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Thread #77143   Message #1379267
Posted By: GUEST,Dan Farnley.
14-Jan-05 - 08:50 PM
Thread Name: Folk music in England.
Subject: RE: Folk music in England.
Many of the messages on this thread contain at least a grain of
truth, none really answer the question that Pat posed at the start.
I knew Cooksey from the early days in Coventry, the Rocky Road folk
club, the Dyers Arms, etc, etc.
At this time English and Irish folk music existed in tandem, one had
on Sunday the Fureys, and on Monday in the Bulls Head, the
I saw at this time in Coventry, Ronnie Drew, Christy Moore, Nic Jones, the Matthews Brothers, Paul Brady, the Yetties, Tony Rose,
and the Priors.
I still go to folk clubs but I find where a guest artist is booked
I find myself usually dissapointed.