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Issue 83 - Jerry Holland, The Leitrim Equation, Aaron Jones, Eamon Doorley, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Julie Fowlis & Ross Martin, Luke Plumb, Elsa Lemaitre, The Pipeline and more.
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Issue 82 - 2009 Festival Listings - Tom Bliss - 25 Years of Sid Kipper - Battlefield Band - 'Home is Where the Van Is', Mick Ryan 'Folk Opera', Living Tradition Summer Schools, English International, Local Music Making by Jim Bainbridge, The Pipeline - and more.
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Issue 81 -Far, Far, from Ypres - Soldiers songs from WW1. Archie Fisher - Part 1 of an in depth feature on Archie's career. Craig, Morgan, Robson, Belshazzars Feast, Yorkshire Carol Tradition, The Paul McKenna Band, The Snapes, The Hebridean Celtic Festival,The Pipeline - and more.
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Issue 80 -Margaret Stewart - Gaelic singer with some strong views on the direction of the song tradition. Janet Russell - Scots singer not afraid of expressing political views in performance. Christina Stewart - on children's songs and performance. Tom Lewis - English born Canadian based singer and songwriter . Bella Hardy - Young singer making a name for herself. The Bodhran - from the viewpoint of the makers. The Dulcimer - the development of dulcimer playing in the UK. The Orkney Folk Festival - photofeature and review by Debbie Kortitsas
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Issue 79 -Archive Photography - Photographs from the folk revival. Sylvia Barnes - Glasgow born singer . History of Flatpicking guitar - by John Carnie. Lorcan MacMathuna - on Sean Nos singing. Australia's Bush Dance Tradition - by Peter Ellis. The Gosport & Fareham Festival - photofeature and review
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Issue 78 -Mick West, Brian Peters, Max MacDonald - Celtic Colours Festival, Maeve Mackinnon, Sheffield Folk Chorale, 2008 FESTIVAL LISTING
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Issue 77 - Steve Turner, Kevin MacLeod, Wm Kennedy Piping Festival, Askew Sisters , John Bushby, Yorkshire Garland project, Up Helly_Aa
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Issue 76 - Ray Fisher, The Expatriate Game, Omega 3, Lorient Festival

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Issue 75 - Rachel Unthank, Karen Matheson, The Nu-Nordic Reunion, Steve Ashley, Mike McGoldrick, Alistair Anderson – Part 3.

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Issue 74 - Kathleen MacInnes, Pete Webb & Ken Hall, Shona Kipling & Damien O'Kane, Alistair Anderson – Part 2, Big Whistle Weekend, Mick Sands, The Ulster Folk Orchestra..

