna McGarrigle with Rod Paterson
5.    Jesse Polka – Mark O’Connor with Phil Cunningham, Russ Barenberg, Donal Lunny And Danny Thompson
6.    Green Rolling Hills – Emmylou Harris with Mary Black
7.    The Dark Woman Of The Glen – Cathal McConnell with Aly Bain, Phil Cunningham And Russ Barenberg
8.    Big Muff – John Martyn with Danny Thompson

Programme Six:

1.    Hard Times – Kate And Anna McGarrigle, Rufus Wainwright, Emmylou Harris, Mary Black, Karen Matheson And Rod Paterson
2.    MacCrimmon’s Lament – Martyn Bennett
3.    Dublin Blues – Guy Clark with Karen Matheson
4.    Sweet Is The Melody – Iris DeMent
5.    A Maiden’s Prayer – Aly Bain And Jay Ungar with Molly Mason, Russ Barenberg, Jerry Douglas And Jim Sutherland
6.    Don’t Want To Know – John Martyn with Danny Thompson
7.    For No One – Emmylou Harris with Davy Spillane
8.    Scotland – The House Band with Mark O’Connor, Martyn Bennett, Charlie McKerron, Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh And Cathal McConnell

Programme Seven:
1.    Old Fashioned Waltz – Emmylou Harris with Kate And Anna McGarrigle
2.    Clyde To Sandyhook – Savourna Stevenson with Aly Bain
3.    Dark As A Dungeon – Guy Clark with Rod Paterson
4.    The Lover’s Waltz – Molly Mason
5.    Both Sides The Tweed – Dick Gaughan with Emmylou Harris
6.    The Reason Why I’m Gone – Michelle Wright with Karen Matheson
7.    Uncle Sam / Rain On Olivia Town – Jerry Douglas
8.    This Love Will Carry – Dougie MacLean with Kathy Mattea