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Mary Portas sits in with a Folk Awards warm-up

Mary prepares for the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards with a link up to Belfast, an All Request Folk special and 2015 Young Folk Award nominees Wildwood Kin playing live in the studio.

Mary prepares for the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in Belfast by linking up with hosts Julie Fowlis and Mark Radcliffe. 2015 Young Folk Award nominees Wildwood Kin will play live in the studio for Mary and pay tribute to Martin Luther King.

In the final extended part of the show Mary will be taking All Request Folk calls, plus we'll be hearing about the songs that influenced some folk legends from the stars themselves in First Time Folk, including Judy Collins, Seth Lakeman, Jon Boden and more.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Huey Lewis and the News

    The Power Of Love

    • Huey Lewis & The News - Fore!.
    • Chrysalis.
  • Manic Street Preachers

    Distant Colours

    • Resistance Is Futile (Deluxe Edition).
    • Columbia.
  • Bob Dylan

    Girl From The North Country

    • The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan.
    • Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.
    • 2.
  • Paul Brady

    Crazy Dreams

    • Crazy Dreams.
    • Mercury.
    • 1.
  • Albin Lee Meldau

    The Weight Is Gone

    • (CD Single).
    • Caroline.
  • Led Zeppelin

    The Battle Of Evermore (feat. Sandy Denny)

    • Led Zeppelin - Early Days.
    • Atlantic.
  • Queen

    One Vision

    • Queen - Greatest Hits II.
    • Parlophone.
  • Richard Thompson

    Beeswing

    • Action Packed: The Best Of The Capitol Years.
    • Capitol.
    • 9.
  • Jennifer Lopez

    Ain't It Funny

    • (CD Single).
    • Epic/Sony.
  • Sigala

    Lullaby (feat. Paloma Faith)

    • (CD Single).
    • Ministry Of Sound.
  • Wildwood Kin

    Warrior Daughter (Radio 2 Session, 04 Apr 2018)

  • Wildwood Kin

    Taking A Hold - (Radio 2 Session, 04 Apr 2018)

  • Seth Lakeman

    Any Dream Will Do (Andrew Lloyd Webber Variations, Apr 2018)

  • Wildwood Kin

    Pride (In The name Of Love) - (Radio 2 Session, 04 Apr 2018)

  • Sting & Shaggy

    Don't Make Me Wait

    • 44/876.
    • Polydor.
    • 001.
  • Jo Stafford

    Barbara Allen

    • Jo Stafford sings American Folk Songs.
    • Capitol.
    • 5.
  • Joan Baez

    Diamonds And Rust

    • The Best Of.
    • A&M.
  • Aswad

    Shine

    • Now 1994 - The Millennium Series.
    • EMI.
  • Suzanne Vega

    Marlene On The Wall

    • The Best Of Suzanne Vega.
    • A&M.
  • Gordon Lightfoot

    If You Could Read My Mind

    • If You Could Read My Mind.
    • Reprise.
  • Neil Young

    Only Love Can Break Your Heart

    • After The Gold Rush.
    • Reprise.
    • 3.
  • Nick Drake

    Northern Sky

    • A Quiet Riot.
    • PIAS.
  • Them & Van Morrison

    It's All Over Now Baby Blue

    • Basquiat.
    • Decca.
    • 3.

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