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Issue 73 - Alistair Anderson –In depth article on a man with a major influence on the folk revival in the UK. . Martin O'Neil - Scolds Bridle - John Wright & John Weatherby - Temple Bar Music Festival - Festival listings 2007.
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Issue 72
Fred Morrison The Pixie Band, Terry Conway, Dylan Fowler, Spain's Living Tradition - the Asturian Folk Scene The Tom Bliss Folksong Workblook – Part 4 in Tom's songwriting workshop 'book' / 'blog'.
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Issue 71
Winter Traditions -Songs and traditions of Mid-Winter. Guitar Maestros - a DVD series giving an extraordinary insight into many top guitar players. Mary Smith - The singer from ' the singing island' of Lewis. Baring Gould Festival - Photo feature of one of Britain's newer traditional music festivals. Rachel Hair - Graduate of Strathclyde University starting a career in traditional music. Con 'Fada' O'Drisceoil - writer of many witty songs and stories. Fiddle Renaissance - Paul Anderson - passionate about the regional fiddle styles in Scotland. The Queensbury Rules - progress from the latest signing for Fellside Recordings. The Tom Bliss Folksong Workblook - Part 3 in Tom's songwriting workshop 'book' / 'blog'.
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Issue 70
Tom Munnelly - Folklorist and song collector in Ireland The Music Room - The evolution of the Music Room - 'Britain's Centre for Traditional Instruments' - and the story of Dave Mallinson - the man behind mally.com Whitby Folk Week - Photo festure of one of Britain's major traditional music festivals.
Bill Leader - Part 2 - 50 years in the recording industry and responsible for many of the classic recordings of the folk revival.
Angus Lyon & Ruaridh Campbell - on recording on a budget.
Karine Polwart - '8 Questions' bringing us up to speed with a remarkable performer and writer whose career is on an upward curve. The MK Whistle - the story behind a new whistle gaining popularity among session players. The Tom Bliss Folksong Workblook - Part 2 in Tom's songwriting workshop 'book' / 'blog'.
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Issue 69
Eric Bogle - one of the greatest songwriters of the last 30 years.
Ian Green - of Greentrax Recordings. Malcolm Storey - the man behind Whitby Folk week for over 25 years nears his retirement.
Corrina Hewat - pushing the boundaries and improvising with folk music and jazz. Songwriting Workshop with Tom Bliss - Part One of a four part feature on songwriting. Mike O'Connor - fiddler and songwriter. Cleethorpes Folk Festival - Photo-feature of this long running festival.
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Issue 68
Bill Leader - 50 years in the recording industry and responsible for many of the classic recordings of the folk revival. Fellside Recordings - 30 years of one of Britian's major folk music labels. Steeleye Span - At a time when many of their early recordings are being re-issued, Alan Murray puts their recording career in perspective. Sean Donnelly - Folk club singer Sean stopped singing after his son was killed in a freak accident, but found that songs pulled him through. Passing it On - Start of an in depth look at how traditional music is taught and how it can be passed on to the next generation. Folk Britannia – a critique by Joe Stead of the recent BBC programmes about the folk revival. The Pindrop Club – A novel approach to concert or folk club style promotion.
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Issue 67
2006 Festivals Listing - Your guide to UK folk festivals Back of the Moon - Scottish Trad Music Awards 'Best Folk Band' 2006 Cara Dillon - her approach to a career as a folk musician Anglo International - The story behind the music and musicians playing the anglo concertina Will Duke & Dan Quinn - Music for Lungs and Bellows is a good description of these talented and entertaining traditional music makers Celtic Connections Photo Feature – Photographs from Glasgow's annual winter festival Tribute to Gordon Duncan – An appreciation of one of Scotland's finest musicians who died in december at the age of 41
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Issue 66
Robin Morton – Singer, 'Boy' of the Lough, Battlefield Band manager and Temple Records supremo. Scots Trad Music Awards 2005 – Photo-feature Ingrid Henderson – Highland Musician Ian Davison – Scots songwriter Jim Causley – Singing from the next generation
Flook – Flute led band Celtic Colours – Festival and Cape Breton Music Hilary James – An eclectic career
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Issue 65
Chris Wood – The Lark Descending Tim Dennehy – Between the Sea and the Hill
Bruce Molsky – Related Traditions – Old Time American Music John Tams – A Lot to Answer For Malinky – New Leaves Dougie MacLean – Part Two Kate Rusby – Q & A
Emma and the Professor – Not the ‘same old, same old’ Mad For Trad – Instrument tutorials on CDROM
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Issue 64
Steve Tilston – My Craft and Sullen Art Dougie MacLean – Living the Tradition Johnny Coppin – Preparing for a Milestone Donald Shaw – Still Seeking his Holy Grail
Cross Current – Refreshingly Traditional Claire Mann – 10 Questions Sidmouth Folk Week Review – Fifty-One Not Out Sing Out! – Preparing your Voice to Sing NewsFest – Focus on 7 Festivals through Sep - Nov Issue 64 - More information

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Issue 63
Danu - One of the most successful Irish groups in the last decade, Old Blind Dogs - Scots Trad Music Awards 'Best Band of the Year' 04, Ian Robb - An Englishman in Canada, Jack Elliott & Jock Purdon - Unfurl the 'Cotia Banner, Sam Pirt - Music, song and dance man
The Songlinks Project - A brief history to date, Old Stagers - An 18th Century Guittar, Floating Crowbars, Idiots, and Whisky for Breakfast - Unusual tune names,
Session Seen
- A new feature from Mike Mandolin Issue Issue 63 - More information

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Issue 62
Douglas Lawrence – Making every Note Count, Rachel Walker – The Most Lovely Music, Alan Bell
Tom Napper Tom Bliss, Geoff Heslop – Standing on the Shoulder of Giants, Jim Moray – 10 Questions, Lews Castle College – A Great Place to Learn, Contra Dance – Roots and Rhythms, The National Festival – Photo Feature, NewsFest – Focus on 15 Festivals through Jun/July Issue 62 - More information

