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 began at Lammas 2007 (1st August), a day traditionally known for 'the first fruits of the harvest'. Pre-orders began on this day. All orders also receive a free complementary thirty-three track download only set of further music.

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, a folk music artist community and legal download service. Curated by Mark Coyle.

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released August 1, 2007

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Sharron Kraus Sheffield, UK

Sharron Kraus is a singer, musician and songwriter who both defiantly recasts and tenderly cherishes the folk traditions of England and Appalachia. Her songs tell intricate tales of rootless souls, dark secrets and earthy joys, the lyrics plucked as sonorously as her acoustic guitar. ... more

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