A cohort of Martin Simpson fans pick the songs they think you ought to hear.
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.
10 traditional folk (or trad-inspired) musicians to go and investigate this Bandcamp Friday. Credit cards at the ready. Who's it gonna be?
'Gracious Wings', the new collection from Jackie Oates comes out on 2nd September. Her 8th album release, it is a mixture of traditional songs, originals and surprise covers. In this exclusive article, she details what it took to put this album together.
'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.