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Chris Wood double at the BBC Folk Awards 2009

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Chris Wood scored a notable double in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards for 2009, collecting both Best Singer and, for Trespasser, best album titles.
All the winners are offered warmest congratulations by Salut! Live. Highlights of the awards evening (held last night) will be broadcast on the Mike Harding show on Radio 2 tomorrow evening, Wed Feb 4, at 7pm UK time. The full list of winners is:


FOLK SINGER OF THE YEAR

Chris Wood

ALSO NOMINATED

Eliza Carthy

Julie Fowlis

Karine Polwart


BEST DUO

Chris While & Julie Matthews

ALSO NOMINATED

Bob Fox & Stu Luckley

Megson

Spiers & Boden

BEST GROUP

Lau

ALSO NOMINATED

Bellowhead

Faustus


Mawkin:Causley


ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Trespasser – Chris Wood

ALSO NOMINATED

Dreams of Breathing Underwater – Eliza Carthy

Low Culture – Jim Moray

This Earthly Spell – Karine Polwart


BEST ORIGINAL SONG

All You Pretty Girls – Andy Partridge (performed by Jim Moray)

ALSO NOMINATED

Come Down Jehovah – Chris Wood (performed by Chris Wood)

Mr Magnifico – Eliza Carthy/Ben Ivitsky (performed by Eliza Carthy)

The Cottager’s Reply – Frank Mansell/Chris Wood (performed by Chris Wood)

BEST TRADITIONAL TRACK

The Lark in the Morning – Jackie Oates

ALSO NOMINATED

Fakenham Fair – Bellowhead

Lucy Wan – Jim Moray

The Lady of York – Chris Wood


HORIZON AWARD

Jackie Oates

ALSO NOMINATED

Bella Hardy

Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller

The Shee

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Tom McConville

ALSO NOMINATED

John McCusker

Martin Simpson

Phil Beer

BEST LIVE ACT

The Demon Barbers

ALSO NOMINATED

Bellowhead

Lau

Seth Lakeman


LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

James Taylor

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Judy Collins

FOLK CLUB OF THE YEAR

The Black Swan Folk Club, York

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