As the nights turn colder and quieter, like clockwork an internal alarm shifts our headspace towards the sounds of 1970’s UK folk rock. Pastoral aural blankets of snow … a soundtrack of interior warmth giving way to a reflective, yet vivid inner world of quietude, reflection and self-discovery. As a genre, it’s come to encapsulate what winter represents. / j romo
Third Ear Band – Stone Circle ++ Dando Shaft – Rain ++ Keith Christmas – Ice Man ++ Steeleye Span – All Things Are Quite Silent ++ Lindisfarne – Winter Song ++ Sandy Denny – Late November ++ Pentangle – Bells ++ The Woods Band – Dreams ++ Ralph McTell – Wait Until the Snow ++ Hunt & Turner – Silver Lady ++ Roy Harper – Black Clouds ++ Dick Gaughan – The Snows They Melt the Soonest ++ Gary Farr – Curtain of Sleep ++ Clifford T. Ward – Cold Wind Blowing ++ Bert Jansch – In the Bleak Mid Winter ++ The Wooden O – Sad Tune ++ John Renbourn – Winter Is Gone ++ Dave Evans – Grey Lady Morning ++ Rick Hayward – Breathing Space ++ Stealers Wheel – Gets So Lonely ++ Richard & Linda Thompson – Night Comes In ++ John Martyn – When It’s Dark ++ Caedmon – Storm ++ Tony, Caro & John – All On The First Day
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