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Simple Gifts folk show now online on Youtube


Click HERE to watch it.

Featured are the Shaker dance hymn which gives the show its name, an excerpt from The Barley Mow DVD featuring Cyril Poacher singing The Nutting Girl, video of Fairport Convention, My Evening Song, composed in 1997, Peggy Seeger singing and talking about Swim to the Star, a song from her new CD of original songs, Everything Changes, a 14th Century dance tune from The Old Roads, by Chris Spicer and Mark T, John Foreman (the Broadsheet King) singing The 4-Oss Sharrybang, Never Forget My Name, a track from the new Plumhall album, Thundercloud, and Bella Gaffney singing Centenary Square.

The presenter was Karl Dallas

All of the clips in this video are used with the express permission of the performers, composers, and record companies concerned.

Special thanks to Topic Records, BBC Radio Solent, and all those who have assisted in production of the programme.

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