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June Tabor Discussion

18 May 11 - 01:49 AM (#3156110)
Subject: June Tabor Discussion Forum
From: GUEST,Azoic

I am utterly transfixed by the singing of June Tabor and I'd like to initiate a discussion of her music through this forum.I don't seek to repeat any of the previous discussions of her product here,but it may happen spontaneously.Please forgive.


18 May 11 - 01:51 AM (#3156111)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

There will be a new release from Martin Simpson including JT sometime in the Fall 2011.


18 May 11 - 01:52 AM (#3156112)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

There will be a new release from JT and the Oysterband sometime this Fall of 2011.


18 May 11 - 01:54 AM (#3156113)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Does anyone know of a good,reliable charting of CD sales for the Trad/Folk genres?


18 May 11 - 08:01 AM (#3156241)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: The Sandman

have you listened to many other singers?Ithik she sings very well
no disrespect to june tabor, but anne briggs version of Reynardine is [imo]equally good.


18 May 11 - 08:30 AM (#3156257)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Alan Whittle

What exactly do you want us to discuss about her?


18 May 11 - 08:43 AM (#3156266)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Joe Nicholson

My absolue favourite is june singing The Leaves in The Woodland from Peter Bellamys Transports.

Joe Nicholson


18 May 11 - 02:02 PM (#3156419)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Suegorgeous

ho hum....


18 May 11 - 02:18 PM (#3156430)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,mrprofrob

What distinguishes JT from many others is not only the extraordinary range and fullness of her voice (and the fact that she knows when to breath when using it), but her understanding of the words and the rhythm they engender in their musical setting.


18 May 11 - 02:23 PM (#3156437)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Herga Kitty

I first heard June sing in 1968, and was impressed....

Kitty


18 May 11 - 03:00 PM (#3156460)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,BigDaddy

I've had the pleasure of seeing her in concert here in Michigan a number of times. Unfortunately not for a few years now. Amazing voice, phrasing and a keen ear for selecting great songs. She's also very approachable and pleasant to talk to.


18 May 11 - 03:08 PM (#3156465)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

I just found a copy of a BBC Transcription LP of June Tabor performing live at Sidmouth circa 1976.She sings "Robin Hood","Flash Company",and "The Easter Tree".Impressive.


18 May 11 - 06:55 PM (#3156656)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Alan Whittle

she sang the Monty Python song - dressed up as a viking......?


18 May 11 - 07:51 PM (#3156699)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Suegorgeous

Whatever it is, it'll end in tears...


18 May 11 - 10:20 PM (#3156749)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Regarding the most recent comment.Serious subject matter(lyric) does not always equate to sad.,depressing,or tragic subject matter (lyric).


19 May 11 - 07:52 PM (#3157270)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Herga Kitty

She also sang The January June, in aid of Guide Cats for the Blind... (Les Barker, you're a bastard!)

Kitty


19 May 11 - 10:22 PM (#3157332)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: michaelr

As a singer, she's a sort of female counterpart to Richard Thompson - the voice sounds a bit dolorous, with that doom and gloom element. She's sort of the Anna Magnani of singers.

(I'm not saying that's a bad thing; quite the opposite.)


20 May 11 - 11:43 AM (#3157604)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Old Vermin

Anna Magnani? Who? Looked her up on good old ever-reliable Wikipedia.

- ""living she-wolf symbol" of the cinema."

"Magnani was superstitious and consulted astrologers, as well as believing in numerology. She also claimed to be clairvoyant. She ate and drank very little and could subsist for long periods on nothing more than black coffee and cigarettes. However, these habits often affected her sleep: "My nights are appalling," she said. "I wake up in a state of nerves and it takes me hours to get back in touch with reality."[5]"


"She died at the age of 65 in Rome from pancreatic cancer."

Let's hope not, shall we?


Ho-hum, indeed.


20 May 11 - 12:18 PM (#3157624)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: michaelr

I didn't know any of that about Anna Magnani; I just think JT's voice sounds the way AM's face looked in her classic films. It's a stretch, I admit.


20 May 11 - 12:28 PM (#3157633)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Hoody

discussin June Tabor ?

like, wot, is she well fit or a minger ?

well, she not too bad for one of them folky hippy birds,
but she looks like my mate Bazzas nan, innit.


