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The Folk Buddies are emotionally drained because "Walk the Line" is such a moving film and also whisky. So they carry on talking about Johnny Cash's songs. Andrew like the one about great military defeats; Clarrie likes the one about sweet shops; but oddly enough they both like the one about hangovers.

Direct download: Johnny_Cash_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:19pm PDT

The Folk Buddies leave their guns at home as they walk the line into a burning ring of fire and watch two movies about the life of Johnny Cash -- "Walk the Line" (the serious one) and "Walk Hard" (the funny one.) No one does the joke about Bob Hope and Steve Jobs.

A Johnny Cash Playlist

Direct download: Johnny_Cash_Movies1.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 2:12pm PDT

There's an intermission during the Folkbuddies Folk Film Festival during which ice cream and popcorn can be purchased. Andrew reviews some gigs, and reveals his folkiest moment of the year so far. 

Direct download: Intermission.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:29am PDT

The Folkbuddies decide to spend a few weeks reviewing their collection of folk-theme movies. This week they are watch History of Future Folk, Morris: A Life With Bells on, and A Mighty Wind. 

Red wine becomes involved. 

Direct download: Folk_Film_Festival_I.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 12:57pm PDT

Dogs; cats; bulls; blacksmiths; bantam cocks; ladys' bottoms and Jesus.

 

All bickering is suspended as Andrew and Clarrie talk about Jake Thackray: the best, the very best of all English poet singers.

 

Listen to some of his songs right here.

Direct download: jake_thackray_podcast_complete-a.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 3:17pm PDT

In which the Folkbuddies listen to music, watch morris dancing, eat food, and nearly get punched by a famous film director. 

Direct download: Bristol_folk_festival.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 4:56pm PDT

Yes...it's the highlight of the folkbuddies year...The annual awards for the the best folk music of 2014, chosen by a committee of bloggers and podcasters living near Montpelier Station. 

Direct download: monty_awards_2015.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 12:54pm PDT

It is still 2015. Andrew and Clarrie are still listening to last year's stack of CDs. They unexpectedly agree about Maz O'Connor, and predictably agree about Martin and Eliza Carthy, Bellowhead, and O'Hooley and Tidow. They say they aren't going to have the same argument about Luke Jackson they did last time, and then do. Andrew says "Hang on..." too often. GUARANTEED PENGUIN FREE. 

Direct download: Back_to_The_Future_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:15am PDT

Andrew is all by himself. He talks about Circus of Boom, Hobo Jones, Chris Wood, and other great gigs that he has been to. By himself. INTRODUCING: Penguin Buddy. WARNING: May contain poetry

Direct download: Folk_No_Buddies_2.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 4:16am PDT

Andrew has been to hear Ushti Baba, Calico Jack, a big celebration of Bob Copper at Cecil Sharp House, and some youngster name Luke Jackson. Clarrie isn't around, so he get's to pontificate without interruptions. 

Direct download: Episode_29_-_Folk_No_Buddies.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 4:46pm PDT