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Steve Shaw 10 of the Most Disturbing Folk Songs - BBC (87* d) RE: 10 of the Most Disturbing Folk Songs - BBC 15 Oct 21

It's always quite important that we debate the "of its time" getout. I vaguely remember, from many years ago, a spat in Folk Roots when Colin Irwin criticised Nic Jones's Humpback Whale song (which was uncritical about the hunting of the whale), on the rerelease of Penguin Eggs. Defenders claimed that the song was of its time. Colin didn't come out well, but did he have a point? My view was that he did, but I still wanted the song on the album. After that heated debate, I felt that understood a bit more and that, given a bit of reflection, I could take it...

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