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BBC Radio this week

GUEST,henryp 11 Oct 20 - 06:01 AM
Jos 11 Oct 20 - 08:12 AM
GUEST,henryp 15 Nov 20 - 07:00 AM
Joe G 15 Nov 20 - 10:32 AM
GUEST,henryp 16 Nov 20 - 11:43 AM
GUEST,CJB666 16 Nov 20 - 01:35 PM
GUEST,henryp 19 Nov 20 - 05:34 AM
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GUEST,henryp 21 Nov 20 - 08:11 AM
DaveRo 21 Nov 20 - 10:07 AM
Joe G 21 Nov 20 - 10:54 AM
Joe G 21 Nov 20 - 10:54 AM
GUEST,henryp 25 Nov 20 - 01:19 PM
GUEST,henryp 03 Dec 20 - 10:11 AM
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GUEST,henryp 25 Dec 20 - 03:37 PM
GUEST,henryp 26 Dec 20 - 12:43 AM
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GUEST,henryp 26 Dec 20 - 11:17 AM
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FreddyHeadey 27 Dec 20 - 04:43 AM
FreddyHeadey 28 Dec 20 - 07:00 PM
GUEST 29 Dec 20 - 12:47 PM
DaveRo 29 Dec 20 - 01:06 PM
Steve Shaw 29 Dec 20 - 05:07 PM
GUEST,Joe G 29 Dec 20 - 05:56 PM
Steve Shaw 29 Dec 20 - 06:13 PM
GUEST,henryp 30 Dec 20 - 05:27 AM
GUEST,jim Bainbridge 01 Jan 21 - 05:37 AM
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Jos 04 Jan 21 - 06:16 AM
Steve Shaw 04 Jan 21 - 06:38 AM
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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 11 Oct 20 - 06:01 AM

Yesterday - Saturday 10 October - Richard Thompson sang Keep Your Distance on Loose Ends.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Jos
Date: 11 Oct 20 - 08:12 AM

Loose Ends is repeated Monday morning (11.30 UK time) BBC Radio 4
and available for four weeks at:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000nc01


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 15 Nov 20 - 07:00 AM

Tuesday 17 November 2020 11.30am BBC Radio 4 The Cuckoo; My Albion Episode 1 of 4

As a teenager, Zakia Sewell became entranced by English folk music, initially through Pentangle's haunting rendition of the traditional song, The Cuckoo.

But with this enchantment came a tension - a question - of whether such a song could really belong to her. Being of Caribbean and British descent, Zakia is sensitive to the darker histories that connect these two places and yet is drawn to a vision of Albion - an ancient, mythical land evoked in so many folk songs, symbols and stories.

Spiralling out from the personal to the national, from the present into the past - both real and imagined - Zakia grapples with the complexities of British national identity with the intent of resolving her own inner conflict and finding hopeful visions for the future.

With artist Ben Edge, musician Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne and his mum Mignon, warden of Kilpeck Church, Hesketh Millais, members of Boss Morris - a feminist Morris Side - and Zakia's dad, Caspar. Produced by Zakia Sewell and Alan Hall. A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4.

Red Dragon, White Dragon; My Albion Episode 2 of 4

Continuing her quest for Albion, Zakia Sewell returns to the land of her Welsh grandparents. Zakia spent much of her childhood playing in the streets of Laugharne - a small town which provided Dylan Thomas with inspiration for the characters and setting of Under Milk Wood.

It was among the ruined castles and magical woods of the surrounding countryside that she first glimpsed a vision of Albion. Yet embedded in this mythical landscape lies a tension between Wales and its historically domineering neighbour, England. She meets Fflur Morse at St Fagans, the National Museum of Wales, talks with artists Fern Thomas and Rabab Ghazoul, and the writer Alex Niven - as well as her grandparents Jojo and Pete.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Joe G
Date: 15 Nov 20 - 10:32 AM

Sounds really interesting!