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Issue 61 - Festival Issue 2005
Julie Fowlis - Forever inspired by her North Uist childhood, Martin Simpson - Getting up to date with Martin Simpson, Johnny Handle - And Hey for Bonny Newcastle! (Part 2), Ramblin' Jack Elliott - Recordings go a Ramblin', Young English Folk, Old Stagers - Neil Gow's Fiddle, 40 Years of the Southport Folk Club, Folk Music in 2005 Issue 61 - More information

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Issue 60
Alison Kinnaird - Singing Strings Johnny Handle - And hey for bonny Newcastle Alec Finn - Oranmore's Reluctant Visionary Brian Peters - Back to the source Julie Felix - This land is your land Plus...Bram Taylor, Harriet Bartlett, Cowboys and Weathermen Issue 60 - More Information

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Issue 59
Ian McCalman - The Convuluted Path of the Reluctant Composer, Fairport Convention - Old Bodies Doing a Young Man's Thing, Nollaig Casey - Music from Deep Well-Springs, Dick Gaughan, Andy Irvine, Gael Linn - Unearthing a Treasure Trove of Irish Gems, Plus...Alister's Vintage Bar, Operation Swarbaid, Essex Girls Go Dancing, Ethno England, Grey Larsen's Irish Tune Bank
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Issue 58
Spiers & Boden, Keith Kendrick - Backbone Of The Old Albion, Scottish Borders - Spreading Its Musical Heritage, Susana Seivane - Queen Of The Gaiteiras, Roy Harris - One More Go-round, Mary McPartlan - The Ridge Of The Mountain Ash, Heritage Collectors English & Scottish Popular Ballads - Exciting New Folk Song Resource, Mad For Trad, Billy Tear, Grey Larsen's Irish Tune Bank,
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Issue 57
featuring Crucible, Last Night's Fun, Geordie McIntyre, Shepheard, Spiers & Watson
Fiona MacKenzie -
Mair Mhor Galic Song Fellow, Story Of The Session - Tips on Session Ettiquete, Grey Larsen's Irish Tune Bank - This Month's Featured Tune - Last Night's Fun, Un-Greying The Tradition - Youthful Perspective Of The Folk Scene
Newsfest - Focus On 10 Festivals Through Aug/Sept
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Issue 56
Features
Pete Coe, Pete Morton, Skilda, Emily Smith, Chris Stout, Folk Archive Resource North East - English Traditons Online, Hidden Fermanagh - Music & Song Treasure Revealed, Grey Larsen's Irish Tune Bank - Session Tune Tutorial, Festival Listings - May To December 2004, Newsfest - Focus On 10 Festivals Through June & July
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Issue 55
Features
Festival Listings 2004, The London Lasses & Pete Quinn, Eliza Carthy, Davie Robertson, Shirley Collins, Chris Armstrong & Finlay MacDonald - Piping's Bright Future, Amazin' Fiddles - The Rise Of Fiddle Workshops, Ceilidh Culture - Edinburgh's Other Festival.
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Issue 54
Features
Karine Polwart, Grey Larsen: Essential Flute & Whistle Guide, Bayou Seco, Paul Anderson, Ian Melrose, Celtic Connections Education.
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Issue 53
Features
Patterson Jordan Dipper, Liam Farrell & Joe Whelan, John Tams, Dave Arthur, Warwick Folk Festival, Kerfuffle, Common Ground Scotland.
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Issue 52
Features
Tim Laycock, School of Scottish Studies, The Ballad Series, Dave Swarbrick,
Kris Drever, Festival Listings 2003, The Pipeline
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Issue 51
Features
Capercaillie , Jane & Amanda Threlfall, Andy Irvine, Battlefield Band, John Joe Kelly, The Ballad Series - Pirate Ballads , Celtic Connections - Photofeature - The Pipeline - In his regular feature on piping, Chris Mackenzie, Issue 51 - More information

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Issue 50
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Chris Foster, Fraser Fifield, Sara Grey & Kieron Means, Roy Bailey - on children's songs, Pat McNulty, Paddy Glackin, The Ballad in Inishowen, Geordie - Ballad Feature - Part 2 of the feature in our Ballad Series on 'Geordie - Child #209' by Nick Caffrey, The Flowers of the Forest- background to this famous song by Steve McGrail, The Pipeline, Opinion - Who follows on?, Live Reviews Issue 50 - More information

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Issue 49
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Dervish, The Give Way Sisters, Mairead Nesbitt, Karan Casey, Common Ground/National Festival Scotland, Geordie - Ballad Feature, Iain Mackintosh, The Demon Barber Roadshow, Tony Corcoran, Martin Simpson Issue 49 - More information

