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TIM EDEY - THE BEST OF TIM EDEY
A compilation showing Tim's superb skills on guitar & button box, as well as some of his compositions played by folk superstars such as Sharon Shannon, Michael McGoldrick, Brendan Power, Ross Ainslie
A L LLOYD - BRAMBLE BRIARS & BEAMS OF THE SUN
A L Lloyd, was one of the architects of the UK Folk Revival in the 1950s. In the early 1950s he set about recording English versions of the great Folk Ballads to be found in Francis J Child’s five volume monumental work ‘English & Scottish Popular Ballads’. The complete set of recordings is on this double CD collection.
ARTHUR JOHNSTONE & THE STARS BAND - DOON THROUGH THE YEARS
Recently described as “Scotland’s greatest political folk-singer”, Arthur has almost five decades of experience at the forefront of the Scottish folk scene. This CD is the definitive concert performance, with superb support from Brian Miller, Charlie Soane, Gavin Livingstone and Alan Matthews.
SARAH MCQUAID - THE PLUM TREE AND THE ROSE
Sarah McQuaid is a gifted and captivating performer whose warm, haunting alto is beautifully set off by her “sparkling guitar” (Sing Out!). “There’s no getting around it, Ms McQuaid gets better with every album! Hers is truly a world class talent.” — Clive Pownceby, Living Tradition
ALAN BELL - IN MY HOMELAND
A great collection of songs from the pen of Alan Bell. Between singing and composing Alan also organises the Fylde Folk Festival where he is director and founder.