Sam Lee
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/960x540/p03sfc07.jpg
1980-07-06
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/5e989d2f-03fa-4265-a1ca-3cc4a9d48298

Sam Lee Biography (Wikipedia)

Sam Lee (born 6 July 1980) is a British folk singer and traditional music specialist. His debut album, Ground of its Own was shortlisted for the 2012 Mercury Music Award. Lee performs as part of an ensemble, Sam Lee and Friends.

Lee gained notoriety as a traditional music specialist dedicated to collecting, restoring and sharing ancient music from Britain and Ireland; in particular from the Romany Gypsy and Irish traveller communities. Lee has spent much time song-collecting from these communities. The debut album has been described as "the result of six years of complete immersion in traditional British folk music." His music involves re-working and instrumental arrangements of songs from the tradition. Lee is the creator and manager of the folk-music promotional network, The Nest Collective, which hosts various folk music events in London and beyond. Lee regularly works with the English Folk Dance and Song Society to archive and curate traditional music as well as educate through writings and classes.

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.



Sam Lee Tracks

Sort by

Sam Lee
Jonny O'The Brine (Songlines Awards)
http://static.bbci.co.uk/music_clips/1.0.3/img/track_fallback.png
link
Jonny O'The Brine (Songlines Awards)
Trad.
Lovely Molly
http://static.bbci.co.uk/music_clips/1.0.3/img/track_fallback.png
link
Lovely Molly
Sam Lee
Lovely Molly
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03hy4d9.jpg
link
Lovely Molly
Sam Lee
Goodbye my darling
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03hy4d9.jpg
link
Goodbye my darling
Sam Lee
The Bonny Bunch of Roses
http://static.bbci.co.uk/music_clips/1.0.3/img/track_fallback.png
link
The Bonny Bunch of Roses
Sam Lee and Friends
Bonny Bunch of Roses
http://static.bbci.co.uk/music_clips/1.0.3/img/track_fallback.png
link
Bonny Bunch of Roses
Sam Lee and Friends
Jonny O' the Brine
http://static.bbci.co.uk/music_clips/1.0.3/img/track_fallback.png
link
Jonny O' the Brine
Sam Lee
The Ballad of George Collins
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03hy4d9.jpg
link
The Ballad of George Collins
Sam Lee
Wild Wood Amber
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03hy4d9.jpg
link
Wild Wood Amber
Trad.
On Yonder Hill
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03hy4d9.jpg
link
On Yonder Hill
Load more tracks
Playlists featuring Sam Lee


Upcoming Events

29
Sep
Sam Lee
St George's Bristol, Bristol, UK

Past BBC Events

2016 Radio 2 Folk Awards
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/egqwrz
Royal Albert Hall
2016-04-27T08:24:13
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/208x117/p03sfc07.jpg
27
Apr
2016
2016 Radio 2 Folk Awards

2016 Radio 2 Folk Awards

19:15
Royal Albert Hall

Back to artist