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FolKCast 119 - June 2016
Running time: 1hr18min

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FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of
folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music.

The Story Behind The Song turns 100 with the remarkable tale of "the man they couldn't hang', who inspired an entire album by Fairport Convention. But what happened to John "Babbacombe" Lee after he escaped from the hangman's noose?

Also in this edition we chat to multi-talented musician Ken Nicol, and hear about how he has become a "guitar-slinger for hire", helping to rescue two bands' touring plans.
Plus the usual diet of great new music!

FolkCast is produced and presented by
Folkie Phil Widdows

Music featured:


Billy Bones
by King Courgette
from the album "King Courgette" (2016)

One More Day
by Solarference
from the album "Locks & Bolts" (2016)


The Harbour
by India McKellar
from the EP "Sable" (2016)


The Hen’s March To The Midden/The Four Poster Bed
by Dave Swarbrick and Simon Nicol
from the album "Close To The White Bear" (1984)


Spirit And Soul And A Handful Of Mud
by James J Turner
from the album "Spirit And Soul And A Handful Of Mud" (2016)



Ken Nicol interview - part one
featuring Princess Royal by Feast Of Fiddles
from the album "Still Live" (2007)
and
Sponge by Magna Carta
from the album "Tomorrow Never Comes" (2012)


The Jesus Army
by Ken Nicol
from the album "Things" (2015)

Selkie
by Jenny Sturgeon
from the album "From The Skein" (2016)


Louise
by Andrew John & Lissa
from the album "At Home" (2016)


Five Years Old
by Hot Tamale
single (2016)



The Story Behind The Song 100!
Hanging Song
by Fairport Convention
from the album "Babbacombe Lee" (1971)
John Lee
Being the full story of John 'Babbacombe' Lee,
alias "The Man They Couldn't Hang"!
Lee's grave


Up On Cragside
by Blair Dunlop
from the album "Gilded" (2016)


Happy Outcome
by Alma
from the album "Varieties" (2016)


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