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Folk songs

Folk songs: Knife at the window

In 2019, Fran Foote (formerly a member of stick in the wheel) and his mother, Belinda Kempsterreleased a wonderful traditional English folk album titled On the clay hill. Belinda started singing traditional songs in the 1960s and she met…

Jazz up Filipino folk songs

PLAYING music for a live audience, touring and road trips, and rehearsing together are things that have had to take a back seat over the past year and a half. Still, jazz band Debonair District kept busy during…

Keeper of New Hampshire Folk Songs

Kate McNally holds a vinyl containing her favorite folk music. Photograph by Kendal J. Bush When I was growing up in southern New Hampshire, my family drove up north to white people most weekends. On Sunday nights on the drive home, my…