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stirrings 162


STIRRINGS 162 now out...

It's been nearly twenty years since Dave Burland was last on the cover of Stirrings. He's been quite busy since then… Find out what he's been up to, and enjoy an anecdote-studded trip through his back pages as well. We also fearlessly tackle the subject of Sex in Folksong. It wasn't actually invented in the Sixties, you know; we've been singing about it for centuries. And we conclude our thrill-packed four-part account of the history of the South Riding Folk Network.

WHAT else, you cry? Loads of folkish news local and national, more reviews—CDs, books, concerts—than you could realistically shake a stick at, and the usual comprehensive guide to everything of a folkish hue that's happening in the Stirrings Zone this spring.

AND…we exclusively bring you a not-to-be-missed great Free Offer! Carefully enfolded in each copy of Stirrings 162 is a FREE TICKET that will guarantee you entry to any of the top-quality weekly concerts staged by Roots Music Club of Doncaster over the period covered by this issue—6 March to 29 May. Go swiftly to to check their programme for this period.

Worth up to £12!




We're living in the white heat of the CD revolution. Nowadays the facilities to record and market a CD are available to almost everyone, and CDs are becoming as common on the folk scene as roadkill on a B-road, though usually they smell better. Well, you've made one—the next step is to get it reviewed on folk-flavoured websites and in magazines like this one. So what do you need to do to get your CD (or DVD, or book—we cover those too) reviewed in Stirrings? Step one is to send a copy to the editor, and include with it a press release or other information so that we know something about you and where readers can buy copies. That's it, really. There is no Step two. Our Reviews section gets bigger with each successive issue, so what we can't fit into the paper version of the magazine we'll carry in the Reviews Extra section here on the website.


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