A monthly programme of all kinds
of folk and acoustic music
Here’s where you’ll find the web casts of previous months.
All the links to the web sites of people and music
mentioned in these programmes is on the relevant page
THE TAYLOR FAMILY
James and his siblings plus
Carly Simon and their children
in all sorts of combinations.
BILL CADDICK INTERVIEW
respected and often covered Black
Country singer/songwriter Bill Caddick
talks about some of his best known songs.
DYLAN’S 75th BIRTHDAY
Stories about Bob Dylan and cover
versions of some of his songs to
celebrate his 75th birthday.
AND SO THE YEAR GOES ROUND
No announcements -
just a sequence of songs and
poems set to appropriate music following the course
of the changing seasons -
a year in one hour.
SONGS WITH A STORY
The stories behind twelve songs -
known, others less so, sometimes with the writers
explaining how the songs came into being.
SONGS WITH A STORY VOLUME 2
The stories behind ten more songs -
Pete Seeger, Stephen Foster and others, often in
the words of the writers themselves.
MEMORABLE MOMENTS 1
Twelve of the songs I’ve enjoyed from the
last three years, with all the usual regular
MEMORABLE MOMENTS 2
Twelve more songs selected from the many
hundreds I’ve played last three years of
POEM SETTINGS SPECIAL
September 28th was National Poetry Day and to mark
the occasion, here’s a compilation of some of the poem
settings featured in the last four years on Gentlefolk