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Playlist No. 5

I’ve been doing a bit of traveling lately and for me that always means listening to a lot of music. It took me 7 hours to get from New York to Boston this weekend and I listened to these tracks multiple times on the journey. 91 more words

Playlist No. 3

The thing about having a blog about female folk singers is that there it’s so easy to fall into focusing the whole thing on the 60s and 70s – an amazing period for music in general, especially for folk. 82 more words

"No Love Today", by Chris Smither.

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A beautiful song, performed by a wonderful guitarist and song-writer. Lyrics are as clarifying as vinegar.

I think it a small masterpiece. 85 more words

Chris Smither

Ewan MacColl - Dirty Old Town

On October 22 1989 English folk singer, songwriter, poet, and record producer Ewan MacColl died aged 74. He wrote ‘Dirty Old Town’ and ‘The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face’, (which became a No.1 hit for Roberta Flack in 1972). 103 more words

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