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Last in the series tracing the history of English folk rock. 4: Renaissance
Although it seemed in the late 70s that punk was to kill off the likes of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and the Strawbs, they are all still recording, touring and breaking new ground. With the appearance of today's young folk rock groups such as the Levellers, the Tansads and many others, is there a future for a music strongly rooted in tradition?
With contributions from
Richard Thompson , Ashley Hutchings , Dave Cousins and Joe Boyd.
Presented by Ralph McTell. A Smooth Operations production


Steeleye Span
Richard Thompson
Ashley Hutchings
Dave Cousins
Joe Boyd.
Presented By:
Ralph McTell.

Last of the series in which broadcaster and folk musician Frank Hennessy brings his country to life in words and music, travelling to all four corners, meeting the people and hearing their stories.
This week, Frank is in West
Wales where he discovers why the ancient yew trees in the village churchyard at Nevern appear to bleed. A Presentable production


Frank Hennessy

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