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My Favourite Albums

Favourites of 2021 / 2020 / 2019 / 2018 / 2017 / 2016 / 2015 / earlier

> English Folk Music > 2021 Favourites

Staran: Staran (STARAN01CD)

*** Mainly Norfolk's Album of the Year 2021 ***

Staran, Staran, CD, Staran STARAN01CD, 21 May 2021

Alasdair Roberts og Völvur: The Old Fabled River (Drag City DC788CD) Alasdair Roberts og Völvur, The Old Fabled River, CD, Drag City DC788CD, 23 July 2021

Karine Polwart & Dave Milligan: Still As Your Sleeping (Hudson HUD025CD) Karine Polwart & Dave Milligan, Still As Your Sleeping, LP/CD, HUD025LP/CD, 1 October 2021

Cara: Grounded (artes ARCD5030) Cara, Grounded, CD, artes ARCD5030, 15 October 2021

Mànran: Ùrar (Mànran MAN05) Mànran, Ùrar, CD, Mànran MAN05, 22 October 2021

> English Folk Music > 2020 Favourites

Sam Sweeney: Unearth Repeat (HUD019CD) Sam Sweeney, Unearth Repeat, CD/LP, Hudson HUD019CD/LP, 27 March 2020

Jack Sharp: Good Times Older (From Here SITW015CD) Jack Sharp, Good Times Older, CD, From Here SITW015CD, 24 April 2020

Findlay Napier & Gillian Frame: The Ledger (Cheery Groove CHEERY008)

*** Mainly Norfolk's Album of the Year 2020 ***

Findlay Napier & Gillian Frame with Mike Vass, The Ledger, CD, Cheery Groove CHEERY008, 1 May 2020

Fay Hield: Wrackline (Topic TSCD608) Fay Hield, Wrackline, CD, Topic TSCD608, 11 September 2020

Jenny Sturgeon: The Living Mountain (Hudson HUD021CD) Jenny Sturgeon, The Living Mountain, CD/LP, Hudson HUD021CD/LP, 16 October 2020

Rachel Newton: To the Awe (Shadowside SHADOW04) Rachel Newton, To the Awe, CD, Shadowside SHADOW04, 6 November 2020

> English Folk Music > 2019 Favourites

Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer: Twelve Months and a Day (Wet Foot WFM190201) Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, Twelve Months and a Day, CD, Wet Foot WFM190201, 1 February 2019

Nick Hart Sings Nine English Folk Songs (Roebuck RRCD002) Nick Hart, Sings Nine English Folk Songs, CD, Roebuck RRCD002, 1 May 2019

The Dovetail Trio: Bold Champions (GR! GRR009) The Dovetail Trio, Bold Champions, CD, GR! GRR009, 31 May 2019

Malinky: Handsel (Greentrax CDTRAX402)

*** Mainly Norfolk's Album of the Year 2019 ***

Malinky, Handsel, 2 CD, Greentrax CDTRAX403, 1 June 2019

Marisa Jack & Davy: Bring Us In (Marisa Jack & Davy MJDCD01) Marisa Jack & Davy, Bring Us In, CD, Marisa Jack & Davy MJDCD01, 31 October 2019


Folk och Rackare: Rackarspel (YTF YTF-50241)

*** Mainly Norfolk's Reissue of the Year 2019 ***

Folk och Rackare, Rackarspel, DL, Caprice, 24 May 2019

> English Folk Music > 2018 Favourites

The Rheingans Sisters: Bright Field (RootBeat RBRCD39) The Rheingans Sisters, Bright Field, CD, RootBeat RBRCD39, 23 March 2018

Iona Fyfe: Away from My Window (Cairnie IF18AWAY) Iona Fyfe, Away from My Window, CD, Cairnie IF18AWAY, 24 March 2018

David Milton: Songs from the Bell Man (Story STREC1801) David Milton, Songs from the Bell Man, CD, Story STREC1801, 17 August 2018

