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Beeswing by Richard Thompson

Beeswing by Richard Thompson

One of the benefits of career longevity is the amassed treasure of past recordings that can be compiled, reworked or repackaged. Inevitably, there is plenty to write about too. That’s how we end up with Richard Thompson’s first autobiography,...
New Tunebook from Gary Innes – The First Forty Years

New Tunebook from Gary Innes – The First Forty Years

To celebrate his 40th birthday this December, Highland born accordionist Gary Innes has announced the release of his first ever tunebook. Packed full of over 80 self-penned tunes and songs, The First Forty Years spans from the first tune Gary ever wrote at just 13...
The Lost Words: Spell Songs CD Book


The Lost Words: Spell Songs CD Book


Karine Polwart Julie Fowlis Seckou Keita Kris Drever 
Kerry Andrew Rachel Newton Beth Porter Jim Molyneux   In 2018 Folk by the Oak Festival were overjoyed to commission Spell Songs, a musical companion piece to The Lost Words by author Robert Macfarlane and...