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Martin Carthy

Martin Carthy

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Beaulieu Folk Festival, Beaulieu, Hampshire

Live Review by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 13 August 1966

Beaulieu — a real triumph thanks to the downpour ...

Dave Swarbrick and Martin Carthy: No Restrictions On Tour For Dave And Martin

Interview by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 11 November 1967

FOLK FIDDLE virtuoso Dave Swarbrick will accompany guitarist-singer Martin Carthy when he returns to Britain in the New Year. But at the end of a ...

Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick: Byker Hill (Fontana TL 5434)

Review by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 25 November 1967

MARTIN CARTHY and Dave Swarbrick's third album together, Byker Hill really marks a peak in the development of their partnership which is underlined by Dave's ...

Festivals & Pop Proms

Live Review by Lon Goddard, Record Mirror, 12 July 1969


Martin Carthy: Shearwater (Mooncrest)

Review by Colin Irwin, Melody Maker, 22 February 1975

MORE RE-RELEASING of supposed folk classics from Mooncrest, although this one doesn't have quite the same aura as the others that have emerged from the ...

Martin Carthy: A Passage to England

Profile and Interview by Mark Cooper, The Guardian, 29 December 1988

Martin Carthy believes in the power of performance, not purity. Mark Cooper meets the folkie who refuses to play safe. ...

Martin Carthy

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. 21 May 1940, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England ...

see also Steeleye Span


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