Sophie Crawford: Silver Pin

*** Mainly Norfolk's Album of the Year 2018 ***

Sophie Crawford, Silver Pin, CD, Sophie Crawford, 1 November 2018

The Furrow Collective, Fathoms, CD, Hudson HUD015CD, 8 November 2018


Peter Bellamy: The Maritime Suite (Fellside FECD284)

*** Mainly Norfolk's Reissue of the Year 2018 ***

Peter Bellamy, The Maritime Suite, CD reissue w/ bonus tracks, Fellside FECD284, 30 November 2018

> English Folk Music > 2017 Favourites

Lisa Knapp, Till April Is Dead, CD, Ear to the Ground ETTGM003CD, 30 April 2017

Rosie Hood, The Beautiful & the Actual, CD, RootBeat RBRCD36, 16 June 2017

Leveret, Inventions, CD, RootBeat RBRCD38, 15 September 2017

John Kirkpatrick, Coat-Tails Flying, CD, Fledg'ling FLED 3104, 22 September 2017

*** Mainly Norfolk's Album of the Year 2017 ***

Laura Smyth and Ted Kemp, The Poacher's Fate, CD, Broken Token TOKEN 002, 25 November 2017

> English Folk Music > 2016 Favourites

Fay Hield, Old Adam, CD, Soundpost SOPO5003, 12 February 2016

Kim Edgar, Stories Untold, CD, Quietly Fantastic QFM004, 23 September 2016

*** Mainly Norfolk's Album of the Year 2016 ***

Lady Maisery, Cycle, CD, RootBeat RBRCD33, 28 October 2016

The Furrow Collective, Wild Hog, CD, Hudson HUD001CD, 4 November 2016

Arthur Knevett, Simply Traditional, CD, Studio 1 ST1 501, December(?) 2016

> English Folk Music > 2015 Favourites

Malinky, Far Better Days, CD, Malinky MM001, 20 April 2015

Simpson·Cutting·Kerr, Murmurs, CD, Topic TSCD591, 8 June 2015

*** Mainly Norfolk's Album of the Year 2015 ***

The Dovetail Trio, Wing of Evening, CD, RootBeat RBRCD27, 4 September 2015

Ange Hardy, Esteesee, CD, Story STREC1659, 24 September 2015


Bob and Ron Copper: Traditional Songs from Rottingdean (Fledg'ling FLED 3097)

*** Mainly Norfolk's Reissue of the Year 2015 ***

Bob and Ron Copper, Traditional Songs from Rottingdean, CD reissue, Fledg'ling FLED 3097, 26 January 2015

> English Folk Music > Older Favourites

Fairport Convention, Liege and Lief, LP, Island ILPS9115, 1969

Steeleye Span, Below the Salt, LP, Chrysalis CHR 1008, 1972

Lal and Mike Waterson, Bright Phoebus, LP, Trailer LES 2076, 1972

Keith Dewhurst and The Albion Band, Lark Rise to Candleford, LP, Charisma CDS4020, 1980

Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle, Of Moor and Mesa, CD, Run River RRA CD 018, 1992

Martin Carthy, The Kershaw Sessions, CD, ROOT CD2, 1994 (recorded 1987/88)

Bagpuss, The Songs & Music, CD, Smallfolk SMF1, 1998

Sandy Denny, No More Sad Refrains: The Anthology, 2 CD, Island CRNCD7, 2000

The Witches of Elswick, Out of Bed, CD, Fellside FECD180, 2003

Deitsch, Königskinder, CD, Artes ARCD3037, 2005

Waterson:Carthy, Holy Heathens and the Old Green Man, CD, Topic TSCD562, 2006

Pilgrims' Way, Wayside Courtesies, CD, Fellside FECD239, 2011

Fay Hield, Orfeo, CD, Topic TSCD586, 2012

James Findlay, Bella Hardy, Brian Peters, Lucy Ward, The Liberty to Choose: A Selection of Songs from The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs, CD, Fellside FECD257, 10 June 2013