Podcasts - Roving Folk

Hosted by Ken Hudson

Broadcast every 4th Sunday of the month  -  10am – 12noon

 

23rd August 2020

The show this month includes memories of Whitby Folk Week with Geoff Twentyman – a visit to our Virtual Performance Tent with Mary Twentyman, to experience ‘England Expects’ – recommended new releases with David Kidman -– and Songs and Music by .......

Julie Felix - If I Could (El Condor Pasa);Artisan - The Weather Man Says;Coope,Boyes&Simpson - Now Is the Cool of the Day;Mellstock Band - King Arthur Had Three Sons;Hilary James - Searching for Lambs;Simon Mayor - Sheffield Steel Works 1959;John Tams - Steelos;Steel City Rovers - Guiness For Two;Graham Moore – Tolpuddle Man;Taffy Thomas&Tim Laycock - Swell My Net Full;Jinks' Stack - Cornish Lads;Martyn Wyndham-Read – The Farmer’s Anthem;Cockersdale - Bring us a Barrel;Laura Smyth&Ted Kemp - Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy;Shirley Collins – Wondrous Love & Christmas Song;The Longest Johns – Ashes&Four Hours;Joan Baez - Be of Good Heart;Endangered Species - England Expects;Ken&Brad Kolodner - Steel Rail Blues;Silly Sisters - Hedger&Ditcher;Jez Lowe&Andy May - Barnstorming .......

 

26th July 2020

The show this month is a visit to the Roving Folk Virtual Summer Festival of Folk - Past & Present - with contributions from David Kidman; the Ryburn 3 Step ‘No Pressure Session’ Marquee with their guest artistes; the Roll Back the Carpet Appalachian Dancers; Geoff Twentyman is in the Maritime Tent – and on the way, there are a couple of Folk Mastermind Conundrums !  - and Songs and Music by .......

Chumbawumba – Voices That’s All; Lester Simpson - Singing the Ages Down; Keith Marsden – Old Peculiar; Dave Swarbrick & Martin Carthy – Hen’s March to the Midden; Peter Bellamy & Shirley Collins – Come Write Me Down; The Incredible String Band - Everything’s Fine Right Now; Ian Campbell Group - (with Swarb) - The Drover's Dream; Chris Manners - Fifty Shades of White; Heretique - Bouree de Pleinpieds, Kalinka, Le Petit Coin; Jeff Warner - Beautiful Life;  Ira Bernstein & Riley Baugus - Old Joe Clark; Judy Collins - Farewell to Tarwathie; Rambling Jack Elliot - My Rocky Mountain Belle; Dave Webber & Anni Fentiman - Old Figurehead Carver; Jolly Jack - Rolling down to Old Maui; Johnny Collins & Jim Mageean - Roll Down; Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs - Old Joe Clark; Earl Scruggs & Lester Flatt - Beverley Hillbillies Theme; Andrew Meroniuk Band – Chinese Breakdown; Joan Baez - Plaisir d ’Amour; Ira Bernstein & Riley Baugus – Black Eyed Susie; Alice Jones - When I Am Far Away; Blue Murder - No One Stands Alone; The Wassailers - Roll the Woodpile Down; Artisan - The Mary Ellen Carter .....

 

28th June 2020

CD Reviews from Geoff & Mary Twentyman -– David Kidman with Recommended Recent Releases – Nick Dow selects his Roving Folk Three Track Challenge - and Songs and Music by .......

Ramox - Country Life;The Watersons 1983 - Dido Bendigo; Pete Coe & Alice Jones - Shule Agra; June Tabor - Spyship opening titles (1983); June Tabor & Maddy Prior - Almost Every Circumstance; Colum Sands - January Child; Colum Sands - Just an Oul' Thing That's Going Around; Colum Sands - One More for The Road; George Sansome - Jovial Cutler; Martin Carthy - Seven Yellow Gypsies; Cyril Tawney - The Dark Eyed Sailor; Burl Ives - The Foggy, Foggy Dew; Johnny Collins - Bonny Hawthorn; Idumea Quartet – Silver Dagger; Tom Lewis – The Minstrel; Ramox – Recently; Frank O’Neill - Down in Your Mine; Frank O’Neill - One Miner's Life; Don Partridge – Rosie; Arrowsmith:Robb Trio – All the Salt; Arrowsmith:Robb Trio – The New Mistress; Arrowsmith:Robb Trio – The Mermaid and the Swallow; Chad - Sunday Afternoon in the Car; George Sansome - The Bold Princess Royal ......

