Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by Stanley Edwards, Jan 9, 2019.
The parting glass.
This band are really growing on me, this is Lankum with Cold Old Fire.
<<< June Tabor - Waltzing Matilda
One of mine would be She Moved Through the Fair by her. Can't find a version by her, so here's one by Anne Briggs.
Was about to post Cara Dillon's version!
Edit: here it is
All the themes... love, loss/being lost, displacement, reconciliation, family, realising what's important in life...
The two lines that always get me... 'In Yorkshire near Rotherham...', I have family there, near Rotherham, had, they're all long gone now. And 'T'was the 5th of November ...', don't know why.
10 minute long version of Wayfaring Stranger by a bunch of precocious brats.
Ed Sheeran is one of the many many murderers of it.
+ the Nina Simone live version...the lovely wistfulness replaced by a sense of profound sadness
For some reason I had completely forgotten...
Anyone who has spent time in Ibiza will have heard my mate ciddy filling the streets and beaches with this. It is a difficult one not to join in with. A truly Great folk song.
young women deals with a sea captains amorous advances by singing the whole ship's crew to sleep, robbing them all blind and fucking off back home.
I camped on loads of archaeological digs where this was sung endlessly. Not a great folk fan but I guess it worked its way under my skin eventually.
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