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THERE'S A CLEAR CRYSTAL FOUNTAIN
FTCD 205 Joint production with Attic Studios
Songs and tunes collected in Southern England by Gwilym Davies
20 tracks • 55 minutes
Despite his Welsh name, Gwilym was born and brought up in Hampshire, as anyone who hears him speak will realise. From his teens onwards he has been involved in folksong and has made a point of noting and performing songs he has learnt from traditional singers in the South of England.
He met and recorded many
traditional singers in Hampshire.Since moving to
Gloucester, he has continued to note songs and has made
several contacts among the travelling people of that
".If you are a singer wanting unusual
material or a lover of traditional song then do not
pass this by — there are some real gems here."
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