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June 2019

Recovery and rediscovery: Pentangle

Bryan Ledgard's picture of Pentangle at 2007 BBC Folk Awards Choosing music to make physical exercise more bearable can be a challenge. It has to be good to have any chance of working, but the last thing you want is... Read more →

fRoots at 40, a life of championing folk, roots, world music and blues - and history consigned to oblivion

fRoots can be found online at By nature, I am a hoarder. I have files, newspapers and magazines going back decades. My wife is the opposite and when the need came to clear out the garage, there would be... Read more →

From Raglan Road to the shores of Normandy. Jim Radford's glorious D-Day tribute

Forgive me for being late with this but, come to think of it, the timing is right. On French news this lunchtime, amid generous and impressive coverage of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of D-Day, this song popped up. I... Read more →