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We are a UK based ‘virtual folk club’ producing podcasts in two formats: - Conversation and live music with selected guest musicians. The music is mainly acoustic in the folk or singer/songwriter genre. Occasionally we go 'off-piste' with guests who are poets, politicians, writers, storytellers etc where there may be no music at all. - Radio shows, mainly music with some commentary. Each episode is a re-run the most recent Invisible Folk Club radio show syndicated weekly to four community st ...
 
Called “one of the greatest poets that ever lived” by Neil Young, singer-songwriter Phil Ochs has been sitting in the footnotes of musical history for the past half century. So, why make a podcast about a musician buried in relative obscurity since his untimely death in 1976? Simple. His songs could have been written a week ago. From his days as a “singing journalist” in the early sixties, to the experimental baroque-pop of “Pleasures of the Harbor”, to the seventies’ gold suit (a la Elvis P ...
 
Live from the Grafton showcases musicians who are part of the Chicago folk community, interviewed by Dan Kugler. Often, guests are associated with the Old Town School of Folk Music. The show is an almost-monthly part of Folk Tuesdays at the Grafton, and edited shows are broadcast on WLUW 88.7 FM. All shows have been engineered by Gunnar Jebson.
 
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Debbie is back again as we listen through your brilliant takes of Child Owlet, a harrowing tale of a hapless lad’s grisly execution at the hands of the jaded Lady Erskine and Lord Ronald. If you haven't already, we recommend you go and listen to part one where Debbie introduces the tune to us. Listen: Part 1 of Child Owlet /// YOUR TAKES /// Listen…
 
Anna Tam has a very personal take on traditional British songs. 'Anchoress' is an excellent debut album, Anna's strong soprano voice is self-accompanied by a variety of lesser-known stringed instruments such as nyckelharpa, viola da gamba and hurdy gurdy. Sparse yet atmospheric arrangements enhance the songs; while ensuring the stories and the peop…
 
It's catch-up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to five community stations across England and Europe. Jon Bickley presents the show, Steve Yarwood is Producer. Nothing in the broad church of folk related music is off limits, there's many shades of folk, ours is an eclectic mix. This is our 200th show since we launched in Septe…
 
It's catch-up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to five community stations across England and Europe. Jon Bickley presents the show, Steve Yarwood is Producer. Nothing in the broad church of folk related music is off limits, there's many shades of folk, ours is an eclectic mix. We have legendary singer/songwriters, we have ris…
 
A Stevie Nicks fan's must. My intimate conversation with Stevie from the last time Fleetwood Mac were about to put out a new studio album. April 2003, in Los Angeles. Nicks opens up about the post-911 process of writing new songs, plus thoughts on her biggest regret, her proudest achievement, and so much more. Support the Show: https://www.jeffwood…
 
It's catch-up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to five community stations across England and Europe. Jon Bickley presents the show, Steve Yarwood is Producer. Nothing in the broad church of folk related music is off limits, there's many shades of folk, ours is an eclectic mix. We have legendary singer/songwriters, we have ris…
 
It's catch-up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to five community stations across England and Europe. Jon Bickley presents the show, Steve Yarwood is Producer. Nothing in the broad church of folk related music is off limits, there's many shades of folk, ours is an eclectic mix. We have legendary singer/songwriters, we have ris…
 
It's catch-up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to five community stations across England and Europe. Jon Bickley presents the show, Steve Yarwood is Producer. Nothing in the broad church of folk related music is off limits, there's many shades of folk, ours is an eclectic mix. We have legendary singer/songwriters, we have ris…
 
This episode we're joined by Debbie Armour who is asking you to reimagine the dark tale of Child Owlet, with themes of incest, cuckoldry and grisly execution. Debbie is a Glasgow based musician, working primarily with traditional song. Broadly, her work is motivated by ideas of persistence, resonance and deep cultural roots. In her primary project,…
 
Christina Alden and Alex Patterson are singers, songwriters and multi-instrumentalists. After 5 years as a part of a hard working acoustic trio with Noel Dashwood the pandemic brought things to a grinding halt. Like most people they found losing their work and sense of identity was hard to come to terms with. Under those extraordinary circumstances…
 
It's catch-up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to five community stations across England and Europe. Jon Bickley presents the show, Steve Yarwood is Producer. Nothing in the broad church of folk related music is off limits, there's many shades of folk, ours is an eclectic mix. We have legendary singer/songwriters, we have ris…
 
A nice chunk of chapter 4 from first audiobook, features music and a rock fan's must, my conversation with the rock 'n' blues legend George Thorogood who talks about getting 'white hatted' at Calgary Stampede, articulates the difference between Beatles and Stones, tells of the secret to his success (it has to do with dancing), reveals why parents a…
 
