Tag Archives: folk

THE ALBION CHRISTMAS BAND – All Are Safely Gathered In

December 1, 2022

Talking Elephant 2022 Veterans of folklore travels delve into tradition and novelty to let their fellowship shine ever so brightly. Mistletoe doesn’t have a scent yet if it did that’s the aroma this album would exude, as the ensemble whose … Continue reading

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BEAU – Al Killem’s Final Show

April 2, 2022

Cherry Red 2022 Moving outside of proverbial narrative to make a stand, English troubadour-cum-troublemaker delivers a searing comment on societal woes. The album-a-year run that Trevor Midgley’s been for a decade now may seem like stretching it in terms of … Continue reading

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LINDA MOYLAN – The Merchant

December 17, 2021

Talking Elephant 2021 Trading sorrow for the source of sincerity, Irish songstress finds the fount of folk mysteries. When Linda Moylan laid down a single with Julie Felix in 2020, not long before the elder stateswoman passed away, it was … Continue reading

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TIR NA NÓG – Live 1970-’71

December 13, 2021

Mega Dodo 2021 Esteemed Éire ensemble send some shining silver streams through the mists of time. Sonny Condell and Leo O’Kelly, known collectively as TIR NA NÓG, are one of the most prominent folk, or folk rock, groups to have … Continue reading

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SCOTT JEFFERS – Celtica

October 29, 2021

Scott Jeffers 2007 Striking solo to revel in reels and let his vocals rest, American violinist reigns supreme in instrumental world. It was an unexpected turn of events: after three successful albums with TRAVELER, with defining the band’s prospects for … Continue reading

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