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Ken Russell 'In Search of the English Folk Song' (1997)

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This documentary begins with Ken Russell posing the question: "What is a true English folk song, if there is such a thing?" After recieving an indifferent response from his dog, Ken ... See full summary »

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Bob Appleyard ...
Singer 'The Fowley Flame'
Eliza Carthy ...
Herself - Singer ("Good Morning Mr Walker")
Waterson Carthy ...
Himself - Singer ("Stars in my Crown")
Chris While and The Albion Band ...
Young Man Cut Down in his Prime
Fairport Convention ...
Themselves ("Seventeen Come Sunday")
Garry Fenna ...
Himself - Singer ("Going to put a Bar in my Car and Drive myself to Drink")
Lynne Fortt ...
Herself - Singer ("Down at Greenham Common on a Spree")
Osibisa ...
Themselves - Singers: 'Sunshine Day'
The Percy Grainger Chamber Orchestra ...
Themselves (song "In an english county garden")
June Tabor ...
Herself - Singer ("The King of Rome")
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This documentary begins with Ken Russell posing the question: "What is a true English folk song, if there is such a thing?" After recieving an indifferent response from his dog, Ken journeys around the countryside of England searching for an answer. He bumps into and interviews such famous artists as; Donovan, Fairport Convention, Osibisa, Eliza Carthy, So What, Edward II and The Albion Band among others. Written by Archie Moore <spicarch@hotmail.com>

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