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FolkCast 080
  November 2012
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Remember, remember...

November is the month of memories, and in an opening section we pay tribute to the dead of all wars, with six songs from various viewpoints of war through history.

Later in the show our folk historian, Babba, lights the fuse on the story of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot – an infamous event remembered annually with fireworks and bonfires. And there's a specially-written song to commemmorate "the last man to enter Parliament with honest intentions".

We also remind you that the end of November is time for the Great British Folk Festival, so we preview the event with music from some of the artists appearing this year.

Presented by Ken Nicol and Phil Widdows.
FolkCast Theme tune: Fisherman's Priest by Ken Nicol
The Music In This Month's Show
Rembrance montage Never A Soldier by Duncan McCrone
Born To Be A Soldier by Gary Cordice
Tommy by Peter Bellamy
King And Country by
Seth Lakeman and The BBC Concert Orchestra
Coming Home by Show Of Hands
Fourteen Hundred Hours by Talis Kimberley

by Jamie Smith's Mabon

Roll Out The Black
by Feral Mouth

Pretty Nancy Of Yarmouth by Feast Of Fiddles
Great British Folk Festival
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of the GBFF
Nov 30-Dec 2 2012
The Lover's Ghost by Fay Hield & The Hurricane Party
Shining Morn by Gordon Giltrap
This Time by Merry Hell

The Story Behind The Song
told by Babba

An Honest Man
(Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot)
The song is sung by Carys & Rosemary
Guy Fawkes by Cruikshank

YouTube video: Reconstruction of possible scale of the explosion at House Of Lords if the Plot had succeeded
Loch Tay Boat Song
Amber Road
Licence Number: LE-0004884

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