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Scottish Fiddlers

Yesterday I saw “Scotland the Brave” at the Sydney Opera House, featuring the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra and Choir, and fiddler extraordinaire Marcus Holden: whose playing of Scottish fiddle music reminded me of Robin Williamson and the Incredible String Band: and lead … Continue reading

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Fergus Laing (and a rolling stone)

A song by Richard Thompson. Any resemblance to any living person is, I’m sure, entirely coincidental. Fergus Laing is a beast of a man He stitches up and fleeces He wants to manicure the world And sell it off in … Continue reading

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The Incredible String Band

The Incredible String Band was a late 1960’s/ early 70’s musical group often categorised as “psychedelic folk”, and dismissed as a peculiarity of the era of no great interest beyond that. That is a pity, because the two key members … Continue reading

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