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 16 Nov 20 - 11:43 AM

Beginning tonight! Country Music; Film by Ken Burns
PBS America UK TV Channel Freeview Channel 91 8.30pm-10pm

Part 1/8 8.30pm-10pm tonight; Parts 2-5 at 8.30pm Tuesday to Friday
Parts 6-8 at 8.30pm Monday to Wednesday next week

Explore the history of a uniquely American art form: country music. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, learn how country music evolved over the course of the 20th century, as it eventually emerged to become America’s music. Country Music features never-before-seen footage and photographs, plus interviews with more than 80 country music artists. The eight-part 16-hour series is directed and produced by Ken Burns; written and produced by Dayton Duncan; and produced by Julie Dunfey.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,CJB666
Date: 16 Nov 20 - 01:35 PM

PBS America UK TV Channel Freeview Channel 91 8.30pm-11pm

Part 1/8 8.30pm-11pm tonight; Parts 2-5 at 8.30pm Tuesday to Friday

Parts 6-8 at 8.30pm Monday to Wednesday next week

COUNTRY MUSIC

ABOUT THE SHOW

After centuries percolating in America’s immigrant and racial mix, particularly in the American South, what was first called “hillbilly music” begins reaching more people through the new technologies of phonographs and radio. The Carter Family, with their ballads and old hymns, and Jimmie Rodgers, with his combination of blues and yodeling, become its first big stars. Part 1 of 8.

EPISODES

1. Rub (Beginnings - 1933
   8:30PM, Monday 16 Nov
   2:00AM, Tuesday 17 Nov
   3:55PM, Tuesday 12 Nov
After centuries percolating in America’s immigrant and racial mix, particularly in the American South, what was first called “hillbilly music” begins reaching more people through the new technologies of phonographs and radio. The Carter Family, with their ballads and old hymns, and Jimmie Rodgers, with his combination of blues and yodeling, become its first big stars. Part 1 of 8.

2. Hard Times (1933-1945)
   8:30PM, Tuesday 17 Nov
   2:30AM, Wwdnesday 18 Nov
   3:35PM, Wednesday 18 Nov
During the Great Depression and World War Two, country music thrives and reaches bigger audiences. Gene Autry sets off a craze for singing cowboys, Bob Wills adapts jazz’s big band sound to create Texas Swing, and Roy Acuff, a singer on the Grand Ole Opry, becomes a star. Despite a divorce between two of its members, the Carter Family carries on, turning out songs that will become classics. Part 2 of 8.

3. Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945-1953)
   8:30PM, Wednesday 18 Nov
   2:25AM Thursday 19 Nov
   3:45PM Thursday 19 Nov
Country Music: Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945-1953)
Country music adapts to the cultural changes of post-war society. Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt, and Earl Scruggs transform string band music into something more syncopated: bluegrass. Out of the bars comes a new sound with electric guitars and songs about drinking, cheating and heartbreak: honky tonk. Its biggest star is Hank Williams, a singer and songwriter of surprising emotional depth. Part 3 of 8.

4. I Can't Stop Loving You (1953-1963)
   8:30PM, Thursday 19 Nov
   2:10AM, Friday 20 Nov
   3:45PM, Friday 20 Nov
In Memphis, the confluence of blues and hillbilly music at Sun Studios gives birth to rockabilly, the precursor of rock 'n' roll. Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash are at the forefront. Nashville has become Music City USA. Patsy Cline is becoming one of its biggest stars when her life is cut short by an air accident. Part 4 of 8.

5. The Sons and Daughters of America (1964-1968)
   8:30PM, Friday 20 Nov
   2:05AM, Saturday 21 Nov
   3:45PM, Monday 24 Nov
During a time of upheaval, country music reflects the changes in American society. Loretta Lynn writes and performs songs that speak on behalf of women everywhere. Charley Pride becomes a country star. Merle Haggard comes out of prison to become the “Poet of the Common Man.” Johnny Cash’s life descends into drug addiction, but he finds salvation through a landmark album recorded at Folsom Prison. Part 5 of 8.