 

24th May 2020

Geoff & Mary with Folksequences – ‘Fiddle Duets’ Review by Joy Leach – David Kidman with Recommended Recent Releases – Nigel Schofield’s Three Track Challenge - and Songs and Music by

Ralph McTell - Streets of London; Ralph McTell - New Verse; The Countrymen - Cornwall My Home; Cornish Peoples Choir - Cornwall My Home; Steeleye Span - Padstow May Day Song; Vic Gammon - First of May; George Sansome - Only a Ha'penny; ‘Fiddle Duets ‘- Joy's Review Part 1; Mary & Geoff – Folksequences; Thomasina Levy - Hard Times; Matthew Dickerson - Ashokan Farewell;  ‘Fiddle Duets ‘- Joy's Review Part 2; Chad - The Dancing Teacher; Sweeney's Men - Willy O'Winsbury; The Roches - On the Road to Fairfax County; Shirley Collins - Poor Murdered Woman; Planxty - True Love Knows no Season; Nick Dow - The Foggy Dew; David Kidman - Recent Releases - May20; Merry Hell - Beyond the Call (A song for our NHS);  Mill Run Dulcimer Band – See That Rainbow Shine; Martin Simpson & Chris Parkinson - Hal an Tow;  ....

 

26th April 2020

Spotlight on Tony Wilson - Chad's 3-Track Choice - and Songs and Music by

Jolly Jack -April Song; Show of Hands - ‘Twas On One April's Morning; Reg Meuross - Angel in a Blue Dress; Doug Eunson & Sarah Matthews - Lily Gilders; Roy Bailey & Band of Hope - Hard Times of Old England; Robin & Barry Dransfield - Rout of the Blues; Bob & Carole Pegg - Love Song No.2; Tony Wilson – Warlands; Tony Wilson - Banks of Tyne; Tony Wilson - Trees they do grow High; Bernard Davey & King's Galliard - Step It Out Mary; Barry Dransfield - l Once Was A Fisherman; Robin Dransfield -The Rigs o‘ Rye; Sam Larner - Windy Old Weather; Tony Capstick - Capstick Comes Home; Robin Dransfield - Spencer the Rover; Barry Dransfield - Bonny Boy; The Barely Works - Byker Hill; Old Swan Band - Little Red Wagon & Art Wooten's Quadrille; Steve Gray - Will o' the Wisp; Colum Sands - Something Going Around; Bellowhead – New York Girls; Bernard (Brian) Davey - Pleasures of the Harbour; Colum Sands - Better times are waiting for you......

 

29th March 2020

5th Horseman Show - FOLK REWIND  –  29th March 2020

- a ROVING FOLK SPECIAL – folk music of the 1940’s & 1950’s  ......

Joan Baez – Donna, Donna; Gus Cannon’s Jug Stompers – Walk Right In; Rambling Jack Elliot - Talking Dust Bowl Blues; Woody Guthrie - Hard Travelin’; Huddie Ledbetter – Goodnight Irene; The Weavers – Goodnight Irene; The Almanac Singers – Which Side Are You On?; Paul Robeson – Joe Hill; Jimmy Rodgers – Kisses Sweeter Than Wine; Pete Seeger - Guantanamera; Big Bill Broonzy – Black, Brown & White; Harry Belafonte – Jamaica Farewell; Odetta – Saro Jane; Tom Lehrer - The Irish Ballad; Burl Ives – John Henry; The Limelighters – There’s a Meeting; Travis, McColl & Ford – Sixteen Tons; Ken Colyer - Bourbon Street Parade; Lonnie Donegan – The Cotton Song; Lonnie Donegan – Rock Island Line; City Ramblers Skiffle Group – Mama Don’t Allow; The Vipers Skiffle Group – Railroad Steamboat; Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group – Freight Train; Tom & Jerry – Hey Schoolgirl; Simon & Garfunkel – Sound of Silence; Ian Campbell Folk Group – To Hear the Nightingale Sing; Ewan McColl – Go Down You Murderers; Peggy Seeger – The First Time Ever; Dominic Behan – Biddy Mulligan; Shirley Collins – Sweet England; Rambling Jack Elliot – San Francisco Bay Blues; Rooftop Singers – Walk Right In ....

