After a long break (apologies!), let’s kick off with a little airy lightness, written by English fiddler Sam Sweeney and recorded live in lockdown by his newly-minted Sam Sweeney Band. The tune, named after a Cornish country lane, is from their recent album Unearth Repeat, which has helped raise spirits, feet and lockdown dust during these low days.
Times are desperate for musicians and all creative artists right now. Wherever I can in my tunes blogging, I’ll be posting links for voluntary funding and music purchase. If you enjoy the music, please do buy or donate, if you can. Any amount helps, no matter how small.
Here’s Sam’s fundraiser link for the band.
Happy fiddling, everyone: wishing you well and happy!
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Sam Sweeney Band
Sam Sweeney (fiddle), Jack Rutter (acoustic guitar), Louis Campbell (electric guitar), Ben Nicholls (double bass), Dave Mackay (keyboards)
Recorded live in lockdown, May 2020
(‘Steppy Downs Road (Live in Lockdown)’, YouTube video 4.53. Published by Sam Sweeney on 19 May 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zf4nmbIpcBQ&feature=emb_logo)
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Album Unearth Repeat is available from Sam’s website shop, and linked online vendors
Keep an eye on Sam’s Twitter and Facebook posts for updates on recordings, videos, gigs and other projects!