Martin Carthy Straws in the Wind

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  • Originally Released: 2006
  • Label: Topic Records

Entertainment Reviews:

Dirty Linen - p.50
"Swarbrick's playing is superb throughout, whether he's driving the rhythm or providing a bedrock of melody..."
Mojo (Publisher) - p.106
3 stars out of 5 -- "Swarbrick puts in a revelatory performance, his bow dancing with characteristic verve and grace..."

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  • Buy for $0.994.When I Was a Little Boy
  • Buy for $0.995.Medley
  • Buy for $0.996.Royal Oak
  • Buy for $0.997.Treadmill Song
  • Buy for $0.998.Unfortunate Tailor
  • Buy for $0.999.Bold Benjamin
  • Buy for $0.9910.Mrs. Marriott
  • Buy for $0.9911.Jacky Tar
  • Buy for $0.9912.Mermaid
  • Buy for $0.9913.Lord Thomas and Fair Eleanor
  • Buy for $0.9914.My Heart's in New South Wales D

Product Description:

Personnel: Martin Carthy (guitar); Dave Swarbrick (fiddle); Kevin Dempsey (guitar).
Liner Note Author: Martin Carthy.
Fans of British folk rejoiced at the reunion of two stalwarts on this 2006 release. Violinist (and former Fairport Conventioneer) Dave Swarbrick and singer/guitarist Martin Carthy (Waterson:Carthy, Steeleye Span) were one of the folk world's favorite duos in the mid 1960s, and their brief resurgence in the '90s was cut short by illnesses and intervening side projects. Here they resume their recording career as if nothing happened, doling out reels, jigs, and ballads that pierce the heart. Although the album is heavy on traditional numbers, the originals blend in seamlessly.

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  • UPC: 714822055628
  • Shipping Weight: 0.21/lbs (approx)
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