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Scottish Fiddlers

Yesterday I saw “Scotland the Brave” at the Sydney Opera House, featuring the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra and Choir, and fiddler extraordinaire Marcus Holden: whose playing of Scottish fiddle music reminded me of Robin Williamson and the Incredible String Band: and lead … Continue reading

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Footsteps of The Incredible String Band

I just thought I would ask Google who there is playing music these days developing the tradition of the Incredible String Band, and after wading through long lists of 40 year old albums I eventually found: Trembling Bells Sweet Death Polka … Continue reading

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More from the path dug-less:

Douglas H on having no head (where H = both Harding and Hofstadter): On Having No Head The Incredible String Band on Douglas Traherne Harding: (Douglas Harding’s middle name was not really Traherne, it was Edison)    

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Another WW1 story

From the Youtube link: I don’t mean to infringe on copyrights of artists, especially not respected ones like the Incredible String band, but I felt I should publish this track because of the strange tale attached to its origins. A … Continue reading

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The Incredible String Band

The Incredible String Band was a late 1960’s/ early 70’s musical group often categorised as “psychedelic folk”, and dismissed as a peculiarity of the era of no great interest beyond that. That is a pity, because the two key members … Continue reading

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