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fRoots 8

fROOTS #08 CD
Here's what's on the FREE! CD with fR163/164 (January/February 1997)


  1. FLOOK!: MAIRE BREATNACH'S/TRIP TO HERVE'S
    This issue's cover stars in live action at Sidmouth 1996.
  2. EDWARD II: THE WILD MOUNTAIN THYME
    Hoary folk chestnut magically transformed into a fresh reggae classic.
  3. FENOAMBY: VOA MARARY
    Some sweet salegy from a Malagasy band based in La Reunion.
  4. KATE & ANNA McGARRIGLE: GOING BACK TO HARLAN
    A new classic from the Canadian sisters, already covered by Emmylou.
  5. NOVALIA: EBLA
    Modern pan-Mediterranean roots-ambient sounds from Italy.
  6. BLYTH POWER: FATHER O'BRIEN
    The glory of Blyth Power in full flight: English literate roots rock.
  7. CHEIKH LO: NE LA THIASS
    Produced by Youssou N'Dour, and very nearly our album of '96
  8. KATIE'S QUARTET: DUKE OF CORNWALL'S REEL
    Some proper job English country dance music by a band who know.
  9. MAIXA TA IXIAR: ESPARTZINARENA
    Whirly girlies! Hot all-women trikitixia roots pop band from the Basque country.
  10. BILLY BRAGG: GOALHANGER
    Sir William demonstrates the fine art of the English put-down.
  11. SO KALMERY: MAMA-LIZA
    Well-travelled Zairean 12-string guitarist and singer with original style.
  12. PAUL RISHELL & ANNIE RAINES: I WANT YOU TO KNOW
    Mighty fine old-time country blues and harmonica duo.
  13. SKYLARK: SEVENTEEN COME SUNDAY
    Len Graham, Mairtin O'Connor, Gerry O'Connor & Garry Ó Briain. 'nuff said?
  14. VULCHEVA-JENKINS INCIDENT: STANO STANKAY
    Bulgarian star meets English acoustic music veteran. Success!
  15. SHISERS: KOMEHIKI-UTA
    More whirly girlies! The wild sound of young Okinawan roots.
  16. HOVEN DROVEN: GROVHALLING
    Swedish fiddle grunge: the hard edge of Nordic roots rock.
  17. KATE MACKENZIE: BLUE LONESOME WIND
    Calm down now with this evocative piece of contemporary bluegrass.
  18. RY-CO JAZZ: MARIE JOSE
    Congolese pan-African/Caribbean heroes at their '69 peak. Guitar solo!
  19. BARRY DRANSFIELD: THOUSANDS OR MORE
    The revitalised Mr. D with an English country gem from the Copper Family
Full details of availability for the source CDs are to be found within the magazine.

 

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