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Cool As Folk - best of Cambridge
Folk Festival box set
Win the Best of the Cambridge and Sidmouth Folk Festivals
Gott Discs have released 2 excellent collections of recordings taken from 2 of Europe's leading music festivals:
Cool As Folk
a superb collection of live recordings made at the Cambridge Folk Festival from 1998 to 2006, featuring 36 of the very best performances by top folk, blues, country and acoustic artists. The impressive line up includes Manchester's Michael McGoldrick Band, Kate Rusby (with Michael McGoldrick), Joe Strummer, Eddi Reader, The Proclaimers, Eric Bibb, Josh Ritter, Richard Thompson, Beth Orton, Joan Baez, Altan, Cara Dillon, John Prine and Iris DeMent, Billy Bragg, Dr John, Guy Clark, Martin Carthy, Hayseed Dixie, Indigo Girls, Karine Polwart, Martin Simpson, Ani DiFranko, Eliza Carthy, John McCusker, The Poozies, Waterson Carthy, John Tams, The Afro Cuban All Stars, Bellowhead and Jimmy Webb amongst others. [click here to buy the CD]
Folk Festival - A Celebration of Music Recorded at The Sidmouth Festival
a superb collection of high quality, rare archive recordings from the world famous Sidmouth Folk Festival. The impressive box set is a unique portrait of the Sidmouth Festival boasting 34 previously unreleased tracks and 1 other. The box set comes with an amazing booklet providing information about each artist, which includes Kate Rusby (featuring Manchester flautist Michael McGoldrick), Flook, Eric Bibb, Norma Waterson, Ralph McTell, Martin Carthy, June Tabor, John Tams, Show Of Hands, Chris While & Julie Matthews, Nancy Kerr, Waterson Carthy, Vin Garbutt, Kelly Joe Phelps and Nic Jones amongst others. [click here to buy the box set]
With help from fellow Mancunian's Mike Harding, Stuart Maconie and Andy Kershaw, DJ Mark Radcliffe will be presenting the Best of Cambridge 2007 on BBC Four, every Friday at 20:30 from 2 November 2007.
Courtesy of Gott Discs, we've got copies of each collection to give away.
To be in with a chance of winning, just answer this very simple question...
Which Manchester folk musician presents the BBC Folk Awards?
Cambridge Folk Festival
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All correct entries will be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets & signed CD's. Draw to be made by PrideOfManchester on 30th November 2007 at 5pm. Winners will be notified by phone & e-mail. Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into
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