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Two forks in the Celtic path

Re-visiting the Steeleye Span version of Tam Lin lead me to two very different musical groups that I had not heard of before: Anaïs Mitchell is an American singer-songwriter and musician, here performing another version of Tam Lin with Jefferson Hamer: … Continue reading

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Tam Lin

Tam Lin is a Scottish folk tale and song dating from 1549 or earlier. It is set at Carterhaugh (not Carter Hall), which is a real place. The song was widely re-interpreted in the British folk revival, most notably by Fairport  … Continue reading

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