with Folk on 2 Tonight's guests, making their first broadcast, are the Kitchen Girls, an all-woman band with a line-up of four fiddles, cello and guitar. They take their repertoire from the American fiddle tradition and their style has made them popular with folk festival audiences. The band's programme tonight includes the traditional tune from which they take their name - Kitchen Girls.
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Tonight, Peggy Seeger discusses with Jim Lloyd her life without Ewan MacColl
. She assesses their partnership, describing how she sees her future after three decades at the centre of the British folk movement, and gives her thoughts on being just Peggy Seeger , her name no longer coupled with that of MacColl.
Joe Brown continues the series in which he looks back at 1950s skiffle music.
Was skiffle a music of its time and nothing else - or will it return to the charts?
Forty years on, Lonnie Donegan has a 90s version of Rock Island Line to unveil.
Trevor McDonald presents a six-part series exploring the calypsos of the Caribbean and in particular those of Trinidad, his birthplace. The calypso lies at the heart and soul of West Indian culture and has been used by many of the great calypsonians to comment on a great variety of subjects.
1: Trevor McDonald talks about the songs he heard as a child and the way in which the calypso was often regarded as a disreputable art form. With music from Lord Beginner and Spoiler, among others. A Rewind production
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