Category: Modern folk song

The Dundee Ghost

This Matt McGinn song is also known as The Haunted Single End (a tiny apartment in Glasgow.) The remarkable Glasgow mural is St Mungo.

God Dog

Written by Robin Williamson c.1967 Thanks to Helen & Ian for the photo

The Fair

Written by John Mathews, a superb artist and folk club friend from long ago, about the last ‘Medieval’ fair held in 1976 at Barsham, on the Norfolk and Suffolk border. I added the traditional tune ‘Nantwich Fair’ at the end. I wish I knew…

Whitby Bells

See It Come Down

Whitby Bells

Ranter’s Wharf

John Connelly’s atmospheric song links the old times and the present. The memorial to Grimsby Sailors was made by sculptor Trevor Harries and unveiled in 2005. Here it is when he was working on it.