Britain's Visionary Folkies

Email a Friend

In the 1960s, as the world was embracing rock and roll, British musicians like Fairport Convention, The Incredible String Band and Nick Drake turned to England’s folk past for inspiration. Today: we delve into the mythic roots of modern folk. Plus: we hear why British singer and songwriter Kate Bush can celebrate Bloomsday this year. And: jazz singer Madeleine Peyroux performs live in our studio.