Ivor Cutler performs Richard Thompson’s “Wheely Down”

Ivor Cutler’s unique vocalizing makes this cut from The World Is a Wonderful Place, a real treasure.

This song originally appeared on Richard Thompson’s first solo record Henry the Human Fly.

Ian Kearey, founder member of the Oysterband, plays the harmonium and dulcimer.

Folk Radio UK: Episode 68



Featuring Voice of the People, Sam Lee, Lisa O’Neill, Lisa Knapp, Olivia Chaney, Alasdair Roberts, Harp & a Monkey and more.

Abroad mix of traditional folk music this week including some favourites from Topic Records ‘Voice of the People’ series alongside more contemporary offerings from the likes of Sam LeeLisa O’NeillAlden Patterson & Dashwood, Lisa Knapp, Olivia Chaney, Alasdair Roberts, Harp & a Monkey, Lady Maisery and Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith, Oysterband, Red River Dialect and more.

Music Played

00:00 – Lady Maisery and Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith – Snow Falls
from: Awake Arise: A Winter Album

04:07 – James Yorkston & The Big Eyes Family Players – Rufford Park Poachers
from: Folk Songs

08:48 – Jeannie Robertson – When I Was Noo but Sweet Sixteen
from: Voice of the People 10 Continue reading