Another review for Folking.com, this time of an excellent CD by the underrated John Richards (you may not know the name, but it’s likely that you’ve heard at least one of his songs): JOHN RICHARDS – Bring Back The Spring (Working Joe Music WJMCD2019)
In fact, he still gigs a lot around the West Midlands, so look out for him.
A gentle reminder from Roger Drummond:
“October already and the middle of Autumn and time once again for our Friday meet at Castlefields Community Hall.
Sorry for the late notice but as usual meet 8pm for 8.30pm for a mix of song, music, verse, tales and if you feel like a dance. Bring your own drinks or pop next door to the Telegraph.”
The details, again: Castlefields Community Centre, New Park Road, Shrewsbury. Folk-clubby/ceilidh-ish event every 2nd Friday from 8.30.
Another review for folking.com, this time of a rather good album by Scottish singer-songwriter Finn Paul.
Not in Shropshire, but while I was staying with my daughter in Essex I had the opportunity to attend a Burning Salt gig in London. Of course, Burning Salt’s Hannah Hull is well-known among Shrewsbury songwriters. Review for Folking.com.
Burning Salt Live In London
The music session (with some songs) formerly at the Crown, in Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, is now at the Seven Stars, Coleham Head, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY3 7BP 07890 174889. [Confirmed by Ralph Edwards as moved but still running in September 2019.]
I haven’t been for many years, but sounds as if it’s still a good session.
Another review for Folking.com. Good to hear that Ralph is still making good music. RALPH McTELL – Hill Of Beans (Leola Music TPGCD50)
Another of my reviews for folking.com: THE LOST WORDS – Spell Songs (Folk By The Oak QRCD004)
I like it very much.