Published Articles

Is the Tradition Living? (contribution to a discussion on the future of the fol song revival).  The Living Tradition, Issue 13 (Nov/Dec 1995)

Cultural and Political Origins of the Folk-Song Society and the Irish Dimension – Folk Music Journal, 2015 Volume 10, No. 5.

The Merging of the Folk-Song Society and the English Folk Dance Society: Amalgamation or Take-over? – Folk Music Journal, 2016 Volume 11, No. 1.

English Folk Song collectors and the idea of the Peasant (jointly with Vic Gammon) – Folk Music Journal, 2016 Volume 11, No. 1.

The Concept of Tradition – The Living Tradition, issue 119 (June 2017)

Folk Songs for Schools: Cecil Sharp, Patriotism and the National Song Book. – Folk Music Journal, 2018 Volume 11 No. 3

Book Review – Cat-Gut Jim the Fiddler: Ned Corvan’s Life and Songs by Dave Harker.  Folk Music Journal, 2018 Volume 11 No. 3

Talks

English Folk Song Collectors and the  Idea of the Peasant (jointly with Vic Gammon)

University of Leeds – Thursday 22 October, 2015

University of Newcastle – Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Whitby Folk Week – Friday 26 August, 2016

 

Traditional Song Forum – University of Sheffield Saturday 16 September 2017

‘Academic Study – what has happened in the academic study of folk song and what may happen in the future?’