20 May 11 - 12:33 PM (#3157635)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Lighter

Got news for you whippersnappers: Anna Magnani was one of the greatest actresses of the post-war international cinema. Her debut I believe was in Rosselini's "Open City" (1945).

I don't know about that personal stuff, but she had a dramatic and sultry screen presence.

As for June Tabor, she takes a sentimental stinkeroo like "Roses in Picardy" and turns it into genuinely moving experience.

I don't think even Anna Magnani could do that.

Tabor's "Silly Sisters" album with Maddy Prior is well worth anybody's time. Two great voices.


21 May 11 - 06:49 AM (#3158054)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: MGM·Lion

Why knock songs like Roses Of Picardy, Lighter? Bit cheap and patronising, isn't it? I have no doubt it was a "genuinely moving experience" rather than "a sentimental stinkeroo" when sung by the likes of Ernest Pike & Count John McCormack, as well as by June 80 years later, and played in a jazz arrangement by the great Sidney Bechet; quite apart from serving a vital purpose by being a favourite of the men on the way to the Front in 1917 [see Wikipedia].

~Michael~


21 May 11 - 09:48 AM (#3158129)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Lighter

Sorry if our tastes in the printed word differ, but anyone who calls me "cheap and patronizing" (particularly in the snide form of a leading question) can only be hankerin' for yet another Mudcat flame war. But perhaps it was only my characterization of the text of "Roses of Picardy" that you were slamming and not me personally.

Which would be a mighty close call for you.

Yet the truth remains that certain singers have the talent (or genius) to turn lyrical hokum into an emotional experience. June Tabor is one.

By way of contrast, no amount of genius is likely to turn today's hits into emotional experiences, unless you confine "emotion" to lust, rage, and boredom.


21 May 11 - 09:54 AM (#3158132)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: MGM·Lion

Of course the adjectives were directed at the opinion, not at the person. As Boris Becker said: "Nobody died. there wasn't a war."

~M~


21 May 11 - 12:24 PM (#3158197)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Les in Chorlton

Oh, and everybody was doing so well!


21 May 11 - 12:48 PM (#3158217)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: The Sandman

knockout blow by the mgm, lighter is out for a count of 6, but comes staggeroing back punch drunk and hits mgm below the belt, mgm sings in a high voice like a castrato.


21 May 11 - 12:56 PM (#3158222)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Did anybody see JT with the Oysters a few weeks ago in London at Great Folk?


22 May 11 - 10:09 AM (#3158662)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Don Stevens

All I can say is that I have 6 of her Albums - and 'Love 'em all'.


23 May 11 - 07:36 PM (#3159441)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

One of the most affecting pieces I've heard JT sing is "Lili Marlene".I saw a video of it.Maybe JT will record it someday.


26 May 11 - 12:50 PM (#3160901)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

June Tabor and Kathryn Tickell will be involved in a musical tribute to composer Percy Grainger on August 2,2011 at the Proms?


26 May 11 - 01:15 PM (#3160915)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Georgina Boyes

From the new album, I think 'Finisterre' is particularly beautiful - a wonderful singing job from Ms Tabor and a great piece of writing by Mr Telfer.


26 May 11 - 01:49 PM (#3160933)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

I agree about 'Finisterre".I am also struck my the album's final track "Across The Wide Ocean".


27 May 11 - 01:35 AM (#3161182)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

What is your most cherished /rarest JT recording?For me, it's the" BBC Sessions-On Air" cd .


27 May 11 - 02:14 AM (#3161186)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Memorial Day is next Monday in the US.


13 Jun 11 - 01:34 PM (#3169998)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Does anyone know know if June Tabor ever released Bill Caddick's song "John O 'Dreams" on cd?


22 Jun 11 - 09:07 AM (#3174474)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Reinhard

According to a mail from Topic Records, June Tabor & The Oysterband, "Ragged Kingdom" (Topic TSCD585) will be released on September 19.
There will be a preview on Mike Harding's show on BBC Radio 2 tonight.


