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Britain's Folk Scene: 'Skiffle Craze' to Clubs in Pubs

Robert Shelton, The New York Times, 6 March 1966

LONDON — AN American visitor to Great Britain's folk-music community can only experience a sense of exhilaration at the liveliness, diversity and number of activities here. The extent of the British folk-music revival may seem minuscule in comparison with the American boom because of the country's smaller population and area. But there are other factors which make the British revival seem even deeper than the American.

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