Kate Rusby

Song of the Day (Revisited): Kate Rusby ... Who Will Sing Me Lullabies?

Sept 2021 update: Monday morning blues and I needed one of my regular Kate Rusby fixes. What appears below originally appeared in 20-11 and was updated few years after that. Please bear that in mind when reading the text. This... Read more →


Cover Story: (15) The Queen and the Soldier. Suzanne Vega or Kathryn Roberts and Kate Rusby

June 2021 update: back in 2017, when I first published this quick look at the outstanding Suzanne Vega song, The Queen and the Soldier, I promised to add details of the arrangement used by Kate Rusby and Kathryn Roberts for... Read more →


Cover Story: (3) Our Town. Iris DeMent or Kate Rusby, American Midwest or South Yorkshire

May 2021 update: this was only the third instalment of our Cover Story series, one now stretching to around 70. At the time, I was wondering aloud whether the place Iris DeMent had in mind when writing and singing about... Read more →