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Issue 48
Features
- Nancy Kerr & James Fagan
, Gillian Frame, Keith Kendrick & Lynne Heraud, Plockton High School - a centre of excellence, Australian National Folk Festival, Ed Pickford, Feis Rois - Blazing a Ceilidh Trail, The Ballad Series - "Two Sisters", Living in Ballad Country - Rules for Survival Issue 48 - More information

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Issue 47
Features
- Chris Coe
, Louis Killen, Lasair Dhe - The Flame of God, Jimmy Crowley, Alistair Russell, The Ballad Series - "Elfin Knight", Festival Listings 2002
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Issue 46
Features
- Catriona Macdonald & Kathryn Tickell,
Franke Harte, Donal Maguire, Friends of Fiddlers Green, An overview of Ballad History, The Ballad Series - "Lamkin", Daigressing, The Pipeline. Issue 46 - More information

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Issue 45
Features
- Lunasa, Christine Primrose, Will Atkinson,
Brian Peters & Gordon Tyrrall, Eddie Walker, Radio Station Round-up, Storytelling - The Sirens of Scroby Sands, Where are the young singers?, Hebridean Festival - Photo Feature & Review, Cambridge Festival - Photo Feature & Review, Daigressing, The Pipeline.
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Issue 44
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Jez Lowe, Step Change - new views on traditional dance, Bill Whaley & Dave Flatcher, Maggie MacInness, Michael McGoldrick, Bill Lamey - Bringing it Back Home, Martin Carthy's 60th Birthday Concert - Photo Feature & Review, Orkney Folk Festival - Photo Feature & Review, Daigressing, The Pipeline.
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Issue 43
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John McCusker, Wolfstone, Brian Watson, Tanglefoot, Karl Dallas - Part 2 The Scots Women Photo Review, The Pipeline.
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Issue 42
Features
- Jock Tamsons Bairns, Providence, Mike Harding, Karl Dallas, Folk Songs from New York's Concert Saloons, A Bankie Lad - Song Feature, Festival Listing 2001
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Issue 41 Opinion by Karl Dallas
Features
-Tony McManus, Allan Kelly, John Watt, The Gaugers, Jack Beck, Eoin O'Raibhaigh, Photo Feature - Common Ground on the Hill Summer School 2000, Sheila Stewart
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Issue 40 Opinion by Jerry Epstein
Features
- Flora MacNeil, Huw & Tony Williams, Martin Carthy, Steve Tilston, Dougie MacLean's Real Music Bar, Allan Taylor, The Easy Club, Sean Keane, Owen Kelly
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Issue 39 Opinion by Peggy Seeger
Features - John Conolly, Lester Simpson, Kevin Mitchell, Heather Heywood, Sabine Baring-Gould, Martin Carthy's Guitar Style, Dave Webber & Anni Fentiman

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Issue 38 Opinion
Features
- Liz Carroll, Roisin White, Steve Ashley, Pete Castle, Colin Ross, Jim Carroll & Pat Mackenzie's Collection, Altan, Festival Listing 2000.
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Issue 37 Opinion
Features
- The Jew's Harp, Bob Coppers 85th Birthday Party, Chris While & Julie Matthews, The Songs of Joan MacKenzie, Photo features of the Gaelic Women and the String Sisters concerts at Celtic Connection 2000, Instrument Makers - The Harp Makers, Festival Listing 2000. Issue 37 More infomation

Issue 36 Opinion
Features
- Orion, Liz Doherty, Armagh Pipers' Club, Doc Rowe, cMc - Not reaping rewards?, Photo Feature of Hamish Henderson's 80th birthday concert and of the Fiddle '99 festival in Edinburgh, Instrument Maker - George Ormiston Flute Maker

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Issue 35 Opinion
Features - Billy Pigg - the Northumbrian Piper, Graeme Miles, Alan Bell, North Cregg, Photo Feature & review of the Celtic Colours Festival '99, Instrument Maker - Kilberry Bagpipes. Issue 35 More infomation