23 Jun 11 - 07:06 AM (#3175118)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: MuddleC

I first heard her sing at the Fareham Folk Club in around 1977/78 and enjoyed her singing with Maddy, Silly sisters is still an old favorite, her voice, almost a counterbalance against Maddy's... she does 'melancholy' till the blood oozes out of the very cobblestones.. and humour too!
--aye...reel folk songs!!


23 Jun 11 - 12:03 PM (#3175237)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Colin Randall

I also love her Finisterre on the new album. And I have utterly converted my two-and-a-half year old granddaughter to (Il Etait) Un Petit Navire, which she sings along to very impressively in the car and to herself after spending two weeks with us in France (though she's thrown a little, having heard it from her gran since birth, by June's variations, including C'etait in place of the more familiar Il Etait and a sort of 'Ah Oui' instead of Ohé Ohé)


26 Jun 11 - 08:04 AM (#3176653)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Colin Randall

My granddaughter, mentioned in my previous message, will be even more thrown when she is old enough to realise that Tabor, in her version of Petit Navire (collected in Guernsey) has the poor cabin boy eaten by his starving crewmates.

Usually, at any rate in all the versions I have seen, he is saved either by the British Navy or by the sudden appearance of enough fish to keep everyone happy. It is, after all, meant to be a children's song.

I'd be interested if Monique or others among Mudcat's regular French contributors knows how common it is for the song to proceed to cannibalism. My wife is French but swears she had never come across the unhappy ending before hearing June's version.

And here, in case anyone is interested, is a review I have just posted at Salut! Live-
http://www.salutlive.com/2011/06/june-tabor.html


26 Jun 11 - 07:19 PM (#3176905)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Guest - Betsy

Don't know what the previous message was all about, but my own contribution is that June is a wonderful singer and interpreter of song and also a lovely person.
My recollections are built upon , and go as far back, to, the time she shared a flat with the enormously talented Clive Wolff.
The collaboration between Oysterband and Martin Simpson will almost certainly be brilliant.


27 Jun 11 - 03:57 AM (#3177011)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

I agree.At 53 years,and having logged a lot of time in the concert hall,June Tabor has always been the one to raise my neck hairs.Bring on "Ragged Kingdom" and her re-recording of "Strange Affair" with Mr. Simpson.


27 Jun 11 - 04:31 AM (#3177023)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

June will sing "Strange Affair" on the upcoming Martin Simpson cd.


27 Jun 11 - 04:35 AM (#3177025)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Colin Randall

That first Tabor/Oysterband album was a revelation and I cannot wait for the second, which I think is due out in Sept or Oct.

In fact, when I think back, it was the project that first turned me into an admirer of the band. I was already massively fond of Tabor but had never quite seen the appeal of the Oysters. The album completely changed my view and I have enjoyed almost everything they have done since, on record and live.


28 Jun 11 - 05:39 PM (#3177956)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Monique

To answer Colin's question (26 Jun 11 - 08:04 AM):
Le petit navire: I'd never heard of any version in which the young boy was eaten before I heard June's version. Though... in Diapason Turquoise #1, Les Presses de l'Ile de France, 2001 they say, "'Il était un petit navire (La courte paille)' Paroles et musiques traditionnelles (chanson de gaillard d'avant du XIXe siècle) Il s'agit du dernier avatar, daté du milieu du XIXe siècle, d'une chanson de gaillard d'avant du XVIe siècle qui a essaimé dans toute l'Europe. Dans la version d'origine, le caractère dramatique était nettement plus affirmé." = "'Il était un petit navire' (La courte paille) Traditional lyrics and music (forecastle song from the 19th century). It's the last avatar, from the mid 1800's, of a 16th century forecastle song that spread all over Europe. In the original version, the dramatic nature was much more marked."
But I couldn't come across such a version. In some they discuss the sauce in some they don't, but the young boy isn't eaten.
In at least one Spanish version they do eat the poor young guy with a white sauce and xeres for his being the plumpest but God sends a storm as a punishment and the boat and the crew sink.


29 Jun 11 - 02:55 AM (#3178110)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Colin Randall

Thanks, Monique. I'll be interested in any reaction from June Tabor. As I may have said, her version was collected in Guernsey. Maybe Channel Islanders are more inclined to resort to cannibalism.


