Interviews by Tom include:


Chloe Agnew: falling into Celtic Woman

Albert Alfonso

Anonymous 4

Asphalt Orchestra (Jessica Schmitz): street assault

Baka Beyond: Martin Cradick

Robert Bakker

Robert Ballard

Baltimore Consort: Mary Anne Ballard

Michael Been: heeding The Call

The Berrymans

Bright Blue Gorilla

Brother: Angus Richardson

Wanda E. Brunstetter

Burning Bridget Cleary (Rose Baldino): they're not witches

Burning Bus: guilt-free funk

Octavia E. Butler

Fil Campbell

The Cape Breton Dance: Burton MacIntyre & Sabra MacGillivray

Travis Caudle

Chubby Checker

Circle of Fourths: bearing music

Clairseach: Ann Heymann

The Clancy Brothers: Liam Clancy & Robbie O'Connell

A Crowd of Bold Sharemen: Fergus O'Byrne

Chrissy Crowley: music philosophy

Rachel Davis

Rachel Davis: developing her Cape Breton style

Dervish: Cathy Jordan

Tove de Fries

Donna-Marie DeWolfe: making a happy tune

Diner: just a good-time band


Maggie Drennon

Richard Dreyfuss

Dustbowl Revival (Zach Lupetin): playing in the shadows

Enter the Haggis: Craig Downie

Wesley Eure

Fishtank Ensemble: Ursula Knudsen

Kimberley Fraser

Betty Friedan

The Frogs: proudly "happy fun"

Frozen Poet: unusual perspectives

Gaelic Storm: Patrick Murphy

Gaelic Storm: Steve Twigger

Dick Gaughan

David Gettes: man of steel

Gwenan Gibbard


Glengarry Bhoys: Graham Wright

Kenneth Good

Great Big Sea: Alan Doyle

Grey Eye Glances: Eric O'Dell

Jonathan Groff

Guess Who: Garry Peterson

Harem Scarem: Sarah McFadyen & Inge Thomson

Dan Hart: never in Billboard

Anne Hills

Barby Holder

Dani Hoy

Indian Summer Jars: Sarah Beth Deardorff & Sarah King

Eileen Ivers: beyond space to fiddle

Nuala Kennedy


Habib Koite

Lenahan: Tom Lenahan

Le Vent du Nord: Benoit Bourque

David Levy

Beverly Lewis

Caryn Lin

Anita MacDonald: a fiddle from Santa

Catriona MacDonald

Kendra MacGillivray

Troy MacGillivray

Wendy MacIsaac

Iain MacKintosh

Cynthia MacLeod

Natalie MacMaster

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy

Iain Matthews

Sarah Mbogo

Frank McCourt

David McCullough

The McDades: Shannon Johnson

The McDades: Shannon Johnson & siblings

Tony McManus

Shannon McNally

Misstallica (Gina Gleason): Metallica, with lady bits

Craig Moodie

More Power to Your Elbow: Gerry Cunningham

Annie Moses Band (Annie Wolaver Dupre): Family is instrumental

Motherphunk: sort of familiar

Gary Mullen

Patricia Murray

The Nields: Nerissa & David Nields

Out the Sun: hating labels

Keith Parkinson

Jim Payne

Katy Payne

Eddie Pennington

Stuart Pimm

Pipeline: Dermot Hyde

The Proclaimers: Charlie Reid

The Pyrates Royale: Long John Skivee

Bill Reid

John Renbourn

Tommy Sands

Pauline Scanlon

Scantily Plaid: Doug Feaver & Ruth Sutherland

Bobby Seale

Seven Nations: Dan Stacey

78 West: not a trend

Silver Hawks: flashback or revelation

The Slambovian Circus of Dreams (Joziah Longo): catching up with eccentricities

Amanda Sprecher

Squash: a crossover breed

Start Making Sense (Jon Braun): yearning to Byrne

Joseph Strider

William Styron

Tannahill Weavers: Roy Gullane

Tarras: Ben Murray

Tartan Terrors: Ellen Irmisch

Team Cape Breton: Max MacDonald & Joella Foulds

They Might Be Giants: John Flansburgh

John Updike

Boris Vallejo & Julie Bell

Taylor Ware

Amanda Wells

Cornel West

The Wiggles (Greg Page): a little Wiggle room

Huw Williams

Chet Williamson, author
a devout skeptic
 Psycho writer

Paul Winter (1994)

Paul Winter (1999)

Denison Witmer

Wooden Soul: bustin' butts

Victoria Wyeth

Emily Yanek

Charlie Zahm