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Bert Jansch plays 'Blues Run the Game'

We haven’t had any music at ‘Faith, Folk and Charity’ for a while, so here’s the late great Bert Jansch (formerly of ‘Pentangle’) with his cover of Jackson Frank’s ‘Blues Run the Game’. 13 more words


Robin Williamson review for RootsWorld

My latest review for RootsWorld online magazine is of Robin Williamson’s fourth ECM album, Trusting In the Rising Light. The review includes an interview with producer Steve Lake and song samples. 12 more words

ECM Records

THURSDAY NIGHT CUR COMIX: According to Gordon Lightfoot...

My Dad loved Gordon Lightfoot back in the day, at least I think he
did, Gord’s records certainly got a lot of airtime on our old hifi, 31 more words

Fuck 'n Right

Photos: Trampled By Turtles, John Mark Nelson @ Royal Oak Music Theatre

Photos by: Amanda Cain –

Minnesota-based bluegrass/folk-rock band Trampled By Turtles, who released their seventh album, Wild Animals,  on July 15th, 2014 via BanjoDad Records, which follows up their 2012 album, … 406 more words


Is folk music too white?

MOWOs anyone? The editor of one of the country’s leading music magazines looks around and doesn’t like what he sees.

Behind Danny Collins

I just heard this – a true story that the re Al Pacino film is based on – sort of.

When 21 year old folk singer Steve Tillotson released his first album,  141 more words

Real Life

The Pines : Pasture (Folk Songs)

2015 Red House Records

Pasture (Folk Songs) is yet another masterful release by The Pines, the first since 2012’s Dark So Gold album (review see here). 419 more words