29 Jun 11 - 03:15 AM (#3178115)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Richard Bridge

A wonderful singer. I like the traditional stuff best and teh contemporary and electric and Americana least. Oh, and mostly I prefer without pianos but Hughie Graeme is wonderful and on that even the piano sounds right.


02 Jul 11 - 05:38 PM (#3180405)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Many years ago,I saw June Tabor sing with the OysterBand in Seattle.JT sang a song called "The Hills Of Shiloh".She sang this song A capella.I see that it will be included on the "Ragged Kingdom" cd from the OysterBand.I can't wait.This song was a show stopper.


02 Jul 11 - 06:10 PM (#3180425)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Guy Wolff

June is on my short list of musicians who have changed my life and what I work for on stage or recording . All the best to all here , Guy


03 Jul 11 - 04:46 AM (#3180562)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Kevin Sheils

My recollections are built upon , and go as far back, to, the time she shared a flat with the enormously talented Clive Wolff. posted Betsy.

Ah yes above the Launderette between Stamford Hill and Seven Sisters. I must know you then Betsy!


03 Jul 11 - 12:17 PM (#3180729)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Years ago,The BBC released a cd of live material called "On Air-BBC Sessions".This cd is long OOP.Does anyone know is the good people at the BBC would ever approve to a re-issue?


04 Jul 11 - 12:19 AM (#3181060)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Ralphie

Azoic. In these straightened times, I think it very unlikely that the BBC would consider re-releasing such a minority interest CD. Likewies the Martin Carthy one from a few years ago. Sad but true...Not sure if any of the Peels sessions ended up in the boxed set released by Topic a couple of years back.


04 Jul 11 - 09:01 AM (#3181177)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Colin Randall

Methinks Mudcat is in need of some stronger anti-spam barriers. I know to my cost what a headache what a pain such vermin as "SUBJ1" can be. At one point, I was shovelling up to 100 bogus messages a day out of the comments inbox of one of my sites.

Once you hear from someone calling him/her/itself Andrew A Sailer you'll know it is time for some radical surgery.


30 Jul 11 - 05:17 PM (#3198678)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Samples from the forthcoming "Ragged Kingdom" CD may currently be heard at the web-site named for the large tropical river.


11 Aug 11 - 02:30 AM (#3205817)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,AZOIC

I am looking for a cd called "Square Roots" published by Folk Roots magazine circa 1987.Is anyone familiar with this cd?


11 Aug 11 - 07:38 AM (#3205936)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Reinhard

See Square Roots. June Tabor sings "Bird in a Cage", which was recrded at the Stagfolk Folk Club in 1972.


11 Aug 11 - 02:21 PM (#3206175)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: pavane

Unfortunately, June Tabor's gig in about 1973 at the Ivy Bush (Pontardawe) was one that I didn't record. Always a favourite of mine.


14 Aug 11 - 05:03 PM (#3208115)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

link to video   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4_573-Lxdc


14 Aug 11 - 05:43 PM (#3208140)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Richard Mellish

My memories go back slightly further even than Kitty's, to 1966 or -67 (whenever June arrived in Oxford). In those days her songs were mostly or entirely traditional and without accompaniment, though I think she has said herself that the lack of accompaniment was dictated by circumstance rather than choice.

I have mixed feelings about her much wider range of material and the amount of accompaniment in later years. Some of it works for me, but a lot doesn't. But then that's a matter of taste, not good v. bad. I do agree that she is a great singer.

Oh and BTW, to correct a reference above, her one-time flatmate's name is Clive Woolf, not Wolff.


18 Aug 11 - 08:04 AM (#3208810)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: tonyteach1

I have known June since the mid 70s when we used to meet at the Engineer in Chalk Farm for a sunday night Fabulous voice and Shallow Brown on the Prom was magical after the classical singers murdered it


18 Aug 11 - 08:52 AM (#3208833)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Will Fly

Seeing and hearing June sing Richard Thompson's "Strange Affair", with Martin Simpson on guitar in a concert on BBC4 some months ago, was one of those beautiful moments when song, singer and accompanist were perfectly matched.

