REVIEW: Carthy & Swarbrick at The Junction, Cambridge

Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick

This was the folk revival at its truest: perhaps the best English trad duo of the sixties, playing in 2012 very much as they did forty-five years ago. The winning factors are instrumental virtuosity performed with feeling for the material and with total mutiual empathy; a deep feeling for the folk tradition; the strength of the tradition itself.


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