Icons of Northumbrian Music featuring the music of Tom Clough, Billy Pigg ,Will Taylor and Will Atkinson
A powerpoint presentation of family, and additional photos of the Madison County singers who taught Joe “knee to knee” in the 1960s and 70’s. Joe will tell of their lives in the mountains and the songs they loved, inspired by photos.
Sid will talk about Edwin Waugh (1817-1890), our most respected and prolific 19th century author,
Pete & Arthur talk about the singers, the songs, the collectors and the influence of the Scots traveller community on the folk revival.
The history and idea behind Jim’s 1987 album, ‘Ghosts’, songs written and performed against a backdrop of the miners’ strike and the Falklands War, under the regime of Margaret Thatcher