As for "The Roses of Picardy" - described some time ago in this thread as a "sentimental stinkeroo" - my own view is that it's a quietly nostalgic song from 1916, the music of which repays some study. The composer of the music, Haydn Wood, was a superb violin player and composer of light classics. The chordal and harmonic structure of the verse to R of P is a classic exercise in early 20th century light composition from a master of the genre. Personally, I can't hear it without thinking of the Somme - and the nostalgia, for me, is always tinged with melancholy.

I haven't heard June Tabor sing it, but I can imagine that she brought out that sense of melancholy.


18 Aug 11 - 04:44 PM (#3209073)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Herga Kitty

My earliest memories of June's singing are of her singing the Lover's Ghost and Sheath and Knife. And also, just for fun, round a campfire at Sidmouth, Dido Bendigo.


18 Aug 11 - 05:04 PM (#3209081)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

I always had a few June Tabor vinyls in my collection,but I was not fully appreciative of her talent until I saw her perform at the East Avenue Tavern,Portland,OR around 1989.Voice and piano (Huw Warren)June graciously agreed to sing my request to close the show: "Pull Down Lads".Maybe the finest performance by any artists that I have ever seen/heard.


26 Aug 11 - 02:28 PM (#3213093)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: tonyteach1

Some of us are bloody old then to remember so far back Re Roses of Picardy it is a wartime song sung by soldiers going over the the top to almost certain death I have sung it numerous times and coached a 17 year old in it for an exam. I am raising the brickbat barrier here as I do not think it is one of JTs best songs


26 Aug 11 - 10:53 PM (#3213294)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Jim Martin

June was featured on Peter Browne's 'The Rolling Wave' prog on RTÉ Radio 1 last week, I think she was about 40 mins in:

http://www.rte.ie/radio1/therollingwave/


19 Sep 11 - 08:46 PM (#3225850)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Will we poor Yanks ever see JT in the US again?


19 Sep 11 - 08:49 PM (#3225853)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

How about a duet with Peter Gabriel?Jackson Browne?


26 Sep 11 - 04:50 PM (#3229568)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

There a new JT video at the most popular video posting site."Lowlands of Holland".


26 Sep 11 - 10:28 PM (#3229690)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: michaelr

Link, please?


26 Sep 11 - 11:54 PM (#3229708)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztBaS1G-pzM          "Lowlands Of Holland"


27 Sep 11 - 12:01 AM (#3229712)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

How about a Christine Collister/JT collaboration?


27 Sep 11 - 01:57 AM (#3229725)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: michaelr

Thanks, Azoic - what a great version of Lowlands. It sounds live, but good quality. Do you know where it's from?


27 Sep 11 - 02:57 AM (#3229734)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

It came from a Passchendaele remembrance cd.There were 2 and this is the 2nd,


27 Sep 11 - 03:10 AM (#3229736)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Reinhard

The CD is Seeds of Peace: Passendale Suite 2. You can get it from June Tabor's website.


29 Sep 11 - 02:38 PM (#3231209)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

new jt video   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utDuN2HgPIU    "Shedding Skins"


29 Sep 11 - 07:15 PM (#3231369)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: michaelr

Thank you very much.


14 Nov 11 - 04:21 PM (#3257015)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

This video was voted number one in terms of popularity by Mojo magazine readers for the month of December 2011.             http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wgzKpWWEjA


15 Nov 11 - 08:50 PM (#3257822)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

It seems as though the decisions have been made but it seems to me that "Ashore" deserves some mention when it comes to awards being issued.Superb release.


16 Nov 11 - 05:32 PM (#3258409)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

JT nominated by "Folksinger Of The Year" by the BBC 2.


26 Jun 12 - 09:55 PM (#3368483)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

new Tabor cd coming.   
Quercus' first release on ECM

'Quercus' - a unique trio featuring Iain Ballamy with pianist Huw Warren and the award winning folk singer June Tabor. Quercus will release their debut recording on ECM records early next year.
Quercus features a beautiful and compelling collection of music including traditional folk songs and interpretations of works by English composers John Dowland and George Butterworth. There are also original pieces by Iain Ballamy including a setting of 'Come away death' by William Shakespeare.



