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THE CHAMPION BOXER
Whether it’s on accordeon or guitar, Tim Edey is veritable a force of nature. Colin Irwin has an encounter with last year’s Folk Awards Musician Of the Year.

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Here’s what’s in fRoots, No. 358, April 2013

THE EDITOR’S BOX
Ian Anderson’s comment column.
RANTING AND REELING
Tim Chipping's monthly column.
THE ELUSIVE ETHNOMUSICOLOGIST
Elizabeth Kinder's monthly column.
fROOTS PLAYLIST
Recent stuff we like.
CHARTS & LISTS
Specialist and general roots music album sales and airplay charts.
REVIEWS
Our key section reviewing all the latest CDs and more - loads bite the dust. No punches pulled!
fROOTS 43
Your free download compilation album.
2013 FESTIVAL SUPPLEMENT
Diary listing of nearly 450 UK & European folk, roots & world music festivals, plus lots of adverts.
ROOTING ABOUT
What's happening: packed pages of festivals, gigs, tours, radio, CDs and all kinds of roots-related stuff. The most you'll find anywhere…
ROOT SALAD
A cross-section of featurettes: busy Shee/Emily Portman Trio musician Rachel Newton, Vietnam’s Pham Thi Hué, Finland’s Johanna Juhola, UK based Greek/world improvisers Terryazoome, Tuareg guitarist Bombino, and English folk veteran Pete Coe answering the Rocket Launcher questionnaire.
THE CHAMPION BOXER
Whether it’s on accordeon or guitar, Tim Edey is veritable a force of nature. Colin Irwin has an encounter with last year’s Folk Awards Musician Of the Year.
BOND OF VALIHA
Justin Vali & Paddy Bush are unrelated brothers, linked by love for an ancestral music. Zuzana Novak hears about the lure of Malagasy instruments.
RETURN OF SHANTY
Hal Willner’s inspired gang of rock misfits and geniuses have made a follow up to Rogue’s Gallery. Elizabeth Kinder resists the urge to go ‘Arrr, me ’earties’.
VOICES OFF
Chumbawamba called it a day. Chris Nickson looks back on an eventful career.
OF MOTHS & HARPS
Three albums into her recording career, Serafina Steer has started to attract wider attention. Jeanette Leech finds her slightly apprehensive.
THE KING FISHER
Archie Fisher has been a stalwart of the Scottish folk scene for… ooh, that long. And you never know, having left his long-running radio show, we may yet get to hear more of him live. Derek Schofield reports…
MUDDY @ 100
Muddy Waters, the father of modern electric blues, was born 100 years ago this month. Paul Vernon gives a personal overview of Muddy’s career.
WATERS RUN DEEP
Mud Morganfield is definitely a chip off the old block. Dave Peabody meets the son of the seventh son.
BIFF!
Our exclusive cartoon strip.
Plus dozens of pages of essential adverts.

 

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