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The April 2015 podcast from FolkCast: the home of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music.

This month: a torrent of great new music from some of our favourite artists, plus some names new to us. Babba tells the Story Behind one of the best folk songs of the 20th Century, and we pay tribute to a folk music hero who has recently passed away.

Song On The Times by Mawkin
from the album "The Ties That Bind" (2015)

Ain't No Trouble by Luke Jackson
from the EP "This Family Tree" (2015)

Murder In Trust by Tom Fitton
from the EP "The Marsh Road And Other Tales" (2015)

My Home by The Moon Band
from the album "The Moon Band" (2105)

Song For Home by Heg & The Wolf Chorus
from the EP "Make It Rain" (2015)

Home by Fairport Convention
from the album "Myths And Heroes" (2015)

Ranzo by The Demon Barbers
from the album "Disco At The Tavern" (2015)

Amant Volage by Le Vent Du Nord
from the album "Tetu" (2015)

Time Machine by Damh The Bard
from the album "Sabbat" (2015)

The Line by Roseanna Ball
from the album "Geography" (2014)

Babba presents The Story Behind The Song:

And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda by Eric Bogle (1971)

Heaven's Inside You by James J Turner
from the EP "Singer-Songwriter" (May 1st 2015)

The Smasher by Rura
from the album "Despite The Dark" (2015)

Can't Keep From Crying
by John Renbourn
(1944-2015 R.I.P)

For full details and links to artists’ websites, see the ShowNotes at

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