 

22nd March 2020

Spotlight on The Drovers Folk Club and Songs and Music by

The Twagger Band - Not for Joe & Untitled Polka; Stuart Douglas - Seven Years Old; New Victory Band - The Mountain Belle; Bill Jones - The Arboretum; Stanley Accrington - Revenge on Dorothy Drew; Chad - Father Was a Driver on the NWR; Ewan MacColl - Cosher Bailey's Engine; Dogsbody Ceilidh Band - Reels; Joe Nicholson - The Devil in York; Sue Dunn - Ready for The Storm; Cockersdale - The Drovers (1983); Cockersdale - Jarrow Song; Neil Marland & Over Oceans - Old Friend; Roisin Ban - Worcester City; The Wakes Band – Redwing; Atlas Bridge - Nobody's Fault but Mine; Jim Eldon and Mossy Christian - Cuddle in; Richard Digance - Working-Class Millionaire; Peggy Seeger – The First Time Ever; Firm Friends - English Meadow; Paul Child - Mrs Oldroyd; Wench All - Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy; Ken & Sandie - The Pace Egg Song; Kevin Conneff - The Week Before Easter; Jon Palmer Acoustic Band - One Fine Day; Vic Gammon - Get on the Train; The Churchfitters - The Turning of the Tide

 

23rd February 2020

Folk Diary and Songs and Music by Keith Kendrick & Sylvia Needham, Steve Tilston, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Rouse Ye Women, Rowan Godel, Joe Brown, Bernard Wrigley, Granny's Attic, Janet Russell, Lynne & David, Winter Wilson, Corries, High Level Ranters, High Level Ranters, Paul Young & Sarah Loughran, Mairi Campbell, Antoine & Owena, Wilsons, Odette Michell, Yan Tan Tether, Bandersnatch, Rachael McShane &The Cartographers, Alice Jones, Daoiri Farrell

 

26th January 2020

Folk Diary and Songs and Music by The Melrose Quartet, Bram Taylor, Mike Elliott, John Kirkpatrick, Tony Rose, Ewan McLennan, The Young'Uns, Michelle Holding & Bonz, Jack Rutter, Bernard Wrigley, Atlas Bridge, Chris Manners, Steeleye Span, Sandy Denny, The Sandy Denny Project, Bully Wee, Stuart Douglas, Sherburn Bartley Sanders, Steve Knightley, Karen Pfeiffer & Paul Walker, Becky Taylor, Doyle McCusker & McGoldrick ........

 

22 December 2019

Folk Diary and Songs and Music by The Druids, Kate Rusby, Crickmore:Crewe, Tim Laycock & New Scorpion Band, George Sansome, Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino (Magpie), Karen Pfeiffer & Paul Walker, Jack Rutter, Tim Eriksen. Ramsbottom, Keith Kendrick & Sylvia Needham, Simon Mayor & Hilary James, The Hammered Dulcimer Trio, Kith & Kin, The Tweed Project, June Tabor, Narthen, Mark Knopfler, Belinda O'Hooley & Heidi Tidow, Doug Eunson & Sarah Matthews, Ewan McColl & Peggy Seeger, Jez Lowe  ......

 

24 November 2019

Folk Diary and Songs and Music by Ryburn 3 Step Folk Club Pit Band, Joni Mitchell, Antoine & Owena, Riley Baugus, Chuck Campbell, Heathen Kings, Chad, Dana & Susan Robinson, Mary Humphreys & Anahata, Belshazzar's Feast, The York Waits, Crickmore:Crewe, Graham & Eileen Pratt, Jaqui & Bridie, Granny's Attic, Damian Clark, Stewart & Harrison, Albion Christmas Band, St Agnes Fountain, Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, Paul Watchorn, Tom McConville, Fara ........

 

27 October 2019

Folk Diary and Songs and Music by Steeleye Span, The Corries, Review of Lynne Heraud & Pat Turner's latest CD by Geoff Twentyman, The Pitmen Poets, The Somerville Gentleman's Band, Dan McKinnon, Oldham Tinkers,  Pete Coe interview with music from The Road to Peterloo, Lady Maisery, Jess & Richard Arrowsmith, O'Hooley & Tidow, Ruth Notman & Sam Kelly, The McCalmans, The Corries .....

 

22 September 2019

Folk Diary and Songs and Music by Coe, Peters & Smyth, Artisan, Hamish Imlach, Lynne Heraud & Pat Turner, Dave Goulder, Karin Grandal-Park, Jeff Warner, Tim Eriksen & Riley Baugus, Gilmore & Roberts, Maggie Boyle, Ralph McTell, Carl Hogsden & Jane Threlfall, Vera Aspey, Granny's Attic, Les Barker, The Churchfitters, Sam Carter, Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys, Show of Hands, Nancy Kerr & James Fagan ......

