A collection of seasonal songs from some of the finest voices of the 1960’s English folk revival. The majestic, uplifting vocals of the YOUNG TRADITION – Heather Wood, Peter Bellamy and Royston Wood – are joined by Shirley and Dolly Collins. Legendary, long lost recordings from 1969. A collection of seasonal songs from some of […]
The greatest British rock’n’folk band of them all – captured in all their live glory – with brass blazing, lead guitar screaming and a rock solid rhythm section. ‘WILD LIFE’ was recorded direct to DAT at the Sidmouth Festival. and London’s Purcell Room and Half Moon during August 1992 with Bill Caddick on lead vocals. […]
FREEDOM My real feeling of lack of freedom… comes from the fact that I have to be anything at all, specific…. I get nearer and nearer towards happiness, or a feeling of being relaxed and free when I can lose myself in my environment… I mean I get lost in listening to other people’s […]
Helen Watson is a unique performer whose matured voice and idiosyncratic songs are a welcome change in the world of singer-songwriters. Her magical music crosses the boundaries between blues, soul, jazz and folk. Helen began performing on the folk-club circuit during the late ‘sixties. She was one half of a soul duo; a singer with […]
Born April 3rd 1949 in North London, Richard Thompson remains one of modern music’s best kept secrets. The son of a policeman, Richard developed his formidable guitar style in fledgling bands like Emil & the Detectives and Tim Turner’s Narration. At seventeen he became a founding member of the band Fairport Convention the foremost British […]
The original line-up of Brass Monkey united Martin Carthy and John Kirkpatrick, two stalwarts of the folk scene, Howard Evans and Roger Williams, the Home Service brass and sought after classical and theatre brass players with country dance percussionist Martin Brinsford.