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EAST ENDERS, BEAT ENDERS
Stick In The Wheel continue to get up the noses of polite Laura Ashley folk. Hah! Tim Chipping catches up with a band who really epitomise the fRoots cover tag-line ‘local music from out there.’.

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Here’s what’s in the March 2018 issue of fRoots, No. 417
 
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THE EDITOR’S BOX
Ian Anderson’s comment column. Read it here
RANTING AND REELING
Tim Chipping’s monthly column. Read it here
THE ELUSIVE ETHNOMUSICOLOGIST
Elizabeth Kinder’s monthly column. Read it here
fROOTS PLAYLIST
Recent stuff we like.
CHARTS & LISTS
Specialist and general roots music album sales and airplay charts. Sample them here
REVIEWS
Our key section reviewing all the latest CDs and more - loads bite the dust. No punches pulled! We’ve got some here for you to read now
ROOTING ABOUT
What's happening: packed pages of festivals, gigs, tours, radio, CDs and all kinds of roots-related stuff. The most you'll find anywhere…
ROOT SALAD
London blues harmonica busker Errol Linton, a trio of Canadian introductions – to songwriter The Weather Station, bluegrassers The Slocan Ramblers and Celtic siblings Cassie & Maggie – Ireland’s Declan O’Rourke, Samaritan singer Sofi Tsedaka and Stu Hanna of England’s Megson answering the Rocket Launcher questions.
EAST ENDERS, BEAT ENDERS
Stick In The Wheel continue to get up the noses of polite Laura Ashley folk. Hah! Tim Chipping catches up with a band who really epitomise the fRoots cover tag-line ‘local music from out there.’
SUPER ATTIRAIL BAND
Morricone meets the Mustaphas in stories that have no words. What’s not to like? Chris Nickson introduces French band L’Attirail who you really should know.
DEEP WEIRDSHIRE
Sproatly Smith are quietly making their native Herefordshire the capital county of psych folk. Steve Hunt visits the wicker throne…
JULIE IN THE CROWN
There are some popular folk singers who play safe and keep making the same album. And then there’s Julie Fowlis. Tim Chipping updates the files.
REMBETIKAMERICA
Dimitris Mystakidis is entranced by the music that Greek immigrant guitarists made in America 100 years ago. Elisavet Sotiriadou hears about the real old Greek blues.
THE HAPPY AGE
Greenwich Village and Woodstock veteran Happy Traum was recently in the UK telling tales of the era. Ken Hunt sampled a few.
DALTON JUNCTION
Karen Dalton, alias K. T. Kruel, was a shadowy US folk figure who has attracted posthumous legendary status. John Kruth explains why.
BIFF!
Our exclusive cartoon strip.
Plus dozens of pages of essential adverts.

 

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