There’s a great read in The Telegraph this week. The 58 best Folk Albums of 2015, reviewed by the paper’s culture editor Martin Chilton.
There are some of the names you’d expect, such as Richard Thompson and Fairport Convention plus some newcomers too. I was particularly pleased to see Wirral lad Joe Topping up there with his new album The Vagrant Kings, and the Wigan based folk rock group Merry Hell (whose drummer Andy Jones lives in my home town of Ruthin) with their third album A Ghost in our House and Other Stories.
It’s a great read and a good way to find additions to your folk music collection.