Mudcat Café message #3885250 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162917   Message #3885250
Posted By: Jim Carroll
28-Oct-17 - 06:38 AM
Thread Name: What is Happening to our Folk Clubs
Subject: RE: What is Happening to our Folk Clubs
I have always assumed that Williams was speaking ironically - I was referring to the article as an analysis of the conference itself anyway, not the individual, often contradictory contributions.
It presented, as far as I can judge, a fair summation of the proceedings and the problems raised
I ma grateful for both Peter's and Steve's common sense interventions, not because they support my case, but because they help remove the sour taste from my mouth.
Peter if a neighbor who I like to regard a friend, though I see far too little of him and hear his wonderful pping far less
Having heard him play, you realise how much he and his fellow musicians put in to achieving the level they have
I get tired of being told bp people not unsimilar to those here, that the same is not necessary for folk singing and "we are only here to enjoy ourselves"
This is Peter with another friend, the late Kitty Hayes, who can be heard singing on our website
Jim Carroll