Celebrated melodeon player, John Spiers, joins Jon Wilks on the Old Songs Podcast to discuss the Morris tune, The Princess Royal.
The Old Songs Podcast: Se2Ep6 – ‘When I was on Horseback/ The Unfortunate Rake’, ft. Debbie Armour (Burd Ellen)
Debbie Armour of Burd Ellen discusses 'When I was on Horseback' or 'The Unfortunate Rake' [Roud 2] with Jon Wilks.
The fourth episode of the second series of the Old Songs Podcast features Angeline Morrison discussing 'Shallow Brown' [Roud 2621].
Rounding up a collection of Spotify playlists dedicated to the tradition. Plus, the chance to tell you that 'Sing it Loud, Sing it Roud' exists, just because it's such a good title.
The Old Songs Podcast relaunches with 'Lucy Wan' [Roud 234], featuring Nick Hart, supported by the English Folk Dance and Song Society.
The Old Songs Podcast is due a return, and we have a new series planned. In the meantime, here's where you'll find the first series.
In this week's episode of the Old Songs Podcast, Nick Hart interviews Jon Wilks about the traditional song, The Gloucestershire Wassail [Roud 209].
Everything you ever wanted to know about the traditional ballad, 'The Trees They Do Grow High', sometimes known as 'Long A-Growing' [Roud 31].
The third episode of the second series of the Old Songs Podcast features Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith discussing 'The Brisk Lad' [Roud 1667].
The second episode of the second series of the Old Songs Podcast features Hannah Martin discussing 'Sweet Lemany' [Roud 193].
The first episode of the second series of The Old Songs Podcast, now supported by the English Folk Dance & Song Society, features Nick Hart discussing the old ballad, Lucy Wan.
Rosie Hood and Jon Wilks discuss 'The Cruel Mother', a traditional song that surely continues to have relevance in these modern times.