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The Young Tradition

The Young Tradition
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Genre: Folk, World
Group Members: Peter Bellamy, Heather Wood, Royston Wood
Biography: The Young Tradition were practitioners of a decidedly old tradition when compared with the folk-rock groups of their period. Their self-titled debut album showed the trio to be dedicated scholars, taking the trouble to unearth the most authoritative and authentic versions of the songs in their repertory. ...Read full biography
The Young Tradition  [1966]
Released: 1966
Label: Transatlantic Records
Critics' Rating:
This, the trio's debut album, sounds surprisingly lean and authentic. Accompanied primarily by a single guitar, Young Tradition sing well and unpretentiously (including solo numbers by each). The material ...Read full review
Galleries
Released: 1968
Critics' Rating:
Galleries is the trio's most unusual and complex album, centered on medieval music rather than 19th century folk songs. ~ Bruce Eder, Rovi ...Read full review
More The Young Tradition albums: Main Albums (6), Compilations (7)
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