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With Ewan McLennan

An hour of the best in folk, roots and acoustic music, including an interview with young Scottish singer and guitarist Ewan McLennan, about his new album 'The Last Bird to Sing'.

Mike Harding presents an hour of the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music including news from the world of folk and the latest album releases.

This week, Mike talks to young Scottish singer and guitarist, Ewan McLennan, about his new album The Last Bird To Sing.

Leeds-based Ewan won the Horizon Award for the best emerging artist at the 2011 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, and he joins Mike to talk about how his approach to music making has developed, one year on.

57 minutes

Last on

Wed 20 Jun 2012 19:00

Music Played

  • Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch & Fats Kaplin

    Lost John Dean

    • Lost John Dean.
    • Compass 7 4429 2.
  • Jon Boden & Sam Sweeney

    Sweet Thames Flow Softly

    • This Is Proper Folk Too!.
    • Proper Sampler.
  • Bella Hardy

    The Driving of the Deer

    • The Dark Peak and the White.
    • Noe Records NOE04.
  • Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick

    Banks of Sweet Primroses

    • But Two Came By.
    • Topic TSCD343.
  • Shirley Collins & The Albion Country Band

    Van Dieman's Land

    • No Roses.
    • Mooncrest CRESTCD011.
  • Jackie McAuley

    You're the Pretty One

    • Bad Day at Black Rock.
    • A New Day ANDCD39.
  • Ewan McLennan

    The Rolling Hills of the Borders

    • The Last Bird to Sing.
    • Fellside FECD250.
  • Ewan McLennan

    Banks of Marble

    • The Last Bird to Sing.
    • Fellside FECD250.
  • Dansaul

    1952 Vincent Black Lightning

    • Foot & Mouth.
    • Artist Own Label DS01.
  • Across the Borderling

    Vigilante Man

    • More Lies.
    • Continental Song City CSCCD1082.
  • Karine Polwart

    King of Birds

    • This Is Proper Folk Too!.
    • Proper Sampler.

Broadcast

  • Wed 20 Jun 2012 19:00