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The best folk and acoustic music. This week, guitarist and singer Martin Simpson plays live.

The best folk and acoustic music from Britain and beyond.

This week, world-renowned guitarist and singer Martin Simpson plays live in the Salford studio.

Martin performs tracks from his new album, Rooted, which is his 22nd solo record.

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

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Bellowhead

    Betsy Baker

    • Broadside.
    • Navigator Records.
  • Kathryn Williams

    Sorrow Flies

    • Anthology.
    • One Little Indian.
  • Martin Hayes & Brooklyn Rider

    Jenny's Welcome Home To Charlie

    • The Butterfly.
    • 251 Records.
  • Martin Simpson

    Joe Bowers (Radio 2 Session, 28 August 2019)

  • Gwilym Bowen Rhys

    Yr Hosan Las

    • Arenig.
    • Erwydd Records.
  • Elizabeth Cotten & Brenda Evans

    Shake Sugaree

    • Shake Sugaree.
    • Smithsonian Folkways.
  • Martin Simpson

    More Than Enough (Radio 2 Session, 28 August 2019)

  • Martin Simpson

    Ken Small (Radio 2 Session, 28 August 2019)

  • Lankum

    Wild Rover

    • The Livelong Day.
    • Rough Trade.
  • Show of Hands

    No Secrets

    • Battlefield Dance Floor.

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