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Oct 18, 2021

In 1968 Russell Eyre was a young man from Sheffield learning to play guitar and looking for a musical direction. A chance meeting with well known singer Tony Capstick opened his eyes and ears to folk music.

Russell is a born raconteur and with lots of stories about the vibrant music scene in Sheffield and Chesterfield up until the mid 1970s. The cast of characters contains many familiar names, plus some you may have forgotten.

Songs in the order of appearance:

1 Tony Capstick - Arthur Mcbride (Live in Southport 1973)
2 Tim Hart & Maddy Prior - The False Knight On The Road
3 Grehan Sisters - Henry Joy
4 Ian Campbell Folk Group - The Curragh Of Kildare
5 Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger - Thirty-Foot Trailer
6 John James - 12th Street Rag
7 Finbar & Eddie Furey - Fox Lament
8 The Johnstons - Ye Jacobites by Name

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