Category Archives: Bach

Scarborough Fair

Scarborough Fair is a very old song, according to Wikipedia dating back at least to 1670, and probably much earlier.  Here are three versions from the mid-sixties. The first from Martin Carthy was released in 1965, on his first album: The … Continue reading

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Solid Air – Norma Waterson

I don’t know how I missed this, but I just discovered yesterday: More about the album: The Very Thought of You On her second solo album the Grande Dame of British folk is presenting us with a surprising, inspired selection … Continue reading

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Quite Good

This song has actually appeared here before, but it was a bit buried, so here it is again; Robin Williamson with a quite good interpretation of Like a Rolling Stone:    

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2 more Moves Through the Fair

I have just mended a broken link in the previous installment of “She moves Through the Fair”. Here are two more, from Tir Eolas: and Tara McNeill:

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Double Bass

Reading the comments on a Davey Graham YouTube video: I discovered that the bass player on the track was Danny Thompson, and checking the other artists playing on the album, “Large and Life and Twice as Natural”, I found they … Continue reading

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Cattle at the Melbourne International Film Festival

The Melbourne International Film Festival, started in 1952, is one of the oldest film festivals in the World. The Accelerator Program is a collection of short films by emerging filmmakers from Australia and New Zealand, which this year features a … Continue reading

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On Rythym

“Foli” is the word used for rhythm by the Malinke tribe in West Africa. But Foli is not only found in Malinke music, but in all parts of their daily lives. Directed by Thomas Roebers, this short film portrays the people of Baro, … Continue reading

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