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Posted By: Steve Shaw
15-Dec-19 - 08:20 PM
Thread Name: The current state of folk music in UK
Subject: RE: The current state of folk music in UK
I had to drive to Kennards House on the A30 to pick up the missus and her friends this affie. I whacked on Radio 3, as I do. They were playing Kate Rusby singing terrible versions of Wish You a Merry Christmas and Walking in a Winter Wonderland. It was so awful that I thought to meself, yep, this is truly folk... :-)

Marilyn Middleton-Pollock came to our folk club many years ago. She started off by telling us that someone at one of her gigs had said to her, 'Come on, depress us. Sing us a folk song..."