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Out With the Old and Into The Morning: Folk Band "Miner" Is a Little Ray of Sunshine

“It’s been a long time in the coal mine,” 

and I seem to be stuck in an endless pursuit of new treasures and sounds to keep my music pallet satisfied.

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For The Love Of The Album

SANDY DENNY - FAIRPORT CONVENTION - " Fotheringay " died 36 years ago this week.

Sandy Denny passed away 36 years ago , Sandy an English singer songwriter with a haunting vocal and best known for her contribution to the folk rock band FAIRPORT CONVENTION and her own solo career from 1971-77 produced four solo albums, also after a short spell in the Strawbs she joined Fairports in 1968 and was with the band for just over a year but recorded three classic folk rock albums that changed the sound of the UK folk scene, UNHALFBRICKING, WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAYS and LEIGE and LIFE and the project after leaving Fairport the short lived group FOTHERINGAY. 64 more words


Live Review: Gordon Giltrap and Oliver Wakeman in Maltby, 05/04/14

Venue: The Wesley Centre, Maltby
Date: 05/04/14

Hosted by the Classic Rock Society, The Wesley Centre in Maltby had drawn in an enthusiastic crowd of appreciative music fans for the South Yorkshire tour date of guitar legend Gordon Giltrap, virtuoso musician and writer Oliver Wakeman and the accompanying Ravens & Lullabies band. 716 more words


"Thin Blue Flame" by Josh Ritter

“I became a thin blue stream / The smoke between asleep and dreams.”


Josh Ritter, who was graduated from Oberlin College with a degree in “American History Through Narrative Folk Music,” writes some of the best lyrics I’ve ever had the pleasure of listening to. 32 more words

Five Stars

Gig: To Kill A King At The Hollywood Bardot

You may have not heard of them yet, but To Kill A King (TKAK) is the next English act slated to make big waves across the Atlantic. 406 more words

This Just In

Everything unless I'm with you It doesn't matter to me, no

Every day people like you and me
Just want to live naturally
Time told you and you told me
Nothings gonna get us down can’t you see… 347 more words