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Robert Sandall

1 hour, 45 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 09 June 2010

Robert Sandall explores contemporary variants of the folk tradition in the music of Seth Lakeman, Paul Weller, The Incredible String Band and the late John Martyn - as well as looking forward to a folk-inspired Meltdown Festival this week in London.

Music Played

20 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Natalie Merchant

    Natalie Merchant The King of China's Daughter

    Leave Your Sleep, Nonesuch 400114

  • Image for Lau

    Lau Evergreen

    Artist: Karine Polwart (vocals)

    Evergreen EP, Reveal Records / Lau Scotland LAUKP1

  • Image for Paul Weller

    Paul Weller She Speaks (Tunng remix)

    Change Up the Nation (bonus CD from Wake Up the Nation deluxe edition), Island Records 2733522

  • Image for Punch Brothers

    Punch Brothers You Are

    Antifogmatic, Nonesuch 75597 980578

  • Image for Ian King

    Ian King The Old Miner

    Panic Grass & Fever Few, Fledgling FLED 3082

  • Image for wooden box with a fistful of fivers

    wooden box with a fistful of fivers Nothing to Nobody

    Home and the Wild Hunt, Electric Honey EH1001

  • Image for Seth Lakeman

    Seth Lakeman Preacher's Ghost

    Hearts and Minds, Relentless Records

  • Image for Natalie Merchant

    Natalie Merchant Indian Names

    Leave Your Sleep, Nonesuch 400114

  • Image for Nigel Kennedy Quintet

    Nigel Kennedy Quintet Shhh

    Shhh, EMI 5099960850225

  • Image for The Incredible String Band

    The Incredible String Band Douglas Traherne Harding

    The Big Huge, Elektra 615482

  • Image for Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3

    Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 John in the Air

    Propellor Time, Sartorial FIT047CD

  • Image for John Martyn

    John Martyn Small Hours

    Serendipity – an introduction to John Martyn, Island Records IMCD256

  • Image for Kathryn Williams

    Kathryn Williams There Are Keys

    The Quickening, Caw Records TPLP1046CD

  • Image for Martha Wainwright

    Martha Wainwright Toujours la meme histoire

    Sans fusils, ni souliers, a Paris – Martha Wainwright’s Piaf Record, V2 VVR723066

  • Image for Medeski Martin and Wood

    Medeski Martin and Wood God Fire

    Radiolarians 1, Indirecto Records

  • Image for The Nice

    The Nice Acceptance 'Brandenburger'

    Ars Longa Vita Brevis, Castle Records CLACD120

  • Image for Massive Attack

    Massive Attack Psyche

    Heligoland, Virgin CDV3070

  • Image for Nigel Kennedy Quintet

    Nigel Kennedy Quintet River Man

    Artist: Boy George (vocals)

    Shhh, EMI 5099960850225

  • Image for Natalie Merchant

    Natalie Merchant Spring and Fall – to a young girl

    Leave Your Sleep, Nonesuch 400114

  • Image for Neu!

    Neu! Hallo Gallo

    Deutsche Elektronische Musik – Experimental German rock and electronic music 1972-83, Soul Jazz Records SJRCD213


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