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    Bert Jansch
    Bert Jansch was quoted as saying "I'm not playing for anyone, just myself", though in reality that couldn't have been less of the case - with everyone from Jimmy Page to Johnny Marr citing him as an i...
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    Mikael Tariverdiev
    Despite being virtually unknown outside of his native Russia, composer Mikael Tariverdiev was nothing if not a tour-de-force. His repertoire includes scoring for successful cult TV films ‘Seventeen Mo...
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    Anne Briggs
    In the annals of pop and folk music, there are few sagas stranger than that of Anne Briggs. An awesomely talented singer of traditional English folk music, possessing of as pure and breathtakingly bea...
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    Howard Eynon
    At 17 Eynon left his home farm on his motorcycle and made his way to Melbourne to pursue a career in acting, working mostly in theatre and various theatrical repertory companies. He found himself in a...
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    Jackson C Frank
    Frank's eponymous 1965 album (reissued by Earth in 2014) was produced by Paul Simon after he was impressed with seeing Frank play at folk clubs in England. It is said Frank was so shy during the recor...
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    Judy Dyble & Trader Horne
    Judy and the Folkmen, Fairport Convention, Trader Horne, Giles, Giles & Fripp, King Crimson. What reads as the wants list of a person with exceptional taste is actually the work of one woman: Judy Dyb...
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    Loren Auerbach
    There’s an idea in Japanese culture which suggests that true beauty can only be achieved through imperfection, as its opposite is unattainable. ‘Colours Are Fading Fast’ - a beautifully presented 3 di...
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    Shirley Inspired : A Tribute To Shirley Collins
    July 2015 saw Shirley Collins celebrate her 80th year - an age that would seem frankly ridiculous for a woman as spritely as her, had it not been for all she's achieved. From her seminal field-recordi...
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    Steve Warner
    There’s something particularly pleasing about a privately pressed record. The artist or musicians involved have wanted these recordings to exist with such conviction that they’ve been willing to fund ...
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