SPIRO: Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow

Spiro Welcome Joy Welcome Sorrow

          SPIRO Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow Real World Records 206 www.realworldrecords.com   As far as I know, this Bristol, England, quartet has little or no competition. First off, they are completely instrumental – featuring acoustic stringed instruments for the most part, along with accordion and … → read more

SORM Playlist #14-49: Recent Folk Rock from the UK and Beyond
(airing the week starting 11-26-14)

We’ll complete our three part feature focusing on Folk-Rock from the UK with collection newer recordings of tunes from England, Scotland, Ireland and the US. Folk-Rock in the UK and beyond is still a vibrant musical style with many performers who have followed the framework set up by Fairport Convention, … → read more

SORM Playlist #14-48: Over the River…
(airing the week starting 11-26-14)

Thanksgiving is a time for travel, food and family. This week we’ll serve up a variety of tasty musical morsels for your Thanksgiving holiday and not one tune about turkey! LISTEN: http://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1448_podcast.mp3 To subscribe via iTunes, click .  |   To listen using Stitcher, click . This episode is brought to … → read more

SORM Playlist #14-47: More Classic UK Folk Rock
(airing the week starting 11-19-14)

This week we complete our two part feature of classic Folk and Folk Rock from the UK we’ll hear some lesser known (but not less talented) performers and bands. The program features The Albion Country Band, John Martyn, The Strawbs, Anne Briggs and a super group called the Bunch comprised … → read more

SORM Playlist #14-46: Classic UK Folk Rock
(airing the week starting 11-12-14)

Like many of you I discovered English Traditional Music through the aid of Fairport Convention and Steeleye Span. There’s much more to English Folk and Folk Rock than those two bands. In this, the first part of a two part feature we will hear some of the more mainstream bands … → read more