Tag Archives: English traditional music

TRADarrr’s Cautionary Tales; Further Tales of Love! Death! And Treachery!

Let me sum it up: TRADarrr’s debut album is one of the best first albums I have ever heard from anyone. But is it really a debut album? Three of the five members on that album (PJ Wright on guitars, … Continue reading

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A Consumer´s Guide to Fairport Convention

Preliminary Note: This guide deals only with the official studio and live albums released by Fairport Convention. No samplers, collections or unofficial live albums are mentioned. The albums are graded as follows: (****) = A classic. Should be in everyone´s … Continue reading

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Dave Swarbrick’s Swarb! Forty-Five years of Folk’s Finest Fiddler

Stephen Hunt penned this review. Rejoice! My friends, for what we have here is the latest “4 -CD’s and loads of goodies” box-set from Free Reed, the folks responsible for The Carthy Chronicles and Fairport unConventional. Given that Swarbrick’s career has included spells as … Continue reading

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