Issue 34 Opinion
Features - Peter Bellamy, Matt Seattle, Alistair Hulett, Uilleann Piping - a new dawn, RunRig, Traditional Instruments - Sully's Banjos.
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Issue 33 Opinion
Features - Vin Garbutt, The Tradition Bearers - Bob Blair, Alison McMorland, The Atholl Collection, Burns the Folk Musician
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Issue 32 Opinion - Wrong Again
Features - Hamish Henderson, Cilla & Artie - The Singing Kettle, Maddy Prior, Simon Mayer & Hillary James' USA Tour, Mike Burnham, Traditional Instruments - The Mandolin maker
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Issue 31 Opinion - The F Word
Features - The Boys of the Lough - The Hand of Cathal, Chris Newman & Maire Ni Chathasaigh, John Warner & Margaret Walters, Tim Van Eyken, The Chipolatas Down Under, John Kirkpatrick - the ultimate squeezer geezer, Traditional Instruments - They don't make 'em like that any more with Archie Fisher
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Issue 30 Editorial - Time for Reflection
FREE Highlander Music Sampler CD with this issue.
Features
- Fernhill, Traditions of Cornwall, Sword Dancing, Keith Donnelly, Gerry Hallom - Poems into Songs, Simon Thoumire - Keep It Up, Highlander Music Sampler Feature Issue 30 More infomation

Issue 29 Editorial - Sing for the Song
Features
- Peeping Tom English Dance Band, Kristina Olsen & Peter Grayling, Callenig, Tony Wilson & Mick Roberts, Brian Howard: Uilleann Pipe Maker, Product Review - Headway Electronics pick-up, Product Review - Yamaha XPO Wind Synthesiser, Cambridge Festival '98 Photo Feature
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Issue 28 Editorial - Where is the Protest
Features
- Natalie MacMaster & Cape Breton, The Tannahill Weavers, In Search of Nic Jones, The John Wright Band, English Folk Dance & Song Society, Niel Gow.
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Issue 27 Editorial - The Role of the Critic
Features
- Deaf Shepherd, The English Folk Dance & Song Society, Song Feature - Indiana by Andy Mitchell, Johnny Collins, Cowboy Celtic, The McCalmans, The Connollys of Connemara, Travelling for a Living, The Learning Curve - Learning to play Traditional Music, Degree Course in Scottish Music.
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Issue 26 Editorial - Traditional Music & the Media
Features - Roy Bailey, The Old Rope String Band, Sandy Brechin, Harvey Andrews, Simon Thoumire, The Kelty Clippie - Song Feature.
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Issue 25 Guest Editorial - Musical Links between UK & USA
Features
- Savourna Stevenson, Ian Bruce, Cheshire Traditions, Martyn Wyndham-Read, Traditional Music in Wales, Amplifying Acoustic Instruments, Cheshire Traditions - Roy Clinging.
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Issue 24 Editorial - National Policy for the Traditional Arts
Features
- Show of Hands, Show of Hands -Tips of the Trade, Traditional Music on the Radio, Bluffers guide to Sean-Nos, Phil & June Colclough, Artist formerly known as George Faux, Taffy Thomas, Bobby Campbell.
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Issue 23 Editorial - Celtic Music Records Debate
Features
- Jennifer & Hazel Wrigley, Ted & Ivy Poole, Songs for the Folk?, Gypsy Reel, Topical Treasurehouse, June Tabor, Cambridge Festival '97 Photo Feature
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Issue 22 Editorial - Bad Press
Features
- Mike Raven, Alex Campbell, Celtic Caboodle, Robin Laing - The Angels' Share, Christy Moore, Chantan.
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Issue 21 Editorial - Pride & Passion
Features
- Kate Rusby, Robin & Barry Dransfield, Waiting for the Bubble to Burst, Nic Jones, The 'Nic Jones' Guitar Style, Mairtin O' Connor.
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Issue 20 Editorial - Get it right
Features
- Packie Manus Byrne, Dicky Deegan, Mick West, Arcady, Adam McNaughtan, Three Ways of Being Folk. Why I Love Sidmouth Festival
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Issue 19 Editorial - What are we selling?
Features
- Frankie Gavin, Dave Webber, Pauline Cato & Tom McConville, Music for Dance, Alison Kinnaird, The Canadians are Coming, John Campbell.
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Issue 18 Editorial - MOR Folk Song or do we still have something to say?
Features
- Tabache, Green Linnet Records, Traditional Arts Alliance, A piece of Ireland?, Sean Keane, Craobh Rua, Fly on the Wall - La Bottine Souriante.
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Issue 17 Editorial - Which way to go?
Features
- Interview with Robert Burns, The Clarke Pennywhistle, Crossroads Debate, Chris Sherburn & Denny Bartley, Greentrax Recordings, Tony McManus,
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Issue 16 Editorial - Talk Big about being Small
Features
- Jock Duncan, Micheal O' Suilleabhain, Micho Russell, International Concertina Association, Abingdon Morris, Matters Legal 3, Fly on the Wall - 30 years a Folkie. Issue 16 More infomation

