Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Anker Folk Cast List

"Anker Folk " on Anker Radio celebrates its second birthday on September 3rd. We've lost count of all the hours broadcast in terms of Special holiday shows, Christmas features and repeats. But for those (to quote my good friend Pete Clemons) who "like this sort of thing" here to commemorate the anniversary,is a roll of honour. Some evocative names here! 

LOCAL TALENT -Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Coventry etc Played on Anker Folk-as at September 2018

(those asterisked-have also appeared at Nuneaton Folk Club )
Paul Moore* Daisybell* Steve Adams Rod Felton Kevin Dempsey*
Bob Brooker* Dragonhead* Thrup'nny Bits* Des Patalong* 
 Allan Richardson Hedgehog Pie Paper Circus* Bill Bates* 
 Pennyroyal Maria Barham*K.C.Jones* Izzie Derry* Nick Drake
 Dave Taylor John Lee Kristy Gallagher* John Kearney*  Cliff Hands
Norman Wheatley Terry & Jan*Katherine Fear* Ian Bourne* 
Dave Parr* Nunc* John Neal*Wright Brothers* Sue Sanders* 
Glyn Finch* JAG* Matt Mallen Allen*Malc & Gill* Brian Phillips* 
Amelia Roberts* Colin Squire* Malc Gurnham*Ninepenny Marl 
Dan Gascoigne* Dave Fry* Will Pound Rob Halligan*Alkevan*
Nigel Ward* Mick Stuart Geoff and Brian* John & Elaine Meechan
Simon & Sally Anne Veasey* Rude Mechanicals
Dave & Julia Taylor Brian* & Marie Phillips 
 Malc Gurnham & Gill Gilsenan* Black Parrot Seaside* 
 Greenman Rising  Borderline Crossing

These  acts have  also appeared at NFC but as yet have not recorded (or been played) on Anker Folk  (those in bold type are local)

Wilson Wright  Wes Hall Jak Lynch Finger In The Jar
Chris Tobin Ian Bland Flaky Tarts Andrew Buckley 
Anna Ryder Sean Cannon Sly Old Dogs Hilary Wilson 
 Drunc Monkey Moses and The Ref DriftwoodThe J.P.'s 
Alyson Bushell,    Somerville Gentlemen   Comharsa 
Band On The Rum Raintown Seers Campbell & Jan Perry
Jan Richardson Tool & Willow band Max Wright Dipped Sheep 
Blues Monkey Frayed Knot Away With The Fairies
Sam Shemmell Jesse Desai Michael Luntley Lesley Wilson 
Dr.Bennett Angus Ellis Kane Foster Joe Roberts Tom Young
Tricaorach Andy Jones Blues Division Rob Oakey Dave Webb

