An Old Songs Podcast about the traditional song, 'Lord Gregory'. Jon Wilks chats to drone folk wunderkind, Burd Ellen, to uncover a vast history.
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”.
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.
A full hour-long podcast about the May song, "Hal-An-Tow", which is traditionally sung and danced on May 8th in Helston, Cornwall.
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 third episode of the second series of the Old Songs Podcast features Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith discussing 'The Brisk Lad' [Roud 1667].
Billy Bragg and Jon Wilks discuss the origins and meaning of the tradfolk classic, 'Hard Times of Old England'.
Jim Moray and Jon Wilks discuss the origins of the epic ballad, Tam Lin, in the second episode of The Old Songs Podcast.
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.
Folk singers and irrepressible geeks, Nick Hart and Jon Wilks, discuss 'Dives and Lazarus' in the 7th episode of The Old Songs Podcast.