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Love, genocide, social injustice, parenthood - moving, evocative

Advantages: Wide scope of subject, moving lyrics, great music
Disadvantages: Becoming rare

+++++ Music reviews donít earn the writer a single penny regardless of what rates are awarded. You may want to bear this in mind when rating. On the other hand, itís taken quite a bit of time to write and edit this review! +++++ Note that the title of t ...

2mennycds 26.04.2017 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Sand In My Shoes - Ralph McTell

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Two men, a guitar and not too much harping on...

Advantages: Virtuoso playing, "different" but accessible, some stunning "highs"
Disadvantages: None

Having gently teased a fellow-Ciaoer about her inclusion of recipes recently, I think it only fair to turn the tables on myself a little. Now Iím no masterchef, but I can cook a mean beans on toast. The toast is painstakingly cooked to an all-over and eve ...

2mennycds 14.11.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Wheel of Fortune (Live Recording) - John Renbourn

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A piece of old England

Advantages: Opportunity to hear something different.
Disadvantages: None

Very sad to hear of the passing of Tim Hart in December. Hart was a fine musician who tuned in with all generations through his music. He was a master of traditional folk music in both its acoustic and re-vamped electric form. whilst also being unique ...

RPB1968 01.02.2010 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Heydays - Tim Hart

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Pop-folk at its best

Advantages: Quality songwriting and arrangements
Disadvantages: Maybe a little dated in parts

McTell is in fine form in this often overlooked album, his songwriting evoking personal experiences as well as the metaphysical, and looking far beyond the folk world for musical inspiration. The arrangements switch from minimal accompaniment to rock ba ...

wiseowl96 28.03.2007 ∑ Read full review
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Review of You Well-Meaning Brought Me Here - Ralph McTell

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