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  1. The Gander In The Pratie HoleRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Session

    ... in the long-ago, when Planxty were playing this tune or even before. It follows Coppers and Brass on track 1 of Dick Gaughan's masterly guitar record. Does anyone know of the story behind it? Sounds like a pipe tune to me. Where is it in O'Neill? ...

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  2. The Gander In The Pratie HoleRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Session

    ... in the long-ago, when Planxty were playing this tune or even before. It follows Coppers and Brass on track 1 of Dick Gaughan's masterly guitar record. Does anyone know of the story behind it? Sounds like a pipe tune to me. Where is it in O'Neill? ...

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  3. blogRecord Store Day 2015: Comedian Stewart Lee On His Surprise Folk Tribute To Shirley CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | NME

    ... had a record section and I got folk music out of it because the covers looked cool, and that way I got into Dick Gaughan and June Tabor and Nic Jones. Lots of the best albums were on the Topic label, but I never got into Shirley as a kid because she ...

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  4. Ewan McLennanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | This Is Bristol

    ... mpeccable guitar style and one of those great storytelling voices. Since then, he's worked with Martin Simpson, Dick Gaughan and others, while developing his own songwriting skills to become a proper balladeer, with strong social conscience.

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  5. Review: Dick Gaughan at Bristol Folk HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | This Is Bristol

    When it comes to folk music legends they don't come much bigger than the man from Leith before us tonight. Dick Gaughan, pushing 70, has been around the block and back again and his impassioned style of playing and singing aligned with his strong sense of humane socialist politics has created a powerful body of work over the years.

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  6. Dick GaughanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | This Is Bristol

    Dick Gaughan has been at the cutting edge of Scottish music for over four decades. Guitarist, singer, songwriter, actor, musical director, composer, arranger, producer - he's been there and done it.

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  7. Leigh Folk Festival 2015: Lineup released for this year's festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Halstead Gazette

    ... celebrating 'Songs of Resistance, Democracy and Peace', to be headlined by the legendary Scottish folk singer Dick Gaughan, ably supported by a number of Leigh Folk Festival regulars, including M.G. Boulter, Kiti Theobald, Jack Forbes, Adam Rees & ...

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  8. Scottish folk singer to relaunch Justice Cafe seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    ... a project regarding the history of political song. Having learnt from and worked with both Martin Simpson and Dick Gaughan in recent years, it is clear in Ewan's music that he has absorbed and inherited a great deal from the older generation of folk ...

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  9. Hartigan's FancyRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Session

    ... is pingini as well (the actual word being pras, but that doesn't make the translation as interesting!) It's on Dick Gaughan's record from 1977 and is the title of the record. It's in In Brendan Brethneach's book 1 with it's Irish name copper pennies ...

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  10. The New LineRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Session

    Boys of the Lough is a Scottish-Irish folk band. The band for their first album, called Boys of the Lough consisted of Aly Bain , Cathal McConnell , Dick Gaughan vocals and guitar) and Robin Morton .

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  11. Great Speeches And Interviews: Facing Racial Anxiety And Stereotype Threat, Segment 1Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... Ani DiFranco - Tis Of Thee, Capitol Steps - Workin' 9 To 10, Zinn - Patriot, Dick Gaughan - The World Turned Upsidedown, The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight, Willie Nelson - Stardust, Flip Phillips / Machito - Flying Home Point Of Inquiry: Getting ...

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  12. Facing Racial Anxiety And Stereotype ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Indybay.org

    ... tenkowskitaxsimplification, Ani DiFranco - Tis Of Thee, Capitol Steps - Workin' 9 To 10, Zinn - Patriot, Dick Gaughan - The World Turned Upsidedown, The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight, Willie Nelson - Stardust, Flip Phillips / Machito - Flying Home

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  13. Julia Clifford'sRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2015 | The Session

    ... to go to Burns nights, I thought it sounded familiar, as well as having been blessed with hearing the likes of Dick Gaughan belt it out. There's another man who almost lost the fight with fags and booze The relationship of The Haughs to these other ...

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  14. Acclaimed guitarist Tony McManus leads the way in this week's roots music columnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    ... to was Paisley-born Tony McManus. Renbourn's view has also been endorsed by other folk-related guitarists - Dick Gaughan, for example - and from other fields like Tommy Emmanuel and former Yes guitarist, Steve Howe. McManus has played acoustic ...

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  15. Priddy Folk Festival to host Dick Gaughan and Duncan ChisholmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Western Gazette

    Among the names already confirmed for the packed three-day festival - which takes place in the pretty village in Somerset - are legendary Scottish singer-songwriter Dick Gaughan and another big name from North of the Border, Duncan Chisholm. Gaughan, now 66, has been an influential force on the British folk scene since the 1970s and has over 20 albums to his name as a solo artist or as a member of bands such as Boys From The Lough.

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  16. Alasdair Roberts: Alasdair RobertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... it's clear from his picking and from the interplay between guitar and voice that he's edging ever closer to Dick Gaughan-style virtuosity. But as ever it's not the playing or the (slightly reedy) voice that stands out, but the lyrics. Whether mining ...

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  17. Sweet sounds of sibling revelry at the Black Book CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Gazette Series

    ... 70s and early 80s, playing covers of Free, Led Zeppelin and Joni Mitchell. But it was when Scottish musician Dick Gaughan introduced the sisters to the world of Celtic folk music that Tinkerscuss really came into being. The sisters went on to record ...

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  18. Gordon Matheson: Glasgow is putting its money where its mouth is for jobs, training and educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Daily Record

    ... are Fairport Convention, Treacherous Orchestra, Carlos Nunez, Angelique Kidjo with the RSNO, Punch Brothers, Dick Gaughan, Tony Allen and Skerryvore. Then this Saturday some of the world's top athletes will arrive at the A 113million Emirates Arena ...

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  19. Michael Tierney: Referendum ignited my patriotismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Scotsman.com

    ... blew it, lads. If it's anthems that you're seeking, look no further than Hamish Henderson's Freedom Come a' Ye. Dick Gaughan or Luke Kelly's version. Take your pick. Most of us put ourselves into things that we hope might represent the best ...

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  20. Leith Folk Club restartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    Leith Folk Club returns to action on January 6 with local boy made international Scottish music envoy and firebrand, singer-guitarist Dick Gaughan. Leith Folk Club returns to action on January 6 with local boy made international Scottish music envoy and firebrand, singer-guitarist Dick Gaughan.

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