Issue 15 Editorial - Tighten your belts!
Features
- Brian McNeill, Dolores Keane, Hamish Imlach, Kevin Burke, Matters Legal 2. Issue 15 More infomation

Issue 14 Editorial - A National Development Agency for Traditional Music
Features
- Aly Bain - Transatlantic Sessions, Brendan Power, Huw & Tony Williams, Ralph Blizzard, Vin Garbutt, Matters Legal 1, Fly on the Wall - The Sound Man Story.
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Issue 13 Editorial - Folk Clubs & Young People
Features
- Riverdance - Bill Whelan, Bill Cadick, Nomos, Is the Tradition Living 3, RTE - Records, Television, Everything, The Old Swan Band, Living on Air - Radio Feature.
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Issue 12 Editorial - Diversity of View but Common Goals
Features
- Wolfstone, Passchendaele - Coope, Boyes & Simpson, Martin Hayes, Recordings from Cork Trad. Festivals, Iron Horse, Living on Air - Radio Feature, Is the Tradition Living 2, Fly on the Wall - Roots Mon: a plain persons guide to Traditional Music. Issue 12 More infomation

Issue 11 Editorial - At the end of the line?
Features
- Battlefield Band, Interview with Paddy Maloney, Chris Wood & Andy Cutting, Alasdair Fraser, Ossian Publications, Fly on the Wall - Kate Rusby & Kathryn Roberts. Issue 11 More infomation

Issue 10 Editorial - The Festival League Tables
Features
- Cherish the Ladies, Show of Hands, Interview with Robert Mathieson, Scottish Step-Dancing, Scottish Traditional Music Trust, Letters from a would be Session Man, Fly on the Wall - Chris Wood.
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Issue 9 Editorial - Power & Responsibility
Features
- Cyril Tawney, Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle, Tom Napper & Tony Wilson, Traditional Music & Song Association of Scotland - Keeping the Grass roots Strong, Luke Daniels, Fly on the Wall - Taking Music to Nature.
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Issue 8 Editorial
Features
- Sharon Shannon, Dave Goulder, John Howson, Rita connolly, The Stepdance Factor, Fly on the Wall - Tony Wilson,
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Issue 7 Editorial - Art or Leisure?
Features
- Norma Waterson, Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin, Vic Gammon talks to Roy Bailey, Sara Grey, The House Band, Fly on the Wall - More idle observations from Allan Taylor.
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Issue 6 Editorial - Sing for the Song
Features
- William Jackson, Folk Rock - From Fairport onward, Fylde Guitars, Jeff Warner & Jeff Davis, Fly on the Wall - Idle observations from Allan Taylor.
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Issue 5 Editorial - Patrons & Mentors
Features
- The Lakeman Brothers, Peter Bellamy, Heritage, Northern Soul, Brenda Wooton, Fly on the Wall - Battlefield Band.
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Issue 4 Editorial - The Respect it Deserves
Features
- Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham, Am Bron Binn - King Arthur in the Western Isles, Ken Woolard, From an English Bothy, Fly on the Wall - Keith Hancock.
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Issue 3 Editorial - New Writing - Vital to the Tradition
Features
- Altan, George & Ron Spicer, Set Dancing Revival in Ireland, Coope, Boyes & Simpson, The Fesian Movement, Fly on the Wall - Sid Kipper.
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Issue 2 Editorial - Professionalism Vs Commercialism
Features
- Capercaillie, Dave Burland, Set Dancing in Northern Ireland, Brian Peters, Ceol to Newcastle, Song Feature - Mill O' Tifty's Annie, The Poozies, Storytelling in Shropshire, Fly on the Wall - A week in the life of Jez Lowe.
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Issue 1 Editorial - A Duty to Inform
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- The Boys of the Lough, Carolina Shout, Walt Michael & Co., The Changing Face of Festivals, The North West of England, Sheffield & the East Midlands, The Northern Ireland Folk Scene, Edinburgh - The Fringe gets longer, Fly on the Wall - Hamish Moore's Diary,
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