Joe Strummer, June Tabor, Television

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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
  • Album: Streetcore
  • Song: Coma Girl

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

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  • "Coma Girl"
  • Album: Streeetcore
  • Artist: Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros
  • Label: Hellcat
 
Marquee Moon

Little Johnny Jewel

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

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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  • "Little Johnny Jewel"
  • Album: Marquee Moon
  • Artist: Television
 
Righteousness and Humidity

Some Dark Holler

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

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"
  • Album: Righteousness and Humidity
  • Artist: Martin Simpson
  • Label: Red House
 
An Echo of Hooves

Bonnie James Campbell

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

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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  • "Bonnie James Campbell"
  • Album: An Echo of Hooves
  • Artist: June Tabor
 
Iki

Nahkaruoska

  • Artist: Värttinnä
  • Album: Iki
  • Song: Nahkaruoska

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

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  • "Nahkaruoska"
  • Album: Iki
  • Artist: Värttinnä
 

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