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Sam Lee in Session

Mary Ann Kennedy presents music from around the globe, and a session with one of the new voices of English folk, Mercury Prize nominee Sam Lee.

Mary Ann Kennedy with tracks from across the globe, and a session with one of the new voices of English folk, Mercury Prize nominee Sam Lee.

Ex-burlesque artist and survival expert Sam Lee has just been nominated for the Mercury Prize for his album 'Ground of its Own', which brings a fresh sound to English folk.

2 hours

Last on

Fri 5 Oct 2012 23:00

Music Played

  • Ziveli Orkestar

    Do Jaja (remix Robert Soko)

    • Balkan Beats Soundlab.
    • Piranha.
    • CD-PIR2649.
  • Kao Zykopops

    Moja Diridika

    • Z is for Zycopops.
    • www.zykopops.com.
  • Lau

    The Bird That Winds The Spring

    • Race The Loser.
    • Reveal Records.
  • Al Scorch & The Country Soul Ensemble

    Working Dream

    • Tired Ghostly Town.
    • Cargo Records.
  • Jim Mageean

    Liza Lee

    • Short Sharp Shanties.
    • Wild Goose.
    • WGS381.
  • Sam Lee in Session

    • Sam Lee

      The Ballad of George Collins

      Performers: Sam Lee (Vocals, Jews Harp & Shruti Box) Francesca Terberg (Cello) Flora Curzon (Violin) Jonah Brody (flute & Ukelele) Steve Chadwick (Trumpet) Camilo Tirado (Percussion)

      • BBC Maida Vale Studio 1.
      • 3rd October 2012.
    • Sam Lee

      The Tan Yard Side

      Performers: Sam Lee (Vocals, Jews Harp & Shruti Box) Francesca Terberg (Cello) Flora Curzon (Violin) Jonah Brody (flute & Ukelele) Steve Chadwick (Trumpet) Camilo Tirado (Percussion)

      • BBC Maida Vale Studio 1.
      • 3rd October 2012.
  • Seckou Keita

    Rewmi

    • Miro.
    • Astar.
  • Youssou Ndour

    Ouadjour

    • From Senegal to the World - 80s classics and rarities.
    • Nascente.
    • NSDCD032.
  • Eric Bibb and Habib Koite

    Send us brighter days

    • Brothers in Bamako.
    • Contre Jour.
    • CJ028.
  • Gilmore & Roberts

    Over Snake Pass

    • The Innocent Left.
    • Navigator.
    • 076.
  • The Rankin Family

    Mo Run Geal, Dileas (My Faithful Fair One)

    • The Rankin Family.
    • Capitol.
    • C299995.
  • Sam Lee in Session

    • Sam Lee

      Willie O

      Performers: Sam Lee (Vocals, Jews Harp & Shruti Box) Francesca Terberg (Cello) Flora Curzon (Violin) Jonah Brody (flute & Ukelele) Steve Chadwick (Trumpet) Camilo Tirado (Percussion)

      • BBC Maida Vale Studio 1.
      • 3rd October 2012.
    • Sam Lee

      Goodbye My Darling

      Performers: Sam Lee (Vocals, Jews Harp & Shruti Box) Francesca Terberg (Cello) Flora Curzon (Violin) Jonah Brody (flute & Ukelele) Steve Chadwick (Trumpet) Camilo Tirado (Percussion)

      • BBC Maida Vale Studio 1.
      • 3rd October 2012.
  • The Flatlanders

    Stars in My Life

    • The Odessa Tapes.
    • New West Records.
    • NW6259.
  • Frigg

    Teppo's Waltz

    • Polka V.
    • Sibelius Academy of Music Recordings.
    • FRIGG00009.
  • Grupo Folcl√≥rico

    Juipiti

    • Daibolos del Ritmo - the Colombian melting-pot 1960 - 1985.
    • Analog Africa.
    • AACD 072.
  • Mexican Institute of Sound

    Cumbia Meguro

    • Politico.
    • Chusma Records.
  • Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog

    Tawel Yma Heno

    • Draw Dros y Mynydd.
    • Sbrigyn Ymborth.
    • SY014.
  • Maeve MacKinnon

    Gilleasbuig Og Heisgeir

    • Once Upon An Olive Branch.
    • Maeve Mackinnon.
  • Calum Stewart

    The Crow Road Croft

    Artist: Lauren MacColl

    • Wooden Flute & Fiddle.
    • Make Believe Records.
    • MBR 3CD.
  • De Temps Antan and audience at the Albany Brasserie in Joliette

    Improvised Jam Session

    • BBC Recording.

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