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Chris Hawkins sits in and talks to Calum MacColl

Chris Hawkins sits in for Mary Anne Hobbs and talks to Calum MacColl, son of Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger.

Calum MacColl, son of Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger, speaks to Chris Hawkins about his fantastic musical family. Did you know Bombay Bicycle Club, Jungle and Eddi Reader were musically connected to the MacColls? Well you will find out all that and more here ...

Expect some glorious folky treats for a Sunday morning as Chris dips in to a fascinating family tree ...

3 hours

Music Played

  • R.E.M.

    What's The Frequency Kenneth

    • Warner Bros.
  • Modest Mouse

    Lampshades On Fire

    • Columbia.
  • The Unthanks


    • Rabble Rouser.
  • Pentangle

    People On The Highway

    • Strange Fruit.
  • Boogie Down Productions

    My Philosophy

    • Telstar.
  • C. Duncan


    • Fat Cat Records.
  • XTC

    Life Begins at the Hop

    • VIRGIN.
  • The Staple Singers

    I'll Take You There

    • Stax.
  • Marika Hackman

    Animal Fear

    • Dirty Hit Records.
  • Gang of Four

    At Home He's A Tourist

    • EMI.
  • Carl Barât and The Jackals

    A Storm Is Coming

    • Cooking Vinyl.
  • Fairport Convention

    Fiddlesticks (John Peel session 16th July 1974)

  • Bear’s Den


  • Edwin Starr

    25 Miles

    • Spectrum.
  • The Cure

    Why Can't I Be You

    • GALORE.
    • Fiction.
  • The Staves

    Black & White

    • Atlantic Records.
  • Ewan MacColl

    The Manchester Rambler

  • Calum MacColl Interview

    Part 1: Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger

  • Peggy Seeger

    The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

  • Royal Blood

    Out Of The Black

    • Royal Blood.
    • Warner Bros..
  • Cornershop

    Brimful of Asha

    • Polygram TV.
  • The Districts


    • Fat Possum Records.
  • Best Coast


    • CD SINGLE.
    • Wichita.
    • 1.
  • alt-J

    Every Other Freckle

  • Ewan MacColl

    Dirty Old Town

  • Calum MacColl Interview

    Part 2: Calum's Children

  • Liberty Horses

    King Of A Rainy Country

  • The Prodigy


    • Take Me To The Hospital/Cooking Vinyl.
  • Elastica


    • Deceptive Records.
  • First Aid Kit

    My Silver Lining

    • Stay Gold.
    • Columbia.
    • 001.
  • St. Vincent

    Bad Believer

  • Bombay Bicycle Club


    • Island.
  • Jungle


    • XL Recordings.
  • Calum MacColl Interview

    Calum's Family Tree

  • Kirsty MacColl

    Fifteen Minutes

    • Virgin.
  • Hookworms

    Radio Tokyo

    • Domino Recording Co.
  • Soft Cell


    • Vertigo.
  • The Twilight Sad

    I Could Give You All That You Don't Want

  • Sleater‐Kinney

    You're No Rock N' Roll Fun

    • Sub Pop.
  • Björk


    • One Little Indian.
  • Vince Taylor and His Playboys

    Brand New Cadillac

    • Parlophone.