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Thread #141635   Message #3261715
Posted By: Rain Dog
22-Nov-11 - 04:29 PM
Thread Name: BBc defends folk awards
Subject: RE: BBc defends folk awards
They are what they are. Their main purpose is to promote the music, hence the guests from outside the 'folk' world who might draw others into this dark and mysterious world.

I read the following extract in the Guardian newspaper yesterday. It is from Srephen Sondheim's book 'Look, I made a hat' He has something to say about awards.

Stephen Sondheim on being igonred by the BBC Folk Awards