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with Folk on 2 Jim's guests tonight are one of Ireland's newest and most exciting bands -
Dervish. Formed two years ago, this Sligo-based band so impressed Jim when he met them at last summer's
Cambridge Folk Festival that he's been trying to arrange a studio session with them ever since.
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In the second of five programmes, singer/ songwriter Dave Burland visits the Four Fools Club in Redditch, Worcestershire. It hosts weekly singarounds, musical evenings and a summer festival, and above all it is about a love of song. With local singer/songwriter
Colin Pitts and a rising star of the folk scene, Eliza Carthy.


Dave Burland
Colin Pitts
Eliza Carthy.

Malcolm Taylor , librarian of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, presents the last of four programmes profiling collectors of traditions throughout the UK. Tom McKean is unique among folk collectors in Britain in that he is usually paid for collecting material, thanks to his residency with Banff District Council in north east Scotland. A musician in his own right, from the rich folk tradition of America, the programme finds him recording everything from poems and stories to classic ballads.
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Malcolm Taylor

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