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The show must be paused. Where are the black voices in folk music?

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3rd June 2020

On #BlackoutTuesday we paused for thought. Black lives matter. Black voices matter. And for much too long they've been lacking in the genre they created.

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Interview with Dave Arcari

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14th May 2020

Songwriter and bluesman Dave Arcari talks Scottish Whisky and American smoked ribs whetting the appetite for his latest release 'Nine Pound Hammer'.

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Interview with Joshua Burnell

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21st April 2020

We caught up with musician and songwriter Joshua Burnell to chat about his new piano-led record, life in lockdown, making music, and top secret plans!

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Interview with Amy LaVere

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17th April 2020

It's a strange time for the music industry and you'll find musicians doing all sorts of things. We spoke to Amy LaVere about her quarantine web-shows.

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Interview with Ronnie Greer

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15th April 2020

With the live music industry on lockdown, we took time out to chat to blues guitarist Ronnie Greer about rescheduling shows and his brand new album.

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Interview with Ben Glover of The Orphan Brigade

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10th April 2020

With COVID-19 affecting both sides of the Atlantic, we caught up with Irish songwriter Ben Glover of The Orphan Brigade who is now based in Nashville, USA.

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John Prine, one of the world’s great songwriters dies at 73

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8th April 2020

Remembering the life and works of the two-time Grammy award winning great John Prine who sadly passed away in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 73.

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Interview with Amanda St John

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7th April 2020

Singer-songwriter Amanda St. John talks to Folk and Tumble about coping strategies and ways of continuing in the music business during these strange times.

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Interview with Johnny Iguana of The Claudettes

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31st March 2020

We recently caught up with Johnny Iguana of The Claudettes to chat about their new album 'High Times in the Dark' and maybe a new golden age of songwriting.