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Posted By: Phil Edwards
06-May-09 - 01:55 PM
Thread Name: Your top ten folk albums
Subject: RE: Your top ten folk albums
1. Pentangle, Basket of light*
2. Steeleye Span, Below the salt
3. Pentangle, Cruel sister**
4. Shirley Collins, Anthems in Eden
5. John Kelly, Come all you wild young men
6. Nic Jones, Ballads and songs
7. Nic Jones, the Noah's Ark Trap
8. Tony Capstick, Punch and Judy Man
9. Dave and Toni Arthur, Hearken to the witches' rune***
10. Yorkshire Relish, the Celebrated Barnsley

Listed in order of when I first heard them, slightly embarrassingly (John Kelly's album came out in 2007).

* Never heard a production like this. Hail Shel Talmy!
** First time I heard a song recorded unaccompanied
*** One from the Guilty Pleasures department