Tag Archives: Anne Briggs

More Lowlands

Sometimes YouTube suggestions are hopeless, and sometimes they are spot on.  Here is one of the latter: It seems that Ali Darragh is yet to be deemed Wiki-worthy, but there is a good article about her here. That link led … Continue reading

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The Pentangle in Europe

Two recent You Tube uploads of Pentangle performances in Europe.  The first is from Norwegian TV in 1968, singing the Anne Briggs song The Time has Come: The second from French TV in 1972, with 6 songs, mostly from their Reflection LP:

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Blackwater Side; Bert Jansch and Anne Briggs

I have posted solo recordings of Blackwater Side from Bert Jansch and Anne Briggs before, but here they are together, about 30 years on: Which led me to a video of Bert Jansch’s 60th Birthday concert:    

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More from the Low Countries

Two songs to go with the painting from last week: A beautiful unaccompanied rendition of Lowlands from Anne Briggs: Anne Briggs sang Lowlands in 1964 on her Topic Records EP The Hazards of Love. This recording was reissued on her … Continue reading

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Altan – Blackwaterside, and more from Anne Briggs

Another version of Blackwaterside from Irish Group Altan followed by two Anne Briggs songs accompanied by very nice home made videos. Official video for the song, Blackwaterside, from the album ‘Blackwater’ (1996) Photos taken around Shanklin on the Isle of … Continue reading

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A Very Relaxing Post

Another Bach installment, with (possibly) a splash of Newton: Scientists discover most relaxing tune ever A British band and a group of scientists have made the most relaxing tune in the history of man, an Mp3 of which is at … Continue reading

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Blackwaterside – two more

Two more You-tube versions of Blackwaterside (bringing the count up to 7 so far). These two from Sandy Denny, the first an acoustic version from the BBC, and the second an electric version from an unstated source. If anyone knows … Continue reading

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