Folk Roots, New Routes

Shirley Collins & Davy Graham - Folk Roots, New Routes
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1964 Ratings: #7 / 31
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March 1964 / Release Date
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Decca Records / Label
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The History of the Albums - n°235

Although it is more pronounced in the United States, the folk revival period of course extends internationally and specifically in England. This is not a surprise because the English have always offered a rich and seductive folk, which clearly stands out from the others. As I was able to quote in previous episodes on the subject, the Folk Revival period is not only the highlighting of the past, recalling the folk works of yesteryear, it is also a turning ... read more
This is one of the best folk albums of the 60s folk revival. Davy Graham's playing on it influenced many folk guitarists and Shirley Collins' uniquely clear voice is fantastic. Not a perfect score, as not all of the tunes are engaging, but that's expected with a lot of trad. folk tunes.
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Track List

  1. Nottamun Town
  2. Proud Maisrie
  3. The Cherry Tree Carol
  4. Blue Monk
  5. Hares On The Mountain
  6. Reynardine
  7. Pretty Saro
  8. Rif Mountain
  9. Jane Jane
  10. Love Is Pleasin'
  11. Boll Weavil, Holler
  12. Hori Horo
  13. Bad Girl
  14. Lord Gregory
  15. Grooveyard
  16. Dearest Dear
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Added on: March 7, 2020