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PHIL BEER – Box Set One

PHIL BEER – Box Set One

PHIL BEER Do you think it is just coincidence or do you suppose that music teachers of a certain period (the late 1960’s) used to spread the word that they should teach the kids... ...
ANDY IRVINE – Abocurragh (Own Label AK-3)

ANDY IRVINE – Abocurragh (Own Label AK-3)

ANDY IRVINE A recording by Andy Irvine at any time should be heralded with a peel of trumpets but in addition to his own input what also makes for another significant CD for your collection... ...
Winter Wilson – Ashes and Dust

Winter Wilson – Ashes and Dust

Winter Wilson It’s always nice to receive a new CD from the long established duo Winter Wilson. Based on their track record of producing great songs with tight harmonies and subtle instrumental support, this... ...
EAMON FRIEL – The Streets Forget (Thran Records THR 1008)

EAMON FRIEL – The Streets Forget (Thran Records THR 1008)

Eamon Friel Eamon Friel is the kind of songwriter I could listen to all day. He manages to capture your imagination with seductive lyrics that remind me of the time I first heard Ralph McTell... ...
Spoil The Dance : Northern Common

Spoil The Dance : Northern Common

Spoil The Dance This Sheffield based band consists of Gaynor Brook, Sally Gay, Charlie Smallwood and Steve Brook. They have been playing together for quite a while but have only just got around to... ...
MARIE FIELDING – An Tra (Rumford Records RUMFORDCD02)

MARIE FIELDING – An Tra (Rumford Records RUMFORDCD02)

MARIE FIELDING This album opens very promisingly with a glissando like waterfall of musical notes on “Tuttle’s Reels” courtesy of Marie Fielding (fiddle), Torr Orr (accordion) and Donogh Hennessy on guitar and if you... ...
KEN NICOL – Historic Events And Other Subjects (MVS Records MVS CD025)

KEN NICOL – Historic Events And Other Subjects (MVS Records MVS CD025)

Ken Nicol For those that thought Ken Nicol was just the (ex) guitarist with Steeleye Span, think again. On his latest solo recording Nicol’s writing skills both lyrically and instrumentally come into play on... ...
SESSION A9 – Session A9 (RAJ Records 005)

SESSION A9 – Session A9 (RAJ Records 005)

SESSION A9 Featuring four world class fiddle players; Charlie McKerron, Gordon Gunn, Adam Sutherland and Kevin Henderson plus, for good measure Marc Clement (guitar), Brian McAlpine (piano and accordion) and percussionist David “Chimp” Robertson... ...
The Changing Room – A River Runs Between

The Changing Room – A River Runs Between

The Changing Room The band is gathered around the talents of Cornwall based singer-songwriter Tanya Brittain and vocalist/ musician Sam Kelly. I’m always delighted to receive a CD for review that contains ‘proper’ folk... ...
LUMIERE – My Dearest Dear (IRL Records IRL075)

LUMIERE – My Dearest Dear (IRL Records IRL075)

LUMIERE The art of successfully bringing ‘folk’ music to a wider audience has been surmounted before by the likes of Steeleye, Fairport and The Corrs and with the duo Lumiere it looks as if... ...

Folk Music Album Reviews

Following the re-launch of the UK Folk Music website in July 2020 our folk music album reviews are reinstated.

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