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Posted By: Folkiedave
21-Jan-09 - 06:12 PM
Thread Name: Why folk clubs are dying
Subject: RE: Why folk clubs are dying
I think the creation of traditional persona like The Watersons - this weird family, singing in strange accents, on the edge of civilisation and filled with ancient knowledge - is a great imaginative creation - a bit like Ziggy Stardust.

Good gracious Al, you'll be telling us they are middle-class next!

And surely Hull is father away than the edge of civilisation