Mudcat Café message #3884242 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162917   Message #3884242
Posted By: TheSnail
24-Oct-17 - 07:40 AM
Thread Name: What is Happening to our Folk Clubs
Subject: RE: What is Happening to our Folk Clubs
Jim Carroll
I didn't spend my life recording the last of our old singers in order that they should be confined to archives - I hoped to pass it on to others who I thought might get something from it - arguments like this have shown me I am wasting my time
Possibly constantly insulting the very people who might be able to help you is not the best way of going about it.

This sheds some interesting light on the matter -
Scroll down to the Introduction.
This is a nice read as well -
The Wikepedia entry for Walter Pardon is worth a look -