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A reissued classic from Television; Finger-style guitarist Martin Simpson; Traditional English ballads from June Tabor; Folk music from Finland's Värtinnä. Featured Artist: Joe Strummer.

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Joe Strummer, June Tabor, Television

Streeetcore

Coma Girl

  • Artist: Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros
  • Song: Coma Girl
  • From: Streetcore

This is the album former Clash frontman Joe Strummer was working on before his death in December, 2002.

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Coma Girl
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Streeetcore
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Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros
Label
Hellcat

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Marquee Moon

Little Johnny Jewel

  • Artist: Television
  • Song: Little Johnny Jewel
  • From: Marquee Moon

Released in 1977, Marquee Moon had no equal. Its long instrumental breaks, featuring the clean interplay of guitarists Tom Verlaine and Richard Lloyd, along with Verlaine's simple poetry, offered a sharp contrast to the bombastic sounds of progressive rock and punk.

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Marquee Moon
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Television

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Righteousness and Humidity

Some Dark Holler

  • Artist: Martin Simpson
  • Song: Some Dark Holler
  • From: Righteousness and Humidity

Considered one of the greatest finger-style guitarists around, Martin Simpson marries the Celtic folk of Britain with American country and blues.

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Some Dark Holler
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Righteousness and Humidity
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Martin Simpson
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Red House

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An Echo of Hooves

Bonnie James Campbell

  • Artist: June Tabor
  • Song: Bonnie James Campbell
  • From: An Echo of Hooves

June Tabor has one of the most beautiful and distinctive voices in all of British folk music. She's known for her often haunting interpretations of both traditional and contemporary English ballads.

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An Echo of Hooves
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June Tabor

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Iki

Nahkaruoska

  • Artist: Värttinnä
  • Song: Nahkaruoska
  • From: Iki

One of Finland's most popular groups abroad, Värtinnä's modern, aggressive style has revitalized the country's folk traditions.

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