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Eliza Carthy in Session

Mark Radcliffe presents Radio 2's folk and acoustic show, featuring a live session from Eliza Carthy.

Mark Radcliffe presents Radio 2's folk and acoustic show, live from Salford Quays.

This week, Mark is joined by one of English folk music's most passionate and soulful musicians: Eliza Carthy, who's been a popular force for good in folk music for more than two decades.

Eliza, daughter of Martin Carthy and Norma Waterson, emerged on the public music scene 21 years ago and is marking the occasion with a new compilation album, book and tour.

Wayward Daughter chronicles Eliza's remarkable and varied career, which thus far includes her traditional and original work, her work with The Ratcatchers, various duos and groups with her esteemed parents, membership of The Imagined Village, and fruitful collaborations with Salsa Celtica and countless others.

This week, Eliza and guitarist David Delarre join Mark in the studio to perform some of her favourite songs.

57 minutes

Music Played

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  • Jim Moray

    All You Pretty Girls

    • Low Culture.
  • Old Man Luedecke

    Jonah & The Whale

    • Tender is the Night.
  • Davey Graham


    • 3 / 4 AD (50th Anniversary Reissue).
  • Eliza Carthy

    Cold Wet & Rainy Night / The Grand Hornpipe

    • Live performance.
  • Chris Wood


    • None the Wiser.
  • Eliza Carthy

    Jack Frost

    • Live performance.
  • Eliza Carthy

    Willow Tree

    • Live performance.
  • John Dipper & Luke Daniels

    St. George's Day

    • Sleeping Giants.
  • Paul Brady

    Don't Come Again

    • Welcome Here Kind Stranger.