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Posts tagged with Folk

‘Rest In Blue’: Why Gerry Rafferty’s Swansong Is The Perfect Epitaph
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‘Rest In Blue’: Why Gerry Rafferty’s Swansong Is The Perfect Epitaph

Emerging from the great beyond, Gerry Rafferty’s posthumous final album, ‘Rest In Blue’, is a fitting tribute to a legendary songwriter.

Crossroads: How Tracy Chapman’s Songs Took A More Personal Turn
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Crossroads: How Tracy Chapman’s Songs Took A More Personal Turn

Coming one year after the record-breaking success of her debut album, ‘Crossroads’ found Tracy Chapman following up in inspiring fashion.

Michael Chapman, Pioneering Folk Singer-Songwriter, Dies Aged 80

Michael Chapman, Pioneering Folk Singer-Songwriter, Dies Aged 80

Michael Chapman, the pioneering, Hull-born folk singer-songwriter has died at home aged 80.

Woody Guthrie Tribute Album Coming 10 September

Woody Guthrie Tribute Album Coming 10 September

Woody Guthrie's groundbreaking 1940 album, Dust Bowl Ballads, is set to be reimagined with a tribute album featuring various artists, Home In This World: Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl Ballads, set for release on 10 September.

Peace And Love: How The Pogues Rolled With The Punches
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Peace And Love: How The Pogues Rolled With The Punches

Revealing a desire to stretch sonically whole also contending with a decline in Shane MacGowan’s health, ‘Peace And Love’ still holds its own.

On The Beach: A Dark Treasure From Neil Young’s “Ditch Trilogy”
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On The Beach: A Dark Treasure From Neil Young’s “Ditch Trilogy”

Recorded while Neil Young felt lost at sea, ‘On The Beach’ remains an intensely introspective masterpiece from ‘a period of disillusionment’.

Best Joni Mitchell Songs: 20 Mesmerising Masterpieces
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Best Joni Mitchell Songs: 20 Mesmerising Masterpieces

Painting pictures in sound, the best Joni Mitchell songs see the artist making bold decisions – and even bolder statements.

Happy Sad: A Musical Adventure Led By Tim Buckley’s Muse
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Happy Sad: A Musical Adventure Led By Tim Buckley’s Muse

With his ‘Happy Sad’ album, Tim Buckley embraced jazz music and gave himself creative carte blanche for the future.

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