Weavers Music

Music Clips
A Weavers Joke
Not music this time, but a joke told by Bill Engelke.

Auld Wheel
Spinning Wheel from the album The Strathspey King by J Scott Skinner.

Beir Soirdh, Siridh Bhuam
Waulking Songs by Bannal.

The Burning Tree
Nadine Sanders is both a weaver and a talented musician. Here is The Burning Tree, an .mp3 file, sung by Nadine. Her vocal harmonies relate to the marriage of structure, design and materials of successful weaving.
Breaking Flax
The Dzintars perform the world song Breaking Flax, from their album Songs of Amber.
The Band of Shearers
By Carla Sciaky, on the album Her Infinite Variety: Celtic Women in Music & Song
The Latin album Traveling Artists Of The Desert: India: Traveling Art features the song Charka (Spinning Wheel)
Click Go the Shears
An Australian Folk Song.
Cotton Fields
The album Recollection (Disc 1) features the Cotton Fields performed by Credence Clearwater Revisited.
Dance Around the Spinning Wheel
Finbar & Eddie Furey perform the Celtic song Dance Around The Spinning Wheel from the compilation album The Best Of Irish Folk Volume Two.
Four Loom Weaver
Folk singers Maddy Prior and June Tabor perform Four Loom Weaver from the album Silly Sisters.
Golden Loom
Bob Dylan sings the Golden Loom, on the Bootleg Series Vol. 1-3.
Handloom Weaver's Lament
The Hand-Loom Weaver's Lament, performed by Harry Boardman from the folk album Deep Lancashire.
I Sow the Flax
I Sow the Flax, a working song performed by M. Rakauskiene.
Island Spinning Song
Island Spinning Song by Celtic Mystique.
Jog Along Til Shearing
Gerry Hallom performs Jog Along Till Shearing on the album Undiscovered Australia II.
Little Wheel Spin and Spin
Buffy Sainte Marie sings Little Wheel Spin and Spin.
Lura Stanley
An audio clip of Lura Stanley telling about the wool blankets and quilts made by her mother.
Maid at the Spinning Wheel
From Maggie Sansone, an excerpt of the song Maid At The Spinning Wheel.
Maid at the Spinning Wheel
Maid at the Spinning Wheel by Touchstone.
Nancy Whiskey
"I'm a weaver, a Carlton weaver." I think you'll enjoy this one. Nancy Whiskey is an .mp3 performed by Switchback.
O Hi Ri Lean
From her Celtic album I See Winter, Catherine-Ann MacPhee performs the song O Hi Ri Lean: A Spinning Song.
O Thalu Thrad
An Iceland spinning song by Oddrun Sigursson.
Sheep Shearing Blindfolded
Pulse of the Planet - Sheep Shearer: Kevin Ford tells in an audio clip about shearing sheep without looking at what you are doing.
Old Spinning Wheel
Gail Fratar and Peter Kessler sing the Old Spinning Wheel.
Oran Sniomh (Spinning Song)
From the album Suas E! by Mary Jane Lamond comes an excerpt of the folk song Oran Sniomh (Spinning Song).
Poor Black Sheep
Poor Black Sheep by the Fresh Oldtime String Band, Mike Seeger.
Pop Goes the Weasel
Is this a spinning song?
Shearers Dream
The music and lyrics for an Australian folksong.
Shearing the Sheep
Shearing the Sheep from Give Us Another, by Joe Derrane.
Sheep Shearing Song
The Sheep Shearing Song from the Wild Mountain Thyme album by Revel Players.
Silas Marner
Disappointed in friendship and love and embittered by a false accusation, weaver Silas Marner retreats from the world with his loom, but soon finds his monastic existence disturbed by the arrival of a golden-haired child.
Sissaya Heyku
Traditional music of Nepal, the song Sissaya Keyku (spinning wheel).
Skye Waulking Song
by Nadurra, Capercaillie

Spinning Wheel
from Scenes of Scotland by Isla St. Clair

Spinning Wheel Medley
The Spinning Wheel Medley, Irish Drinking Songs by Sean O'Neill.
Spinning Wheel
An audio clip of the song Spinning Wheel performed by Foster & Allen from their Celtic album Ireland
Spinning Wheel
An audio clip of The McDonald Sisters' Celtic song Spinning Wheel off the compilation album Bonnie Old Scotland-The Best Of Scotland.
Spinning Wheel
A reggae version of Spinning Wheel is from the album Forgotten Dreams, performed by Phil Coulter.
Spinning Wheel
Jean Redpath performs the Spinning Wheel on the Prairie Home Companion.
Springtime Brings on the Shearing
Springtime Brings on the Shearing by the Golden Ring on their album, For All the Good People.
Springtime Brings on the Shearing
The music and lyrics to this Australian folk song.
Tae The Weaver's Gin Ye Go
From the compilation Traditional Music Of Scotland, the Scottish folk song Tae The Weaver's Gin Ye Go by Andy M. Stewart and M'anus Lunny.
The Gallant Weaver
The Gallant Weaver from Jean Redpath's Celtic music album The Songs Of Robert Burns, Volume 7.
The Old Spinning Wheel
The Old Spinning Wheel comes in lots of versions. This one is a blues song, on Cadillac Jack's #1 Son by Kevin Gordon.
The Shearings Not for You
Martin Simpson performs the Shearing's Not for You, on his album, The Collection.
The Sweet Sound of the Spinning Wheel
The Sweet Sound of the Spinning Wheel is found on the album Allah And The Prophet by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
The Weaver and the Factory Maid
The Celtic group Steeleye Span perform the song The Weaver And The Factory Maid.
The Weaver
Steeleye Span perform the folk song The Weaver from their album Tonight's The Night Live.
There's an Old Spinning Wheel in the Parlour
Rich O'Brien performs the song There's An Old Spinning Wheel (In The Parlor) from his jazz album Seasons, Roads, And Faces.
These Cotton Pickin' Blues
The album Blue Guitar features the blues song These Cotton Pickin' Blues performed by Earl Hooker.
Travelin' Troubadours of Ohio
The Travelin' Trobadours of Ohio have combined music along with weaving. A senior citizen who makes her own music and sells looms as well as creates midi music and her own web pages!
Truten Har Nuzu
I am spinning wool for thread for stockings.
Waulking Song
The Waulking Song by Carla Sciaky.
Weave Room Blues
Weave Room Blues by Dorsey Dixon, on the album Babies in the Mill.
Weaver's Blues
The blues song Weaver's Blues performed by Sylvester Weaver from the album 1923-1927.
Weaver's Life
An audio clip of the folk song Weaver's Life by The Dixon Brothers.
Weavers Daughter
The Weavers Daughter by Carla Sciaky.
Weavers March
The Weavers March by Carla Sciaky.
Wee Weaver
Wee Weaver by Steeleye Span.
We Sowed Flax Beyond the River
A Russian folk song by the Barynya Ensemble. 
Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
Performed by the artist Pete Seeger, the song Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues is featured.
Woman's Basket Weaving Song
Woman's Basket Weaving Song, performed by Beaver Chief from the folk album Red Cedar Medicine Circle Songs.
Wool Song
A Tibetan Folk Music song performed by Norsang.
You Might Easy Know a Doffer
The lyrics to a traditional Irish song.


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