9 Jun 2015

Bottle by Eliza Carthy and Tim Eriksen

From The Sampler, 7:30 pm on 9 June 2015

Nick Bollinger listens to a set of trans-Atlantic folksongs from Eliza Carthy and Tim Eriksen.

Eliza Mcarthy BottleEnglish singer and fiddler Eliza Carthy and American folklorist and multi-instrumentalist Tim Eriksen are a couple of the finest living repositories of folk song on the planet. Joining forces for the first time, they have made an album that celebrates the transmigration of song from the British Isles to North America, with the finesse of lifelong scholars and the passionate energy of punk rockers.

Songs Featured: Prodigal Son,Buffalo, Cats and Dogs, Castles By The Sea, Sweet Susan, The Traveller

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