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number 133: september—november 2007

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editorial none of my business...   folk music in the community
home ground news and views from S Yorks and beyond
letters singing communities   Fay Hield's survey
ceilidh coverage   Jan Rockett
features   and not a drop to drink...   Richard Arrowsmith & Catrin Ashton on the Sheffield floods
a garland for Yorkshire   Paul Davenport on the Yorkshire Garland Project
My Father Died (The Foolish Boy)   a Yorkshire song
caught in session   Jim McDonald looks at the history of our pub music sessions
live reviews   Kate Green & Patrick Walker   Acoustic Heartbeat, Sheffield: 3 August 2007
Handley Village Festival   Chesterfield, 22-24 June 2007
Saddleworth Folk Festival   20-22 July 2007
cd reviews   Martin Simpson   Prodigal Son
Ten Years On   Saddleworth Festival
Rachel Unthank & the Winterset   The Bairns
Last Orders   Last Orders
Kate Fletcher   Fruit
All Jigged Out   Wish Hill
GloryStrokes   Industrial Revolution
Yvette Staelens   The Devil & the Farmer's Wife
The Outside Track   The Outside Track
Philippe Barnes & Tom Phelan   The Madrid Sessions
Winter Wilson   These are the Things
Johnny Dickinson   Hilo Town
Tom Bliss & Friends   Island Stories
The Gloworms   Running Joak
Dartmoor Pixie Band   The Pixies Strike Again
book review   Marrow Bones: English Folk Songs from the Hammond & Gardiner MSS
make a date   live music diary    
sessions   regional session guide  
clubs & concerts   live music and where to find it

additions & corrections


Bath Hotel, Victoria Street, Sheffield

No more Wednesday sessions; instead, Jazz/Blues/Folk guest acts play on Wednesday and Friday nights.

'Fresh Airs' at the White Lion, Heeley.

This session has now moved to a different day of the month. Here are the new details:

White Lion, London Road, Sheffield. 'Fresh Airs': every second Tuesday of the month. Set repertoire with dots provided from 8.00-10.00, followed by open session. Phone Judith on 0114 2365340 or 07986 077556 for details.

Harlequin, Sheffield

The Tuesday evening session now alternates between 'Irish' and 'jam' nights.

Meadow Street Hotel, Sheffield

The brewery has now closed this pub so that the site can be sold for re-development. No more sessions, obviously.

Yorkshire song

My Father Died (The Foolish Boy)

For readers who may not be fluent with staff notation, here is a midi file of the tune:  My Father Died

The 'provisional' Yorkshire Garland website can now be seen at

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