Celebrated melodeon player, John Spiers, joins Jon Wilks on the Old Songs Podcast to discuss the Morris tune, The Princess Royal.
This is a hard one to write. Let's call it catharsis. These aren't memories of the great man onstage, necessarily, but of a wonderful friend who lived just around the corner.
Rachael McShane on her Topic Records album, When All is Still, plus memories of Bellowhead and a folkie upbringing
Jon Boden discusses his latest album, Afterglow, and how John Spiers had to take his head to a wall before he fully accepted traditional music.
Traditional fiddle player, Sam Sweeney, discusses a life in folk music, from Bellowhead to Leveret to the Wayward Band, with the Great War in between.
Celebrated folk musician, Paul Sartin, discusses Bellowhead, Faustus, The Transports and a life in folk music.