6. Will the Circle Be Unbroken (1968-1972)
   8:30PM, Monday 23 Nov
   2:25AM, Tuesday 24 Nov
   3:10PM, Tuesday 24 Nov
With the Vietnam War intensifying, America is more divided than ever. Country music is not immune to the divisions. Kris Kristofferson abandons his military career, becomes a janitor in a Nashville studio, then a writer whose lyricism sets a new standard for country songs. Bob Dylan, the Byrds, and other non-country artists find Nashville a creative place to record. Part 6 of 8.

7. Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way? (1973-1983)
   8:05PM, Tuesday 24 Nov <======================== NOTE TIME
   2:10AM, Wednesday 25 Nov
   3:05PM, Wednesday 25 Nov
Country Music: Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way? (1973-1983)
Definitions of country music are debated as never before, and the argument sparks off a vibrant era. Dolly Parton crosses over to mainstream success to become the most famous woman in country music. Willie Nelson finds creative freedom in Texas, and with Waylon Jennings launches the “Outlaw” movement. Emmylou Harris bridges folk and rock and country music and influences a new generation of artists. Part 7 of 8.

8. Don't Get Above Your Raisin' (1984-1996)
   8:30PM, Wednesday 25 Nov
   2:25AM, Thursday 26 Nov
   ?:??PM, Thursday 26 Nov
Country Music: Don't Get Above Your Raisin' (1984-1996)
As country music’s popularity skyrockets, the genre confronts the question of whether it can stay true to its roots. After first being turned down by every label in Nashville, Garth Brooks explodes onto the scene. An aging Johnny Cash returns to a studio with just his guitar and his unforgettable voice to record a series of albums that cements his place in the industry he helped to create. Part 8 of 8.

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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 19 Nov 20 - 05:34 AM

Radio 4 Tuesday 24 November 11.30am My Albion Episode 2 of 4 Red Dragon, White Dragon

Continuing her quest for Albion, Zakia Sewell returns to the land of her Welsh grandparents. Zakia spent much of her childhood playing in the streets of Laugharne - a small town which provided Dylan Thomas with inspiration for the characters and setting of Under Milk Wood. She meets Fflur Morse at St Fagans, the National Museum of Wales, talks with artists Fern Thomas and Rabab Ghazoul, and the writer Alex Niven - as well as her grandparents Jojo and Pete.

Radio 2 Wednesday 25 November

7pm-9pm Folk Show Radio 2's Folk Favourites 2020
Mark Radcliffe celebrates the joys that folk music gave us in a tough year. No genre endures quite like folk music, and this two-hour special is a selection-box of 2020 highlights.

9pm-10pm In Concert 50; Joan Baez recorded in concert at the Lyric, Hammersmith in 1999.
Featuring special guest Eliza Carthy, their set includes The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Janis Ian's Jesse, Money For Floods and Lily of the West. Already available on BBC Sounds.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,CJB666
Date: 20 Nov 20 - 06:27 PM

Charlie Brown doesn't appear to be on PBS America in the UK.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 21 Nov 20 - 08:11 AM

Saturday 21 Nov 1-3pm Now!
BBC Radio 3 Nancy Kerr makes her musical selection

BBC Radio 3 4-5pm Music Planet - a session by Modeste Hughes


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: DaveRo
Date: 21 Nov 20 - 10:07 AM

Saturday 21 Nov 1-3pm Now!
BBC Radio 3 Nancy Kerr makes her musical selection
Just finished. Excellent. She is so good at introducing the music - sometimes singing the introductory notes and describing the effect.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000g4vy


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Joe G
Date: 21 Nov 20 - 10:54 AM

Agreed - Nancy is an excellent presenter and a great choice of music (apart from the Mozart - I can't stand Mozart!)


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Joe G
Date: 21 Nov 20 - 10:54 AM

Agreed - Nancy is an excellent presenter and a great choice of music (apart from the Mozart - I can't stand Mozart!)


