The Oxford Ramble
What the critics have said...
'A fascinating collection,'
Jim Lloyd, BBC radio presenter, Folk on Two
'Consistently interesting and enjoyable,'
Nick Beale, reviewer, Folk Roots magazine
'A beautiful evocation of a county
which embodies most aspects of the English rural idyll ... Cello, flute,
pipe and tabor all enrich some perfect playing and the voices are just
as good as good can be,'
Jon Sims, reviewer, Folk on Tap magazine
'The band obviously have a real
love for their material. The songs and tunes are played with great gusto
and the acapella numbers are note-perfect. The enthusiasm is infectious
and I found myself, at the end of side two, wanting to play the whole album
Wayne Stote, reviewer,Rock 'n' Reel magazine.
'The music and songs are all performed
with a deep respect for the material, retaining the traditional flavour
completely ... Will prove a delight to lovers of traditional English music
'This CD has considerable charm
and interest. It shows Oxfordshire folk music to be in very good health,
and ... sturdy enough to survive into the next century as a living rather
than an antiquarian style,'
Colin Matthew, historian, Oxford Magazine
'The whole album hangs together
Ashley Hutchings, founder member of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and The Albion Band
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