Folk music interviews
Interviews with traditional folk musicians, whether they've just started performing folk music or they're old hands.
Jon Wilks chats to folk singer and Morris dancer, Ellie Gowers, about her close encounters with history in the making.
Folk music reviews
Looking at the latest traditional folk music albums, and some that are clearly influenced by the tradition.
The Water is the Shovel of the Shore feels like a turning point - an album that marks the arrival of a new generation of politically conscious traditional folk singers.
Traditional folk songs
In this section, we explore specific traditional folk songs in depth.
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.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the traditional ballad, 'The Trees They Do Grow High', sometimes known as 'Long A-Growing' [Roud 31].
Traditional songs are often songs with a postcode. Jon Wilks looks at the songs collected in Whitchurch Hampshire and their relationship with the late, great Paul Sartin.
The fourth episode of the second series of the Old Songs Podcast features Angeline Morrison discussing 'Shallow Brown' [Roud 2621].
Angeline Morrison releases a brand new video along with huge news about her forthcoming appearance on Later with Jools Holland.