From: Sue Cavendish [suecavendish_at_blueyonder_dot_co_dot_uk]
Sent: 04 February 2009 02:19
Subject: NetRhythms Staying In with Fine Music
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Snow outside? Stay in this week for some very fine music
The winners of Monday's BBC FOLK AWARDS 2009 are:
BEST DUO: Chris While & Julie Matthews
ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Trespasser - Chris Wood
BEST ORIGINAL SONG: All You Pretty Girls - Andy Partridge (performed by Jim Moray)
BEST TRADITIONAL TRACK: The Lark in the Morning - Jackie Oates
BEST LIVE ACT: The Demon Barbers
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS: James Taylor and Judy Collins
FOLK CLUB OF THE YEAR: The Black Swan Folk Club, York
To see the full list of Nominees and more, go to
MIKE HARDING will broadcast highlights from the awards on his BBC Radio 2 Wednesday 4th February show (7-8pm)
and you can LISTEN AGAIN once the show has been broadcast by going to
February 4th BBC FOUR TV - Arena's Buddy Holly documentary, features interviews with contemporaries and fans including backing band The Crickets, The Everly Brothers, Keith Richards and Paul McCartney. This is followed by the excellent biopic "The Buddy Holly Story".
A new CD, commemorating the day the music died, "Winter Dance Party: 50th Anniversary Special" is a collection of 27 tracks -  of the songs of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper who died February 3rd, 1959. Included are their famous songs, some less-known recordings and radio promo snippets.
JOHN MARTYN - 11th September 1948 - 29th January 2009
Read David Kidman's review of the splendid box set:
40 Years of John Martyn - I Ain't No Saint (Island/Universal)
Definitely worth staying in for? Wonderful BBC FOUR TV this Friday 6th February
Transatlantic Sessions  Series 1, Episode 3, featuring Karen Matheson, Mary Black, Emmylou Harris, Rufus Wainwright and Davy Spillane;
Odetta Remembers - Profile of the late Odetta;
Sounds of the Sixties - The Folk Revival Featuring Leonard Cohen, Tim Buckley, Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez and Tom Paxton; 
Folk America  -  Blowin' in the Wind, part 3 of the series; 
Arena  -  The Other Side of the Mirror - Bob Dylan at the Newport Folk Festival. Bob Dylan's performances at the Newport folk festival between 1963 and 1965; 
In Concert  - Sonny Terry and Brownie McGee. Blues singers Sonny Terry and Brownie McGee on stage in the 1970s. More detail at
Check out the Latest CD REVIEWS - February 2009
John Martyn -  Ain't No Saint (Island/Universal)
Leigh Thomas - Voices Forgotten (Garleighfield)
Daniel Ward-Murphy - Until The Morning Light (Sellaband)
The Whispertown 2000 - Swim (Acony)
The Gaslight Anthem - The '59 Sound (Side One Dummy)
A Camp - Colonia (Reveal)
Paul Goodwin - Scars (BFF)
Ben Kweller - Changing Horses (ATO)
Ann Scott - We're Smiling (Raghouse)
Barzin - Notes To An Absent Lover (Monotreme)
Cara Dillon - Hill Of Thieves (Charcoal)
Katy Moffatt - Fewer Things (Zeppelin)
Justin Townes Earle - Midnight At The Movies (Bloodshot)
Rancho Deluxe - True Freedom (own label)
Clive Carroll - Life In Colour (Own Label)
Baskery - Fall Among Thieves (Glitterhouse)
Angie Palmer - Meanwhile, As Night Falls... (Akrasia)
John Martyn - The Battle Of Medway: July 17, 1973 (Hux)
Various Artists - Dave Pegg's 60th Birthday Bash (Matty Grooves)
Steve Daggett - Without (Mawson & Wareham Music)
Anne Lister - A Twist In The Story (Hearthfire)
Julian Dawson - Deep Rain (Blue Rose)
Robin Williamson - Just Like The River And Other Songs With Guitar (Quadrant Records)
Stephen Stills - Stills/ Illegal Stills/ Thoroughfare Gap (BGO Records)
A. L. Lloyd - Ten Thousand Miles Away (Fellside)
The Ram Company - Waltzers & Wonders: The Wakes Is In Town (ADA Recordings)
Elvin Bishop - The Blues Rolls On (Delta Groove Music)
Matthews Southern Comfort - Later That Same Year (BGO Records)
Breabach - The Big Spree (Vertical)
Buffalo Gals - Won't Get Trouble In Mind (Get Real Records)
Railroad Bill Skiffle Group - Still Rollin'... (John John Records)
Dan Arborise - Around In Circles (Just Music)
Tim Arnold - Another World (We7/Ta Music)
Mike Badger - Mike Badger's Country Side (Generator)
Chris Stuart & Backcountry - Crooked Man (Backcountry)
Formerly Fat Harry - Goodbye For Good: The Lost Recordings 1969-72 (Hux)
Crazy about guitars - we are. Go to:
Love, Sue
Sue Cavendish, Editor