FolkCast ShowNotes


FolkCast 055 - November 2010
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FolkCast Theme Music: Fisherman's Priest by Ken Nicol
The show is presented and produced by Phil Widdows and Ken Nicol

2:51 to 6:45

HedonismCold Blows The Wind by Bellowhead
from "Hedonism"

(Navigator Records)

Bellowhead Tour Dates

6:45 to 9:19
Close The Coalhouse Door by Jon Boden
from the Folk Song A Day website
13:57 to 17:00

Agrophobia by Blabbermouth

17:00 to 20:16

The Last StarBleecker Street by Heidi Talbot

from "The Last Star"
(Navigator Records)


20:16 to 24:25

Up from the DeepAll I've Known by Katriona Gilmore and Jamie Roberts

from "Up from the Deep"
(GR Records)

25:27 to 35:30

...but is it folk?

A discussion with Phil & Ken
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Featured music:

35:30 to 41:21


The Terrific Cyclone Of 1893
by William Topaz McGonagall

Featured Music:

  • Ruairidh Dubh by Battlefield Band, from the album Zama Zama Try Your Luck.
  • The Waterhorse's Lament by Breabach, from the album The Desperate Battle Of The Birds

Poem read and storm soundscape created by Phil Widdows
Sound effects from Apple Garageband and The Freesound Project

41:21 to 42:33
Merlin's Rocket
by Legendary 10 Seconds
42:33 to 45:50

She Bleeds by Rodney Branigan


48:36 to 51:44
The Newry Highwayman
by Linda Scanlon
51:44 to 56:32
Walking Thing
by Seize The Day
57:27 to 01:08:45

The Story Behind The Song


The Black Death
by Babba

The Statute Of Labourers

The Lantern Bearer
by Chuck Owston

Sound effects: The Freesound Project

01:08:45 to
Wild Track
by Stig Denson
01:14:16 to end

The Way-Too-Early Christmas Song by Paul And Storm


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