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  1. Folk musician Luke Daniels to perform at Bromsgrove's Artrix...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Bromsgrove Advertiser

    Luke, a regular and frequent member of The Cara Dillon Band, will present his signature style and elegant song-writing to audiences at the Artrix on Saturday, April 2 at 7.30pm. Originally from a musical family in London, the former BBC Young Tradition Award winner's influences include English folk singers Nic Jones, Martin Carthy, Richard Thompson, Scottish singers Dick Gaughan and John Martin as well as Irishmen Paul Brady and Rory Gallagher.

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  2. How important to modern day Scotland is Robert Burns?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Scotsman.com

    ... and the late Willie McIllvanney's novels as bearing the influence of Burns. Actor Tam Dean Burn, songwriters Dick Gaughan and the voices of Eddie Reader and Karen Matheison also contain a dusting of Burns, he said. "To Burns, the Scots language was ...

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  3. Arts News: Crawhall exhibition; Leith Folk Club; music entrepreneurshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... every Tuesday at Victoria Park House Hotel on Ferry Road, reopens on January 5 when Leith-born singer-guitarist Dick Gaughan, pictured, appears. Accordionist Sandy Brechin, in a duo with guitarist Ewan Wilkinson, Edinburgh-based duo The Jellyman's ...

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  4. Arts News: Crawhall exhibition; Leith Folk Club; music entrepreneurshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... every Tuesday at Victoria Park House Hotel on Ferry Road, reopens on January 5 when Leith-born singer-guitarist Dick Gaughan, pictured, appears. Accordionist Sandy Brechin, in a duo with guitarist Ewan Wilkinson, Edinburgh-based duo The Jellyman's ...

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  5. A Scots take on classic Joni Mitchell album to highlight Celtic ConnectionsRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... the songs work, and the first half of the show will be Scots singers like Annie Grace and Karine [as well as Dick Gaughan, Julie Fowlis] and the second half of the concert will be an all-comers homage to Joni's work, a greatest hits." Performing on ...

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  6. Toast the magician and Caroline Wilson from Belfast Food Tours launch the OTL programmeRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | Fermanagh Today

    Out to Lunch, the January Belfast arts festival that offers a vital menu of music, comedy, literary events and theatre just as the blues are starting to encroach returns to lift us out of that post-holiday lull. Running January 8-31 for its 11th year, the line-up will see performances from Villagers, The 2 Bears, folk legend Dick Gaughan, Grammy-winner Patty Griffin, Mercury-Prize nominees East India Youth and Belfast's newest post-punk pioneers Girls Names.

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  7. The Connaught HeifersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Session

    This 7/8 version of this tune is preceded by another 7/8 tune submitted here : https://thesession.org/tunes/11899 Dick Gaughan had a nice guitar version on Coppers and Brass [late 70s I think ?] if you can find it

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  8. Aly Bain - Mike WhellansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Session

    ... Morton and Cathal McConnell for a short time as "The Boys Of The Lough", but Mike moved on, and was replaced by Dick Gaughan. There's a real mixture of material on this recording, as you can see from the track list, and I believe it was the first ...

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  9. Piping without barriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | The Northern Scot

    ... Moving Hearts' Davy Spillane who opened his ears to the possibilities of improvisation. Singer and guitarist Dick Gaughan, whom Morrison was to join as a member of short lived folk "supergroup" Clan Alba, leading bluegrass musicians like Tim O'Brien ...

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  10. Folk Awards stalwart in CornwallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Cornish Guardian

    ... Dan, Martin Carthy, Cara Dillon, David Lindley, Roy Bailey, Martin Taylor, David Hidalgo, Steve Miller, Dick Gaughan and many more. Martin has been nominated an astounding 31 times in the 15 years of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards more than any other ...

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  11. Scottish folk star heads for Stroud SCOTTISH folk titan, Dick Gaughan ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    Ex-member of 'The Boys Of The Lough' and founder member of 'Five Hand Reel', and the 1990's Scottish super-group 'Clan Alba', Dick has a unique solo style and tours constantly throughout the world.

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  12. Scottish folk star heads for Stroud SCOTTISH folk titan, Dick Gaughan ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    Ex-member of 'The Boys Of The Lough' and founder member of 'Five Hand Reel', and the 1990's Scottish super-group 'Clan Alba', Dick has a unique solo style and tours constantly throughout the world.

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  13. Electro, folk, and the Mn Mn Music nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Galway Advertiser

    SOPHIE COYLE, "a natural talent and someone I wouldn't hesitate to recommend others to go and see", according to the Scotland's Libertine Bar Review, plays the next Mn Mn Music night at the Risn Dubh. Inspired by Joni Mitchell, Laura Marling, and Madeleine Peyroux, Sophie's gothic-folk songs and hypnotic voice, has earned her support slots with the legendary Scottish folk singer Dick Gaughan, as well as John Spillane, Ger Wolfe, and Luka Bloom.

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  14. The Gooseberry BushRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2015 | The Session

    ... in 1965 or 66. I was also reminded by a request for a tune called "The West Clare Railway" , as I once heard Dick Gaughan play it , giving it that title. A great reel Kenny which is popular in Clare. Most tunes have something which gives them that ...

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  15. Ewan McLennan brings us some fabulous folk EWAN McLennan has come to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Gazette Series

    ... new, self-penned songs for the very first time. Having learnt from and worked with both Martin Simpson and Dick Gaughan over recent years, it's evident in Ewan's guitar playing and in his music more generally that he has absorbed and inherited a ...

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  16. Storyteller and troubadour Ewan McClennan plays Skipton Folk Club...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    ... as well as new self-penned songs aired for the first time. Ewan has worked with Martin Simpson and Dick Gaughan over recent years, absorbing skills from the older generation of 'folk greats'. A spokesman said: "Each song pulls you in and spins a new ...

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  17. The Gander In The Pratie HoleRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2015 | The Session

    ... in the long-ago, when Planxty were playing this tune or even before. It follows Coppers and Brass on track 1 of Dick Gaughan's masterly guitar record. Does anyone know of the story behind it? Sounds like a pipe tune to me. Where is it in O'Neill? ...

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  18. The Stunning, Duke Special for Tradfest 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2015 | RTE.ie

    ... 40 Years on Sunday January 31 at Dublin Castle. The TradFest Folk Gala - Ralph McTell, Maura O'Connell, Dick Gaughan & Polly Barrett takes place on Sunday January 31 at Dublin Castle. User contributions and/or comments do not, unless specifically ...

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  19. Coppers And BrassRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2015 | The Session

    ... is pingini as well (the actual word being pras, but that doesn't make the translation as interesting!) It's on Dick Gaughan's record from 1977 and is the title of the record. It's in In Brendan Brethneach's book 1 with it's Irish name copper pennies ...

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  20. No Barcelona win but offers on tableRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2015 | Fife Now

    ... er local talent - singer Cody Feechan from Methilhill, who headlined the recent Promfest and has also supported Dick Gaughan.

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