 

25 August 2019

Folk Diary and Songs and Music by Chris Newman & Maire Ni Chathasaigh, Sally Ironmonger, Antoine & Owena, The PendleFolk, Sharon Shannon, Seckou Keita & Catrine Finch, Ninebarrow, Jeff Warner, Rattle On The Stovepipe, Harry Boardman, Lynne Heraud & Pat Turner, Na-Mara, Jez Lowe & The Bad Pennies, Bert Draycott, Doonan Family Band, Mark Dowding, Becky Taylor, Hebric, Edwina Hayes, Findlay Napier, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, Whapweasal ......

 

28 July 2019

Virtual Summer Festival of Folk (Past & Present) 

Ken & Brad Kolodner, De Danann, Bob & Gill Berry, Steve Benbow, Dominic Behan, Stuart Douglas, The Chieftains, The Road to Peterloo, Bill Whaley & Dave Fletcher, John Conolly, Border Reivers Project, Paul Walker & Karen Pfeiffer, Ruth & Sadie Price, Here at the Fair Cast, The Oldham Tinkers, Pete Norman & Kath Charnock, Jeff Warner, The Bromleys, Magpie Lane, Phil Beer, Gregory Jolivet & Andy Cutting, Show of Hands ....

 

23 June 2019

Folk Diary and Songs and Music by Fairport Convention, Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem, Young Tradition, Show of Hands, Daphne's Flight, Kate Rusby, Coe Peters & Smyth, Mark Dowding, Rattle on the Stovepipe, Yan Tan Tether, Will Fly, The Twagger Band, Jim Radford, Karan Casey & James Taylor, Mark Knopfler, Lankum, Skipinnish, Eliza Carthy, Hebric, Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings, Bob & Gill Berry, O'Hooley & Tidow, Whapweasel .....

 

26 May 2019

Folk Diary and Songs and Music by Alan Bell, Houghton Weavers, Clancy & Makem, Jack Rutter,The Johnstons, Liz Moore, Marie Little, Sara Grey & Kieran Means, Cosmotheka, Tom McFarland & Fil Campbell, Hebric, Damian Barber, Geoff with Memories of Alan Bell, Derek Gifford, Martin Simpson, Jez Lowe, Kelly Oliver, Seckou Keita, Sharon Shannon ....

 

28 April 2019

Folk Diary and Songs and Music by The Fureys, Cloudstreet, Melrose Quartet, Stanley Accrington, Kate Rusby, Peter Paul & Mary, Dave Burland, Sara Grey & Kieran Means, John Conolly & Pete Sumner, The Dovetail Trio, James J Turner, Merry Hell, Dave Kidman & Lynne Edmondson, Steve Tilston, The Willows, Brass Monkey, Cara Dillon, Narthen, Steve Turner, Mark Knopfler, Mary Humphreys & Anahata, Mick Ryan & the Cast of 'Here at the Fair' ......

 

24 March 2019

Folk Diary and Songs and Music by Kathryn Tickell, Jez Lowe, High Level Ranters, Ken Wilson, New Lost City Ramblers, Nick Dow, John Kirkpatrick, Iona Fyfe Trio, Dick Miles, Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage, Houghton Weavers, Steve & Sandra Harrison, Trials of Cato, Review of 'Here at the Fair' CDs, Pete Coe, Interview & Songs from Alice Jones, The Dubliners, Will Fly .....

 

24 February 2019

Folk Diary and Songs and Music by Steeleye Span, Jody Marshall, Lindisfarne, Billy Mitchell, Regal Slip, Martyn Wyndham-Read, New Victory Band, Iona Fyfe Trio, Mark Dowding, Rouse Ye Women, Mrs Porter's Band, Gareth Davies-Jones, David Gibb, Lucy Ward, Road to Peterloo, Kacy & Clayton, Kathryn Tickell, Tom McConville, John Doyle, Pilgrim's Way ...

 

27 January 2019

Folk Diary and Songs and Music by Pete & Chris Coe, Alice Jones, Mary Humphreys & Anahata, Barbara Dickson, Roy Wilcock & Bridget Guest, Dave Goulder, Peter Bellamy, Grace Notes, Mark Dowding, Ragged Trousers, Phil Beer, Liz Law & Terry Conway, Janet Russell, Hebric, Phoebe Rees, The Wilson Family, Jackie Oates, Greg Russell & Ciaron Algar, Ralph McTell, Fisherman's Friends, Dan Evans, Jody Marshall, Tom McConville ....