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Martin Simpson and Danny Thompson (1/47 from Graham Bell’s Danny Thompson collection)

A variant of the traditional song Matty Groves, Little Musgrave tells the story of a young man paying the price for a brief tryst with a noble woman. This version recorded live at the Oxford Folk Festival of 2008 features … Continue reading

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George Gently, Matty Groves, and Ebony Buckle

The George Gently episode “Gently With Class” (just shown in Australia) features an excellent rendition of the traditional song “Matty Groves” sung by Ebony Buckle: The song dates from at least the 17th Century ,and is  included in the ballads … Continue reading

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