The golden boy of traditional folk fused with pop, fused with a unique voice entirely of his own making, Seth Lakeman’s latest offering has sparked some well-deserved attention for the Devon folk singer. Continue reading “Seth Lakeman – Tales from the Barrel House”
Recently I was reminded of how strongly the debate still rages – what is folk? I was at the No Direction Home festival at Welbeck Abbey, and Will Hodgkinson had been asked to come and talk about his book The Ballad of Britain. In 2009 he took a trip round Britain to cast his eye on the state of the folk revival. Sadly he couldn’t make the … Continue reading What the folk?