Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Doctor John Buying Recordings Blind (15) Buying Recordings Blind 13 May 00

Does anyone ever buy CD's of artists they have never heard which, in England at least (especially since the demise of "Folk on Two"), is the only way of finding new interesting folk performers. What are your criteria? Does the title sound right? No "Human flies" etc. I look at the front. Any silly pictures or those of sweaty youths in vests playing red "guitars" around their knees. At the back. Are the titles (or do they sound like) rock, country or pop material? Any traditional ballads? Are there any choirs, orchestras, saxes etc? Well thats how I do it and how I found Nic Jones several years ago and went on from there. Dr John

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.