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The Squire And The Parson by Kate Rusby

The Squire And The Parson is a song based on a local fable that features the titular squire and parson, a struggle in the dark, and mistaken identity.
Whimsical fun.


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Halt The Wagons by Kate Rusby

Halt The Wagons is a track from Kate Rusby’s new album Philosophers, Poets, And Kings.
It commemorates the 180th anniversary of the Huskar Pit Disaster where 26 children aged from 7-17 from a local village lost their lives, and features the Barnsley Youth Choir.


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Until Morning by Kate Rusby

Until Morning a track from Kate Rusby’s new album Philosophers, Poets, And Kings.


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Philosophers, Poets & Kings by Kate Rusby

A new album of northern-English folk music from Kate Rusby is always welcome.
Here is the title track from her just released 17th (or so) collection – Philosophers, Poets, And Kings.


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Here We Come A Wassailing – Christmas (Sunday) Songs 2017 Day 31

As thoughts of Christmas give way to those of New Year the most apt way to leave Christmas Songs 2017 is with Kate Rusby’s rendition of Here We Come A Wassailing.
“Wassailing” is the practice of going door to door singing Christmas songs and wishing folk well.
A blessed new year to anyone reading.


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Sweet Chiming Bells – Christmas Songs 2017 Day 20

Sweet Chiming Bells – Kate Rusby provides another variation of the folk setting of While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night.
This is from her just released (fourth!) Christmas album, Angels And Men.


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Little Bilberry – Christmas Songs 2017 Day 4

You may not know Little Bilberry, which is the tune, but you should know the words: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.
A traditional folk melody, sung by Kate Rusby.
From her album, The Frost Is All Over.