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Folk Awards nominations and Old Man Luedecke

Mark reveals the nominations for the 20th annual Radio 2 Folk Awards, which happen in Manchester this October. Plus Canadian singer and musician Old Man Luedecke plays live.

The best folk and acoustic music from Britain and beyond.

This week, Mark reveals the nominations for the 20th annual BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, which take place at Manchester's Bridgewater Hall on 16th October 2019.

And Mark's live guest is Canadian singer and musician Chris 'Old Man' Luedecke, playing live on UK radio for the first time.

With fine songs, great playing and self-deprecating humour, Chris has won two Juno Awards (Canadian Grammys).

He's in the UK for a tour to support the release of his latest album: Easy Money.

Plus the usual mix of exciting new releases, classic tracks and news from the folk world.

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57 minutes

Music Played

  • Arizona Smoke Revue

    Yes I See (The Last Day of July)

    • A Thundering on the Horizon.
    • Rola.
  • Laura Marling

    Flicker and Fail (Live at the Radio 2 Folk Awards 2011)

  • Dervish

    The Galway Shawl (feat. Steve Earle)

    • The Great Irish Songbook.
  • Old Man Luedecke

    Kingdom Come (Live on the Radio 2 Folk Show)

  • Edward II

    Victoria Bridge On A Saturday Night

    • Manchester's Improving Daily.
  • Old Man Luedecke

    The Death of Truth (Live on the Radio 2 Folk Show)

  • Old Man Luedecke

    The Early Days (Live on the Radio 2 Folk Show)

  • Talisk

    Montreal

    • Beyond.

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