Like many regions of England there are few distinctive local instruments and many songs were shared with the rest of Britain and with Ireland, although the distinct dialects of the regions sometimes lent them a particular stamp and, with one of the longest coastlines of any English region, songs about the sea were also particularly important.
Along with the West Country, this was one of the regions that most firmly adopted reed instruments, producing many eminent practitioners of the melodeon from the midth century. Also like the West Country it is one of the few regions where there is still an active tradition of step dancing and like the Midlands the tradition of Molly dance died out in the s.
Lucy Broadwood and Cecil Sharp collected in Cambridgeshire, as did and Vaughan Williams as well as in Norfolk and Essex frombut most Frankie Silvers - Various - Old-Time Southern Dance Music: Ballads And Songs regional figure was composer Ernest John Moeranwho collected over songs in Norfolk and Suffolk in the s. Due to its lack of clear boundaries and a perceived lack of identity in its folk music, the English Midlands attracted relatively little interest in the early revivals.
However, in more recent years a distinct cultural heritage has been recognised including unique folk traditions and songs, many associated with the regions industrial connections. It has also produced a number of important performers and some particular local instruments, such as the Lincolnshire bagpipeshowever the last player, John Hunsley, died in the 19th century and no actual examples of the pipes have survived.
Although, some traditions, like Molly dance died out in the s, the Midlands retained strong traditions of both ceremonial and social dance, particularly in the south Midlands and Cotswolds and in the distinctive Border Morris from Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire.
In the s Llewellynn Jewitt, collected songs from Derbyshire, and some songs were printed by Georgina F. Jackson in her study of Shropshire folk lore. The key event in the history of folk music in the counties of the north west of England Die Kinder Sind Allein - Generated X-ed* - Protest And Survive the Industrial Revolution, which divided the region economically and culturally into a northern, often highland Get Out Of Here - Kid Ory - Kid Orys Creole Jazz Band 1944/45 Volume 2 (Vinyl, Album) pastoral region, in Westmorland and Cumberland and a more urbanised and industrialised southern Show Me Love - Various - Dance DOr with large and growing conurbations like Manchester and Liverpool, where changing social and economic patterns emerged in new traditions and styles of folk song, often linked to migration and patterns of work, these included processional dances, often associated with rushbearing and the Wakes Week festivities and types of step dancemost famously clog dancing.
Axon, Thomas T. Wilkinson and Sidney Gilpin, who performed a similar service for Cumberland. The region not only produced one of the major figures of New Power Generation - Prince - Graffiti Bridge revival in Ewan MacColl but also a local champion in Harry Boardmanwho from onwards probably did more than anyone to popularise and record the industrial folk song of the region, in several albums and books.
However, perhaps the most influential folk artists to emerge from the region in this period were folk troubadour Roy Harper and comedian and broadcaster Mike Harding. Northumbria possesses a distinctive style of folk music with a flourishing and continuing tradition.
Northumbrian music is characterised by considerable influence from other regions, particularly southern Scotlandother parts of the north of England and Ireland. Collingwood and John Stokoe. Probably the most influential piper at that time was Billy Pigg.
Even excluding Sussex and London, South-east England has been one of the key areas of English folk music and collection. It had retained a strong tradition of wassailing, and seafaring songs were important in the coastal counties of Kent and Hampshire.
Drøm Om Randi (Instrumental w/ Hook) - DJ Tom Løkten - En Dag På Burger King: Instrumental Collectio most significant British folk rock group from the region were the Oyster Bandformed in Canterbury, while guitarist John Martyn came from Surrey and fiddle player Chris Leslie from Banbury in Oxfordshire. From the current crop of young folk musicians probably the most prominent are Spiers and Boden from Oxfordshire and Chris Woodborn in Kent.
Despite being the centre of both folk revivals and the British folk rock movement, the songs of London were largely neglected in favour of regional and rural music until relatively recently. Lloyd gravitated to London in the s, it was the base of Topic Records and it was there that the first folk clubs were formed before they spread out across the country. Sussex has disproportionately affected the history of English folk music.
This was due to a flourishing tradition of folk dancemummers plays and folk song, but also in part because of the rural nature of the county in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and yet its relatively close proximity to London. It was thus a rich and convenient place for the collectors of the first folk song revival, including Kate LeeLucy Broadwood and W.
Lloyd first heard folk music. Sussex songs were also the foundation of the repertoire of the influential Young Tradition. There are also annual folk music festivals at EastbourneCrawley and Lewes. The music of Cornwall is often noted for its similarity to that of Brittany and, as a result of the close physical and cultural ties between the two peninsulas, some older songs and carols share the same root as Breton tunes.
The Cornish bagpipes died out, as elsewhere in southern England, in the 16th century, but have recently been re-created. There is long and varied history of Cornish dance from the medieval period, with records of strong traditions of morris dancingmummingguise dancingand social dance. Outside Devon and Cornwall Celtic influence on music in the West Country is much less obvious, but folk music still retains many distinctive local characteristics.
As in Cornwall there are very strong traditions of folk dance and mumming, the best known being the Hobby horse celebrations at Minehead in Somerset. Yorkshire has a rich heritage of folk music and folk dance including the Long Sword dance.
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Sadie and A. Connell and C. Broughton, M. Ellingham, R. Trillo, O. Duane, V. Broughton and M. Retrieved Bogdanov, C. He began performing at medicine shows in the Southern Frankie Silvers - Various - Old-Time Southern Dance Music: Ballads And Songs region as early asand gained initial fame during the late s as both a solo recording artist and as a member of Frankie Silvers - Various - Old-Time Southern Dance Music: Ballads And Songs string bands.
After his "rediscovery" during the folk revival of the s, Ashley spent the last years of his life playing at folk music concerts, including appearances at Carnegie Hall in New York and at the Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island. Those who knew George McCurry described him variously as a "one-eyed fiddler, hell-raiser, and big talker.
George was forced to leave town. Rose-Belle moved back in with her father, and aroundthe family relocated to Shouns, Tennessee, a crossroads just south of Mountain City, where Enoch ran a boarding house. When Clarence was very young, he was nicknamed "Tommy Tiddy Waddy" after a nursery rhyme by his grandfather Enoch, and thus became known to friends and acquaintances as 'Tom'. As he was raised by the parents of his mother, the name "McCurry" was dropped in favor of "Ashley".
From infancy, Tom was acquainted with musicians. His grandfather bought him a banjo when he was eight years old, and his mother and aunts taught him to Frankie Silvers - Various - Old-Time Southern Dance Music: Ballads And Songs traditional Appalachian folk songs and ballads. He also learned a number of songs and techniques from itinerant lumberjacks and railroad workers lodging at his grandfather's boarding house.
InTom joined a medicine show that Frankie Silvers - Various - Old-Time Southern Dance Music: Ballads And Songs to be passing through Mountain City. He played banjo and guitar, and performed blackface comedy. Tom would play with medicine shows every summer until the early s.
During winters, he organized local concerts at rural schools. He would also play for money at coal camps and rayon mills, often accompanied by influential Johnson County fiddler G. The final recordings from his early era were a series of duets with harmonica player Gwen Foster in The effects of the Great Depression made money scarce throughout the early s. Not only was Ashley no longer recruited to make records, it was virtually impossible to earn money playing at coal camps or on street corners.
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