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The UK's original independent podcast serving up folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music.
In this month's show:

It's our hundredth monthly podcast and in a celebration extravaganza we have
• special guests
exclusive new music
• listeners' favourite artists
the biggest "names" in folk music
and our unique poetry and history features.

All this and more in this month's edition of ... FolkCast!

FolkCast Theme Music: Fisherman's Priest by Ken Nicol
The show is produced and presented by Phil Widdows

Music featured:

The Baker's Daughter by Merry Hell
As yet unreleased - FolkCast exclusive

Tamlin by Mary Jane

from the album "Solstice"

Sister by Luke Jackson
from the album "Fumes And Faith"

Mistaken by Nick Cook
from the album "Mistaken"

The FolkLoreate

Callum And The Fiddle

by Dave Alton

...based on a Highland Folktale
"Macuisne's Fiddler"

Featuring excerpts from:
Fiddle On The Washboard by The Albion Band
Various tunes by Bruce Molsky
PDC (Pretty Damn Cosmic) by Ric Sanders
No Man's Jig / Hanoverian Dance / Three Jolly Sheepskins
by Eliza Carthy

Robin Goodfellow by Arnwyn
Hear more Arnwyn music on SoundCloud

The Lads In Their Hundreds by Show Of Hands & Imelda Staunton

from the album "Centenary: Words And Music Of The Great War"

Lift You Up And Let You Fly by Sarah McQuaid
from the album "The Plum Tree And The Rose"

John Barleycorn by Fay Brotherhood

from the album "Whispers in the Boughs"

The Gallows Of Bannadok by Ken Nicol
As yet unreleased - FolkCast exclusive

Thomas The Rhymer meets the Queen of Elfland

Babba presents
The Story Behind
The Song

Sifting the man from the myth of
Thomas The Rhymer
An ancient tale of prophecy, music
and kidnapping by fairyfolk...

featuring music and vocals by

Ewan MacColl - Steeleye Span
Ross Ainsley - Corrina Hewat

Thomas The Rhymer by Flame Proof Moth
from the album "Live In The Thames, Vol 1"

Matty Groves by Damh The Bard
from the album "Tales From The Crow Man"

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