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"John Barleycorn Reborn"


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A discovery of folk music from dark Britannica. ‘John Barleycorn Reborn’ explores seasonal birth, death and rebirth on this double CD. Our cycle begins at Lammas 2007 (1st August), a day traditionally known for ‘the first fruits of the harvest’.This compilation explores the darker side of British folk music, evoking the mystery of our ancient past and peoples, the strangeness of their beliefs, arcane traditions and the remnants of this carried down the centuries as folklore. The set has an extended booklet with articles, essays and explorations of the album’s concept.The album is a collaboration between Cold Spring and Woven Wheat Whispers. Curated by Mark Coyle.
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InfraRot item number:5324.322
Label:Cold Spring