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number 137: september—november 2008

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editorial The Revolving Tradition   Jon Boden and Gavin Davenport disagree a bit
home ground news and views from S Yorks and beyond
features   The Sheffield Giants Head West   ... to Quebec in bubble wrap
Living in Songs   Roy Bailey: 50 years on the folk scene
5th International
Sword Spectacular  

Massed Swords in York
live reviews   Peter Bellamy Night   Derby Heritage Traditional Music Club: 19 June 2008
Isy & David Emeney   Singing Out at the Alma Inn: 27 May 2008
Fidola   Calver Village Hall: 15 June 2008
cd reviews   Brian Peters   Songs of Trial and Triumph
Ailie Robertson   First Things First
Belshazzar's Feast   The Food of Love
Mec Yek   Antikrisis
Celtic Fiddle Festival   Equinoxe
Skyhook   Skyhook
Bill Whaley & Dave Fletcher   Acorn to Oak
Rachel & Lillias   Dear Someone
Chumbawamba   The Boy Bands Have Won
Paul & Liz Davenport   Songbooks
Notts Alliance   Faithful Heart
Jane & Amanda Threlfall with Roger Edwards   Sweet Nightingale
Kerfuffle   To the Ground
Neil Brookes & Tony Weatherall   The Whitchurch Hornpipe
Judy Dunlop & Steve Marsh   Painting Should Be Fun
book reviews   Tom Lewis: Worth the Singin
make a date   live music diary    
occasional venues    
sessions   regional session guide  
clubs & concerts   live music and where to find it

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additional features

Blessed this time around with an embarrassment of riches, we were obliged to omit two features. Since we have space in the virtual world that we lack on the printed page, we include them here instead.

obituary   Cliff Hall 11 September 1925-June 26 2008   an appreciation by Raymond Greenoaken
letter Has the Folk Scene lost its way?   Dave Eyre replies to Simon Heywood
club and session updates
  • Rivelin Arms: the Monday session no longer meets. Sunday nights continue.

  • Skipton Folk Unplugged

    the club has moved (with a slight change of name) to The Narrow Boat Inn, Victoria Street Skipton BD23 1PB, and now meets on Mondays instead of Tuesdays.

late listings
  • Music in the Round: Wednesday 29 October, 7.45 pm

    Koshka: jazz, hot-club, classical and gypsy music with Oleg Pomonarev & Lev Atlas (violins) and Nigel Clark (guitar)
    Upper Chapel, Norfolk Street, Sheffield. Tickets: £14 / £9.50 concessions. / £3 under 18s and students.

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