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Bound For Glory - Andy Irvine & Woody Guthrie

"I thought since today is Andy's 75th Birthday now might be a good time to post this look back at the links between Andy & his all time hero Woody!
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Andy Irvine

Extra! Billy Bragg Comes to Tea…

In the late summer of last year, I received an email out of the blue from Billy Bragg.

“Hi Martin”, Billy wrote, “For the past couple of years I’ve been writing a book that seeks to put skiffle into its proper context in British cultural history. 856 woorden meer


Day 3: A song that makes you laugh

This was a bit of a tricky one for me. I couldn’t think of a song that made me laugh off the top of my head. 188 woorden meer

Crazed Ramblings

His Old Man's Old Man Was a Dustman: Peter Donegan

Peter Donegan and the Lonnie Donegan Band

at The Eel Pie Club, The Cabbage Patch, Twickenham, 

 9th February 2017

A review by Cliff Tapstand

Anthony James (Lonnie) Donegan MBE, forever remembered as “The King of Skiffle” died in November 2002, but his legacy lives on through his son, Peter, who like his father before him is a multi-talented musician and songwriter. 450 woorden meer


A right load of old garbage.

Back in the day, here in the UK and I’m guessing quite probably in a quite a few other parts of the world, households had a simple metal dustbin. 980 woorden meer

Having A Rant

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Shining a Light, Keeping Track …

It wasn’t a bad night . Billy Bragg and Joe Henry at the Union Chapel in north London, the second night of the UK leg of their… 658 woorden meer


Skiffle - The Roots of British Rock 'n Roll

To give you some idea of what type of music skiffle was, here is a list of typical instrumentation: