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Watersons, The

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Tom Paxton, The Watersons: Cecil Sharp House, London

Live Review by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 15 January 1966

THERE WAS one solitary "boo" — when he sang an anti-LBJ song about Vietnam — but apart from that Tom Paxton was greeted with tumultuous ...

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

Review by 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 ...

'Entertainment' Isn't Enough For The Watersons

Interview by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 4 February 1967

BIGGEST bombshell to hit the folk scene since Dave Swarbrick left Ian Campbell was my news in last week's MM, that the Watersons are to ...

see also Norma Waterson


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