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Ken Russell: In Search of the English Folk Song

1997
50m
Documentary/Music
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Cast

Ken Russell (Presenter)Bob Appleyard (Singer 'The Fawley Flame')Gregory D Brown (Self - Osibisa)Eliza Carthy (Self - Singer ("Good Morning Mr Walker"))

Director

Ken Russell

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Synopsis

This documentary begins with Ken Russell posing the question: "What is a true English folk song, if there is such a thing?" After receiving an indifferent response from his dog, Ken journeys around the countryside of England searching for an answer. He bumps into and interviews such famous artists as; Donovan, Fairport Convention, Osibisa, Eliza Carthy, So What, Edward II and The Albion Band among others.

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