A timely re-issue of two fabulous folk-rock albums from the JOHN KIRKPATRICK Band. Fronted by England’s finest accordion maestro the band included GRAEME TAYLOR (guitars), MICHAEL GREGORY (percussion), DAVE BERRY (bass) and PAUL BURGESS (fiddle and recorders). Together they recorded some of the most powerful folk-rock of the late 20th century. FORCE OF HABIT was […]
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.
In the popular BBC television series “Victorian Farm” first shown in 2008, JOHN KIRKPATRICK was the fellow who popped up now and again contributing appropriate traditional songs, tunes, dances, and snippets about old customs and folklore. His new album GOD SPEED THE PLOUGH presents a programme of songs which take us through a year in […]
Every Mortal Place the new album from the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Musician of the Year 2010 John Kirkpatrick, is an absolutely extraordinary new solo recording from the English “Squeezebox” King concentrating on a traditional repertoire from Shropshire. As John says: “Having lived in Shropshire for thirty-nine years, and having always included a certain […]
John Kirkpatrick has been one of the most well-known and popular performers on the British folk scene for the past twenty-five years. He is widely regarded as Britain’s leading exponent of ‘squeezebox’ instruments. His remarkable skill with accordion, concertina and melodeon has taken him from the Hammersmith Morris Men to experimental rock music and a […]
This discography attempts to list the original release of all the recordings which feature JOHN KIRKPATRICK. All catalogue numbers refer to UK releases unless otherwise noted. Subsequent reissues are only included if they include additional material. Please write if you spot any errors or omissions. Thanks.