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40. The Vat

Carolan has been out sessioning again. This time it’s the ‘Vat’ session that takes place at the Vat and Fiddle pub near Nottingham railway station every second Sunday afternoon of the month. 73 more words

Peter Case : Sings Like Hell

Peter Case’s new album will be released later this year, but as he’s in his early 60’s now, he’s got quite a long career to look back on to, although unfortunately he’s not quite blessed with the amount of success he definitely deserves. 842 more words


Irish music, war and history

This music video from Ireland says about itself:

30 November 2010

Wolfe TonesCome Out Ye Black And Tans

Words by Dominic Behan, music traditional…

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Human Rights

Lead Belly - Absolutely The Best

It’s looking pretty grim out there, may as well hang out indoors and check out some Lead Belly. I have two Lead Belly collections, and today we’re gonna look at the shorter single CD release ‘Absolutely the Best of Lead Belly, which is the first one I ever owned and really first collection of songs I heard by the man. 788 more words


Review: Jose Gonzalez 'Vestiges & Claws'

Jose Gonzalez was one of the first, in fact the first I think of folk acts, I remember fully hearing and remembering back in 2003 when he released his debut ‘Veneer’ and album I still listen to now (Because its really good) after that I found more folk artist, like Nick Drake, John Martyn etc. 176 more words

New Music

Tracks of Tunes & Songs on Wildgeese

Here’s a taste of Randal Bays’ exquisite fiddle on the air, Anach Cuain preceding the powerful song of The Blacksmith. I only recently learned that one my ancestors included a blacksmith from Cork City – so perhaps it’s only fitting that this song was such a favorite from the newly remastered from the 1983 Wildgeese recording… 10 more words

Kate Power