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 25 Nov 20 - 01:19 PM

BBC Radio 2 7pm-9pm tonight Wednesday Folk Favourites 2020 The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe

In this special programme, Mark is joined by friends including Scottish singer and musician Julie Fowlis, and the organiser of the Folk On Foot Festivals: Matthew Bannister. Radio 2's Folk Singer of the Year in 2019, Ríoghnach Connolly, joins from Armagh.

Bellowhead members Jon Boden and John Spiers will talk about the band's anticipated online reunion, and there will be live music including from Laura Marling, Simpson Cutting Kerr and Bellowhead themselves.

BBC Radio 2 9pm-10pm tonight Wednesday Joan Baez In Concert
Joan Baez recorded in concert at the Lyric, Hammersmith in 1999. Featuring special guest Eliza Carthy.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 03 Dec 20 - 10:11 AM

RADIO 4 3pm Thursday 3 December Open Country Rediscovering Redesdale

The Revitalising Redesdale landscape partnership is restoring and connecting the habitats and the rich cultural heritage across the valley, including the peatlands of Whitelee Moor and archaeological sites stretching back to pre-history.

Northumbrian piper Kathryn Tickell and her Dad Mike live close to the banks of the river Rede; they describe their close connection to the Northumbrian ballads, and how this distinct musical tradition is linked to its landscape.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,CJB666
Date: 03 Dec 20 - 12:23 PM

They need to re-introduce beavers into Redesdale into the river Rede like they have on Exmoor and elsewhere.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST
Date: 04 Dec 20 - 05:40 AM

why do they NEED to?- clarify- they're not too popular in the first introduction area in Scotland- near Lochgilphead..... good programme, though


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Bonzo3legs
Date: 04 Dec 20 - 12:15 PM

A brand new hour long session from the Crynoch Ceilidh Band will be broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland - 05/12/20 at 7pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000q4k7

followed by the best of piping music on Pipeline at 9pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000q4kf

already set up to record in Win 10 Task Scheduler!


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 08 Dec 20 - 06:41 PM

Wed 9/12 BBC Radio 2 21:00 Folk Show - No details

Thur 10/12 BBC Radio 4 15:00 Open Country; Kitty Macfarlane and the Somerset Levels

Sat 12/12 BBC Radio 4 23:30 Art of Now; A Life in Song (Repeat - available now on BBC Sounds)
The singer-songwriter Sean Cooney of the folk group The Young'uns explores the process of writing songs about real people, and the responsibilities involved.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 25 Dec 20 - 03:37 PM

Boxing Day 6:07am repeated 5pm BBC RADIO 4 Open Country Frank Turner

In 2012 punk and folk singer-songwriter Frank Turner was on top of the world. He had his first gold record, headlined his first arena show, and to top it all off he performed at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. But as the press requests and celebrity party invited poured, Frank chose to step out of the limelight and head home, back to Winchester and the Meon Valley where he spent the first part of his life, to walk the South Downs Way.

For this programme Frank returns to the area to find out more about its rich Saxon history and its unique wildlife habitats, and to explore how this area shaped him as a person and as a musician, with songs like 'Take Me Home' and 'Wessex Boy' drawing so strongly from the landscape. There's even time for him to speak to his Mum!

Boxing Day 7.30am repeated 5.30pm BBC RADIO 4 Sam Lee; The Turtle Dove Pigrimage

Folk singer Sam Lee and William Parsons of the British Pilgrimage Trust, lead 11 pilgrims on a journey across Sussex tracing the origins of the iconic folk song 'The Turtle Dove'.

Over a 100 years ago, composer Ralph Vaughan Williams travelled through Rusper, Sussex, collecting the stories and songs of the locals he encountered. He stopped at the Plough Inn, where he set up his Edwardian recording equipment to capture the songs of the pub's landlord, whose crackled voice and haunting melodies can still be heard today. Vaughan Williams transformed one of the humble folk songs, The Turtle Dove, into a choral hit – extracting the song from Sussex and exporting it to the concert halls of London.

