Bob Fox

Music from North Eastern England. Season two: Geordie Black and in search of a tune

One of the most popular series to appear at Salut! Live featured the songs and music of North-eastern England. It stretched to seven instalments but it was clear to me that there was scope for more. Bill Taylor, who like... Read more →


Cover Story (66): Brexit's empty shelves, missing lorry drivers and Ewan MacColl classic song of the road. Bob Fox, Dubliners or MacColl

Brexit is the poisoned chalice that just keeps on dispensing its noxious social and economic pollutants. Whichever way you look - exporters, importers, farmers, fishermen, musicians, students, the NI peace process - it causes problems. And the stock response of... Read more →


Cover Story: (5) From Clare to Here. Ralph McTell, Bob Fox or Nanci Griffith

May 2021 update: Ralph McTell’s second most famous song. I have been an admirer of his music for decades. I first saw him at the Sunderland Empire, taking the stage a little nervously after a pulsating support set from Lindisfarne,... Read more →