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ALISTAIR RUSSELL & CHRIS PARKINSON – A Glass And A Mile (Glade Recordings GLCD0113)

ALISTAIR RUSSELL & CHRIS PARKINSON – A Glass And A Mile (Glade Recordings GLCD0113)

ALISTAIR RUSSELL and CHRIS PARKINSON A quick glance at the track listing on the latest album by the guitar and melodeon based duo Alistair Russell and Chris Parkinson will evoke memories of the golden... ...
OLD SWAN BAND – Swan For The Money (Wild Goose Records WGS378CD)

OLD SWAN BAND – Swan For The Money (Wild Goose Records WGS378CD)

OLD SWAN BAND Well blow me down if this isn’t a recording that sounds as if it comes from a more magical period than the Great British public are at present experiencing. It’s almost... ...
Steve Bonham – Songsmith. – CD DBL 005

Steve Bonham – Songsmith. – CD DBL 005

Steve Bonham I first met Steve Bonham in the late 1980’s when he was part of the folk band ‘Firkin The Fox’ and I booked them to appear at Ilkeston Folk Club which I was... ...
BROOM BEZZUMS – Wine From A Mug & Winterman

BROOM BEZZUMS – Wine From A Mug & Winterman

Broom Bezzums Blissful (!) is the first word that comes to mind when reviewing anything by Andrew Cadie (vocals, fiddle, guitar, Northumbrian pipes, percussion and viola) and Mark Bloomer (vocals, guitar, mandola and drums)... ...
Ange Hardy – The Lament of The Black Sheep

Ange Hardy – The Lament of The Black Sheep

Ange Hardy I had been looking forward to receiving this album from Ange Hardy, as it was the long anticipated follow up to her last excellent CD – ‘Bare Foot Folk’. The previous offering... ...
Peatbog Faeries – Blackhouse

Peatbog Faeries – Blackhouse

Peatbog Faeries It’s not often that I can describe a folk music CD as ‘Spectactular’ but that’s the term that springs to mind as soon as the first track kicks in with an explosion... ...
Ribbon Road – No Redemption Songs.

Ribbon Road – No Redemption Songs.

Ribbon Road Ribbon Road have been going for quite a number of years but I was never aware of them until I received a copy of the 2012 CD – ‘Roadside Dreams’. A mightily impressive... ...
Threepenny Bit – Pantomime Cannon – Little Folk Records (LFR103)

Threepenny Bit – Pantomime Cannon – Little Folk Records (LFR103)

Threepenny Bit Threepenny Bit are an eight piece folk and ceilidh band who are based in Hampshire and Pantomime Cannon is their third album release. They have been very active on the Folk Festival circuit in 2014... ...
The Fishwives – Ocean Bound

The Fishwives – Ocean Bound

The Fishwives For those of you who don’t know the story of The Fishwives, you have really got to get the full account from their website. Their original release was a single to raise funds... ...
JAMES FINDLAY – Sport And Play (Fellside Recordings FECD238)

JAMES FINDLAY – Sport And Play (Fellside Recordings FECD238)

James Findlay In 2009 James Findlay won the prestigious BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award and rightly so on the strength of this recording. Fellside Recordings is fast becoming the ‘British’ version of America’s Green Linnet... ...

Folk Music Album Reviews

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