This Pilgrimage seeks to return the song to the land from which it was taken. Moving through woods, churchyards and village halls, the pilgrims sing as they progress toward the Knepp rewilding estate, where they hope to sing The Turtle Dove to the last remaining colony of turtle doves in Sussex. Along the way, the pilgrims muse on the meaning of pilgrimage in a secular age and the contemporary relevance of this ancient song.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 26 Dec 20 - 12:43 AM

For disussion on The Turtle Dove, see; Turtle Dove Pilgrimage


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST
Date: 26 Dec 20 - 09:25 AM

BBC/Sam Lee
   Don't waste your time- this was typical Sam Lee/BBC neo-mystical nonsense- leave the b... turtle doves alone, they can do without such crap


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 26 Dec 20 - 11:17 AM

Boxing Day 5pm BBC Radio 3 Music Planet

Kathryn Tickell plays live with her Dad Mike and brother Peter, who plays with Sting and Afro Celt Sound System.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,Guest
Date: 26 Dec 20 - 11:21 AM

Ginge and Cringe know more about authentic Sussex heritage.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 27 Dec 20 - 04:43 AM

^^^^ clicky
"For disussion on The Turtle Dove, see ,,,"
thread.cfm?threadid=165823


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 28 Dec 20 - 07:00 PM

Mike Brocken has a few hours of his Folkscene show back on BBC Radio Merseyside.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d79l/episodes
It's difficult to tell if it'll be a regular spot.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST
Date: 29 Dec 20 - 12:47 PM

This morning, at the end of the 'Today'programme on BBC radio 4, Karine Polwart sang the 'Parting Glass' - almost impossible to concentrate on her fine voice, as there was a totally inappropriate and out of tune accompaniment on piano.
Did anyone else hear this ghastly stuff?


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: DaveRo
Date: 29 Dec 20 - 01:06 PM

GUEST wrote: This morning, at the end of the 'Today'programme on BBC radio 4, Karine Polwart sang the 'Parting Glass'
You can listen to it here starting at 2:57:00

It follows an interview with Margaret Atwood which starts at 2:49:00. The song is mentioned right at the end of that interview.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 29 Dec 20 - 05:07 PM

I got a request played on Radio 3 this morning on Essential Classics, in the playlist challenge. They wanted stuff do with "five gold rings," and I suggested The Gold Ring Irish jig. They played a rather nice version by the viol player Jordi Savall. I'd actually asked them to play Matt Molloy's version, but hey, a victory! If you can get the show, it was at approx. 10.30 am, an hour and a half in.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,Joe G
Date: 29 Dec 20 - 05:56 PM

I've had a mention on that feature of the programme, Steve, but they didn't play my suggestion which was Sibelius Nightride & Sunrise in response to a morning piece (can't remember what now!)


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 29 Dec 20 - 06:13 PM

I'm not that keen on this "playlister" challenge, but I do get inspired to contribute once every blue moon, as this morning. Before they started the playlist game they had a "spot the...(tune/venue/composer/etc.)" competition. Over the years I got "read out" about 35 times. You can also suggest something for their "slow moment" at about 11.30. I've only tried that the once, and I succeeded. My suggestion was the Lento from Beethoven's last quartet, Op 135 in F. I've told Mrs Steve that that will be the "going in" music at my cremation! :-)

I absolutely love Sibelius, by the way. Keep trying, but don't suggest anything that's too long!


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 30 Dec 20 - 05:27 AM

BBC Radio 4 "Today" 29 December 2020; Specially recorded for guest editor Margaret Atwood, The Parting Glass sung by Karine Polwart, piano by Dave Milligan.

I enjoyed it!

Dave Milligan "has played a key role in countless projects and performances at Celtic Connections since its inception, most recently as musical director of the festival’s star-studded 25th anniversary opening concert. Other performances include appearances with artists such as Larry Carlton, Mark Knopfler, The McCrary Sisters, Karine Polwart, Trilok Gurtu, Art Farmer, Carol Kidd and Camille O’Sullivan."