It's catch-up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to five community stations across England and Europe. Jon Bickley presents the show, Steve Yarwood is Producer. Nothing in the broad church of folk related music is off limits, there's many shades of folk, ours is an eclectic mix. We have legendary singer/songwriters, we have ris…
 
It's catch up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to five community stations across England and Europe. Jon Bickley presents the show, Steve Yarwood is Producer. Nothing in the broad church of folk related music is off limits, there's many shades of folk, ours is an eclectic mix. IFC radio expands your musical horizons, it just …
 
A Bowie special featuring my first conversation with David from 2002 and we go deep with subjects like New York, his then 2 year old daughter, John Lennon, Pete Townshend, Neil Young, The Legendary Stardust Cowboy, Pink Floyd, and so much more. Support the Show: https://www.jeffwoodsradio.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Stewart Lee joins us again to listen through your takes of Willie O' Winsbury. This story sees a king return from prison to find his daughter pregnant and after throwing a bit of a wobble, unexpectedly takes something of a shine to her dashing suitor. If you haven't already, we recommend you go and listen to part one where Stewart introduces the tu…
 
In October 1930 the British airship R101 crashed into a French hillside with significant loss of life, it was worldwide news. In Cardington where it was constructed it was a very local and very human story. 'Dream of Glory' is a two-act musical covering the days before the disaster and its aftermath. The story unfolds not only from the perspective …
 
In October 1930 the British airship R101 crashed into a French hillside with significant loss of life, it was worldwide news. In Cardington where it was constructed it was a very local and very human story. 'Dream of Glory' a two-act musical from 1994 covering the days before and after the disaster was the first episode of our R101 podcast. This se…
 
It's catch up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to four community stations across England. For those with a more catholic musical taste this is the place for you. IFC radio expands your musical palette, it just keeps on giving! This week's selection is rich and varied. Nothing in the broad church of folk related music is off l…
 
051 In this episode we feature the stories and music of Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly, a husband and wife musical duo based in Warren, Rhode Island. They’re well known for their blend of gorgeous vocals as well as being multi-instrumentalists. The amazing array of instruments they play include old-time banjo, tin whistle, guitar, mandolin, har…
 
It's catch up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to four community stations across England. We continue to receive quality material from quality artists, we're delighted to share it with you. There's also a couple of songs from our May Album of the Month, a compilation available to download by subscription only. Go to https://w…
 
It's catch up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to four community stations across England. Three of these artists will be featured in our podcasts over the next couple of months. It's a very English selection, with a dash of Celt and Americana. Nothing in the broad church of folk related music is off limits, there's many shade…
 
It's catch up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to four community stations across England. For the most part we have a trip back to the recent and not so recent past. Overall it's a mix of something old, something new and something unusual. Nothing in the broad church of folk related music is off limits, there's many shades of…
 
After graduating in May 1969 Jon Taplin moved to Woodstock (New York) and became The Band's tour manager. In August The Band played the Woodstock Festival, later the same month Jon managed Bob Dylan and The Band's appearance at the Isle of Wight Festival in England. It was Dylan's first full-length public concert in three years. While he was in Eng…
 
It's catch up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to four community stations across England. We always feature some new music on the show, but if you think there's somebody or something from the past we've overlooked please let us know. Nothing in the broad church of folk related music is off limits, there's many shades of folk,…
 
It's catch up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to four community stations across England. We had veteran singer/songwriters, we had rising stars, we had new music, we had classic reissues, we had artists emerging from lockdown, we had lots of quality from our own network. Did we miss anything? Nothing in the broad church of f…
 
This episode we're joined by the comedian Stewart Lee who is asking you to reimagine Willie of Winsbury, an odd tale of illicit love, a pansexual ghost, and denunciation of property rights. Stewart unpicks some of the rich symbolism at the heart of this beguiling popular folk song and we explore how one man’s accident in the mid-20th century may (o…
 
The audio only version of the recent Zoom session with Vox Rea whose song "Dose Me Up" is one of the best of 2020. It's one of the four original songs from Vancouver's Vox Rea featured in this music special. Beautiful souls and beautiful songs. Enjoy. Support the Show: https://www.jeffwoodsradio.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informat…
 
It's catch up time. This Invisible Folk Club radio show went out live to four community stations across England. Some classic 70s sounds, some revisited favourites from 2019, plus our ongoing showcase of great new material. Ours is the show that keeps on giving! Nothing in the broad church of folk related music is off limits, there's many shades of…
 
We’re back with Anna Roberts-Gevalt to listen through your takes. Anna set us the challenge of interpreting The Wife of Usher’s Well, a ghostly story of a mother’s grief as she’s visited by her three departed sons. If you haven’t already, we recommend you listen to part 1 where she introduces the tune and the major themes. Listen: Part 1 of The Wif…
 
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