British folk is based on traditional British folk. Cecil Sharpe, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and others ensured that many of the traditional songs were kept alive by transcribing and recording especially in Kent, Suffolk, and the South West of England.
The British folk revival of the 50s and 60s was more than just going along with Dylan and Pete Seeger and the American revival. It had a tone and sound of its own. Beginning with players like Davey Graham and Ewan… read more