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,jim Bainbridge
Date: 01 Jan 21 - 05:37 AM

This only demonstrates how the commercial world has come to be the norm in 'folk' (he spits) today.

   This is a lovely, simple song, and when I read about it, I went to the trouble of looking it up on the player. If you MUST accompany it, such a song deserves a simple and tasteful treatment, and the piano is ideal for it.


I make no comment on the 'star-studded' list provided by henryp and having never attended Celtic connections, I have never heard of Dave Milligan, but his tasteless and irrelevant accompaniment to this lovely song was syncopated, arhythmic and often discordant.

Original, yes, if that's what you want, and Margaret Attwood, wonderful author though she is, is not a singer, nor do we know how much input she had to this- it bears all the hallmarks of BBC 2020.

There seems to be a worldwide movement to complicate and change simple things in all contexts, and this was a perfect example.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Bonzo3legs
Date: 01 Jan 21 - 06:26 AM

Absolute bollocks, songs unaccompanied are mostly very boring indeed. Thank goodness for the legacy of Fairport, Albion Band, Home Service & Steeleye Span.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,jim bainbridge
Date: 01 Jan 21 - 07:42 AM

I should have added IMHO Bonzo but I was making a valid point- I think you should do the same, rather than pointless abuse.

Of course people like you think that such supergroups are what 'folk' (spits again) is about and that some people dislike unaccompnied singing, SO WHAT?

I never said the song in question should be unaccompanied, but that any 'accompaniment' should be sympathetic to the song.

Dave Milligan's was distracting and distracted from Karine Polwart's excellent singing. Maybe he's normally better than this, I speak only of what I heard the other day.
I rest my case


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,jim bainbridge
Date: 04 Jan 21 - 05:45 AM

For unaccompanied singing, Jazzer McCreery did an excellent version of 'Auld Lang Syne' - it was repeated on 'Pick of the Week'- Stuart Msconie chose it & good for him.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Jos
Date: 04 Jan 21 - 06:16 AM

I wish Jazzer would be given more chances to sing. I think that is only the third time I have heard him.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 04 Jan 21 - 06:38 AM

Yes, I third that. It was wonderful.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 04 Jan 21 - 07:36 PM

^ BBC clip
'The Archers' Ryan Kelly (Jazzer) sings Auld Lang Syne.'
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p092t3xk
skip to about 0:35 if you don't need to hear him talking about life in Ambridge.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,RA
Date: 05 Jan 21 - 02:59 AM

BBC Radio Scotland: The Common Struggle of Paul Robeson

Listen here

Opera singer Andrea Baker examines the life of Paul Robeson and explores the unique bond he forged with the Scottish mining communities.

Available for 28 days from today (5th January).


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,Guest
Date: 05 Jan 21 - 03:27 AM

"the unique bond he forged with the Scottish mining communities"?

He had strong links with the Welsh mining communities, too, so not "unique" at all.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,Guest
Date: 05 Jan 21 - 03:44 AM

How Paul Robeson found his political voice in the Welsh valleys


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST
Date: 05 Jan 21 - 06:05 AM

The word 'unique is often misused, although it might be argued that aspects of that bond WERE unique. He certainly had great sympathy for both communities.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 22 Jan 21 - 09:27 AM

BBC Radio 4 14.15 Friday 22 Jan 2021 Islander

A radio version of the award-winning a capella musical, with voiced sound effects. Performed and sung by Kirsty Findlay and Bethany Tennick. Winner of Musical Theatre Review's Best Musical Award – Edinburgh Fringe 2019

The two-hander female cast sing all the songs, while weaving, building and layering their voices to create all the sound effects into an expansive, ethereal soundscape for the ears and imagination.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 22 Jan 21 - 10:53 AM

Dave Milligan
He is primarily a jazz musician, as you can hear if you try out any of the tracks on his website here. (It may also explain some of Jim B's analysis!)
Husband of harpist Corrina Hewat, and together they perform as Bachue.


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