June swept the board winning four prizes at the 2012 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. Awarded 'Folk Singer of the Year' for the second time in her career, she also shared the best group, best album and best traditional track awards with her collaborators The Oysterband. Check out her performance at the awards here.

Copyright © 2012, Iain Ballamy. All rights reserved.


26 Jul 12 - 05:52 PM (#3381937)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Wow-A new German ECM recording of JT and the trio "Quercus" coming next spring 2013!I never imagined that Tabor would record for ECM.What a treat!


10 Sep 12 - 09:44 PM (#3402589)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Not much news regarding any upcoming cd release from JT of late (apart from the Quercus cd).Does anyone have any news of any forthcoming live recordings,compilations,or collections involving her?


16 Nov 12 - 11:51 AM (#3437434)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

As of the moment,the upcoming June Tabor trio cd project 'Quercus' is scheduled to be released in early March 2013 on the German ECM label.Huw Warren and Iain Ballamy also appear.


31 Dec 12 - 05:15 AM (#3459471)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Happy Birthday to June Tabor.December 31st.


08 Jan 13 - 04:12 AM (#3463007)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

New June Tabor and Quercus with Huw Warren and Iain Ballamy due 3-15-2013.


24 Feb 13 - 02:11 PM (#3483310)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Possible track list for the upcoming Quercus release,
Lassie Lie Near Me -Come Away Death
As I Roved Out
The Lads In Their Hundreds
Teares
Near But Far Away
Brigg Fair
Who Wants The Evening Rose
This Is Always
A Tale From History (The Shooting)
All I Ask Of You


24 Feb 13 - 07:27 PM (#3483389)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,DaveMc

Has this Quercus recording been sitting in ECM's vaults for years? The track listing is pretty much the concert that Quercus did at Kendal Brewery Arts Centre years ago. Disappointed at the lack of new material.


26 Feb 13 - 02:05 AM (#3483780)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

I believe that this was recorded in 2006.Do you happen to remember if June sang "Lili Marlene" at the gig you saw?


26 Feb 13 - 04:34 AM (#3483812)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,DaveMc

I've definitely heard her sing it live. Not sure if it was that particular concert (lucky enough to have seen her about 20 times!).


01 Mar 13 - 03:09 PM (#3485181)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

FYI -There are now song samples posted for this cd at the UK version of the large internet store named for the largest of South American rivers.(I hope that I did not violate any forum rules).


04 Mar 13 - 06:07 PM (#3486398)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

"Quercus" is slated for an April 1 release in the UK and April 16 in the US.I can't wait.


07 Mar 13 - 01:12 AM (#3487383)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Well,I'm udderly chuffed."Quercus" is slated for a 22 March release in Germany.


18 Mar 13 - 12:46 PM (#3491796)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

I'm also anxious to hear the updated rendition of "As I Roved Out" written by Andy Stewart.


22 Mar 13 - 03:17 AM (#3493317)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

"Quercus " released in Germany today. 3-22-2013


23 Mar 13 - 01:41 PM (#3493873)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

The "Quercus" release was recorded live in 2006.Outstanding sound quality.Gorgeous cover:deep,dark,and reflective.Much like the music.


09 Apr 13 - 07:11 PM (#3501156)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

Are there any opinions of the new "Quercus" release that you'd care to offer?


25 May 13 - 01:28 PM (#3519178)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

"Quercus" is my album of the year-Understated,powerful vocals with empathetic,symbiotic,piano and saxophone.Thoughtful lyrics.All beautifully recorded.


04 Jun 13 - 12:35 AM (#3522477)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: GUEST,Azoic

New "Quercus" cd released in u.s. tomorrow.


04 Jun 13 - 09:41 AM (#3522589)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: gecko

What a great publicity machine you are for June Tabor, Azoic. Hope she is showing her appreciation for your hard work. She's been a favourite of mine for many years and her rendition of 'The Easter Tree' brings goosebumps every time.
YIU
gecko


04 Jun 13 - 10:42 AM (#3522607)
Subject: RE: June Tabor Discussion
From: Dave Hanson

You're coming across as a bit of an obsessive Azoic.

Dave H

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