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.
This week’s Old Songs Podcast is waterlogged with nostalgia. We chat to Jim Moray about Roud number 9435, better known as “The Leaving Of Liverpool”.
In episode 12 of The Old Songs Podcast, Jon Wilks discusses "Banks of Green Willow" [Roud 172] with folk singer and musician, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne.
Jim Moray and Jon Wilks discuss the origins of the epic ballad, Tam Lin, in the second episode of The Old Songs Podcast.
'The Sweet Nightingale', or Roud 371, is a traditional song from Cornwall. In this episode we discuss it in the company of ballad singer, Jackie Oates.
In episode 1 of The Old Songs Podcast, Nick Hart and Jon Wilks discuss the traditional song, 'Henry Martin / Lofty Tall Ship'.
An Old Songs Podcast about the traditional song, 'Lord Gregory'. Jon Wilks chats to drone folk wunderkind, Burd Ellen, to uncover a vast history.
Rosie Hood and Jon Wilks discuss 'The Cruel Mother', a traditional song that surely continues to have relevance in these modern times.
In this week’s episode, Jon chats to Ben Walker about “On Humber Bank”, a song that was collected in 1877 and purports to be a suicide note.
The 5th episode of the Old Songs Podcast features traditional folk performer and scholar, Paul Sartin, discussing 'An Acre of Land'.