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Posted By: Big Al Whittle
22-Jan-19 - 06:54 AM
Thread Name: Vibrant UK folk music scenes
Subject: RE: Vibrant UK folk music scenes
Scuse my ignorance - isn't Jimmy Shand , folk music?

I always assumed they were folk dances he was playing for. There were obviously writers in the folk idiom in the pipe bands and the accordion dance bands. But I always thought that was a pretty firm basis in folk music.