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with Folk on 2 This week, Jim introduces Isla St Clair, the Yetties and the duo Whirling Pope Joan from the second Folk in Concert at Birmingham Town Hall. Isla's programme ranges from songs she learnt in the playground to a Scottish ballad, and the Yetties sing some rousing West Country numbers.
Plus Whirling Pope Joan - Julie Murphy singing in Welsh and Breton accompanied on the hurdygurdy by Nigel Eaton.

Contributors

Unknown:
Pope Joan
Unknown:
Pope Joan
Unknown:
Julie Murphy
Unknown:
Nigel Eaton.

Catriona MacDonald , Radio 2's Young Tradition Award winner of 1991, introduces some of the best female folk performers working in the British Isles. Tonight, Janet Russell and Christine Kydd. Producer Philip Whitaker

Contributors

Unknown:
Catriona MacDonald
Unknown:
British Isles.
Unknown:
Janet Russell
Unknown:
Christine Kydd.
Producer:
Philip Whitaker

Emma Christian 's Manx
Music
Radio 2's Young Tradition Award finalist Emma Christian
presents her unique introduction to the haunting music of her native Isle of Man. Producer Jane Ward

Contributors

Unknown:
Emma Christian
Unknown:
Emma Christian
Producer:
Jane Ward

Carol Pemberton , musical director of the Birmingham-based a cappella group
Black Voices, looks at the influence of African music on the group's repertoire. Among the featured songs tonight are The Click Song by Miriam Makeba ,
Homeless by Paul Simon and Ladysmith
Black Mambaso , and the recent hit for Youssou N'Dour and Neneh Cherry, 7 Seconds. Black Voices also sing the new South African anthem,
Nkosisikeleli.

Contributors

Unknown:
Carol Pemberton
Unknown:
Miriam Makeba
Unknown:
Paul Simon
Unknown:
Black Mambaso

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