Total Local at NFC: 70

Total Local on Anker Folk 52


Ed Sheeran Ralph McTell Alison Krauss Kirsty McColl  
Nick Dow Jake Bugg John Renbourne James Taylor
Molly Davies*  Loudun Wainwright Leonard Cohen
Eric Clapton Lou Monte Geezinlaws The Spinners 
Gregg Cave Jim Croce Tim Hardin Eva Cassidy Bob Dylan 
David Bristow  K.D. Lang Stan RogersJohnny Butten 
Dougie McClean  Mike Oldfield Bert Jansch Cat Stevens
Kate Rusby Joe Ely Lyle Lovett Christy Moore Sting 
Bonnie Raitt Shawn Colvin Joan Baez Judy Collins 
Vashti BunyanJohn Tams Roy Harper Doc Watson
Claire Hamilton Zeid Hamdan John Richards* Donovan 
Cosmotheka George Formby Peter Sellers Pete Seeger
Jackson C.Frank Sandy Denny  Martin Carthy
Spiers & Boden Martin Carthy Eliza Carthy Cara Dillon 
Luke Kelly Mary Black Si Barron* Phil Hare* Billy Bragg
 Shirley Collins Gerry Rafferty Peggy Lee John Prine
Johnny Cash Bonzo Dog Band Paul Robeson Nic Jones 
Gordon Giltrap Oscar Brand Jean Richie  Joel Sonnier 
J.J.Cale Dick Gaughan Peggy LeeEddie Reader Sunjay  
 Lonnie Donnegan  Krauss & Plant Jeff Beck Pieta Brown 
Charlie Drake Cat Stevens Joni Mitchell Downes and Beer 
John Martyn Simon & Garfunkel Maddy Prior  Isla Cameron 
 Geoff Higginbottom*Rosanne Cash Tom Paxton Foy Vance
Woody Guthrie Jean Redpath Rufus Wainwright Phil Ochs
Ramblin Jack Eliot Seth Lakeman Bo Carter Ry Cooder 
Bill Caddick Duncan McFarlane* Kate Wolfe Pauline Scanlon 
Bryan Ferry John C. Reilly Patty Griffin Ron Sexsmith 
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Don Williams Staid Cleaves 
Jake Thackeray  Newton Faulkner Gerry Heaney 
Glenn Campbell Mark Knopfler Sharon Shannon Leadbelly 
Clinton Ford Jimmie Rodgers Kirsty Merryn Slim Whitman
 James Morrison Lucinda Williams Barbara Dickson
Rory Gallagher Sally Ironmonger Marianne Faithful Badly Drawn Boy
Dave Van Ronk Gene Autry Damien O'Kane Emily Maguire
Maura O'Connell Jimi Hendrix Pete Morton Tom Morello Mike Vass 
John Spillane Emmylou Harris Heather Innes David Arkenstone
Tom Kines Malvina Reynolds Nick Lowe Singing Postman 
Bob Gibson Anna Massie  Bob Neuwirth Mairtin O'Connor 
Sarah McQuaid Kathryn Williams 

Duos and Trios
Joan Baez and Bill Wood Krauss Emmylou & Welch 
The Kingston Trio Danny Pedler & Rosie Butler Hall 
Richard & Linda Thompson   Gren Morris & Sam Stephens* 
 Pro Cantione Antiqua Winter Wilson* Sharp as Razors 
Peter Paul & Mary
Finbarr & Eddie Furey India Electric Co Discovery 
Port Isaac Fishermen Brendan Power & Mick Kinsella 
 Kev Dempsey & Joe Broughton The Way Out 
Ciaran Tournish & Dermot Byrne Gretchen Peters & Rodney Crowell
Cieran Algar & Greg Russell Lal & Norma Waterson
Kathryn Roberts & Seth Lakeman Bob Kirkpatrick and Ashley Hutchings 
Alison Krauss & Robert Plant Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage
Sharon Shannon & Mundy Billy Bragg & John Henry

Steeleye Span Mr. Fox Brier The Chieftains Gryphon Capercaillie 
Prelude Pentangle Oddsods Mauric & The Minors The Red Hills 
Scarecrow Pilgrims Way Firebrand The Dubliners Amazing Blondell 
Young Tradition East of Eden  Planxty Show of Hands CSNY
 Led Zeppelin Sweeney's Men The Fureys Morbid Angel  Frigg 
The Watersons The Imagined Village Well Pennies The Young 'Uns 
WhapweaselOcean Colour Scene  The Subways The Pogues 
Folly Bridge Beggars Velvet Incredible String Band Gigspanner 
The Corrs  Three Sheets to The WindKathryn Tickell Band 
 The Carter Family Fairport Convention Woven Hand The Strawbs 
Battlefield Band Young Dubliners Allman Brothers The Highwaymen 
Brothers Four The Chieftains Belzebub The Eagles The Transports
Ninebarrow Clannad Corrib Folk New Humblebums Beggars Banquet
Cherish The Ladies Horselips Altan Clancy Brothers Brass Monkey 
Misshaped Pearls  New Christy Minstrels Coteau Dixie Chicks
Gallowgates Ceilidh Band Kim Lowings & The Greenwood* 
Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys Jethro Tull  Ladysmith Black M'bazo.


Ewan McColl  Alex Campbell Folk Group  Norah Jones  Dando Shaft
Taj Mahal  De Dannan  Alain Stivell Melanie The Byrds Jon Harvison 
Stephen Stills Keith Donnelly Men They Couldnt Hang  
 Dropkick Murphys Loggins & Messina

Most unusual names played 
Led Zeppelin Morbid Angel Ocean Colour Scene Allman Brothers
The Eagles Jimi Hendrix Jeff Beck Ed Sheeran Rory Gallagher 
 Sting Bryan Ferry