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.
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
first three years, with all the usual regular
MEMORABLE MOMENTS 2
Twelve more songs selected from the many
hundreds I’ve played in the first three years
POEM SETTINGS SPECIAL
There’s always a National Poetry Day, usually in
September. This is a compilation of some of the
poem settings featured on Gentlefolk
SILLY SONGS SPECIAL
A celebration of everything silly in folk-
songs selected from the less than serious
items included in the last four years.
TOM PAXTON’S 80th BIRTHDAY
Tom celebrated his 80th birthday in October 2017.
It’s a one hour programme featuring interviews
with Tom including old and new songs.